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DIABLE DE PARIS BAMBOCHES, Culbutes, Plaisirs et Deplaisirs Farces et Pochades, Revees et Executees par Victor Adam

By Victor Adam,

Paris, France: Maison Martinet/Godard., [1855]. First edition thus. Decorative Boards. Good. An very interestingly hilarious view of Parisian characters in the middle of the19th century. Oblong quarto, 10 1/2" x 13 1/4", Lithographed title page (same as cover) + 20 heavy paper pages (complete) containing many terrific vignette lithographs per page but with moderate scattered foxing throughout--still impressive visually. A good copy only over all with significant shelf wear, illustrated cover loose, both covers worn and rubbed with moderate soiling, and hinges broken but internal binding solid, front flyleaf torn through, a private library bookplate on the inside cover. Despite the foxing the qualityof the paper makes this well worth rebinding. Priced accordingly.

$65.00

Print: the magazine of the Graphic Arts: July, 1952; Volume VII, Number 4; The silk screen colophon: work of Andre Girard; Wallapper Design and Designers;; A Prairie Bookclub; Virgin Seated by a Wall--Durer; Virgin Seated by a Courtyard--Schongauer

By W. E. Rudge (editor); Andrew Szoeke, Victor Strauss, Lois and William Katzenbach, Earnest Elmo Calkins, John Taylor Arms, M. J. Gladstone

New York, New York: Print, 1952. First edition. Plastic spiral-bound. Near fine. Quarto, 10" tall, 56 pages, plastic spiral binding, stiff wraps. with flocked wallpaper sample, several tipped on plates and a color 'Serigraph in nine colors' tipped on. A near fine, clean, neat original copy with minor shelf wear, paper lightly yellowed. With the original mailing envelope.

$12.50

Ways of Seeing
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Ways of Seeing

By John Berger

New York, New York: Penguin, 1999. Reprint. Paperback. Near fine. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, 165 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean neat softcover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$4.50

The Stuarts: being illustrations of the personal history of the family (especially Mary Queen of Scots) in XVIth, XVIIth and XVIIIth Century art;( in two volumes).

By J. J. Foster

London / New York: Dickinson's / E.P. Dutton & Co., 1902. First edition, limited.. Decorative Cloth. Good . In 2 vols. - complete. "The Author's edition of this work consists of five hundred and fifty copies of which this is number 74" . Folio 14" tall, letter press; note: many of the plates listed in the contents are included in the intertexual page numbers, having been printed within the text. 1: xiv + 140 deckled pages of bound text with intertextual illlustration, plus 46 engraved plates with tissue guards; 2: x + 155 deckled pages with intertextual illustration plus 55 engraved plates with tissues guards; in decorative red cloth portfolio with gilt titles. The two volumes are in good condition over all, primarily because of the quality of the interiors. BUT both covers are worn, fore-corners through to the boards as well as being bumped, spine cloth frayed at top and bottom edges; and the most significant defect is the broken binding of volume two, with back strip cloth loose at the front hinge and frayed; hinges of vol. 1 are cracked but secure, binding cracked but still relatively solid. Plates and text of both volumes are very good to fine condition, paper light to oderately yellowed. Worth the expense of resotoring or rebinding and priced accordingly. These are oversize and heavy and would require additional postage--especially overseas.

$150.00

Joachim Berthold: September 25 - October 19, 1974 (exhibition catalog)

By Wolfgang Braunfels, et al

New York, New York: Findlay Galleries , 1974. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very good. Small oblong quarto, 8 1/4" x 8 1/4", 10 pages text + 40 pages of black and white and color plates.

$7.50

A Bestiary by Toulouse-Lautrec

By Toulouse-Lautrec; Jules Renard

Cambridge, Massachusetts: Fogg Museum-Harvard College Library, 1970. Third printing. Original Wraps. Very good+. Originally published in 1954, taken from Jules Renard's Histoires Naturelles, published in Paris in 1899. 12mo, 7 2/3" tall, 48 pages, stiff printed wraps; previous owner's signature on endpaper. A very good, clean, neat soft cover pamphlet with light exterior shelf wear and rubbing. Interior fine, binding tight, paper cream white, but with light foxing to the top fore-edge.

$6.50

Notes in Hand
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Notes in Hand

By Claes Oldenburg

New York, New York: E. P. Dutton, 1971. First edition. Original Wraps. Good/Without dust jacket. 16mo, 6" tall, illustrated wraps [x] text + 50 plates with color illustration throughout + [xxii] text. A good original copy over all, interior very good and clean but cover edge worn and stained at several places, spine creased. A small book.

$9.50

The Arts and Crafts Movement
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The Arts and Crafts Movement

By Elizabeth Cumming, Wendy Kaplan

New York, New York: Thames & Hudson, 1991. Reprint. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 208 pages, illustrated wraps. A very good, clean, neat large format paperback with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Benozzo: La Cappella Medici; Forma E. Colore 8 (I Grandi Cicli Dell'Arte--di Alberto Busignani)

By Sadea/Sansoni Editori; Alberto Busignani/ Giovanni Gentile jr.

