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Z

By: N/A

Price: $145.00

Publisher: 1917

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 000470

Condition: Very Good


The title, translated into English: Canton of Zurich Churches, Castles and Palaces for Recordings of Ludwig Schulthess. Hermann Escher dedicated as a Festschrift on his 60th birthday by friends and admirers. In academia, a Festschrift is a book honoring a respected person, especially an academic, and presented during his or her lifetime. Hermann Escher was the Director of the Central Library of Zurich. This is a large bound collection of mounted architectural drawings of Ludwig Schulthess, a Swiss engineer and draftsman. There are twenty pages of text in German, followed by 40 mounted images o... View more info

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Sleepwalkers

By: Aitken, Doug

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Museum of Modern Art: 2007

Seller ID: 000119

ISBN: 0870700456

Condition: Very Good


Oblong. Pictorial vinyl boards are clean and square with light rubbing and a bit of scuffing to corner tips. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. 176 pages. "In sleepwalkers, the city becomes a living, breathing body merging with the diverse and constantly changing individuals who make up the city. The individuals in sleepwalkers, in turn, move beyond their physical selves and are transformed by their surroundings. Sleepwalkers investigates the new and evolving relationships of contemporary urban life. View more info

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Impressions of Ukiyo-Ye: The School of the Japanese Colour-Print Artists

By: Amsden, Dora

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company:

Seller ID: CS00415

Condition: Good


Heavy tan cloth, brown embossed decoration, 12mo, 81 uncut pages, illustrated throughout by the likes of Hiroshige, Hokusai and Yanagawa; ex-library with library stamps on edges of text block, boards are foxed, front paste down missing, pages foxed. 0 View more info

Max's Nineties

By: Beerbohm, Max; Lancaster, Osbert

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1958

Seller ID: CS00649

Condition: Very Good


Decorated grey boards backed in maroon cloth with gilt titles on spine, 4to, not paginated, filled with drawings by Max Beerbohm; dust jacket's head and tail of spine repaired with scotch tape, now in mylar cover. Forty-six caricature drawings by Max Beerbohm, only eleven of which have appeared in a book previously. View more info

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Wu Yangzhou Sea: Chinese painting and calligraphy market process (Chinese Edition)

By: BU XIANG

Price: $95.00

Publisher: China Bookstore Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 000701

ISBN: 7514901892

Condition: Very Good


Heavy stock craft covers with mild edge wear. Unmarked pages are clean, crisp and bright. Binding straight and tight. All text in Chinese. Profusely illustrated in color. View more info

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Cut and Paste Exhibition Catalogue: 1989-1997; An American Artist's Work.

By: Charles, Michael Ray

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Houston, TX, University of Texas Press: 1997

Seller ID: 000982

Condition: Very Good


Don Bacigalupi and Marilyn Dern-Foxworth University of Texas Press/Art Museum of the University of Houston Blaffer Gallery. This large paper 20 page folio of Michael Ray Charles' work is folded in half, as issued, with a large paper bag illustrated by him. Included is a 35 page softcover book with an introduction by Spike Lee, and essay by Kern-Foxworth, and interview with the artist by Bacigalupi and Kern-Foxworth, a bibliography and an extremely short biography. A penny is fixed to the rear cover. Also, included are a review sheet and two sheets of promotional material. Michael Ray Charle... View more info

Edward Hopper

By: Costantino, Maria

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1995

Seller ID: CS00441

ISBN: 1566196590

Condition: Very Good


Black cloth with silver titles, folio, 128 pages, color prints by Hopper throughout; boards sunned along top edge, pages lightly toned towards edges; dust jacket rubbed in places, now in mylar cover. Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply. View more info

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Art of the Gold Rush

By: Driesbach, Janice T.; Jones, Harvey; Holland, Katherine C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Oakland Museum of California: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 000388

ISBN: 0520214323

Condition: Near Fine


148 pages. View more info

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One Hundred Years of Science Fiction Illustration: 1840-1940

By: Frewin, Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Pyramid Books: 1975

Seller ID: MH00073

ISBN: 0515038636

Condition: Very Good


128 pages, black and white and color illustrations throughout, a bit of general wear, especially at extremities, page edges lightly toned, all art reproductions are clean and bright. A spectacular survey of the genre. View more info

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Rockwell Kent: An Anthology of His Works

By: Fridolf Johnson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00409

ISBN: 0394417712

Condition: Fine


Stated first edition, pictorial brown paper backed in slate blue cloth, folio, 358 pages, beautifully illustrated throughout; a fine copy in fine dust jacket now protected in mylar. A blank menu illustrated by Rockwell Kent laid in, blue ink on white card stock. "Born in Tarrytown, New York, Rockwell Kent attended the Columbia University School of Architecture...Kent worked as an architect for a little over a decade, then moved to Maine and supported himself as a manual laborer while painting. His earliest poster designs date to 1917-18, focusing on the choices and sacrifices that must be ma... View more info

