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Dibujos de los Siglos XIV al XX. Coleccion Woodner. Museo del Prado, 4 de diciembre 1986 / 31 de enero 1987

Madrid: Fundacion Amigos del Museo del Prado, 1986. Paperback. 317p., alkaline cream-colored paperstock throughout, fine exhibit photography in color, each fullpage plate facing a page of extensive comment. Large paperbound in 11.5x9 inch frenchfold wraps, we see a dealer's faint pencillings on the first blank (partially erased), an else clean sound unmarked copy.

$30.00

The Rose of Auzenburg; An Historical Romance. The Balkan War Scare of 1907 and Forces Which Led to the World War of 1914. Second edition

By Norton, Mary Latham

San Francisco: self-published by author as The Mercury Press, 1947. Hardcover. 304p., plus 1p newspaper reviews of the original NY issue, plus a few illustrations on inserted coated stock; hardbound in 8x5 inch decorated green cloth boards gilt-titled. Front hinge mildly cracked, slight edgewear to boards, a good clean copy inscribed and signed on front free endpaper, datelining Hayward; an on-line vita states that Norton lived in San Francisco and helmed a Scots-ancestry newsletter. This item is a silly story of imaginary East European bluebloods.

$15.00

The Social History of Art. Volume one, Volume two [complete set]

By Hauser, Arnold

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1952. Hardcover. Second printing of the British first issue, "physically very handsome to handle and to regard," per a review in The Scotsman; xxi, 500, ix, 501-1022p., two volumes in cinnamon-brown openweave cloth gilt, in dust jackets. The djs are a little edgeworn, both front free endpapers have an ownership stamp, v.1 bears instances of underlines (pencil) in early chapters, v.2 spine panel has a small shallow dent near the head, visible but not perturbing. A good-looking set in generally good condition.

$30.00

Mountain Days in the Highlands and Alps. With illustrations by the author

By Walker, J. Hubert

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. 320p., numerous photoillustrations reproduced clearly in sepia and blue-tint photogravure (scenery, of course) and a couple line-maps. First American edition in cinnamon cloth boards titled black; spine panel is faintly dimmed with handling, back cover bears a short smudge, an otherwise near-fine attractive copy with absolutely sound hinges and no ownership or any other markings. A talented photographer, ably represented in gravure.

$20.00

Essays in Petto

By Summers, the Rev. Montague

London: The Fortune Press, 1928. 183p., a fine big octavo in 9.5x6.5 inch boards gilt, cloth a kind of pleasant oilcloth spine-titled bronze; the bronze a little dimmed with age, perfectly legible. One of an extremely limited run, only seventy, this unnumbered. Thick handmade paper throughout with rubricated titlepage, photographic frontis portrait, top edge rufus-sprinkled, fore and bottom edges heavily deckled and slightly spotted with foxing. Nice copy, very sound, tight and square, no ownership or other markings, the frontis tissue-guard was laid in loose but is still in good shape though toned. Lit crit including a discussion of de Sade (22p.) occasioned by Summers' reading of Henry James Jr.'s The Middle Years and James' account of a luncheon with the Tennysons and Mrs Greville, who was related to de Sade. Only one luncher knew the scandal of the name; Tennyson appeared to know nothing and care less.

$200.00

Joseph Goldyne, Recent Work: Monoprints, Watercolors, Paintings

By Goldyne, Joseph

San Francisco: Quay Gallery, 1975. Paperback. 34p., artwork reproduced fullpage and double-sided, with opaque captioned dividers. Slender softbound 11.5x8 inch color wraps, covers a bit crimped and edgeworn, an else sound clean copy that is inscribed and signed in full ("For Mimi / whose company we love as much as her photographs / Joseph. Sept 1975." Publishing date inferred from artist's inscription.

$30.00

A Decade of Decadence. Toulouse-Lautrec And The Art of La Belle Epoque

By Lautrec, Cheret, Mucha, Legrand, Robbe, Helleu, Tissot (these represented here)

San Francisco: Christopher-Clark Fine Art. Paperback. 48p., highly-glazed alkaline stock with profuse color reproductions (sepia where appropriate) captioned briefly, titlepage printed on metallic gold stock, softbound in 11x8.5 inch decorated wraps. Mildly edgeworn with short crimps along spine panel, gallery business card stapled to cover corner (staples show) with holograph notes on card, a sound clean copy.

$25.00

Les intellectuels, le peuple et la revolution. Histoire du populisme russe au XIX siecle. Traduit de l'Italien par Viviana Paques

By Venturi, Franco

Paris: Gallimard, 1972. Hardcover. 667p., line map, text entirely in French. Hardbound in 8.5x5.5 inch openweave white linen titled red and yellow, in dust jacket. Cloth is touched mildly by foxing; the dj also is foxed and its laminate has lifted up in several areas; item in all other respects is very good. Bibliotheque des histoires.

$18.00

Egon Erwin Kisch, the Raging Reporter; A Bio-Anthology
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Egon Erwin Kisch, the Raging Reporter; A Bio-Anthology

By Segel, Harold B.

