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O'Keeffe: The Life of an American Legend

by Jeffrey Hogrefe

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Published
December 1999
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Near Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780553380699
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New York: Random House, December 1999. Trade Paperback. First Thus / full number line. Near Fine. Text unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. Black remainder mark to read cover. xvi + 432 pages. One of this century's most beloved and celebrated artists, Georgia O'Keeffe transmitted her most intimate feelings onto her canvases. But the details of… Read more
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Artist in Iowa, A Life of Grant Wood

by Darrell Garwood

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Published
December 1944
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: W.W. Norton, December 1944. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Very Good, no jacket. Prior owner's book plate to front pastedown. Text appears unmarked. Spine straight and tight, tail bumped. Not from a library. No remainder mark. 259 pages. 6 B&W plates. 23 cm. Grant Wood was a strange mixture of dungareed simplicity and sophisticated aloofness. Critics see this in… Read more
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Cedar Rapids, Tall Corn and High Technology : A Pictorial History

by Ernie Danek

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Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780897810210
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Woodland Hills, California: Windsor Publications, 1980. Hardcover. First Edition (stated). Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Date and bookplate to FFEP. Text unmarked. Spine straight and tight. Rubbing and chipping to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 232 pages. Profusely illustrated.
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American Gothic : A Life of America's Most Famous Painting

by Steven Biel

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393059120
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$18.45

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New York: W.W. Norton, 2005. Hardcover. First Edition / full number line. Laid-in book reviews from the Washington Post and the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight, tail slightly bumped. Jacket clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 215 pages. 8 pages of color plates. Is… Read more
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American Gothic : The Biography of Grant Wood's American Masterpiece

by Thomas Hoving

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Published
June 2005
Condition
Very Good+
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781596091481
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$7.95

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New York: Chamberlain Bros, June 2005. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. Very Good+. Gift inscription on title page. Lightly tanned. Otherwise as new. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Corners sharp. Covers clean and bright. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 165 pages
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Grant Wood's Studio : Birthplace of American Gothic

by Jane Milosch

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Published
2005
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9783791333250
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Cedar Rapids: Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and Munich / New York: Prestel, 2005. Trade Paperback. First Edition (no additional printings listed). As New. Pristine inside and out. Not damaged. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 143 pages. 11 x 9.5 x 0.5 inches. Profusely illustrated in chiefly in color. Catalogue of the exhibition Grant Wood… Read more
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Cedar Rapids : Our people, our story, Vol. 1

by Angie Kramer (project manager); Phyllis Fleming (editor); Mark Bowden (preface)

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Published
November 2004
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Very Good
ISBN
9780976055808
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Cedar Rapids: The Gazette, November 2004. Hardcover with pictorial covers, no jacket. Very Good. Gift inscription to title page. Spine head lightly bumped. At least one corrective note penned in text. Not from a library. No remainder mark. iv + 156 pages. More than 300 black & white photographs made by amateur and professional photographers recording every day life in… Read more
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Einstein, Picasso : Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc

by Arthur I. Miller

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Published
March 2002
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New
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First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780465018604
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New York: Basic Books, March 2002. Trade Paperback. First Paperback Edition / full number line. New. No remainder mark. Not damaged. 357 pages. The most important scientist of the twentieth century and the most important artist had their periods of greatest creativity almost simultaneously and in remarkably similar circumstances. This fascinating parallel biography of Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso… Read more
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The Eye of Thomas Jefferson

by William Howard Adams

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Published
December 1992
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Fine
ISBN
9780826208798
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Charlottesville, Virginia : Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation ; Columbia, Missouri: University of Missouri Press, December 1992. Hardcover. Second Edition, First Printing / full number line. Fine book in a Fine jacket. Very slight shelf wear is the only indication that this 30 year-old book is not brand new. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xli + 411… Read more
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Freak Power : Hunter S. Thompson's Campaign for Sheriff

by Daniel Joseph Watkins; Bob Braudis (foreword); Ajax Phillips (ed)

