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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... 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 inve... View more info

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

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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 pen... 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

The Prints of Rockwell Kent: A Catalogue Raisonne

By: Dan Burne Jones; Zigrosser, Carl

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00410

ISBN: 0226406237

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth with gilt titles, paste down title, folio, 219 pages, richly illustrated throughout with the prints of Rockwell Kent, illustrated endpapers; a crisp, clean copy; dust jacket very lightly rubbed in places, light damp stain to head of spine, now protected in mylar. From the collection of bibliophile and bibliographer John Walsdorf, 'In Review' sheet from publisher addressed to John laid in. "Born in Tarrytown, New York, Rockwell Kent attended the Columbia U... 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

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 m... 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

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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Among the Great Masters of Literature; Scenes in the Lives of Great Authors

By: Rowlands, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, Dana Estes & Company: 1900

Seller ID: CS00261

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth boards with gilt lettering, 7.5 x 5 inches, 225 pages, thirty-two reproductions of famous paintings, top edge gilt. Boards are lightly edge worn, gilt is bright, deckle edge pages are a bit toned. A handsome copy containing works about many of the great authors including Virgil, Chaucer, Tasso, and Swift. View more info

Kate Greenaway Pictures

By: Ruskin, John; Cundall, H.M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co LTD: 1921

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: CS00442

Condition: Very Good


First edition, green cloth backed in cream cloth with gilt and dark green titles, 4to, not paginated, 20 mounted color Kate Greenaway originals 'hitherto unpublished'; boards edge worn with a few small scratches and small puncture mark to bottom front corner, spine dust soiled, seemingly intentional ripple to fore edge of pages. A charming book of Greenaway's illustrations, all of which she presented to John Ruskin and other personal friends, and collected here in one vo... View more info

The Amorous Illustrations of Thomas Rowlandson

By: Schiff, Gert; Rowlandson, Thomas

Price: $12.00

Publisher: The Cythera Press: 1969

Seller ID: CS00303

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with black lettering, 4to, not paginated, color illustrations by Thomas Rowlandson on each page; pages are clean and bright; dust jacket is lightly edge worn and rubbed. View more info

Venus & Adonis

By: Shakespeare, William

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Rochester, New York, The Printing House of Leo Hart: 1934

Seller ID: CS00406

Condition: Very Good


Clay cloth with gilt lettering, 8vo, 80 pages, illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent; head and tail of spine turned in, sweet inscription on front free endpaper, pages age toned; dust jacket quite toned, spine has been repaired with scotch tape on interior and exterior, spine itself is grubby, tape present on creases and corners as well, now protected in mylar cover. A handsome copy of this first release of Shakespeare's Venus & Adonis illustrated by Rockwell Kent that... View more info

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Picasso

By: Stein, Gertrude

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford, LTD: 1946

Seller ID: CS00072

Condition: Very Good


Red cloth with purple stamped lettering, 9 x 6 inches, 55 pages, richly decorated with both black and white and color illustrations ; boards are slightly edge worn, specifically to head and tail of spine and bottom corners, pages and illustrations are bright and crisp; dust jacket is unclipped, rubbed along the front spine crease, a piece of scotch tape on the interior is covering a two inch closed tear. Although this is the third printing, it is the first to be reprinte... View more info