Ed Quigley, Western Artist

By: Gohs, Carl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Geneva Hale Quigley:

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: CS00650

Condition: Very Good


First edition, ca 1971, full leather with gilt titles and decoration, 4to, 168 pages, signed, "Ed Quigley/1st edition" on front free endpaper, filled with illustrations by Ed Quigley in color and black and white; dust jacket shows wear, scotch tape repair near tail of spine on front cover, cup ring, toning and light rippling, now protected in a mylar cover. A handsome copy of a collection of art work by iconic artist of the west, Ed Quigley. 0 View more info

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The Willowdale Handcar Or The Return of the Black Doll

By: Gorey, Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1979

Seller ID: CS00743

ISBN: 0396077676

Condition: Very Good


First Printing (First Thus), powder pink and black pictorial paper, 16mo, not paginated, illustrated throughout by Edward Gorey; head of spine bumped; interior of dust jacket has a light shadow from an adhesive removal, now in mylar. "In which three pilgrims find mystery, abort peril, and partake of religious community. And the discerning reader discovers meaning in their progress. View more info

Practical Photo-Engraving

By: Groesbeck, Harry A. JR.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1930

Seller ID: CS00398

Condition: Good


Burgundy cloth with gilt titles, 8vo, 228 pages, illustrated in black and white; boards are edge worn, especially to head and tail of spine, rubbed in places on rear cover, previous owner's bookplate adhered to front paste down, pages toned. A guide to photo-engraving, explained in fifty letters from Harry A. Groesbeck, Jr, President of the Walker Engraving Corporation, to his son. View more info

Michelangelo Drawings

By: Hartt, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1970

Seller ID: CS00445

ISBN: 0810903016

Condition: Very Good


Rust cloth with gilt titles, folio, 408 pages, illustrated throughout; Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply; inscription on front free endpaper; dust jacket sunned along spine, lightly rubbed. A comprehensive collection of Michelangelo's drawings collected in this attractive edition. Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply. View more info

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Ambroise Vollard, Editeur: Prints, Books, Bronzes

By: Johnson, Una E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Museum of Modern Art: 1977

Seller ID: MH00105

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. 176 pages, color and black and white reproductions throughout; from a catalog and exhibition from 1944. View more info

Peter McIntyre's West

By: McIntyre, Peter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Lane Magazine & Book Company: 1970

Seller ID: CS00443

Condition: Very Good


Cream linen with gilt titles, folio, not paginated, profusely illustrated with Peter McIntyre's black and white drawings as well as 56 color tipped in plates; boards toned along edges, slight age toning to pages. Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply. View more info

A London Reverie

By: Pennell, Joseph; Squire, J.C.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co., Limited: 1928

Seller ID: CS00651

Condition: Very Good


Golden cloth with brown decoration and titles, 4to, not paginated, fifty-six drawings by Joseph Pennell; head and tail of spine turned in, light toning to end papers, small stamp from previous owners on front free endpaper; dust jacket is dust soiled, has chips along extremities, now protected in mylar. View more info

Currier & Ives Printmakers to the American People

By: Peters, Harry T.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: CS00440

Condition: Good


Decorative blue cloth with pictorial paste down, 4to, not paginated, illustrated color prints throughout; boards edge worn, dust soiled in places, inscription on front paste down, pages lightly toned. An interesting look into American history as well as print making in the states. Oversize, additional shipping charges may apply. View more info

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Dream Symbols

By: Phillips, Sara

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Courage Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: MH00071

ISBN: 0762413948

Condition: Very Good


127 pages, beautiful full color reproductions of classic artworks throughout, blue cloth boards with blue titling, only a tiny amount of shelf wear at corners, dust jacket now in protective mylar sleeve. Cover and interior design by Corinda Cook. View more info

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The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes

By: Racinet, Albert; Ribeiro, Aileen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Facts On File Inc: 1995

Seller ID: CS00699

ISBN: 0816019762

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth with silver titles on spine, folio, 320 pages; just a hint of edge wear; dust jacket now protected in mylar. Please note, this is an oversize book an may incur extra shipping charges. Between 1876 and 1888, a Frenchman named Albert Racinet produced a six-volume 'History of the World in Costume'. One of the earliest books on the subject, its scope and detail has never been surpassed. 'The Historical Encyclopedia of Costumes' is a recreation of Racinet's classic work. View more info