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Published
2020
Condition
New
Edition
Expanded Second Edition
ISBN
9780996454506
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Aspen, Colorado: Meat Possum Press, 2020. Hardcover. Expanded Second Edition. Black linen over heavy boards with blind-stamp lettering and gonzo freak power fist. Signed by Daniel Joseph Watkins (author) and Sheriff Bob (Bob Braudis) on Half Title page. New. Not a remainder. Not damaged. 224 pages. Profusely illustrated. Heavy book; possible extra charges for expedited or international shipping. Hunter S.… Read more
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Amy Vanderbilt's Etiquette

by Amy Vanderbilt

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Published
1972
Condition
Very Good
Edition
New Revised Edition
ISBN
9780894860836
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Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1972. Hardcover. New Revised Edition. Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering to spine in a red jacket. Thumb-indexed. Very Good book in a Very Good jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and solid, ends bumped. Light discoloration to boards. Edgewear and spine fading to dust jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped… Read more
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Kovels' American Collectibles, 1900-2000

by Ralph Kovel; Terry Kovel

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Published
July 2007
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780609808917
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$11.90

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New York: Random House Reference, July 2007. Trade Paperback. First Edition / full number line. As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xiv + 472 pages. Hundreds of full-color photos. A gorgeously illustrated guide to American collectibles and treasures of the twentieth century. From eggbeaters to elegant furnishings, porcelain to plastic, Bakelite to… Read more
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The Mande Blacksmiths: Knowledge, Power, and Art in West Africa (Traditional Arts of Africa)

by Patrick McNaughton

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Published
March 1993
Condition
Near Fine
ISBN
9780253207982
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Bloomington & Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, March 1993. Midland Books, 798. Second printing. Traditional Arts of Africa Series. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Sun fading to spine and cover edge. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. xxiv + 241 pages. 77 plates. Two maps. 6.1 x 9.25 inches. Examining the… Read more
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The Santa Fe Opera: An American Pioneer

by Phillip Huscher

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Published
July 2006
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780865345508
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Santa Fe, New Mexico: The Santa Fe Opera, July 2006. Hardcover. Bright red linen over boards with blind-stamped titles in pictorial jacket. Near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. One inch stain to rear endpaper and a light scratch to rear cover. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 200 pages. Many color and B&W photos. 28… Read more
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Fairfax County in Virginia : a Pictorial History

by Ross Netherton; Nan Netherton

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Published
1989
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780898653199
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Virginia Beach, Virginia: The Donning Company, 1986. Fifth Printing, 1994. Hardcover. Fine book in a Fine JAcket. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 216 pages. Illustrated with more than 380 photos, drawings, and maps.
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Delhi Agra & Jaipur : The Glorious Cities

by Reeta Khullar; Rupinder Khullar

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Published
2004
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Revised Edition
ISBN
9788190087049
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New Delhi: Frontline Books, 2004. Trade Paperback. Revised Edition. Near Fine. Interior pristine. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Light shelf/reading wear. 96 pages of beautiful color photographs and geographical descriptions of Delhi, Agra, and Jaipur. Architectural and agricultural information as well as all key visiting sites for tourists.
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The Cathedral (The Great Courses, 7868, DVD)

by William R. Cook

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Published
2010
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781598036954
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. Fine. Twenty-four 30-minute lectures on four Fine DVDs in a Fine original cases along with a Fine 145-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. To step inside a Gothic cathedral is to step inside the visual essence of the Christian faith—a world… Read more
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2009. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Featuring more than 1,000 visuals Experiencing Rome draws on computer animations of Roman villas, actual artifacts,… Read more
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The Italian Renaissance (The Great Courses, 3970, DVD)

by Kenneth R. Bartlett

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Published
2005
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781598030600
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Chantilly, Virginia: Teaching Company. DVD. 2005. Fine. Thirty-six 30-minute lectures on six Fine DVDs in three Fine original cases along with a Fine 147-page paperback Course Guidebook. No shrink-wrap, otherwise As New. Pristine inside and out. Not from a library. Suitable for gifting. Professor Kenneth Bartlett helps you appreciate the Italian Renaissance as the moment in history when culture… Read more
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Whistling Steam: Romance of Indian Rails (Pocket Art Series)

by Dileep Prakash

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Published
2002
Condition
New
ISBN
9788174361875
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New Delhi: Lustre Press / Roli Books, 2002. Paperback. As New. Not damaged. No remainder mark. Not from a library. 64 pages. This souvenir book is presented in a postcard-size format of 64 pages, with 16 pages of text and 24 black & white plates on art card, with descriptive captions.
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