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THE HARPER HISTORY OF PAINTING : The Occidental Tradition

By Robb, David M.

New York, NY: Harper & Bros, 1951. Text/VG; Strong, sound, & bright w/discoloration to c. 20 pgs (markedly to 3) from pressing flowers --- removed except for one (pg 783). Bi-color boards/VG w/rubs to upper lower edges. DJ/VG; intact w/nips, chips, losses to edges. Light soiling to lower text edge. Classic, intellectual history and criticism of Western art. Art historican and teacher David M. Robb (- 1990) considers formal patterns of painting within the context of historical and philosophical thought of the times as well as the state of the art in terms of artistic materials and implements. The author, a Guggenheim fellow and Fulbright scholar, also published ''The Art of the Illuminated Manuscript'', and collaborated with J. J. Garrison in the ''Art in the Western World.'' Strong copy despite flaws.. First Edition, 4th Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good.

$38.50

A BRUSH WITH THE WEST

By Burk, Dale A.; (Vivian Paladin, Introdution)

Missoula, MT: Mountain Press, 1980. COLLECTIBLE. First Edition, First Thus.Text/Bright, cleans, & Near New. Beige linen boards w/gilt spine lettering/Fine. DJ/NF w/short nips, chips, closed tears & losses to edges & light surface rubs; under mylar. Endpaper map to Selcted Art Centers of the Northern Rocky Mountains. Monograph. Study of artistic accomplishments of the Northern Rockies chronicling the past, the contemporary scene, and projections of the its future. Author signed with a note of admiration to Bob Wolf, whose work, Wings of Summer (Red-Tailed Hawk) appears as Plate 18 in the volume, and inspires in the author as sense of "freedom of the wild.". Signed by Author/Gift Dedication. First Edition. First Thus. Hard Cover/Stitched. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$38.50

FRIDA KAHLO : The Brush of Anguish

By Zamora, Martha; (Abridged & Translated from the Spanish By Marilyn Sode Smith)

San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed maroon linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF; price-clipped (likely by publisher); light edge wear w/rubs to back leading edge & fine abrasion (sensed by the hand) to back surface. Trace smudge to fEP. First published in Spanish under the title: Frida: El Pincel de Angustía; this is both a translation and an abridgement of the original text. An initimate biography of talented Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1910-1954), illustrated with historical photographs and 75 reproductions of Kahlo's works.. First Edition, First Pinting. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$48.50

FREDERICK REMINGTON : Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture in the Anon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections

By Hassrick, Peter H.(Text); Johnson, Ruth Carter (Foreword)

New York, NY: Harrison House, 1987. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed taupe linen boards/Fine. DJ/NF; price clipped else Fine. Gitf dedication to fEP. First published 1973 by Abrams. Collection of the masterful art work of Frederic Remington (1861 - 1909), literally made possible by the friendship and shared interests in the art of American frontier. 26th President Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919) said of Remington's work, "The soldier, the cowboy and rancher, the Indian, the horse and cattle of the plains, will live in his pictures, I verily believe, for all time."; and so it has. Remington's paintings were often large in scale as was the expanse of the west; many are reproduced in fold-out format. Fine copy.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$78.50

THE NATURE NOTES OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY
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THE NATURE NOTES OF AN EDWARDIAN LADY

By Holden, Edith

New York, NY: Arcade Publishing, 1989. Stated First U.S. Edition. Text/BRAND NEW. Gilt embossed green linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine but price clipped. Illustrated endpapers. A 1905 journal kept by naturalist and artist Edith Holden (1871 - 1920). while living in Knowle, Warwickshire, a county of central England. Professionally, Edith Holden illustrated books; the watercolors adorning this book illustrate her responses to seasonal changes in nature. The Journal, precedes her well known The Country Diary of an Edwardian Lady by one year. Written while residing at Knowle, Warwickshire (a county of central England), the work is a record of birds, insects and other animal life and those plants, shrubs and trees nature provided for their sustenance in that region. Unlike The Country Diary, Holden's handwritten notes were written in draft; for legibility, they were set in type for publication.. First U.S. Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

$32.50

54 64 : PAINTING & SCULPTURE OF A DECADE (2nd Edition, Revised)

By The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

London, UK: The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1964. Text/As New. Soft cover/VG; strong & sound w/light rubs to leading edges, light soiling/discoloration. & slight lean to spine. Soiling to upper/lower text edges. PO sticker on fEP. Museum catalogue of exhibition organized by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation at the Tate Gallery, London, April 22nd through June 28th of 1964. Selected by Alan Bowness, Lawrence Gowing and Philip James, the paintings and sculptures exhibited aimed for the particularly characteristic of years 1954 - 1964. By way of a preface, Picasso, Braque, Leger and Lipchitz appear in the first gallery of the exhibition allowing a continuum of time to follow. Strong copy.. 2nd Revised Edition, First Thus. Paperback. Very Good/None As Issued.

$28.50

THE STRANGE CASE OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK : Or, The Plain Man's Hitchcock

By Durgnat, Raymond

Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1978. Text/BRAND. Illustrated soft cover (two reverse silhouettes of Hitchcock's profile)/VG; Strong & sound w/rubs to surfaces, all leading edges & faint creasings. First published in 1974 by Faber & Faber of UK and MIT Press of the US in hardcover; this copy is the First MIT Press Paperback Edition of 1978. An analysis of Hitchcock's entire feature-film output.. 1st Paperback Ed, 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good/None As Issued.

$48.50