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Diego Giacometti

By Armbruster, John ; Rotzler, Willy

Marisa Del Re Gallery, Inc., New York, 1985. 50 pages. Paperback exhibition catalogue, bound with glossy stiff illustrated paper covers. There is some moderate handling wear to the covers, including a disruption to the surface of the lower right corner of the front cover and shelfwear to the edges. Else, the binding is solid and secure, and the interior is clean and clear of markings. Text in English, with numerous illustrations in both black and white and color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition presented in St. Louis from May 4-June 1, 1985, and subsequently in New York from June 6 -July, 1985.. Wrappers. Very Good.



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Castellani and Italian Archaeological Jewelry

By Soros, Susan Weber ; Walker, Stefanie

Yale University Press, New Haven, 2004. 428 pages. Hardcover, bound in blue cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. There is a barely perceptible bump to the lower right corner of the front cover, with equally imperceptible shelfwear rubbing to the edges of the dustjacket, now encased in a Mylar sleeve. Texts in English, with lavish photography of beautiful craftsmanship, researched deeply and presented with exceptional scholarship. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held in New York from November 18, 2004-February 6, 2005 ; Rome from February 21-May 20, 2005 ; and London from June 13-October 2, 2005. . Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Le Grand Livre de la Faïence Française

By Faÿ-Hallé, Antoinette; Lahaussois, Christine

Office du Livre, Fribourg , 1986. 242 pages 300 illustrations 150 in color. Text is in French. List of Marks. Bibliography and Index. . Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Potters and Potteries of Chester County Pennsylvania

By James, Arthur E

Schiffer Publishing Ltd., Exton PA, 1978. 208 pages. Hardcover, bound in reddish brown leatherette and issued without a dustjacket. Signed, and perhaps numbered by the author on the title page: "Arthur E. James 2092." Else, no other interior markings are evident, with a tight binding and sharp edges. Text in English, with illustrations in black and white.. Signed by the Author. Cloth. Fine Condition/No Jacket, As Issued.



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Fine Huanghuali Furniture from an Important Private American Collection [Thursday, 21 March, 2013]

By Christie's

Christie's, New York, 2013. 86 pages. Paperback auction catalogue, bound in stiff, glossy and illustrated paper covers. There is a very slight bend at the crown of the spine, but essentially still in crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition, with an uncreased spine and clean, unmarked interior. Texts in English and lavishly illustrated in color. Published on the occasion of the sale held in New York on March 21, 2013.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Part I [Thursday, 21 and Friday 22 March, 2013]

By Christie's

Christie's, New York, 2013. 258 pages. Paperback auction catalogue, bound in stiff, glossy and illustrated paper covers. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition copy, with an uncreased spine and clean, unmarked interior. Texts in English and lavishly illustrated in color. Published on the occasion of the sale held in New York on March 21-22, 2013.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Part II [Friday 22 March, 2013]

By Christie's

Christie's, New York, 2013. 222 pages. Paperback auction catalogue, bound in stiff, glossy and illustrated paper covers. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition copy, with texts in English and lavishly illustrated in color. Published on the occasion of the sale held in New York on March 22, 2013.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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A Collecting Legacy : Fine Chinese Jade Carvings and Works of Art from the Lizzadro Collection [Thursday, 21 March, 2013]

By Christie's

Christie's, New York, 2013. 112 pages. Paperback auction catalogue, bound in stiff, glossy and illustrated paper covers. There is a very slight bend at the crown of the spine, and a few horizontal scratches on the rear cover, but essentially still in crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition, with an uncreased spine and clean, unmarked interior. Texts in English and lavishly illustrated in color. Published on the occasion of the sale held in New York on March 21, 2013.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Gilded Wood : Conservation and History

By Lins, Andrew ; Hatchfield, Pamela ; Newman, Richard ; Masako Koyano ; Serck-Dewaide, Myriam

Sound View Press, Madison, 1991. 432 pages. Hardcover, bound in blue cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. The corners of the boards have been bumped, and the previous owner's name remains stamped in black ink on the title page. There is also a small loss of surface paper on the inside rear cover. Otherwise, the binding remains solid, the dustjacket bright, and the interior clean and clear of any other markings. 36 essays in English by a team of leading international experts, profusely illustrated with 43 color and 248 black and white photos.. Cloth. Good/Near Fine.