West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1987. Hardcover. xiv + 378p., illus., dj, boards, still in shrinkwrap, New.

$60.00

The Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire, 1828-1967
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The Societe des Concerts du Conservatoire, 1828-1967

By Holoman, D. Kern

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2004. xvi, 620p., illustrated with portraits from the several periods, hardbound in 9x6 inch black cloth boards and glossy dust jacket. Please note that, pace titling, text is entirely in the English language. Jacket is very slightly rubbed; this is a fine or near-fine copy, undamaged and unmarked by any ownerships or institutions.

$25.00

Fine Oriental and European Carpets; Sotheby's New York Saturday June 9th 1990, including Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred G. Vanderbilt, Jr ..[et alia]

By Ruprecht, William F., Mary Jo Otsea [and] James A. Ffrench, Specialists in charge for Sotheby's

New York: Sotheby's, 1990. Paperback. Unpaginated, 257 lots, profuse fullpage exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps; a fine copy.

$15.00

European and Oriental Rugs, Carpets and Textiles; Sotheby's London Wednesday 28th April 1993

By Bing, Jacqueline, expert in charge for Sotheby's

London: Sotheby's, 1993. Paperback. 87p., 184 lots, profuse full- and half-page exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps. A nice undamaged, unmarked copy. The very last item is curiously huge, 33x20 feet, expected to bring twenty thousand pounds.

$15.00

Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 21 Kunstauktion, 2 Dez.1998: Antiquitaten

Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1998. Unpaginated, displays items 201-422 from a very large, multi-day, multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slight edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.

$15.00

Fine Oriental and European Carpets; Sotheby's New York Thursday October 1 1998

By Otsea, Mary Jo [and] Emily Moqtaderi, Specialists in charge for Sotheby's

New York: Sotheby's, 1998. Paperback. 164p., lots 93-343 in two sessions (same day), profuse fullpage exhibit photos in color and a few in b&w on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps. A very nice copy all round.

$15.00

Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 21 Kunstauktion, 1 Dez.1998: Zeitgenossische Kunst

Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1998. Unpaginated, displays items 101-173 from a very large, multi-day, multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slight edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.

$15.00

Fine Oriental Rugs and Carpets; Sotheby's New York Saturday June 4th 1988. Property of Various Owners Including: The Collection of the late Mrs. John Black. The Collection of George A. Butler ..Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation ..Estate of Caroline Ryan Foulke ..Benefit of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center ..Mrs. Nelson A. Rockefeller ..Estate of Bertha Tilly

By Ruprecht, William F. [and] Mary Jo Otsea, experts in charge for Sotheby's

New York: Sotheby's, 1988. Paperback. Unpaginated, 285 lots, profuse full- and half-page exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps. Covers have some mild pressure-marks, last half of text leaves are faintly rippled from damp. No adhesions, no obstacles to handling and reading, a good (good-only) copy.

$15.00

Japan Art Auction 1, '71

Tokyo: Nihon Bijistsuhin seri-u shushiki kaisha, 1971. Unpaginated paperback catalog for an auction, mostly Western artists, photos mostly b&w, some in color. Many prices realized are hand-written on the plates. Titles and artists in English, most other text in Japanese.

$17.00

Fine Oriental and European Carpets; Sotheby's New York Tuesday April 7 1992. Property of Various Owners Including: The North Carolina Museum of Art ..Collection of Susan and Lewis Manilow ..Estate of Mary Covington ..h[et al.]

By Ruprecht, William F., Mary Jo Otsea [and] James A. Ffrench, Experts in charge for Sotheby's

New York: Sotheby's, 1992. Paperback. Unpaginated, 256 lots, profuse fullpage exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps with, laid in, a leaf with "Sale Results". Cover has a sun-faded area and a small rough-to-the-touch area (nothing visible) an otherwise unmarred copy, perfectly clean within.

$15.00

European and Oriental Rugs, Carpets and Textiles; Sotheby's London Wednesday July 25 1990

By Bing, Jacqueline [and] Jacqueline Villiers-Stuart, experts in charge for Sotheby's

London: Sotheby's, 1990. Paperback. 121p., 294 lots, profuse full- and half-page exhibit photos in color on high-gloss paperstock. The usual top-of-the-line format: 10.5x8.5 inch coated decorated wraps; laid in is a leaf showing prices realized at this July 25th sale. Aside from a small chip to back cover laminate, a nice unmarked copy.

$15.00

Wiener Kunst Auktionen. 21. Kunstauktion, 1 Dez.1998: Gemalde. Alte Meister und Bilder des 19. und 20. Jahrhunderts

Vienna: Wiener Kunst Auktionen, 1998. Unpaginated, displays items 1-83 from a very large, multi-day, multi-catagory auction. Softbound, 11.5x8.5 inch glossy (super-glossy!) white wraps; slightest edgewear, no markings, a very good copy.

$15.00

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