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Life of Thomas Stothard, R.A.

by BRAY Mrs. (Anna Eliza)

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1851
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$400.00

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London: John Murray, 1851. xxiv, 246, (2), 16 pp. illustrated publisher's advertisements. In contemporary unsigned full pebbled brown morocco, all edges gilt, wide gilt inner dentelles, brown end papers, ribbon marker. Near Fine, slight rubbing at edges. With numerous illustrations from Stothard's works. . First Edition. Pebbled Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Original Water-Color Paintings By John James Audubon for BIRDS OF AMERICA

by Audubon, John James; Introduction by Marshall B. Davidson

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Published
1966
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition Thus
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$250.00

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New York: American Heritage Publishing Co. , 1966. Two volumes brown cloth, leather labels with gilt lettering spines and front covers, decorative end papers, in publisher's slipcase with same decorative paper as end papers with brown cloth label with gilt lettering, books and slipcase are Fine, As Issued. A gorgeous, gift-quality set. Publisher's order postcard laid in. . First Edition… Read more
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Boris Lovet-Lorski The Language of Time

by Bush, Martin H.

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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New York: School of Art Syracuse University, 1967. SCARCE important monograph and essential reference work on the artist Boris Lovet-Lorski. Near Fine, two scratches front cover, bottom corner crease front cover. 95 pp. Numerous photographs. . First Printing. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Square 8vo .
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The Best of Art Young

by Young, Art; Introduction by Heywood Broun

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Published
1936
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$500.00

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New York: The Vanguard Press, 1936. SCARCE, especially so SIGNED BY ARTIST Art Young at front end page "Art Young August 1938 Bethel, Conn". Near Fine, prior owner name, end papers darkened at gutters, in a Very Good dust jacket, moderate wear and small chips at edges of front panel and spine ends. 3 preliminary leaves xi-xix pages, 1… Read more
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DESIGN THIS DAY The Technique of Order in the Machine Age

by Teague, Walter Dorwin

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Published
1940
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1940. Near Fine, slight spine lean, in a Very Good SCARCE dust jacket, small chips and creases at top and bottom edges. Jacket photograph by Paul Kramer, illustrated with numerous black and white photographs. An important mid-century work on design and architecture, uncommon in collectible condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. Wide… Read more
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image of [ Durer Illus.] Oratio Dominica Polyglotta Singularum Linguarum Characteribus Expressa et Delineationibus Alberti Dureri Cincta. Edita a Franz Xaver Stoeger

[ Durer Illus.] Oratio Dominica Polyglotta Singularum Linguarum Characteribus Expressa et Delineationibus Alberti Dureri Cincta. Edita a Franz Xaver Stoeger

by Dureri, Alberti ( Albrecht Durer)

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Published
1838
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$650.00

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Monachii (Munich) : J. B. Dreselly, 1838. RARE. No Date, circa 1838-39. Very Good, edges rubbed, boards lightly spotted, all edges gilt, marbled end papers, bookplates of Robert Wayne Stilwell and Brian Douglas Stilwell front paste down. Portrait frontispiece of Durer with pictorial title page, 43 leaves each containing the Lord's Prayer in a different language, surrounded by decorations by… Read more
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New York: The New Art Scene: Photographs by Ugo Mulas [ Review Copy with Four Photographs Laid in ]

by Text by Alan Solomon; Design by Michele Provinciali

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$3,000.00

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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1967. RARE Review Copy of this groundbreaking behind-the-scenes look into the New York art scene of the 1960s. With four 8" x 10" B&W glossy photos from the book laid in; George Segal's "Couple at the Stairs"; Andy Warhol in his studio; Marcel Duchamp in his Manhattan apartment; and Lee Bontecon, relaxing in her… Read more
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Degeneration

by Nordau, Max

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Published
1895
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1895. His major work, a polemic on the decline of the West, especially so in its art and literature. An immensely successful and important work in its time. This copy from the collection of Frank O. Lowden, 25th Governor of Illinois who also served in the U.S House of Representatives and was an unsuccessful… Read more
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The Book of Mukfa

by Markman, Ronald

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Published
1982
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$100.00

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No Place (Bloomington, IN): The Roll and Mark'um Press, 1982. RARE. Worldcat shows one institutional holding, at Indiana University. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ARTIST Ronald Markman at front end page with original ink drawing, a portrait of the artist, - "To the Salzmans Dottie an(sic) Irv. All the best from the gang in Mukfa Ronald Markman". "Prepared and presented… Read more
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France Illustrated. Two Volumes

by T.(homas) Allom, Illustrator

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Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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London and Paris: Fisher, Son & Co. No date, circa 1840. No author, text attributed to G.N. Wright. Vol. I 80, 40 pp. with 48 engraved full-page plates and engraved title page, Vol.II, paginated 41-60, 48, 24, 24 pp., with 38 full-page plates and engraved title page, 88 engravings in all, both architectural and landscape views, with accompanying… Read more
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image of The Works of William Hogarth, in a Series of 150 Steel Engravings... : with descriptions and comment on their moral tendency, to which are added anecdotes of the author and his works by J. Hogarth and J. Nichols. In Two Volumes

