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Drawings of Michelangelo: 103 Drawings in Facscimile
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Drawings of Michelangelo: 103 Drawings in Facscimile

by Michelangelo Buonarroti; Paola Barocchi; Mario Salmi; Charles De Tolnay; Anna Teresa Callen

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New York; Nd(ca.1965): George Braziller. Folio. 23 unnumbered pages, 103 plates (i..e, 151 (10 are folded). An anthology of the artist's drawings with critical notes by Paola Barocchi. The importance of this work is it demonstrates the various stages and the phases of his work. Each plate has a printed oversheet presenting the history of the work. Bound in… Read more about this item
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Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy: Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonia National
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Resplendence of the Spanish Monarchy: Renaissance Tapestries and Armor from the Patrimonia National

by Ortiz, Antonio Dominguez; Concha Herrero Carretero and Jose A. Godoy

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New York(1992): Metropolitan Museum of Art. Quarto. 172 pages, with over 150 illustrations in color. Bibliography, Index. With the era of Charles V and Philip II, the wealth of the new world allowed them to buy the finest tapestries and armor from Italy and Flanders. The remarkable beauty of this collection dazzles the eyes. One of the great exhibitions… Read more about this item
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This is a Pipe. The Evolution of the Glass Pipe and Its Artists
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This is a Pipe. The Evolution of the Glass Pipe and Its Artists

by Fahey, Nicholas and Brad Melshenker

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Np; [2000]: Pipe Publishing LLC. First Edition. Quarto. First printing. 243(1) pp. These pipes are the most beautiful pipes I have ever seen. Extremely detailed and colorful. 50 artists were selected to feature their pipes in this book. The main criteria were that the artist be relevant in the medium today and be actively creating art that continues to… Read more about this item
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The Holy Land; Syria, Idumea and Arabia [together with] Egypt and Nubia
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The Holy Land; Syria, Idumea and Arabia [together with] Egypt and Nubia

by Roberts, David

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2010
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The Folio Society, 2010. Limited Edition. Large Folio. A beautiful work. 6 volumes in two. Limited to 1000 copies for members only. The present set is #30. Another 20 lettered copies were published but not for sale. This set was reproduced using the first edition held in The John Rylands Library. It also reproduced every word and image from… Read more about this item
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

by Carroll, Lewis and Salvador Dali (signed)

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1969
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New York/France: Maecenas Press-Random House, 1969. Limited Edition. Folio. # 1638 of 2500 numbered portfolios printed in France on Mandeure paper, signed in pencil on the titlepage by Salvadore Dali and includes 12 color woodcut remarque illustrations. One original color etching signed in the plate, contents loose as issued in gilt-lettered cloth chemise housed within a 1/4 morocco over… Read more about this item
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Museo De Prado Catalogo De Pintures
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Museo De Prado Catalogo De Pintures

by Matias Diaz Padron

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1975
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Madrid: Prado Museum, 1975. Small Quarto. In two volumes: Volume I is the text volume with no pagination. Volume II: 335pp. illustrative volume. This first volume gives reference to those paintings in volume II. The plate volume reproduces most of the paintings studied in the Prado Museum's catalog of 17th century Flemish painting. Below each painting appears the Prad… Read more about this item
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Jaquerior e Il Realismo Gotico in Piemonte
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Jaquerior e Il Realismo Gotico in Piemonte

by Griseri, Andreina

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Torino; (1966): Edizioni D'Arte Fratelli Posso. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 4000 copies. The present copy is #1593. Italian language. Illustrated in color and in black and white. Fundamental monograph on the highest figure of Piedmontese Gothic painting. It is among the main works of the esteemed art history scholar who was a true protagonist of the Turin cultural… Read more about this item
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The Impressionists; a Retrospective and the Post-Impressionist; a Retrospective (2 Volume Set)
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The Impressionists; a Retrospective and the Post-Impressionist; a Retrospective (2 Volume Set)

by Kapos, Martha (editor)

