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Major Paintings; April 15 - May 9, 1981

By Milton Avery

New York, New York: Grace Borgenicht Gallery, 1981. First edition thus. Brochure-saddle-stitched. Near Fine. Octavo oblong, 9" tall, unpaginated (approx. 20 pages), color and b&w prints; plum colored wraps. Includes a frontispiece b&w photograph of artist and images for 14 paintings. A near fine, original catalog for gallery exhibition.

$9.50

Carl Larsson's Home: a colorful glimpse inside

By Ulf Hard af Segerstad; Karl-Erik Granath (pictures)

Reading, Massachusetts: Addison Wesley , 1978. First edition thus. Pictorial Wraps. Near fine. Oblong quarto, 8 1/2" x 7 7/8", unpaginated (approx 72 pages) color illustration throughout, stiff color illustrated wraps, Anear fine, clean, neat soft covber over all with minor shelf wear, binding solid, paper clean.

$9.50

An Actor
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An Actor

By Brooke Goffstein

New York, New York: Harper & Row, 1987. First printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Duodecimo, 7 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approx 30), white boards A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with little shelf wear, ; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, only lightly worn, dust jacket with a clipped corner but original price still present

$9.50

Magic Eye: a new way of looking at the world; 3D illusions
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Magic Eye: a new way of looking at the world; 3D illusions

By N. E. Thing Enterprises

Kansas City, MO: Andrews and McMeel, 1994. thirteenth printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Oblong, quarto, 8 3/4" x 11 1/4" 32 pages, color illustrations throughout, illustrated boards. A fine clean neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper clean. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$6.50

Caravaggio: painter of miracles [Eminent Lives]
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Caravaggio: painter of miracles [Eminent Lives]

By Francine Prose

New York, New York: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2001. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 149 pages; color photographs, Maroon quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean hardcover first edition with light shelf wear, but a tapoe pull to the paper surface of the half-title page and very light stain to the front endpaper ; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket, with a small edge tear and original price present

$7.50

Indian Rock Art of the Southwest
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Indian Rock Art of the Southwest

By Polly Schaafsma

Albuquerque, New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press / School of American Research Book, 1980. First paperback edition. Original Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 10" tall, xii + 379 pages, stiff illustrated wraps; with b&w drawings and photographs (some color). A very good clean soft cover first edition, with minor shelf wear, cover creased, spine color faded, slight exterior soiling; binding tight, paper white with some minor interior soiling and fore-edge foxing.

$9.50

A Treasury of the Great Children's Book Illustrators

By Susan E. Meyer

New York, New York: Abradale Press / Harry N. Abrams, 1987. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Originally published by Abrams in 1983. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 272 pages, illustrated with both color and b&w illustrations throughout, brown cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket.

$19.00

Fashion in Detail: from the 17th and 18th Centuries
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Fashion in Detail: from the 17th and 18th Centuries

By Avril Hart and Susan North; Richard Davis (photographs); Leonie Davis (drawings)

New York, New York: Rizzoli, 2000. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Near fine. Signed by Avril Hart on the title pages. Prior hardcover edition 1998. Quarto 12" tall, 223 pages; profusely illustrated, mostly in color, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light shelf wear, one corner slightly bumped, binding solid, internal paper clean and white, with a previous owner's bookplate on the half-title page.

$65.00

The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting
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The Age of Watteau, Chardin, and Fragonard: Masterpieces of French Genre Painting

By Colin B. Bailey: Philip Conisbee, Thomas W. Gaehtgens

New York, New York: Yale University Press, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12 1/2" tall, ix + 412 pages, illustrated in color throughout, black boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with rubbing at the top and bottom edges of the backstrip.

$65.00

Thomas Gainsborough 1727 - 1788
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Thomas Gainsborough 1727 - 1788

By Michael Rosenthal and Martin Myrone; Rica Jones, Martin Postle, Diane Perkins, Christine Riding and Louise Hayward

New York, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2002. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12" tall, 294 pages, beige cloth with gilt titles; color and b&w illustrations throughout. A fine, neat clean hardcover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly rubbed dust jacket.

$30.00

Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed
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Johan Zoffany RA: Society Observed

By Martin Postle; Clarissa Campbell Orr, Jesisica David, Gillian Forrester, Charles Greig, Maya Jasanoff, Kate Retford, Robin Simon and MaryAnne Stevens

New York, New York: Yale University Press, 2011. Revised Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Fine. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, 312 pages, illustrated in color throughout, black cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket.

