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KRESGE'S KATALOG : 5 Cents and 10 Cents MERCHANDISE : The Origina Parcel Post 5 & 10 Cent Store : A Facsimile Edition of the Original 1913 Catalog

By S.S. Kresge Company

New York, NY: Random House, 1975. Text/with 3 folded corner tips, else Bright, Clean, As New. Soft cover/VG; strong w/light edge & surface wear. Facsimile Edition of the 1913 S.S. Kresge mail-order catalogue. The 20th century's largest discount store chain was founded by salesman supreme, Sebastian Spering Kresge (1867 - 1966) of Pennsylvania, and evolved to Kmart and Sears. This 1913 catalogue, w/some 2500 sale items is both a historical documentation of retail sales of the era as well as a primary resource to life in the USA in "nickle-and-dimes" days in contrast to, and similaries as well, with current on-line sales giants like Amazon and Walmart. Fanscinating comparison between then and now in the world of consumerism!.. Facsimile Edition, 2nd Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued.

$22.50

BALTHUS

By Sabine Rewald; John P. O'Neil (Editor in Chief)

New York, NY: Harry N Abrams/Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1984. BRAND NEW COPY. Beige linen boards/Fine. DJ/Fine; under mylar. COVER ART:FRONT: Details from The Mountain; BACK: Balthus self portrait. Exhibition catalogue of Polish-French modern artist Balthasar Klossowski de Rola (1908 - 2001), known as Balthus, and for erotic rendering of young girls. Guide to exhibis held at the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris (Nov, 1983 - Jan, 1984), and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (Feb, 1984 - May, 1984). 176 pgs, w/commentaries accompanying color plates. . First Edition. Hard Cover. NEW/New. Illus. by The Metropolitan Museum of Art Photograph Studio.

$54.50

THE NEW PAINTING : Impressionism 1874-1886
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THE NEW PAINTING : Impressionism 1874-1886

By Charles S.Moffett; Ruth Berson; Barbara Lee William; Frpmoa E. Wissman

San Francisco, CA: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco,, 1986. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. First Edition, First Thus. Softcover/NF w/light edge rubs, humidity stain to lower edges of the first 10 pgs, and the last 4.. COVER ART: Edgar Degas, "Portraits sans un bureau", 1873. Musuem catalogue exhibitions. Produced for exhibits held at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (Jan 17-April 6, 1986); and, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco (April 19-July 6, 1986). 507 pgs, contents in 8 parts, including preceeding 7 Impressionist Exhibitions that have been held. Text augmented by some 200 illustrations. Fine copy despite flaws. . First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. First Edition, First Thus.

$38.50

PIERRE-JOSEPH REDOUTE'S LILIACEES : The Empress Josephine's Copy with the Original Drawing & Textt on Vellum

By Sotheby, Parke-Bernet New York

New York, NY: Sotheby's, 1985. BRAND NEW & Collectible Copy. Gilt embossed green linen boards w/paste-down/Fine. Gold ribbon bookmark. Sotheby's Auction Catalogue for Wednesday, Nov 20, 1985. New York City. Superb reproductions of Belgium botanist and artist Pierre-Joseph Redouté (1759 - 1840) watercolor renditions of the showy iris, originally painted on vellum. 8 volumes in 16, folio w/a double-page painting of the "Amaryllis Josephine" to pgs 370-371. Known as "the Raphael of flowers", Redoute served as Court artist of Queen Marie Antoinette, and illustraed flora of Japan, America, South Africa, and Australia. . First Edition. First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/None as Issued. Illus. by Pierre-Joseph Redoute (Artist). First Edition, First Thus.

$64.50

1994 MUNZAUKTION TKALEC AG : 1500 Jahre Munzpragekunst : AUNCTION CATALOG COINS OF THE ANTIQUE

By Tkalec Ag

Mantova, Italy: Publi-Paolini, 1994. Text/NEW & Bright. Light beige boards/NF w/trace shelfwear to upper edge. 1994 Tkalec AG catalogue for coin auction held 28 October 1994 in Zurich. German text. Illustrated with b/w photos of back-and-front sides of 425 coins. . August 1994. Hard Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Auction Catalogue/Coins.

