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Anselm Kiefer: Bilder 1986 - 1980
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Anselm Kiefer: Bilder 1986 - 1980

By Kiefer, Anselm; W.A.L. Beeren; Wim Beeren

Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1986. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with French flaps with a touch of shelf wear and light rubbing to the extremities; one of the gatefolds has a small crease to one corner; a small number of the German titles have been written in English in pencil. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for an exhibition of work by Anselm Kiefer, held at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, December 20, 1986 - February 8, 1987. The catalogue presents 64 works by Kiefer, some on gatefolds and some with multiple views. Essay by W.A.L. (Wim) Beeren. 120 pages with 9 gatefolds; color plates throughout + 30 b&w text illustrations; 10.75 x 12 inches. Bibliography of the artist's publications, exhibition history, bibliography. Text in English and Dutch; titles in German. Errata slip laid in ("Nota Bene"). The museum's catalogue no. 711. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper in the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Kiefer, Anselm; Nan Rosenthal

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1998. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine clothbound hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for the exhibition "Anselm Kiefer: Works on Paper, 1969-1993" held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, December 15, 1998 - March 21, 1999. The text includes excerpts from two unpublished 1997 interviews with the artist, conducted by the author. Text by Nan Rosenthal. 136 pages; 56 color and 55 b&w illustrations; 10.25 x 11.25 inches. Biography, bibliography, index.

$84.95

Anselm Kiefer: Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition Catalogue
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Anselm Kiefer: Royal Academy of Arts Exhibition Catalogue

By Kiefer, Anselm; Richard Davey; Kathleen Soriano; Christian Weikop

London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2014. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Fine/As New clothbound hardcover in a Fine/As New dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for a major retrospective of work by Anselm Kiefer, held at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 27 - December 14, 2014, featuring sculpture, paintings, and monumental installations that span Kiefer's forty-year career, as well as new works especially made for the exhibition. The catalogue also includes numerous studio photographs taken by the artist himself. Essays by Richard Davey, Kathleen Soriano, and Christian Weikop. 240 pages; ca. 200 color illustrations; 11.25 x 12 inches. Annotated exhibition checklist for 123 works, notes, bibliography, lenders list, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$200.00

American Style Magazine, December 2007: The Glass Artistry of David Bennett
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American Style Magazine, December 2007: The Glass Artistry of David Bennett

By Daniels, Hope; David Bennett; Daniel Essig; Phyllis Shafer

Baltimore: Rosen Media, 2007. Magazine. First edition. Very Good paperback magazine with light shelf wear and a office routing sticker to the back cover. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. The December 2007 issue of American Style, a magazine that covers American arts and crafts, with: features on the work of glass artist David Bennett, a California couple who collect original children's book art, the art books of Daniel Essig, the Alexandria Art Walk of Virginia, and craft gifts for the holidays; articles on Phyllis Shafer's plein air landscapes, an Omaha art colony, German art markets, and much more. Edited by . Perfect-bound; 118 pages; color illustrations throughout; 8.25 x 10.75 inches.

$14.95

Types and Customs of New Granada: The Picture Collection and Diary of Joseph Brown
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Types and Customs of New Granada: The Picture Collection and Diary of Joseph Brown

By Deas, Malcolm; Efrain Sanchez; Aida Martinez

Fondo Cultural Cafetero, 1989. Hardcover. Fine hardcover with a severe bump to one tip which has also slightly affected half the pages in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear, creasing at the bump and sunning to two edges. The book is essentially new and unread with the noted deficiencies. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A gorgeous volume that presents a collection of paintings made in Colombia by Joseph Brown, a British mining executive, between 1825 and 1841. Brown traveled the young country extensively and recorded images of the people and their clothing, the landscape and the means of transportation in the region. He also kept a journal detailing social customs and attitudes and in this book is reproduced his observations from an excursion to Giron in 1834. A lovely production. 229 pages with 8 gatefolds; color reproductions throughout; 9.75 x 12.25 inches. Text in Spanish and English.

