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image of Harvest the Sun; Solar Construction in the Snowbelt

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Ayer's Cliff: Ayer's Cliff Centre for Solar Research [0-920668-01-1] 1978. (Oblong 4to paperback) 146pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, diagrams, plans, photographs, index. The corners are lightly worn. "The application of solar energy in its various forms for the needs of man is not new. For thousands of years, we have been drying our crops… Read more
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Ancient Jewish Art; East and West

by Sed-Rajna, Gabrielle

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9780890098431
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$89.25

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Secaucas: Chartwell Books [0-89009-843-3] 1985. (Folio hardcover) 237pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Map, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, plans, diagrams, glossary, notes, bibliography, index. "This book presents a wide range of images, many included here for the first time in a published working, showing the principal aspects of… Read more
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Mediaeval Art

by Morey, Charles Rufus

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company 1942. (4to) 412pp. Very good plus, no dust jacket. Illustrated map endpapers, illustrated frontispiece, illustrations, photographs, index. There is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper, minor underlining in red pencil around page 337 and minor notation in red pencil on the rear free endpaper. "One… Read more
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image of Bill Reid; Beyond the Essential Form (Publisher series: Museum Note.)

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Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press [0-7748-0263-4] 1986. (4to stiff paper covers) 58pp. Near fine. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, notes. A previous owner's inscription on the front free endpaper. "Bill Reid, master artist, goldsmith, carver, writer, and spokesman, has been widely acclaimed as the pivotal force in the rediscovery and… Read more
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Metaphysical Art

by Carra, Massimo (With Ewald Rathke & Patrick Waldberg.)

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New York: Praeger Publishers 1971. (Hardcover) 216pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, chronology, bibliography, index. "An Italian cousin to Surrealism, pittura metafisica was born of a revolt against the cold and mechanical aspects of Cubism. Founded by two artists of genius, Carlo Carra… Read more
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image of Effigy Tumuli; The Reemergence of Ancient Mound Building

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New York: Harry N. Abrams [0-8109-1166-3] 1990. (Square 4to) 131pp. Very good plus in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, plans, diagrams. The covers are lightly faded at the top edge and the top corners are a bit bumped. "Effigy Tumuli, dedicated in 1985, has been described as 'the most… Read more
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image of The New Downtowns; Rebuilding Business Districts

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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company [0-07-051369-4] 1976. (4to) 330pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Photographs and illustrations, plans, diagrams, index. The bottom corner of the front cover is worn, there is a small pink discoloration to the bottom edge and the dust jacket is edgeworn. "If you are concerned with rescuing and… Read more
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image of Solar Dwelling Concepts; A Basic Guide to Solar Heating and Residential Design

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New York: Drake Publishers Inc [0-8473-1574-6] 1977. (Oblong 4to paperback) 144pp. Very good. Illustrations, photographs, diagrams, plans, bilbiography. The back cover is lightly creased in a few places. "Interest in applications of solar heating has increased rapidly with the growing realization by Americans that conventional sources of energy are diminishing. But knowledge of how… Read more
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The Italian Garden

by James, Geoffrey

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9780810934566
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$42.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [0-8109-3456-6] 1991. (Oblong 4to hardcover) 128pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Photographs, notes. "For nearly a decade, Geoffrey James has been photographing the gardens of Italy, portraying in extraordinary panoramic black-and-white photographs the scale, design, and architecture of these glorious places. His camera is a 1920s Kodak Panoramic,… Read more
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Togu Na; The African Dogon; 'House of Men, House of Words'

by Spini, Tito (With Sandro Spini.)