$22.50

SIDNEY NOLAN : The Ned Kelly Story

By Andrew Sayers; William S. Lieberman (Forword)

New York NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1994. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Illustrated softcover/NF w/trace edge rubs. Museum catalogue accompaning exhibtion held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, April 19 - Sept 4. 1994. Famous Australian artist Sir Sidney Robert Nolan (1917 - 1972) painted The Ned Kelly story in 1946-47. Comprised of 27 paintings, the series depicts the exploits of Australias legendary Victorian outlaw. 64 pgs, 45 illustrations, w/35 reproduced in color.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Museum Catalogue.

$36.50

THE SHOGUN AGE EXHIBITION from the Tokugawa Museum of Japan

By Shogun Age Exhibition Executive Committee

Tokyo, Japan: The Shogun Age Exhibition Executive Committee, 1983. BRAND NEW COPY & Collectible. Laminated softcover/NF w/trace surface soilin to back. Initial edition, published in Tokyo, Japan. Exhibition catalogue to travelling exhibition held first at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art (1983), and then Dallas Museum of Art (1984), Haus der Kunst, Munich (1984), and finally at Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris (1985). 198 pgs in 5 parts: I, Valor; II, Flamboyannce; III, Taste; IV, The Quest for Beauty; and V, Splendor & Refinement.. First Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEW - COLLECTIBLE/None as Issued. Illus. by Ryoichi Takaku (Exhibit Photographs); Sesshun Miyamoto (Calligraphy Titles). Japanese Shogun Art.

$64.50

THE REGALIA OF RUSSIAN SOVEREIGNS :

By I. A. Bobrovnitskaya; (Cynthia Carlile, English Translation

Moscow, Russia: The Moscow Kremlin, 1997. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright. Softcover (photo of Cap of Monomakh, the Orient)/VG;w/rubs to leading edges & surface, and faint corner tip creasings. Exhibition catalogue marking the 500th anniversary of the Russian State Emblem, and the 450th anniversary of the coronation of the first Russian tsar, Ivan the Terrible (1530 - 1584). 43 pgs. History of regalia, symbols of monarchial power, housed at the Moscow Kremlin State Historical & Cultural Museum-Monument. Fine copy w/shelfworn soft cover.. First Edition. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. Illus. by V.N. Seregin; N.N. Alexeyev; L.N. Burmistrov (Photographers). Museum Catalogue.

$18.50

IN THE HOUSE OF STONE AND LIGHT : A Human History of the Grand Canyon

By J. Donald Hughes

Arizona: Grand Canyon Natural History Assoc, 1978. Text/NEW & Bright. Illustrated softcover/Good; strong & sound w/nips, chips & rubs to edges, and light surface wear. PO label to rear cover verso. Human history of the Grand Canyon region. First published 1967 under the title "The Story of Man at Grand Canyon; this is the re-titled, revised, and updated edition. Volume begins with the early Native Americans and continues through the mid-1970s. 137 pgs w/historic photos in 8 chapters:1, Hunan History in the Natural Scene; 2, American Indians; 3, Spanish Explorations; 4, American Explorations; 5, The American Frontier Reaches the Grand Canyon; 6, Forest Reserve & National Monument; 7, Grand Canyon Nat'l Park: Period of Establishment; and 8, Grand Canyon Nat'l Park: Period of Expansion. Strong copy despite flaws to front cover.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/None as Issued. First Edition.

$16.50

WINSLOW HOMER WATERCOLORS

By Helen A. Cooper

New Haven, CT: Yale Univ Press, 1986. BRAND NEW & Collectible. Black linen boards w/silver embossed spine/Fine. DJ/New; COVER ART: "Key West, Hauling Anchor" of 1903. Nat'l Gallery of Art exhibition catalog in memory of the 150th anniversary of thes birth of foremost painter & printmaker Winslow Homer (1836 - 1910). Largely self-taught, Winslow was first known for oil painting. 259 pgs. Volume presents 99 watercolor works, beautifully reproduced, assembled by Helen A. Cooper, Curator of American paintings & sculptures at Yale Univ. Homer used watercolors primarily to chronicle working vacations. He once said that should he win a place in the pantheon of American artists, it would be for his watercolors. ''You will see,'' he told a collector, ''in the future I will live by my watercolors.'' And, so it was as he foresaw.. First Edition, First Thus. Hard Cover. NEW/New. First Edition, First Thus.

