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Catalog of the Palestinian Folklore Museum, A

By: Abdul-Jabbar, Naji

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Palestinian Folklore & Social Research Committee: 1990

Seller ID: 20975

Condition: Very Good


228 pages; ARABIC throughout except intro in Arabic and English. Large oblong softcover, 228 glossy pages, over 700 artifacts shown in photos and described, about half in full color. ; Wonderful guidebook to Museum of Palestinian Folklore in Al-Birah, West Bank, Israel. : Topics include: bowls, spoons, textiles, farm equipment, lamps, musical instruments, pottery, clothing, jewelry, tools, much more. ; Bump to heel, minor edgewear. No marks. Binding tight. Quite scarce. View more info

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

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

Price: $16.00

Publisher: David R. Godine: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18736

ISBN: 0879234857

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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 endpaper, otherwise book is pristine, no marks or defects. Jacket shows only a touch of wear at crown. ; Laid in: large 15-page... 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: $40.00

Publisher: Museum of New Mexico: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18648

Condition: Near Fine


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, towns, etc. Exhibition at Museum of New Mexico, July 1974. This publication is 1st edition and limited edition, limited to 125 u... View more info

Antoni Chodorowski : Nic Takiego

By: Chodorowska, Zofia; Illustrated by Antoni Chodorowski

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Galeria Humoru i Satyry: 1999

Seller ID: 20471

Condition: Very Good+


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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Gaminerie : La Cinematheque Canadienne Flip Book

By: Cohl, Emile; Illustrated by Emile Cohl

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Cinematheque Canadienne;: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18725

Condition: Near Fine


124 pages; 64mo (2.5") 7 cm; Small oblong softcover, yellow textured covers, side-stapled binding, about 124 unnumbered pages, about 60 b/w photos. Includes page about flip books and page about artist, in parallel English and French. ; An authentic flip book: flip the pages rapidly and the images create a movie. ; One of a series of twelve flip books published by La Cinémathèque Canadienne in honor of the World Retrospective of Animation Cinema, 1967. ; Emile Cohl (1857-1938) was a French artist and caricaturist, known as Father of the Animated Cartoon; he was part of the Incoherent Move... View more info

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Toulouse-Lautrec : Un Artista Moderno, Italian Edition

By: Devynck, Daniele, with Claude Bouret, et al.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Artificio Edizioni: 1995

Seller ID: 16275

ISBN: 8886488068

Condition: Very Good+


335 pages; 4to (12") 31 cm; ITALIAN text. Large heavy softcover with inner flaps, 335 pages, appendix, dozens of color and b/w photos in text, 154 major works of art reproduced in high-quality color photos, with detailed descriptions. ; Curated by Daniele Devynck. Chapters by Claude Bouret, Peter Baum, Marco Fagioli, Denis Milhau, Raffaele Monti. Editorial director Claudia Beltramo Ceppi Zevi. Published 1995 for exhibition at Museo Mediceo, Firenze (Florence) Italy, 1995-1996. ; Spine shows two light vertical creases. No other defects. 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: $20.00

Publisher: Eyry of the Eagle Publishing;: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20402

ISBN: 0961562331

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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

Anthony Gross Etchings : London Grafica Arts

By: Gross, Anthony

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London Grafica Arts: 1969

Seller ID: 14430

Condition: Near Fine


8 pages; 8vo (8.5") 22 cm; White 8-page promotional booklet, 9 b/w illustrations reproduced from original etchings, brief bio and chronology of artist, list of prices and small order form. Glossy. ; Printed and published in Detroit, Michigan. ; Only a touch of edgewear. No serious defects. Binding of two staples intact. 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: $40.00

Publisher: A. Manca Editore: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 19846

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


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, or other containers. The word bibelot means ornament or trinket. ; No defects to book apart from autograph. No jacket, as i... View more info

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Fung Man's Yancy, a : Volume 1, September 2012

By: Jacobs, Dennis, with Christina Jacobs and Todd Abrams

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Perfect Laughter: 2012

Seller ID: 19074

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; 8vo (8.5") 23 cm; Softcover, black covers, 24 pages, 22 original arworks reproduced in high-quality halftone (b/w) images. Captions in rear. ; Limited edition indicated on title page, this unit is number 63 of 100. ; An impressive collection of intriguing ultra-modern graphic art by various artists including Dennis Hayes IV, Mindy McPeak, Ron Zakrin, Leslie Gauthier, Kill Taupe and others. ; Only a touch of edgewear. Quite scarce. View more info

