Category: Art


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Paper and Light : The Calotype in France and Great Britain, 1839-1870

By: Brettell, Richard, with Flukinger, Keeler, Kilgore

Price: $18.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18736

216 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, orange-brown cloth, green endpapers, 216 glossy pages, bibliography, index, 140 calotypes listed and described, 155 duotone (b/w) plates, 8 plates in color. ; Amazing collection of calotypes (early photos) by photography pioneers of France and Great Britain. ; Authored by Richard Brettell, with essays by Roy Flukinger, Nancy Keeler, Sydney Mallett Kilgore. ; Small bookshop label (Museum of Fine Arts, Houston) on front en... View more info

H. F. Robinson Collection, the : A Catalogue of Photographs (Herbert F. Robinson)

By: Brewer, Robert J. ; Illustrated by Herbert F. Robinson

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18648

82 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall softcover, white plastic comb binding, 82 unnumbered pages, 1099 photos listed by category and topic, 17 extraordinary b/w photos and 1 sepia-toned photo reproduced, with brief captions. ; Foreword by Arthur L. Olivas. ; Amazing photos taken by hydraulic engineer and adjutant-general of Arizona Herbert F. Robinson (1865-1956) depicting everyday life of Native Americans in early Arizona and New Mexico, plus views of dams, landmarks, tow... View more info

Antoni Chodorowski : Nic Takiego

By: Chodorowska, Zofia; Illustrated by Antoni Chodorowski

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Galeria Humoru i Satyry: 1999

Seller ID: 20471

88 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; POLISH text throughout. Tall white softcover, 88 unnumbered pages, over 200 b/w line illustrations, including cariacatures, political cartoons, topical art, etc, most with captions. ; Foreword by Marek Wojciech Chmurzynski. Biographical note by Jan Polak. Published in conjunction with posthumous exhibition at Gallery of Humor and Satire, Wloclawek, Poland, 1999.; Very minor edgewear only. No other defects. Quite scarce. View more info

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Rotten with Anecdote : A Retrospective 1970-2014

By: Coveyou, Jud; Illustrated by Jud Coveyou

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blurb: 2014

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 20355

56 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Large oblong hardcover (13 x 11 inches) with color illustrated covers, 56 glossy pages, gray endpapers, several b/w photos, 100 full-color reproductions of original artworks, with explanatory text. Inscribed and SIGNED by author-artist. ; Book designed by Claudia Hall Stroud. ; Wonderfully weird, brilliantly colored paintings by Michigan-based modern artist Jud Coveyou. ; No defects apart from autograph. No jacket, as issed. Quite scarce. View more info

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Detroit : Visions of the Eagle (Signed)

By: Fisher, Dale, and Mary Beth Fisher; Illustrated by Dale Fisher

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Eyry of the Eagle Publishing;: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20402

174 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Hardcover, dark green cloth, tan mottled endpapers, 174 glossy pages, stunning full-color aerial photos of Detroit and environs, with relevant quotations from community leaders, and detailed captions. Dedication page inscribed and SIGNED by photographer Dale. ; Creative flying by Brian McMahon and Pat Mullen. Design by Pat Truzzi. Foreword by Diane J. Edgecomb. ; One tiny wrinkle to jacket. No other defects. View more info

Headley Treasure of Bibelots and Boxes, the : Soprammobili-Gioiello Cofanetti ; Dessus De Meubles Joyaux Confrets ; Nippes Und Kastchen

By: Headley, George W. and Guido Gregorietti

Price: $44.00

Publisher: A. Manca Editore: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19846

223 pages; 4to (10.5") 27 cm; Hardcover, green cloth, 223 glossy pages, 12 b/w drawings, 87 full-color plates with detailed captions. Front endpaper SIGNED by author-artist-jeweler George W. Headley. Parallel text throughout in English, Italian, French, German. ; Introduction by Guido Gregorietti. Photos by Stone & Langley, Martin Jessee, Saporetti, Kalman Papp. ; A breathtaking collection of small, finely jeweled sculptures, many of which are chalices, cigaret boxes... View more info

Kazak Halkeneng Oyew Ornekteri : Color Book of Kazakh Folk Art and Textile Designs

By: Jin Xiezhong

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Xinjiang Halek Baspase Basterde: 1980

