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Philosophy of Art

By Steinkraus, Warren E

Beverly Hills, CA: Benziger, 1974. (1st printing). Trade Paperback. VERY GOOD-. Tight, bright, clean & square. Rubbed exterior edges, small smudge on top exterior page edges, yellow highlighting and a few pages with pencil underlining. "An introduction…systematic and traditional…a point of departure for further study..." 210 indexed pages including Bibliography.


A Hobbit's Travels being the hitherto unpublished Travel Sketches of Sam Gamgee with space for notes

By Gamgee, Sam (illus.)

Philadelphia, PA: Running Press, ©1978. (facsimile edition). Oversize Paperback. NEAR FINE. Unused but with faint wear to exterior which makes it look like you've had it forever. @ 100 beautifully edge-illustrated pages with plenty of room to write the most creative thoughts of any Hobbit lover. 10x6.75" (25.4x17.1cm). ISBN: 0894710400.


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LU: Great European Portraits

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1953. (BCE). Paperback. VERY GOOD. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Slight curl to bottom corner. Softcover, staple bound, 32 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Illustrated over-view of European Portrait Art with title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm).


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LO: Great Drawings

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1952. (BCE). Paperback. FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 32 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Survey of Drawings in the Museum's Collections, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album P: Arts of Ancient Rome

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1951. (BCE). Paperback. FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 20 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. A Survey of the Museum's Collections of Art from the ancient Rome, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LE: Children in Art

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1953. (BCE). Paperback. VERY GOOD. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 32 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Slight curl to corners. Children in Art in the Museum's Collections, with illustration, describing a over-view of Children in Art with title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album F, H, I, K, R & S: (Survey of collections)

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1948. (BCE). Paperback. NEAR FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" As new except for faint curl. Softcover, staple bound, 16 page booklets with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published between 1948 and 1950. Each booklet in this group is a Survey of the Museum's Collections, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LH: English Paintings in the Huntington Gallery

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1952. (BCE). Paperback. VERY GOOD. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 32 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Slight curl to corners. Art from the Huntington Gallery, with illustration, describing a over-view of English Portrait Art with title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album E, LR,LV, O: (Dutch Art: 17th Century Dutch; Rembrandts in the Metropolitan + 2 Vincent Van Gogh) Vincent Van Gogh

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950. (BCE). Paperback. NEAR FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Curled corners on 2 booklets. Softcover, staple bound, 3-32 page + 1-20 page booklets with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published between 1950 and 1952. Survey of Dutch Art in the Museum's Collections , with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist, plus 3 booklets specific to the artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LZ, M: American Folk Art + The American Scene

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1949. (BCE). Paperback. FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Slight curl to corner of 1 booklet. Softcover, staple bound, 1-32 page + 1-20 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published in 1949 and 19532. Survey of American Art in the Museum's Collections , with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist, plus 1 booklet specific to Folk Art. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LK, LL, LM,U: (Renaissance Art: Italian Renaissance Painting (The National Gallery); Leonardo da Vinci; Michelangelo; Arts of the Renaissance )

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1951. (BCE). Paperback. NEAR FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Faint bumps to corners. Small rip on front cover of DaVinci. Softcover, staple bound, 2-32 page + 1-20 page booklets with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published between 1948 and 1953. Survey of Renaissance Art in the Museum's Collections and the National Gallery Collections, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist, plus 2 booklets specific to the artist.. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album N, MG, LC, LD, LT: French Art of the 19th Century; Paul Gauguin; Paul Cezanne; Degas; Toulouse-Lautrec

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950. (BCE). Paperback. NEAR FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 4-32 page + 1-20 page booklets with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published between 1950 and 1953. Survey of French 19th Century Art in the Museum's Collections , with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist, plus 4 booklets specific to the artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LJ, MP,Y: (Eastern Art: Japanese Prints; Persian Painting; Arts of China)

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950 -1953. (BCE). Paperback. FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 2-32 page + 1-20 page booklets with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Published between 1950 and 195. Surveys of Eastern Art in the Museum's Collections, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LQ: Goya

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1953. (BCE). Paperback. VERY GOOD. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 32 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Slight curl to corners. A detailed overview of Goya's work with commentary on the 24 illustrated works. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)


Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album LA, LX, LY: (Religious Art: The Story of Christ; The Christmas Story in Art and Legend; & The Stanza della Segnatura in the Vatican

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1951. (BCE). Paperback. VERY GOOD. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. Softcover, staple bound, with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Corner bumps. Published between 1951 and 1953. Each booklet in this group deals with Religious Art in the Museum's Collections, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)



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Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: Album L: Art in the Middle Ages

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1950. (BCE). Paperback. NEAR FINE. "Your Own Museum of Art in Miniature" Tight, bright, clean, square. Softcover, staple bound, 16 page booklet with stamp type pasted-in, color illustrations. Faint bumps to corners. A Survey of the Museum's Collections of Art from the Middle Ages, with illustration, title, artist, date, size, and description of the work and/or artist. 10x6.5" (25.4x16.5cm)



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Let's Discover Paper (Arts and Crafts Discovery Units)

By Romberg, Jenean

NY: The Center for Applied Research in Education, 1974. Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD+. Tight, bright, light soil to exterior, clean interior, slight curl. Rubbed covers. Staple bound. Faint edgewear. "a broad exploration of basic materials, utilizing a wide variety of tools and techniques as well as manipulative and organizational skills." ISBN: 0876285256.


The Arts: Number Two

By Shawe-Taylor, Desmond

London: Lund Humphries & Co Ltd, 1947. Oversize Paperback. VERY GOOD. As new except for light age soil to exterior and slight bump to top corner. Contains following articles: Roger Hinks- Mannerism, Clive Bell- Festina Lente, Edward Sackville-West- The Music of Roberto Gerhard, Kathleen Raine/Robert Medley- The Four Elements, Sit Kenneth Clark- Architectural Backgrounds in Italian Painting II, Benedict Nicholson- The Anarchism of Camille Pisarro, P.L. Heard- Mary Kessell, Andre Gide- the Lesson of Poussin. Includes black and white reproductions of many paintings related to the topic of the article, reproductions of the composers score for the section discussing music. A few interior illustrations in color. Front cover illustration by Edward Bawden.


American Art Review: Mar/Apr 1974

By Kellaway, Thomas (Editor)

LA,CA: American Art Review, 1974. Periodical. Oversize Paperback. FINE. Articles w/spectacular quality reproduction of paintings: Zorach; Cassatt; Reading Museum; RI Historical Society; Abbey; Taos & Santa Fe & American Folk Art


Cien Obras Maestras de la Pintura

By Olivar, M

Spain: Salvat/Biblioteca Basica(#9), 1971. Trade paperback. VERY GOOD. Appears unread. Light soil. Stiff linen wraps. Text in Spanish. Color illustrations