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Wild Harvest - The Animal Art of Bob Kuhn

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Np.(1997): Sporting Classics and Wildlife Art Magazine. First Edition. Oblong Quarto. 168pp., illustrated with 133 color plates and 36 black and white illustrations. Laid in is a large sized ExLibris of the artist's bookplate made for this title signed by Kuhun and included within 4800 first editions. Additinally signed and inscribed by the author on the half-title. According to… Read more
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Taos Artists and Their Patrons 1898-1950

by Porter, Dean A., Teresa Hayes Ebie, and Suzan Campbell

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Notre Dame, IN. [1999]: The Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame. First Edition. Quarto. 400pp. Many full page color plates along with several smaller color and black & white illustrations and photographs. A scholarly treatise on the development of Taos, New Mexico as an artist colony, and the pivotal role that patrons and artists had there in… Read more
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Tisa Schulenburg

by Schroder, Anneliese and Tisa Schulenburg

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Recklinghausen, Germany; (1983): Aurel Bongers. Square Small Quarto. Signed by the author on the half-title. 102 pages. Tisa's drawings and sculptures were often in black and white. Her time with Grosz was influential but her art came almost to a standstill during the Third Reich. Her brother and father were also executed as part of the plot to assassinate… Read more
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Tierfabeln Des Aesop

by Marcks, Gerhard (1889-1981)

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[Kunsthaus Lampertz, Koln, 1980]. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies of which this is #151 and signed by Marcks. 31(1) pp. illustrated. Laid in is an original woodcut of a wolf also signed by Marcks. He was one of the first teachers Gropius appointed at the Bauhaus School. He was classed as a "degenerate artist" by the Nazis… Read more
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Daphnis and Chloe (signed by Illustrator John Austen)

by Thornley, George and John Austen(illustrator)

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1925
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London: Geoffrey Bles, 1925. Small Quarto. Unopened. 199(1) pp. signed by the illustrator John Austen on the half-title, Translated out of the Greek of Longus by George Thornley in 1657. Beautifully illustrated throughout in color and in black and white. This considered the first pastoral prose romance. The story of two foundlings who are brought up by shepherds and… Read more
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A Wonder Book

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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London, New York and Toronto: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 600 copies signed by Arthur Rackham. The present copy is number 419. Beautifully illustrated with 16 tipped in color plates by Arthur Rackham and several other color and black and white plates. Bound in the original pictorial gilt cloth, heavily soiled, and stained with spine… Read more
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cover of The Dances of Death, Through the Various Stages of human Life; Wherein the Capriciousness of That Tyrant is Exhibited in Forty-six Ocpper Plates, Done from The Original Designs, Which Were Cut Inwood, and Afterwards Painted By John Holbein..

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London: Printed By W. Smith and Co, 1803. Octavo. Frontispiece, [45] other leaves of plates. David Deucher had engraved copies of dutch genre paintings as early as the 1780s though they had only been seen in prviate Edinbugh collections so when he saw them, he sought to master the techiques. His exquisite detail also led him to becoming the… Read more
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Arroyo Craftsman (October 1909) No. 1

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1990
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Los Angeles: Arroyo Guild, 1990. Octavo. 67 pages, 16 pages of ads. Facsimile. One of the highlights of George Whartons James work was this issue which brought together some of the finest designers and artisans of Southern California. Besides his article "Collecting Indian Baskets" and "Hanson Puthuff" is his editorial on the vision and work of the Arroyo Guild.… Read more
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The Land of Poco Tiempo (Illustrated edition)

by Lummis, Charles F.

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1925
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First Illustrated Edition
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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. First Illustrated Edition. Octavo. 310 pages. The author's appreciation for the people with whom he lived with was reviewed as disgusting by many of the original readers in 1893 but the illustrations help to see the point though the penitente ceremoniest of the crucifixion which originally led to death or severe crippling now… Read more
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Births, Marriages and Deaths

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1954
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Limited Edition
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Royal College of Art: The Lion and Unicorn Press, 1954. Limited Edition. Quarto. No pagination. Limited to 100 copies. The present copy is number 7. Inscription from Arthur Houghton for Robin Darwin, a British artist and Rector of the Royal College of Art and son of the British artist golf writer Bernard Darwin and his wife the engraver Elinor… Read more
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Picasso in Antibes

by Picasso, Pablo and Dor De La Souchere (text)