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Korean art collection in the Kyushu Ceramic Museum, Japan

By Kungnip Munhwajae Yon'guso

National Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, 2012. 200 pages. Paperback, bound with stiff illustrated paper French fold covers. DVD tucked in pocket affixed to inside rear cover. Text almost entirely in Korean, save for a brief extract in English. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition, with an uncreased spine and unmarked interior. Extensively illustrated in color, with multiple images, including underside, of almost all of the works examined.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Helena Hernmarck : Tapestry Weaver

By Brummer, Hans Henrik; Boman, Monica and Patricia Malarcher

Byggförlaget Kultur, Stockholm, 1999. 127 pages 105 illustrations 64 in color. A small gift inscription from the artist to the previous owner on the front free endpaper. Text is in English. Introduction by the Director of Prince Eugen's Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Hans Henrik Brummer. Biographical Sketch. . Inscribed by the Artist. Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Loud Bones : The Jewelry of Nancy Worden

By Lebaron, Michelle ; Platt, Susan Noyes ; Hushka, Rock ; English, Helen Williams Drutt

Takoma Art Museum, Takoma, WA, 2009. 128 pages. Paperback exhibition catalogue, bound with stiff paper glossy printed French fold covers. Inscribed in black ink on the half title "For Rita / Nancy Worden." Otherwise, there are no other markings to the interior, and only the faintest degree of handling to the covers. The spine remains uncreased and the edges sharp. Texts in English, with illustrations in color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from November 21, 2009-January 17, 2010. . Inscribed by the Artist. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Christie's : The Crown of the Andes [New York, Monday, November 20, 1995]

By Christie's

Christie's, New York, 1995. 64 pages color illustrations throughout. Illustrated wraps. Minor rubbing to the edges. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Russian Silver of the Centuries (16th - Early 20th)

By Muntyan, Tatiana

Slavia, St. Petersburg , 2004. 254 pages 200 illustrations in color. A bump to the lower, right-hand corner, hidden by the dustjacket now protected with a Mylar cover. Text is in English. Literature from pages 252 to 254 in Russian. . Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine.



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For the Tabletop

By Evans, Meryle ; Sass, Lorna

American Art Association of New York, New York, 1980. 64 pages. Square format paperback exhibition catalogue, bound in glossy stiff printed paper covers. Printed exhibition checklist laid in at front has some wear to the edges that extend beyond the edges of the catalogue itself. Else, the wear to the edges of the actual catalogue are minimal and interior is clean and free of markings. Text in English, with illustrations in black and white. Featuring ceramics, silver, and glass works by artists as diverse as Roy Lichtenstein, Alexander Calder, Alvar Aalto, Salvador Dali, and many others.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Minimalism and Applied II : Daimler Art Collection

By Wiehager, Renate ; Cremer-Bermbach, Susannah

Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, 2010. 112 pages. Paperback exhibition catalogue, bound in stiff printed paper covers. Crisp, tight, sharp and clean condition with uncreased spine and clean, unmarked interior. Texts in German and English. Illustrations in both black and white and color. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from October 29, 2010-March 27, 2011 featuring work by a large number of designers such as Jean Prouvé, Gerrit Rietveld, Albert Weis, Eileen Gray, Gail Hastings, and many others.. Wrappers. Fine Condition.



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Sonia Delaunay

By Cohen, Arthur A

Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York, 1975. 206 pages 217 illustrations 53 in full color. 1975 First Edition. List of Illustrations. Biographical Outline. Bibliography and Index. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine Condition/Fine Condition.



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Henry Varnum Poor (American, 1887-1970)

By Porter, Jeanne Chenault ; Porter, Richard

James Graham & Sons, New York, 2004. 15 pages. Slim square format exhibition catalogue, staple bound with stiff printed paper covers. Text in English, and illustrated in color. Aside from some light scuffing and shelfwear scratches to the front cover, and a yellow mark along the lower edge of the inside front cover that may be a publishing flaw, the binding is crisp and the edges sharp and clean. Published on the occasion of the exhibition held from March 18-April 24, 2004. Exhibition checklist published at back.. Wrappers. Near Fine.



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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Maryland Silver in the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art

By Goldsborough, Jennifer Faulds

The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD, 1975. 204 pages. Hardcover, bound in black cloth covered boards and wrapped in an illustrated paper dustjacket. Text in English. Illustrations in black and white. Moderate wear to the edges of the dustjacket and rubbing to the covers, but a tight binding and clean interior free of markings. 207 works of silver catalogued and presented, with a detailed appendix of makers' marks and selected bibliography.. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good.



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Max Kuehne : Artist and Craftsman

By Boyle, Richard J.; Adair, William B

Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York, 2001. 85 pages 65 illustrations 35 in color. Illustrated wraps. Foreword by Hollis Taggart and Vivian Bullaudy. Published on the occasion of the exhibition from the Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York NY 24 May-23 June 2001. Chronology. Exhibition Checklist. . Wrappers. Fine Condition.


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