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(London, 1991 and 1993): Beaux Arts Editions. Quarto. Each volume contains 380 pages and is profusely illustrated. One volume with 116 full color plates and 117 plates in black and white, (some folding), the other volume contains 119 full color plates and 125 in black and white (some folding. The first volume traces the important rebellion of the early… Read more about this item
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Souvenirs D'un Directeur Des Beaux-arts
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Souvenirs D'un Directeur Des Beaux-arts

by Chennevieres-Pointel, Charles-Philippe De

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Paris; 1883, 85, 86, 88 and 89: Aux Beureaux De L'Artiste. Quarto. Preface by Jacques Foucart, 5 fascicles bound into 2 volumes. There were reprints of this item in the 1970's but the originals with all five parts are very scarce. Chennevières, who collected and was associated with the major artists of the Second Empire, who was known also… Read more about this item
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Na Peter Pauwel Rubens: Bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de Vlaamsche Kunst, documenten uit den kunsthandel to Antwerpen in de XVII °eeuw van Matthijs Musson

Na Peter Pauwel Rubens: Bronnen voor de geschiedenis van de Vlaamsche Kunst, documenten uit den kunsthandel to Antwerpen in de XVII °eeuw van Matthijs Musson

by Denuce, Dr. Jan

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1949
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Antwerp: Uitgave De Sikkel, 1949. Large Octavo. cviii, 457(1) pp., including index, illustrated, unopened. Volume 5 of the series. This volume describes Flemish artists and their works of the 17th century. A very good copy bound in stiff paper wraps lettered in black, spine lettering black, minor wear to spine ends, some toning to edges of wrappers, internally fresh… Read more about this item
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Starobulgarskoto Izkustvo/L'Ancien Art of Bulgare
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Starobulgarskoto Izkustvo/L'Ancien Art of Bulgare

by Filov, Bogdan D.

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1924
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Sofiia: Naroden Muei, 1924. First Edition. Quarto. Russian text. vii, 128 pages. 85 textual figures and 58 plates of which 10 are in color and tipped in. Filov was a Bulgarian archaeologist, art historian and politician. He was also Prime Minister of Bulgaria during World War II. On the other hand, he established the Commissariat for Jewish Affairs about… Read more about this item
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Fletcher Martin
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Fletcher Martin

by Martin, Fletcher, William Saroyan and Barbara Ebersole

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1954
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Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 1954. First Edition. Quarto. Frontispiece, 51pp., inscribed by Fletcher Martin "To/Judy and Ron/with best wishes/Fletcher Martin/1966". Foreword by William Saroyan and a commentary by Barbara Ebersole. Illustrated with examples of the artist's works in black and white. Bound in rust cloth lettered in black, spine lettering black, black endpapers, a very nice copy in… Read more about this item
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An Artist in Italy
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An Artist in Italy

by Tyndale, Walter

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[London, nd]: Hodder and Stoughton. Quarto. 306(1) pp., illustrated in color with 26 tipped in plates from the original watercolors of Tyndale. Tyndale decided that Italy itself was too large an area to paint or write about, so he decided to write and illustrate Venice and to the hill towns of Tuscany. A very nice copy bound in blue… Read more about this item
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, and Their City
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The Makers of Florence: Dante, Giotto, Savonarola, and Their City

by Oliphant, Mrs. [Margaret}

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London: Macmillan and Co, 1891. Octavo. Frontispiece, xx, 420 pages. The author is now considered one of the finest women writers of the era. Though she was free from much of the conventions tolerated by many women writers, she wrote with intelligence about Europe and society that was detached from her societal connections. However, when she read Hardy's Jude… Read more about this item
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Stairway San Gabriel Mission
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Stairway San Gabriel Mission

by Eskey, W.A.

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Etching titled in pencil by the artist "Stairway, San Gabriel Mission", late 1920's or 1930's, signed in the plate lower left by listed California artist WILLIAM A. ESKEY (1891-1937), and signed in pencil. 12 1/2" by 7 ¾. The scene is an iconic one, often captured by artists enamored of the charm and romance of California's early days. Much… Read more about this item
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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 about this item
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Taos Artists and Their Patrons 1898-1950
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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 about this item
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Tisa Schulenburg
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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 about this item
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Tierfabeln Des Aesop
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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 about this item
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Daphnis and Chloe (signed by Illustrator John Austen)
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Daphnis and Chloe (signed by Illustrator John Austen)

by Thornley, George and John Austen(illustrator)

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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 about this item
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