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New York, (1960): Pantheion Books. Oblong Quarto. 6pp. text and 98 pages of plates, page 57 contains a catalog raisonne of [12] pp. From July to December of 1946 Picasso stayed at the Musee d'Antibes. While there, he did 23 paintings, 78 ceramics, 33 drawings, 11 oils on paper, 27 lithographs, 1 tapestry and 2 sculptures. When he left,… Read more
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cover of The Lithographs of Chagall 1969-1973

The Lithographs of Chagall 1969-1973

by Corlier, Charles and Marc Chagall

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First American Edition
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Ne York; (1974): Crown Publishers. First American Edition. Quarto. 180pp., with two original lithographs (dust jsacket and frontispiece, 134 full color plates, 27 black and white plates, text, foreword, notes and catalog by Charles Sorlier and Fernand Mourlot, produced by Les editions Andre Sauret in August of 1974. The reproductions were printed on the presses of Les Imprimeries Reunies… Read more
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Indelible Miro

by Taillandier, Yvon and Joan Miro

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(New York, 1932): Tudor Publishing Co. First American Edition. Quarto. 202(1) pp. This book was completed in France on September 30, 1972 on the presses of the imprimerie Union. The color plates were printed in France by The Imprimerie Moderne Du Lion from offset color separations of Joan Miro's graphics that were made by the Perrot and Griset engravings… Read more
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Daphnis and Chloe

by Longus and Marc Chagall, (George Moore, translator)

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New York; (1977): George Braziller. Quarto. 222 pages, 42 color illustrations by Chagall in full page and double-page. Chagall has painted the story of Daphnis and Chole written by Longus using seven rich shades of color. This work was first published in Paris in 1961 with 58 original color lithographs. Bound in beige cloth, spine lettering black. A fine… Read more
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Gauguin Tahiti

by Shackelford, George T.M; Paul Gauguin and Claire Freches-Thory

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Boston; (2004): MFA Publications. First American Edition. Thick Quarto. viii, 371 pages, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts underwrote this project on the remarkable exhibit that covered the most comprehensive exhibition ever held of the paintings, sculpture, and other works by Paul Gauguin, the Paris stockbroker turned noble savage and made two visits to Tahiti and the South Pacific… Read more
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cover of Wassily Kandinsky, Ten Reproductions Inf Colour Collotype of works in Watercolor and Gouache

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Basle/New York; [1952]: Holbein Pub. Co./British Book Centere. Folio. Issued as portfolio in ten sections with ten reproductions in colour collotype of water color and gouache works of Kandinsky who is generally regarded as the great pioneer of abstract art those his desire for spirituality and music were major impulses he attempted to capture. He left Nazi Germany for… Read more
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Drawings and Water Colors for the Ballet

by Chagall, Marc; Jacques Lassaigne

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1969
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New York: Tudor Publishing Co, 1969. Quarto. 155 pages, illustrated with an original lithograph especially made for this edition along with 68 other color plates. This lavish volume is the first to reproduce in full color the exquisite original designs for Aleko, The Firebird and Daphnis and Chloe. Included are both decorations and costumes; sketches for dancers, monsters, peasants,… Read more
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cover of A Suite of 180 Drawings By Picasso; November 28, 1954-February 3, 1954; Picasso the Human Comedy

A Suite of 180 Drawings By Picasso; November 28, 1954-February 3, 1954; Picasso the Human Comedy

by Picasso, Pablo; Michael Leiris, Rebecca West; E. Terlade

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New York; (1954): Harcourt, Brace & Company. Folio. xi, 30 pages [200 pages of plates). These drawings were made less than a year before his death. In that year, it is a touching thought that paid repeated visits to a neighbor, Matisse, who was already confined to his bed. Clearly, this was a productive year where these remarkable drawings… Read more
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Bularskoto Izkustvo/Ancien Art of Bulgare

by Filow, Bogdan D.

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1924
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Sofia: Naroden Muei, 1924. Quarto. 128pp., 85 textual illustrations and 58 plates of which 10 are in color and tipped in. Filov was a Bulgarian archaeologist, art historian and polititan. He was also Prime Minister of Bulgaria during World War II. On the other hand, he established the Commissariat for Jewish Affairs about the Jews in Bulgaria. He had… Read more
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New York; (1953): Praeger. Octavo. 61 pages [2]pp. The concluding note by Sibyl Moholy-Nagy discusses the thought of Klee who described a point as a line in motion and drawing as a "line going for a walk". This work was based on his lectures and one of the seminal explanations of Bauhaus theory. Bound in gray cloth stamped in… Read more
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