$28.50

New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century
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New Art City: Manhattan at Mid-Century

By Jed Perl

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. First edition, first printing. Decorative Boards. Near Fine/Near fine. Small quarto, 9 2/3" tall, x + 642 pages with black and white intertextual illustrations, illustrated boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper white with very slight bumping to the fore-cornerss. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$16.50

Los Cuatrocentcentistas Catalanes: historia da la Pintura en Cataluna en el siglo XV.Obra premiada por la Junta Municipal de Bellas Artes de Barcelona e illustrada con 180 fotograbados. Tome I: Primera Mitad Del siglo XV; Tomo II: Segunda Mitad Del siglo XV

By S. Sanpere y Miquel

Barcelona, Spain: Libreria L'Avenc, 1906. First edition thus. Original Wraps. Good +. Text in Spanish. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, vol. 1: vii + 319 pages + plates; vol. 2: 284 pages + 103 documentos and index + black and white plates, unbound as issued for private binding. A good plus, clean, soft cover overall, interiors very good--clean and unread, with signatures uncut--but text paper yellowed, plate pages only lightly yellowed, exterior wraps worn, covers more yellowed, loose and spines chipped. Still worth binding.

$45.00

Paul Klee: [an Abrams Art Book Folio]

By Will Grohmann

New York, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1955. First printing. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Very Good -. Folio, 15" tall, 6 pages text and black and white illlustration, plus 16 folio pages loose with 16 tipped on color plates, stiff illustrated wraps, very good minus over all, interior clean, paper lightly yellowed, cover moderately worn primarily at the corners, the spine chipped and top and bottom edges.

$9.50

Mantegna: La Cappella Ovetari nella Chiesa Degli Eremitani

By Giuseppe Fiocco (text)

Padova, Italy: Collezione Silvana, 1944. First edition. Portfolio (unbound). Good +. This was printed in Italy and is numbered '645'. Folio, 15 " tall, 40 pages of Italian text plus 23 listed color plates, spine cloth over printed boards. A good plus copy over all, interior clean, folio pages light to moderately yellowed, plates bright, BUT cover is worn primarily at corners, lightly soiled and dampstained at the bottom fore-corner, spine badly chipped, binding cracked, paper light to noderately yellowed. Original glassine wrapper missing.

$12.50

Velazquez: sechs farbige wiedergaben nach gemalden aus dem Prado-Museum (Meisterwerke Europaischer Malerei)

By Jose Ortega Y Gasset (text)

Bern, Switzerland: Iris Verlag, 1939. First edition. Portfolio (unbound). Good +. This was printed in Switzerland. Folio, 15 " tall, 24 pages of German text plus 6 listed color plates tipped on, stiff illustrated wraps, a good plus over all, interior clean, folio pages light to moderately yellowed, tipped on plates bright, but cover is lightly soiled and worn, primarily at corners with one corner chipped away and the spine taped

$35.00

Velazquez: sechs farbige wiedergaben nach gemalden aus dem Prado-Museum (Meisterwerke Europaischer Malerei)

By Jose Ortega Y Gasset (text)

Bern, Switzerland: Iris Verlag, 1939. First edition. Portfolio (unbound). Good +. This was printed in Switzerland but is the first English edition. Folio, 15 1/4" tall, 21 pages of text plus 4 of 6 listed color plates tipped in (two missing), cloth spine and boards, a good plus over all, interior clean, folio pages light to moderately yellowed, tipped on plates bright, but cover is lightly soiled and worn, primarily at corners with one corner chipped away and the cloth spine frayed away.

$19.00

MIRO: masterpieces of French Painting

By Raymond Queneau (introduction)

New York, New York: Albert Skira, c. 1951. First edition thus. Portfolio (unbound). Very good. Dating uncertain. A biography in the text offers the latest date as being 1951. A French language version appears to have been issued in 1949 but that predates one of the works in this collection. This was printed in Switzerland. Folio, 15 1/4" tall, 8 pages of English text plus 9 of 10 listed (1 missing) tipped on color plates, stiff illustrated wraps (1 of 9 color plates tipped onto on cover), very good minus over all, interior clean, folio pages loose, cover moderately worn primarily at corners with thin clear wrapper tattered but having kept the covers relatively clean, text paper moderately yellowed, the spine slightly chipped and top and bottom edges, plate color bright.

$35.00

Picasso: Peintres Epoques Bleue et Rose

By Denys Sutton (introduction

Paris, France: Les Editions Du Chene, 1948. First edition thus. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Good +. Text in French. Folio, 15" tall, 8 pages text + 1 b&w + 16 tipped on color plates pages unbound, stiff illustrated wraps with illustrated tipped on. Good plus over all, interior prints near fine, clean, but print background pages and text pages are moderately yellowed; cover is worn and lightly soiled, fore-corner tips chipped, spine is badly chipped and front and back have separated.

$75.00

Nudes: as seen by Watteau, Ingres, Manet, Degas, Renoir, Gauguin, Chabas, Besnard, Van Gogh, Henner

By Camille Mauclair (text)

New York, New York: The Art Book Publications, 1939. First edition. Portfolio (unbound). Good +. This was printed in Paris by Hyperion. Folio, 15 1/4" tall, 8 pages of English text plus 9 of 10 listed color plates (1 missing) tipped on, stiff illustrated wraps, a good plus over all, interior clean, folio pages light to moderately yellowed, tipped on plates bright, but cover is light soiled and worn, primarily at corners, the spine chipped away

$35.00

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