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London: E. T. Brain & Co. Two volumes, no date (circa 1838-1840), in contemporary half calf over marbled boards, backs ornately decorated in gilt, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good, Vol. I missing marbled front end page, marbled boards rubbed, edges rubbed, stain at bottom edge first 24 pp. Vol. II not affecting engravings or text, light to moderate… Read more
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Life and Times of Sir Joshua Reynolds: With Notices of Some of His Contemporaries. In Two Volumes

by Commenced by Charles Robert Leslie, Continued and Concluded by Tom Taylor

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Published
1865
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$250.00

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London: John Murray, 1865. Two volumes in contemporary half pebbled brown morocco over marbled boards, the backs with gilt rules and lettering, marbled end papers and edges. Very Good, marbled boards rubbed, small round period bookplate front paste downs, light rubbing to morocco at tips. xvii, 532, vii, 646 pp. Illustrated with frontispiece and 5 plates Vol. I and a… Read more
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Avant-Garde; Complete Set, 14 Issues

by Ginzburg, Ralph (Editor)

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Published
1968
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$300.00

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New York: Avant-Garde Media,, 1968. A complete 14 issue set of this influential counter-culture magazine, the first issue published in January 1968, the last in June 1971. Very Good to Near Fine, 7 of the issues with minor wear at spine ends, some with light foxing to covers, the thin magazines with slight waviness. Includes the iconic John Lennon, Marilyn… Read more
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image of Vala, or, The Four Zoas. A Facsimile of the Manuscript, A Transcript of the Poem, and a Study of its Growth and Significance by G.E. Bentley

Vala, or, The Four Zoas. A Facsimile of the Manuscript, A Transcript of the Poem, and a Study of its Growth and Significance by G.E. Bentley

by Blake, William

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Published
1963
Condition
Very Good Plus
Edition
First Edition
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$800.00

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London: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1963. SCARCE. Very Good Plus, small bumps at corners, small stain rear end pages, internally clean and bright, unmarked. In a less than Very Good dust jacket, 4" chip at bottom end of spine, 2" chip at head of spine, smaller chips and edge wear, wear at corners, old internal tape mends. A large… Read more
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Gods of Earth and Heaven

by Witkin, Joel-Peter

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Dale Steffey Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780942642391
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$150.00

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Altadena, CA: Twelvetrees Press, 1989. SIGNED BY AUTHOR at title page. One of 5000 casebound copies, essentially the First Trade Edition, there was also a Signed slipcased edition of 100 copies. Fine in a Near Fine dust jacket, light rubbing at edges and rea r panel. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 4to -… Read more
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Tulsa

by Clark, Larry

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Published
1971
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Hardcove Edition
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$600.00

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New York: Larry Clark, 1971. SIGNED BY AUTHOR photographer Larry Clark at title page, bottom corner. First published by Ralph Gibson at Lustrum Press in 1971 in wrappers.This is the first Hardcove Edition published by Larry Clark with help from Ralph Gibson and Danny Seymour and printed at Rapoport Printing, no date but 1979. Fine in a Very Good… Read more
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The Lines of My Hand

by Frank, Robert

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Published
1972
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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New York: Lustrum Press, 1972. Near Fine, light soiling along spine. A paperback original in the United States, preceded only by a limited edition published in Japan. Unpaginated. Illustrated with black-and-white reproductions of photographs by Frank. . First Edition. Pictorial Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Somnambulist

by Gibson, Ralph

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Published
1970
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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New York: Lustrum Press, 1970. His first book and the first book published by his influential Lustrum Press, "arguably the best of the small American photobook publishers of the 1970s." (Gary Badger, "The Photobook, A History" vol. I, Phaidon, 2005). Near Fine, light rubbing at spine edges, small bump bottom corner. Unpaginated, 46 black and white photographs. . First Edition.… Read more
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Frederick Sommer; An Exhibition of Photographs at Philadelphis College of Art, November 1 Through November 30, 1968

by SOMMER, Frederick; Introduction by George D. Culler; Text by Gerald Nordland

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Published
1968
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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$65.00

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Philadelphia: Philadelphis College of Art, 1968. Exhibition program in original black stapled wrappers, Near Fine, faint rubbing to wrappers. 26 pp. . First Printing. Printed Wrappers. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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History of Ancient, Early Christian, and Medieval Painting (Two Volumes), Bound Uniformly with A History of Ancient Sculpture (Two Volumes)

by Woltmann, Dr. Alfred; Woermann, Dr. Karl; Edited by Sidney Colvin : Mitchell, Lucy M.

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Published
1888
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Later American Editions
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1888. The two titles each in two volumes, each with numerous illustrations. Four volumes uniformly bound in contemporary red pebbled morocco over marbled boards, backs intricately gilt, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners, a quite handsome set in contemporary fine bindings, and uncommon thus. A heavy set,… Read more
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