$24.95

Murillo: Masterpieces in Colour
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Murillo: Masterpieces in Colour

By Murillo, Bartolome Esteban; S.L. Bensusan; T. Leman Hare

T.C. & E.C. Jack and Frederick A. Stokes, 1909. Hardcover. Good hardcover with a color plate mounted to the front with wear at the edges and extremities and overall wear. Both the ffep and bfep have been yellowed by the paste down, otherwise the interior is very good with light handling to the fore edge. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A monograph on the work of the Spanish Baroque painter Bartolome Esteban Murillo (1617-1682) with nicely-printed reproductions and an art deco title-page illustration, art deco typefaces, letterpress printing, and the uneven sized pages with deckle edges; an attractive book. Text by S.L. Bensusan; edited by T. Leman Hare. 78 pages; 8 tipped-in color plates; 6 x 8 inches.

$14.95

The Bennington Museum: One of America's Outstanding Regional Museums
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The Bennington Museum: One of America's Outstanding Regional Museums

By Barret, Richard Carter

Bennington Museum, 1971. Paperback. Very Good plastic-spiral-bound paperback with light edge wear. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A spectacular catalogue detailing the holdings of the Bennington Museum, Bennington, VT, one of the premier regional museums in the U.S. Includes a brief history of the museum and a survey of the superb collections of American pottery, glass, fabric arts as well as historical items. The design of the book is gorgeous featuring die-cut pages, pages of different colors, reproductions of famous artifacts and objects and maps and schematics of the compound. 12 x 12 inches. A nice copy of a lovely production.

$14.95

Art in America, No. 1, 1961, Vol. 49, No. 1
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Art in America, No. 1, 1961, Vol. 49, No. 1

By Lipman, Jean; Jay Defeo; Lee Bontecou; James Byars; Beaumont Newhall; Ray K. Metzker; Ralph Eugene Meatyard; Robert Venturi

New York: Art in America, 1961. Hardcover. First edition. Good hardcover with shelf wear and spots of wear to the tips; interior is clean and bright. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The first quarter 1961 issue of Art in America (Vol. 49, No. 1) with a large section on new talent including Jay Defeo, Lee Bontecou, Alexander Liberman (who did the cover specially for the issue), and James Byars among others; the photography section of new talent, chosen by Beaumont Newhall, includes Ray K. Metzker and Ralph Eugene Meatyard; the architecture section includes Robert Venturi. Other articles include: the rediscovery of George Catlin; a "Report from Rome" on art and public buildings; an essay on his own work by Stephen Greene; James Thrall Soby on the genesis of his art collection; and much more. Edited by Jean Lipman. 136 pages; b&w illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches.

$14.95

Art in America, Winter 1959, Vol. 47, No. 4: Visual Communication
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Art in America, Winter 1959, Vol. 47, No. 4: Visual Communication

By Abbott, Berenice; Walt Kelly; Leonard Baskin; Philip Johnson; William Clay Ford; David Smith; Jean Lipman

New York: Vision, 1959. Hardcover. First edition. Fair hardcover with moderate soiling to the boards, foxing to the fore edge, a short split to the spine at the heel, a dime-sized ink stain to the last page, and light wrinkling to the first five pages, otherwise interior is generally clean and bright. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The Winter 1959 issue of Art in America (Vol. 47, No. 4) with: a special section on Visual Communication with ten articles on book design, calligraphy, television, graphic design in museums, magazines, an article by Walt Kelly on cartooning, and Leonard Baskin on the "Artist Printer;" an article by Berenice Abbott on images of science, illustrated with her work; a shrine in New Harmony, IN, designed by Philip Johnson; industrial design including "Automobile of the Future?" by William Clay Ford and a historical survey of bicycles; antique collecting; a survey of children's books; new sculpture from David Smith; reports from London, Paris, and Brazil; and much more. Edited by Jean Lipman. 136 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches.

$14.95

Art in America, No. 2, 1961, Vol. 49, No. 2
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Art in America, No. 2, 1961, Vol. 49, No. 2

By Adams, Ansel; John Marin; Beaumont Newhall; Robert Motherwell; Edward Durrell Stone; Saul Steinberg; Paul Tuttle; Ellsworth Kelly; Louise Nevelson; Yves Klein; Jean Tinguely; Jean Lipman

New York: Art in America, 1961. Hardcover. First edition. Good hardcover with light wear to the extremities, light soiling to the boards, and a small tear to the spine at the heel; the interior is generally clean and bright. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The second issue of 1961 of the arts magazine Art in America, (Vol. 49, No. 2) with: "A Day with John Marin" by Beaumont Newhall with photographs by Ansel Adams; a special section titled "What Should a Museum Be?" with eleven statements including Robert Motherwell, Herbert Ferber, and Edward Durrell Stone; cover by Saul Steinberg; a beach pavilion designed by Paul Tuttle; major reviews of Ellsworth Kelly, Louise Nevelson, Yves Klein, and Jean Tinguely exhibits among others; a survey of Texas art; reports from London, Paris, and Rome; and much more. Edited by Jean Lipman. 136 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches.