Seller ID: 20234

140 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; SOFTCOVER. Text in CHINESE throughout, most also with parallel English, some with parallel Kazakh in place of English. ; Softcover with jacket affixed to spine, as issued. Brown jacket illustrated in white, index, brief preface, 140 unnumbered pages, being mostly glorious full-color glossy plates, many with metallic silver and gold ink, each showing magnificent folk designs from Kazakhstan. ; Plates not numbered in order. Includes costumes... View more info

Kieff : Polished Bronzes 1970-1972 (Signed)

By: Kieff Grediaga, with Paul T. Nagano

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Kieff Grediaga: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15170

64 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; Tall hardcover, white boards, gold lettering, 64 numbered glossy pages with several unnnumbered divider pages, list of exhibitions, 43 b/w and 25 color photos with captions. Text entirely in English, except for a few quotations in Spanish, and some sculpture titles in Spanish. Front blank page inscribed in Spanish and SIGNED by artist Kieff in a large hand. ; Text by Paul T. Nagano. Photos by Michel Bonneau. Main section entitled Polishe... View more info

Drama in the Desert : The Sights and Sounds of Burning Man (Signed)

By: Kreuter, Holly; Illustrated by Holly Kreuter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Raised Barn Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19183

144 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; Large square hardcover, 144 glossy pages, poetry and prose, brief glossary, appendix of artist bios, 286 fantastic full-color photos. Some nudes. ; Editor in chief and photos by Holly Kreuter. Foreword by Dave Eggers. Introduction by Larry Harvey. Additional contributions by M. Mara-Ann, Travis Ortiz, Elinor Mills Abreu, Daniel Terdiman, Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz, many more. ; Book ONLY, NO DVD. Very minor wear. ; Book is from estate of Ca... View more info

Japanese Design Motifs : 4260 Illustrations of Japanese Crests (Heraldic Mons)

By: Matsuya Piece-Goods Store, translated by Fumie Adachi

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1972

Seller ID: 17161

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 View more info

Handbook of Ornament, a : A Grammar of Art, Industrial and Architectural Designing, in all its Branches, for Practical as Well as Theoretical Use

By: Meyer, Franz Sales, with Tony Birks

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Company: 1974

Seller ID: 11017

272 pages; Oblong 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Oblong hardcover, text and plates in two columns. Black cloth, gold spine title. Index, 300 plates depicting about 3200 b/w line illustrations, with captions. Text entirely in English. ; Isbn 0715607138. Revised reprint of 1894 English edition, based on 1888 German original, translated by Hugh Stannus. This edition 1974. Edited and with new introduction by Tony Birks. Includes every illustration of the original, with 'inconsistenc... View more info

Faras : Wall Paintings in the Collection of the National Museum in Warsaw

By: Michalowski, Kazimierz; Illustrated by Zbigniew Kapuscik

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Artystyczno-Graficzne: 1974

Seller ID: 15950

332 pages; Folio (13.25") 34 cm; Large heavy hardcover, blue cloth, white lettering, brown endpapers, 332 total pages, being 74 pages of text, with copious footnotes, 80 b/w diagrams in text, followed by 204 glossy pages of photos, many in full color, with detailed captions, followed by 128 pages of translations of inscr*ptions, with bibliography and index. ; Magnificent collection of early Nubian Christian art recovered from Faras, Egypt, by Polish archaeologists: I... View more info

Frida Kahlo

By: Milner, Frank; Illustrated by Frida Kahlo

Price: $11.00

Publisher: PRC Publishing: 2003

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 14527

112 pages; Folio (14.5") 37 cm; Very tall hardcover (14.5 inches tall) 37 cm tall, gray-blue pictorial boards, 112 glossy pages, 21 b/w and color historical photos, over 80 large-size, full-color reproductions of paintings, with captions and commentary. ; A touch of shelfwear only. View more info

Fusion : Moebius

By: Moebius

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Epic Comics: 1995

Seller ID: 19675

128 pages; 4to (11.75") 30 cm; Tall hardcover, black illustrated boards, gray-green endpapers, 128 glossy pages, over 200 stunning bizarre illustrations, most in full color. Some nudes. English throughout, except for a few illustrations with French text in background. ; Same as B00SB3BM3M. Fantastic sketches and artworks from graphic novels by Jean Giraud, aka Moebius. ; Text translated by Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier. Edited by Marie Javins. ; Book shows a touch of... View more info