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

By: Jin Xiezhong

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Xinjiang Halek Baspase Basterde: 1980

Seller ID: 20234

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


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, belts, tapestries, embroidery designs, bridle and harness designs, bed canopies, lacquer chests, wardrobe and furniture des... View more info

Kieff : Polished Bronzes 1970-1972 (Signed)

By: Kieff Grediaga, with Paul T. Nagano

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Kieff Grediaga: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15170

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


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 Polished Bronzes 1970-1972. ; No defects to book. Jacket shows a touch of sunning, minor rubbing. Quite scarce in any condition. View more info

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Elegant Japanese Album : Souvenir Photo Album 1958

By: Konamichi

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Konamichi Press: 1958

Seller ID: 20834

Condition: Near Fine


44 pages; 16mo (6.25") 16 cm; Oblong hardcover, 9 x 6.25 inches, beautiful black lacquered boards, green marbled endpapers, 44 pages of stiff black card stock, tissue guard between each leaf, all edges inked gold. Bound together by knotted loops of yellow-orange cord, as issued. Front cover has beautiful artwork showing map of Japan with 15 major cities indicated, map of Korea with 3 major cities, Mount Fuji, small temple and bridge, person in sedan chair carried by two men, more. Artwork includes many small mother-of-pearl inlays. ; Artwork shows five very small chips to paint. Some of th... View more info

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

By: Kreuter, Holly; Illustrated by Holly Kreuter

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Raised Barn Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19183

ISBN: 0972178902

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


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 Carl Heiney of Detroit, regular artist at Burning Man, mentioned on pg 137. Front endpaper is SIGNED by Holly Kreuter, Elinor M... View more info

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Dompteur, Le : La Cinematheque Canadienne Flip Book

By: Lehky, Vladimir; Illustrated by Vladimir Lehky

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Cinematheque Canadienne;: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18726

Condition: Near Fine


124 pages; 64mo (2.5") 7 cm; Small oblong softcover, yellow textured covers, side-stapled binding, about 124 unnumbered pages, about 60 b/w line illustrations. Includes page about flip books and page about artist, in parallel English and French. ; An authentic flip book: flip the pages rapidly and the images create a movie. ; One of a series of twelve flip books published by La Cinémathèque Canadienne in honor of the World Retrospective of Animation Cinema, 1967. ; Vladimir Lehky was a writer, director, and animator, famous for animated and puppet films in Czechoslovakia; his sarcastic a... View more info

John Lennon Art Catalog : This is My Story Both Humble and True

By: Lennon, John, with Yoko Ono; Illustrated by John Lennon

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bag One Arts Inc: 1990

Seller ID: 20578

Condition: Near Fine


52 pages; 4to (11") 28 cm; Tall white softcover, 52 glossy pages, high-quality reproductions of 48 b/w line drawings, 39 color drawings, 2 portrait photos, 20 handwritten lyric sheets, all by John Lennon. Introduction by Yoko Ono. Includes index giving dimensions and techniques. Some nudes. ; Published by Bag One Arts Inc, New York City, 1990. ; No sign of wear. Small sticker of west coast gallery (Legacy Productions, Santa Rosa, California) affixed to rear cover. No other defects. Additional item from Bag One Arts Inc laid in: 8-page catalog 'Drawings for Sean' with 12 more full-color dra... 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

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


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 'inconsistencies and circumlocutions of a rather clumsy translation' eliminated from the text. ; Topics include: Geometrical forms. Natura... View more info

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

By: Michalowski, Kazimierz; Illustrated by Zbigniew Kapuscik

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Wydawnictwo Artystyczno-Graficzne: 1974

Seller ID: 15950

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


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: Images of Christ, Madonna, saints, icons, crosses, prayers, etc, originally painted on the cathedral's walls as frescoes. ; Sc... View more info

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Infidelite : La Cinematheque Canadienne Flip Book

By: Miler, Zdenek; Illustrated by Vladimir Lehky

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Cinematheque Canadienne: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18727

Condition: Near Fine


124 pages; 64mo (2.5") 7 cm; Small oblong softcover, orange textured covers, side-stapled binding, about 124 unnumbered pages, about 60 b/w line illustrations. Includes page about flip books in parallel English and French. ; An authentic flip book: flip the pages rapidly and the images create a movie. ; One of a series of twelve flip books published by La Cinémathèque Canadienne in honor of the World Retrospective of Animation Cinema, 1967. ; Zdenek Miler (1921-2011) was a Czech animator who created over 70 films; he was best known for his character Krtek the Mole. This flip book feature... 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

ISBN: 1856486761

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


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