$14.95

Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts, Winter 1965, Vol. VII, No. 1: Pablo Picasso
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Horizon, A Magazine of the Arts, Winter 1965, Vol. VII, No. 1: Pablo Picasso

By Picasso, Pablo; John Canaday; James Thurber; Hiro; V.S. Pritchett; Marshall B. Davidson

New York: American Heritage, 1965. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a color plate mounted to the front and gilt stamped titling with only light signs of handling/shelving. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The March 1960 issue of Horizon: A Magazine of the Arts (Vol. II, No. 4) with: a long, profusely illustrated article on Pablo Picasso by John Canaday; drawings by James Thurber on Shakespeare; an article on mollusks with a color portfolio of photographs of shells by Hiro; the life of Daniel Defoe by V.S. Pritchett; 18th-century Bath, England; an essay on the role of women in ancient Rome; a history of bronze sculpture; and much more. Edited by Marshall B. Davidson. 120 pages in multiple types; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 9.25 x 12.25 inches.

$14.95

The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook
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The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook

By Lee, Alan

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Hardcover. SIGNED twice and with an original drawing. First edition, first printing. Fine hardcover in a Fine dust jacket, protected by a clear mylar cover. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "Alan Lee, the Oscar-winning conceptual designer for the Lord of the Rings movie trilogy, discusses his approach to depicting Tolkien's imaginary world. The book presents more than 150 of Lee's celebrated illustrations to show how his imagery for both the illustrated Lord of the Rings and the films progressed from concept to finished art. In addition, the book contains 20 full-color plates and numerous examples of the conceptual art produced for Peter Jackson's film adaptation." Text and artwork by Alan Lee. SIGNED BY LEE opposite the dedication page with a large original pencil illustration of Frodo; additionally signed by Lee on the half title. LAID-IN is a flyer for a book signing with Lee in NYC as well as the ticket issued at the event. 192 pages; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 7.75 x 10 inches.

$650.00

The York Psalter in the Library of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow
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The York Psalter in the Library of the Hunterian Museum, Glasgow

By Boase, T.S.R.

Thomas Yoseloff, 1962. Hardcover. First edition. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with a bookplate to the front paste down in a Very Good dj with light edge wear and chips, a couple of small closed tears and tape to two spots on the rear panel; laminate is starting to separate in a couple of places. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "The York Psalter is one of the notable triumphs of English Romanesque illumination. In addition to the visual fascination of its deeply personal rendering of the gospel narrative, the York Psalter has particular iconographical interest as providing one of the earliest pictorial sequences of the death and assumption of the Virgin. The artist who presided over its execution was a man of real originality and independence." 32 pages; 8 tipped-in color plates + one b&w plate; 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

$14.95

New Design in Weaving
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New Design in Weaving

By Willcox, Donald J.

Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970. Paperback. Very Good paperback with light shelf wear otherwise square, tight binding, minimal creasing to spine; interior clean and bright. Generally a nice copy. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. "This volume discusses weaving techniques in clear, understandable terms and gives enthusiastic attention to new developments such as the use of metals and synthetics in weaving-in-the-round. The book demonstrates how the creative weaver can go beyond the conventional limitations of the craft." First edition, later printing. 128 pages; 8 pages of color photos plus over 200 b&w photos; 8 x 8 inches.

$14.95

Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures, 1971 - 2005
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Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures, 1971 - 2005

By Gilbert & George; Rudi Fuchs

New York & London: Aperture & Tate Publishing, 2007. Hardcover. SIGNED. First edition, first printing. Two volumes: Fine/As new clothbound hardcovers with a small small crease to one corner of the last ten pages of Vol. 1 in Fine/As New dust jackets, housed in a printed-card carrying case with wood text-block supports. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A catalogue raisonne of the photo-based work of Gilbert & George covering 1971-2005, published on the fortieth anniversary of their meeting and on the eve of a major retrospective that toured the world. Both volumes SIGNED BY GILBERT & GEORGE and generically inscribed "With lots of love from..." Two volumes: 1240 pages total; ca. 1500 color illustrations, including details and installation views of many significant pieces; overall, 12.5 x 10.5 x 4.25 inches; 20.5 pounds. Artist biographies. LAID-IN is a color 8.5x11-inch flyer promoting a book signing with the artists at the Aperture Gallery, NYC. Also included is the original Aperture shopping bag. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$165.00