Florence, Italy (Firenze): Sadea/Sansoni Editori, 1965. First edition thus. Original Wraps (Unbound). Very Good. Folio, 13 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 27 color pages and with 8 text pages), stiff illustrated wraps. A very good clean portfolio overall with shelf wear to edges of illustrated wraps; internal condition near fine, paper clean, cream white.

$9.50

Carpaccio: La Leggenda di Sant Orsola; Forma E. Colore 8 (I Grandi Cicli Dell'Arte--di Terisio Pignatti)

By Sadea/Sansoni Editori; Terisio Pignatti; Alberto Busignani/ Giovanni Gentile jr.

Florence, Italy (Firenze): Sadea/Sansoni Editori, 1965. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Very Good. Folio, 13 3/4" tall, unpaginated (approx. 27 color pages and with 8 text pages), stiff illustrated wraps. A very good clean portfolio overall with shelf wear to edges of illustrated wraps; internal condition near fine, paper clean, cream white.

$9.50

Jet Dreams: art of the Fifties in the Northwest [art exhibition catalog]

By Barbara Johns (editor); Robin Held, Chase W. Rynd, Carlos A. Schwantes, Laura Burns Carroll, Susan Fillin-Yeh, Matthew Kangas, Linda E. Smeins, et al

Seattle, Washington: University of Washington Press-Tacoma Art Museum, 1995. First edition. Original Wraps. Very good +. Quarto, 11" tall, 120 pages with black and white illustration throughout and 8 pages of color plates, stiff color illustrated covers. A very good plus, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear, binding tight, paper white.

$9.50

Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales
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Ten Lives of the Buddha: Siamese Temple Paintings and Jataka Tales

By Elizabeth Wray, Clare Rosenfield, Dorothy Baily, and Joe D. Wray

New York, New York: Weatherhill, 1996. Revised Edition. Stiff Printed Wraps. Very good +. Quarto, 10 1/8" tall, 154 pages, A very good +, clean, neat soft cover edition over all with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Leonardo the Florentine

By Rachel Annand Taylor

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. Fourth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/fair. Ocatvo, 9 1/2" tall, xxxi + 580 pages + black and white plates, gilt tiles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover with moderate shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a fair edge worn dust jacket with chipping at the folds and significant pieces of the back strip missing and several short edge tears; with original price.

$9.50

Michelangelo [Michelangelo Buonarroti]

By Marcel Brion; translated by James Whithall

New York, New York: The Greystone Press, 1940. First American edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/fair. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxxii + 336 pages + plates, decorated brown cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. In a fair significantly chipped dust jacket.

$9.50

The Arts & [and] Crafts Movementin New York State 1890s - 1920s

By Coy L. Ludwig; Rebecca Lawton

Layton Utah: Gallery Association of New York State-Peregrine Smith Books, 1983. First edition. Original Wraps. Very Good +. Quarto, 11" tall, 118 pages, stiff biege wraps. A very good plus, clean, sturdy soft cover overall with light exterior shelf wear and scuffing to cover wraps; binding tight, paper white.

$19.00

American Masters in the West selections from the Anschutz Collection (Museum of Modern Art exhibition catalog)

By George Schriever; Edna C. Robertson (introduction)

El Paso, TX: El Paso Museum of Art, 1976. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Exhibition catalog. Oblong quarto, 9 1/2" tall x 11", 68 pages with intertextual black and white and color plates, stiff wraps. A very good, clean and sturdy soft cover over all with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the cover edges; interior clean, binding solid, paper white, BUT a previous owner's annotation on the cover and an inside page and bookplate on the inside cover.

$9.50

Rene Magritte (Museum of Modern Art exhibition catalog)

By [Magritte]; James Thrall Soby

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company / Museum of Modern Art, 1965. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Exhibition catalog. Oblong quarto, 9 1/2" tall, 80 pages with intertextual black and white and color plates, stiff wraps. A very good, clean and sturdy hard cover over all with light shelf wear and rubbing to the cover edges; interior clean, binding solid, with a slight basement smell

$9.50

Your Handspinning

By Elsie G. Davenport

Tarzania, California: Select Books, 1971. Early Printing. Original Wraps. Very good. First published in 1953. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 190 pages with intertextual black and white illustration, stiff blue wraps. A very good generally clean and sturdy soft cover with minor shelf wear.

$9.50

The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed
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The Beautiful Poster Lady: a Life of Ethel Reed

By William S. Peterson

New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2013. First edition. Hard Cover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, b&w frontispiec, 123 pages with intertextual illustration + 16 color plates; gray cloth gilt spine titles; . A fine, clean, hardcover edition with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white.

$35.00

Graphic Designers in Europe / 1: Jan Lenica, Jean-Michel Folon, Josef Muller-Brockmann, Dick Eiffers

By Henri Hillebrand (editor); Jan Lenica, Jean-Michel Folon, Josef Muller-Brockmann, Dick Eiffers

New York, New York: Universe Books, 1971. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/very good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, 114 pages, brown embossed cloth. A very good, clean, neat original hard cover over all with minor shelf wear but light color fading to the cloth at the bottom edges, hinges and binding solid, paper white with a touch of foxing to the endpapers and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with price clipped.

$25.00

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