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ISBN
9780847800865
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$68.25

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New York: Rizzoli [0-8478-0086-5] 1976. (4to) 251pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. The spine is lightly cocked and the dust jacket is lightly edgeworn at the spine and corners. "One thousand years ago the African Dogon escaped persecution from neighboring tribes by building their habitats… Read more
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image of Vivat Vamp! An Album of Photographs in Praise of the Vamp from Mae West to Marilyn Monroe, from Marlene Dietrich to Brigitte Bardot

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London: Dennis Dobson 1965, 1st printing. (Square hardcover) 118pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Photographs, illustrations, the dust jacket is lightly chipped and edgeworn at the corners and top of the spine and the top corner of the front panel is lightly scraped. "I recently wrote this Foreword, and asked… Read more
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image of The City in Mind; Meditations on the Urban Condition

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New York: The Free Press [0-684-84591-1] 2003. (Trade paperback) 273pp. Very good plus. Notes, index. The spine is a little faded. "In the highly acclaimed the Geography of Nowhere, James Howard Kunstler declared suburbia 'a tragic landscape' and fueled a fierce debate over how we will live in twenty-first-century America. Here, Kunstler turns his… Read more
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Italian Painting 1200-1600

by Dewald, Ernest T.

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston 1961. (Small 4to) 613pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated map endpapers, illustrations, notes, diagrams, plans, appendix, bibliography, index. The dust jacket is rubbed and edgeworn and there is some notation in pencil throughout the text. "The extraordinary development of Italian painting from 1200-1600 is graphically… Read more
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image of The English Town; A History of Urban Life

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New Haven: Yale University Press [0-300-04635-9] 1990. (4to) 330pp. Fine in near fine dust jacket. Color illustrated endpapers, black and white and color photographs and illustrations, plans, diagrams, notes, index. "Over the last fifty years, in wartime and in peace, English towns and cities have suffered greatly, but they remain a most precious asset.… Read more
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Soviet Art in Exile

by Golomshtok, Igor (With Alexander Glezer.) (Edited by Michael Scammell.)

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9780394416441
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New York: Random House [0-394-41644-9] 1977. (Small 4to) 172pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color illustrations, photographs, diagrams, chronology, bibliography. The spine has a slight twist and there is a previous owner's book plate on the title page. "This beautifully illustrated book illuminates the surpriising world… Read more
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The Art of Playboy

by Bradbury, Ray

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ISBN
9780912383194
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$42.00

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New York: Alfred Van Der Marck Editions [0-912383-19-4] 1985. (4to) 184pp. Very good plus in very good plus dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs and illustrations, index. The dust jacket is price-clipped. "In 1954, Hugh Hefner set out to create a publication that would be unique. He appointed Chicago artist Art Paul… Read more
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Klee Wyck

by Carr, Emily (Memoirs of Emily Carr.)

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Toronto: Oxford University Press 1942, 2nd printing. (Hardcover) 155pp. Very good, no dust jacket. Tan cloth with brown and gold title to cover and spine. Color illustrated frontispiece. Lightly worn and sun-faded, the spine is gently cocked and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. "Klee Wyck is made up… Read more
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image of Dictionary of Symbols in Art; The Illustrated Key to Western Painting and Sculpture

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London: Duncan Baird Publishers [1-900131-89-7] 2000. (Trade paperback) 240pp. Near fine. Duotone illustrations, indices. "Decipher the religious and mythological themes and symbols that have influenced Western painting and sculpture for hundreds of years. Covering saints, heroes, heroines, miracles, martyrs, transformations and much else besides, the Dictionary of Symbols in Art guides us through the… Read more
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image of Postmodern Currents; Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media

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Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall [0-13-158759-5] 1997. (Trade paperback) 319pp. Very good plus. Illustrations, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. "Postmodern Currents: Art and Artists in the Age of Electronic Media explores in detail the growing impact of video and computer technologies, and of the Internet, on aesthetic experience and examines the emerging role of the… Read more
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David Bailey / Birth of the Cool; 1957-1969

by Bailey, David (Edited by Martin Harrison.)

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ISBN
9780670888184
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New York: Viking Studio [0-670-88818-4] 1999, 1st printing. (Folio hardcover) 273pp. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. Black and white and color photographs, index. The covers are lightly edgeworn and the dust jacket is edgeworn at the top of the spine. "No photographer had a greater impact on the 1960s than David Bailey.… Read more
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