The Unicorn Tapestries
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The Unicorn Tapestries

By Sipress, Linda; Margaret B. Freeman

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1974. Paperback. Near Fine paperback with a hint of shelf wear. A nice copy. SHIPS THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING AND CARDBOARD. A history of the seven late Gothic tapestries depicting the hunt of the unicorn--now hanging at the Cloisters/Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC--with commentary on their secular and religious imagery, design, weaving, and ownership and with many photographs including reproductions of important details. Text by Linda Sipress, based on research by Margaret B. Freeman. Staple-bound; unpaginated [48 pages]; color and b&w illustrations throughout; 8.5 x 11 inches.

$19.95

The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941
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The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941

By Wilson, Richard Guy; Dianne H. Pilgrim; Dickran Tashjian

New York: Brooklyn Museum & Abrams, 1986. Paperback. First edition, first printing. Very Good paperback with light shelf wear including a long thin light indent to the back cover and fading to the spine; interior clean and bright throughout. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A comprehensive look at American art, architecture, photography, film, and industrial and graphic design in the years between the two world wars; the catalogue for a major traveling exhibition. Texts by Richard Guy Wilson, Dianne H. Pilgrim, and Dickran Tashjian. 376 pages; over 400 illustrations, including 55 in color; 9 x 11.5 inches. Bibliography, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$19.95

Art and Civilization
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Art and Civilization

By Myers, Bernard S.

New York: McGraw-Hill, 1967. Hardcover. Very Good+ clothbound hardcover with a bump to one tip, light spotting along the top edge of the text block, and a previous owner's name and erased price to the corner of the ffep, otherwise the interior is clean and bright, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear and a touch of fading to the spine. A nice copy. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The history of art through the prism of the time-period that produced the art: for each chapter, the author "provides a general historical introduction--which presents the cultural, political and social phenomena of that particular epoch--and then relates these phenomena directly to the art of that period." Written by Bernard S. Myers. Second edition. 440 pages; over 640 color and b&w photos; 8.75 x 11.5 inches. Bibliography, glossary, index. Due to size and weight, international and expedited shipping will be more than quoted.

$24.95

The Blue Rider
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The Blue Rider

By Vergo, Peter

Oxford: Phaidon, 1977. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. Near Fine clothbound hardcover with light rubbing along the bottom edges of the boards in a Near Fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear. A nice copy. Note that the white line along the spine in our photo is the reflection of the flash. All dust jackets are protected by a clear mylar cover. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. A history and overview of the German group of painters known as Blue Rider (ca. 1911-1914. The name was invented by Wassily (Vassily) Kandinsky and Franz Marc; other artists covered include August Macke, Gabriele Munter, Alexei von Jawlensky, and Paul Klee. Text by Peter Vergo. 16 pages with 1 b&w illustration + 48 color plates [64 pages]; 9 x 12.25 inches. Outline biographies, bibliography, list of plates.

$15.95

Abstraction: Towards a New Art, Painting 1910-20
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Abstraction: Towards a New Art, Painting 1910-20

By Vergo, Peter; Christopher Green; Jane Beckett; Dawn Ades; Susan Compton; David Brown; Gail Levin; Alan Bowness

London: Tate Gallery, 1980. Paperback. First edition. Very Good paperback with tanning to the covers (as is common with this book), otherwise appears to be new and unread except for a discreet previous owner's name to the title page. BOOKS SHIP THE NEXT BUSINESS DAY, WRAPPED IN PADDING, IN A BOX. The catalogue for a 1980, Tate Gallery, London, exhibition surveying the history of abstract art, with essays on: Paris 1910-22; the Netherlands; Dada; Munich; Hoelzel and Itten; Rayonism, Suprematism & Constructivism; Futurism in Italy; early abstract art in Britain; and the first American experiments with abstract art. Essays by Christopher Green, Jane Beckett, Dawn Ades, Peter Vergo, Susan Compton, David Brown, and Gail Levin; introduction by Vergo; preface by Alan Bowness. 128 pages; 18 color illustrations + over 300 b&w illustrations; 8.25 x 11.75 inches. Catalogue for 455 works, chronology of artists, chronology of events.

$16.95

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