American Portfolios : Three Wilderness Portfolios

By: Muench, David, and Marc Muench; Illustrated by David Muench, Marc Muench

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Browntrout Publishers: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17529

168 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Very large square hardcover (12.25 x 12.25 inches) 31 x 31 cm, black cloth, gold lettering, tan endpapers, 168 glossy pages, over 100 original photos, most in full color, many full-spread. Detailed captions in rear. ; Isbn 1563134411. ; Stunning photos of magnificent natural landscapes of t United States by father and son David Muench and Marc Muench, 1950s-1990s. ; No defects to book or jacket. View more info

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Kay Nielsen, an Appreciation : Marbled Edition

By: Poltarnees, Welleran, and Jasmine Britton; Illustrated by Kay Nielsen

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Green Tiger Press: 1976

Seller ID: 16758

40 pages; Folio (12.25") 31 cm; Tall softcover, pink and silver hand-marbled covers, white title label on front, 40 stiff pages, 26 b/w illustrations in text, 12 stunning full-color glossy tipped-in plates, all illustrations reproduced from early 20th-century book illustrations by Danish artist Kay Nielsen. Bio of Nielsen (1886-1957) by Jasmine Britton. ; A gorgeous book. Covers are richly marbled with real marbling, not a printed pattern but actual swirls of paint, ... View more info

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Anticorpos, os Trabalhos de Fernando e Humberto Campana 1989-2009 : (Signed) Antibodies, the Works of Fernando and Humberto Cambana 1989-2009

By: Schwartz-Clauss, Mathias; Illustrated by Campanas Brothers

Price: $64.00

Publisher: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil: 2011

Seller ID: 19087

128 pages; Folio (13") 33 cm; Parallel text throughout in PORTUGUESE and ENGLISH. Very tall softcover, 128 pages, footnotes, over 250 photos in full color. Title page dated 25-11-2013 and SIGNED by both artists, Humberto and Fernando. ; 'The Campana Brothers use a variety of found or recycled materials in jumble or interlace such as cotton, plastic, copper and corrugated cardboard; with unparalleled and sophisticated technique they transform ordinary furniture design... View more info

Rajasthani Temple Hangings of the Krishna Cult : From the Collection of Karl Mann, New York

By: Skelton, Robert; Illustrated by Otto E. Nelson

Price: $16.00

Publisher: American Federation of Arts: 1973

Seller ID: 19045

112 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Square softcover, black endpapers, 112 glossy pages, 2 small maps, floorplan of temple, pronunciation guide, glossary, appendix, bibliography, lenghty text and captions, 24 plates of which 6 are in full color. ; Photos by Otto E. Nelson and author. Beautiful 19th-century Hindu art from India. ; Book shows light edgewear. Main defect is small ding to upper part of spine, not affecting any lettering. Binding is tight, all pages turn normally... View more info

Stefan Lochner, Meister zu Koln : Herkunft, Werke, Wirkung, eine Ausstellung des Wallraf-Richartz-Museums Koln

By: Zehnder, Frank Gunter; Illustrated by Stephan Lochner

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Verlag Locher: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20417

479 pages; 4to (11.25") 29 cm; GERMAN text throughout. Tall heavy hardcover, 479 glossy pages, main text in 2 columns, glossary, chapter endnotes, 117 items shown and described, including nearly 100 in full color, with detailed text. ; Madonnas, saints, demons, icons, etc, in stunning realistic style. ; Title: Stefan Lochner [1410-1451], Master of Cologne: Art, Works, Impact, a Publication of the Wallraf-Richartz Museum of Cologne. This book was published for a major... View more info

Zhongguo Shui Mo Hua (Zhong Guo) : Chinese Ink Painting Technique

By: Zhan Qianyu

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Yi Shu Tu Shu Gong Si;: 2003

Seller ID: 17157

223 pages; 4to (10.25") 26 cm; CHINESE text throughout. Tall softcover, tan covers, 223 glossy pages, dozens of color photos of the natural world (trees, flowers, mountains, etc) over 100 beautiful photos of classic Chinese ink paintings, 30 complete paintings by various modern artists, each shown in 5 to 6 step-by-step color photos. ; An excellent beginner's guide to Chinese ink painting, similar to watercolors. ; No defects. Appears unused. Scarce. View more info