$54.50

DINOSAURS OF NORTH AMERICA Dinosaurs - North America (Mac's Guides, Laminated Chart)

By Craig MacGowan

Seattle, WA: Mountaineers, 1997. BRAND NEW COPY. Laminated, double-sided, illustrated chart depicting dinosaurs, carnivores and herbivoras, of North America. Especially helpful is entries include the States in which fossil remains are found. . First Edition, First Thus. Laminated Chart. New/None as Issued. Laminated Chart.

$18.50

A GUIDE BOOK TO THE PRADO MUSEUM : Including a Commentary and General Historical Information (3rd Edition)

By De Pantoroba, Bernardino; (Cedric Salter, English Translation)

Madrid, Spain: Campania Bbibliografica Espanola, 1962. Text/BRAND NEW & Bright; English language text. Soft cover/NF; strong w/edge wear. Guide to Spain's national art gallery. Established in 1818, a neo-classic building designed by Juan de Villanueva in rose-colored Madrid brick and grey-white Colmenar. Orignally intended for a natural science museum, it now houses the greatest collection of Spanish masters --- Velazquez, El Greco, Zurbaran, Ribera, Murillo, and Goya --- as well as outstanding examples of Flemish and Venetian art. 292 pgs w/photo illustrations. . 7th Edition, First Thus. Soft Cover. NEAR FINE/None as Issued. 7th Edition, English Text.

$34.50

THE SOUTH & THE WEST : Catalogue 230

By Jenkins Company/Rare Books & Documents

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/shipping label to back of pale blue softcover. No publication date nor pagination. COVER ART: "The Trail of Governor Robinson for Treason, in August 1857"; etching. This Catalogue 230 price guide carries 475 entries. . Catalogue 230. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

AMERICANA : Catalogue 5 : Items on California. Texas, the Southwest, Mexico, the Mexican War

By Jenkins Company

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY. Tangerine softcover. No publication date nor pagination. This Catalogue 15 price guide is in 5 parts: 1, Americana; 2, The West; 3, Texas; 4, Bibliography; and 5, Art.. Catalogue 15. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

RARE AMERICANA : With a Choice Selection of Latin Americana : Cata;ogue 124

By Jenkins Company/Rare Books & Documents

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/trace wear to light beige softcover. No publication date (however, April 1980 pencilled to back) nor pagination. This Catatlogue 124 price guide carries 920 entries.. Catalogue 124. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

GENERAL AND WESTERN AMERICANA : CATALOGUE 61

By Jenkins Company/Rare Books & Documents

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/light rubs to black linen spine of yellow softcover. No publication date nor pagination. This Catatlogue 61 price guide carries 2,727 listings.. Catalogue 61. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

AMERICA AND THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE : Catalogue 238

By Jenkins Company/Rare Books & Documents

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/shipping label to back of beige softcover. No publication date nor pagination. COVER ART: "A Moment's Halt"; etching. This Catalogue 238 price guide carries 479 entries. . Catalogue 238. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

AMERICANA : Catalogue 236

By Jenkins Company

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/shipping label to back of red softcover. No publication date; 63 pages. COVER ART: "A Rocky Mountain Scene"; from Albert Bierstadt painting. This Catalogue 236 price guide carries 750 entries. . Catalogue 236. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

AMERICANA : Catalogue 226

By Jenkins Company

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/pale blue softcover. No publication date nor pagination. This Catalogue 226 price guide carries 547 entries. . Catalogue 226. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

RARE AMERICANA : With a Section of Texana at the End : Catalogue 87

By Jenkins Company/Rare Books & Documents

Austin, TX: The Jenkins Company BRAND NEW COPY w/shipping label remanent to back of orange softcover w/black linen spine. No publication date nor pagination. This Catatlogue 87 price guide carries 716 entries.. Catalogue 87. Soft Cover/Magazine. NEW/None as Issued.

$18.50

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