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Leaflets of Artists.

By Simpson, Corelli, C.W. - Editor

Bangor: John H. Bacon, Printer, 1893. 77 pp. Cream cloth, title gilt on spine and front board. With frontispiece portrait of Jeremiah Hardy. A compilation of biographical sketches of 17 artists working in Bangor in the second half of the 19th Century, including portrait painter Jeremiah Hardy, his sister, Mary Ann Hardy, his daughter, Anna Eliza Hardy and two of his female students, Isabel Graham Eaton and Florence Whitney Jennison. Also George Savary Wasson. Some spotting on boards, contemporary gift inscription on free front endpaper, a date stamped on rear paste-down. VG.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Homage to Marino Marini

By Di San Lazaro, G. (editor)

New York: Tudor Publishing Company, 1974. Folio. 134, [2] pp. Blue cloth, title gilt on spine and front board. Special issue of the XXe siecle Review. With an original color foldout lithograph. 28 color plates and 120 black and white photographs of Marini, his sculptures and reproductions of his art. Contributors include Umbro Apollonio, Elda Fezzi, Mario de Micheli and 26 others. A trace of white on the bottom edge of the rear board else Fine in dust jacket with a 1/4" square piece of the color surface of the jacket removed else Fine. Photographs provided on request. Oversize: For international customers, there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. . Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+.


Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B.G. Sharma
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Form of Beauty: The Krishna Art of B.G. Sharma

By Swami B.V. Tripurari

Singapore: Mandala Publishing Group, 1998. 198 pp. with numerous color illustrations. B.G. Harma, accomplished in the traditional schools of Kranga, Kishangarh, and Mughal painting, is recognized as the foremost living painter of Indian miniatures. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oversize: For international customers, there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


John Marin
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John Marin

By Fine, Ruth E.

Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1990. 312 pp. Green cloth with white lettering. With 175 color reproductions of Marin's oil paintings and watercolors, and 125 black and whiteillustrations, including many of his distinctive etching, as well as views of the artist at work. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Drawings of Sir E.J. Poynter Bart. P.R.A.

London: George Newnes Limited Circa 1905. Quarto. vi,11 pp. Gray paper-covered boards over green cloth spine, with title gilt. Tipped-in frontispiece and 47 plates, several tipped-in. Contemporary bookseller's ticket on f.f.e.p. A few stains on back cover, corners bumped, GVG. Hard Cover.


Maine and Its Role in American Art, 1740-1963

By Mellon, G.A. & Elizabeth Wilder

NY: Viking, 1963. 178 pp. Color and b/w illustrations. Near Fine in VG+ dustjacket. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/VG+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Boothbay Region Sketch Book

By Lepper, Ruth Rhoads

West Southport, Maine: Ruth Rhoads Lepper, 1952. Spiral bound, oblong with stiff cardboard wrappers. Artist's drawing of region on front cover and 51 beautiful pen and ink drawings. Very Good.. First Edition. Spiral Bound.


Jean-Luc Grondin

By Savignac, Pierre H.

La Prairie, Quebec: Broquet Editions , 1992. 175 pp. Oblong brown cloth, title gilt on spine and front board. With preface by Raymond Cayouette. Signed by Grondin by frontispiece photo of the artist, and also inscribed by Grondin on the title page. With numerous reproductions of color paintings of North American birds, many full page, as well as some black and white sketches. Text is in French. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oversize book: Canadian and overseas postage at cost.. Signed by the Artist. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.


John Folinsbee

By Cook, Peter

New York, New York: Kubaba Books, 1994. 148 pp. Oblong quarto. Foreword by Russell Lynes. Limited to 1500 copies. Illustrated, including 62 plates, many in color. The author, Peter G. Cook, was himself an American painter and a former student of Folinsbee. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. Oversize: for Overseas and Canadian customers there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost. ABE shipping quotes are only estimates.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Gustave Caillebotte: Urban Impressionist

By Distel, Anne; Druick, Douglas; Groom, Gloria; Rapetti, Rodolphe; Sagraves, Julia

New York: The Art Institute of Chicago with Abbeville Press, 1995. 4to 351 pp. Green cloth. Introductory essay by Kirk Varnedoe. Frontispiece photograph of Caillebotte and his dog. 117 large color plates, with an in depth discussion of 89 of his paintings and 28 of his drawings and studies. Also with illustrated inventory of the paintings from his own estate: Monet, Degas, Manet, etc. Fine in VG+ dust jacket. Oversize: For international customers, there may be an adjustment in shipping; the book will ship at cost . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/VG+.


Marine Paintings and Drawings in the Peabody Museum

By Brewington, M.V. And Dorothy

Salem, Mass: Peabody Museum, 1968. xvii, 530 pp. + colophon. Blue cloth. No. 15 of 750 numbered copies. Type design & composition by Anthoensen Press. With over 1500 illustrations, sixty in full color. Most major marine artists are included and nearly every type of sailing craft and steamship. With a 1966 typed letter, signed from Ernest Dodge, the director of the Peabody Museum, describing the progress of the book: "We are aiming for a September 1967 publication...have received proof on forty-four of the colored plates..." Also with a 23 page catalogue of oil and watercolor paintings in the Peabody Museum laid in. Two small rust marks from the staples of the catalogue by the front hinge else VG/FN in VG dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. VG/FN/VG.



By Baetjer, Katherine and J.G. Links

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1989. xii, 387 pp. Oblong quarto. With 180 illustrations: 167 in color: paintings and details of paintings. With essays by J.G. Links, Michael Levy, Francis Haskell, Alessandro Bettagno, and Viola Pemberton-Pigott. The book accompanied the first exhibition of his work to be held in America. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. . First Edition. Fine/Near Fine.


The Complete Color Polly and Her Pals Series 1 Volume 1, 1926-1927

By Sterrett, Cliff

Northampton, Massachusetts: Kitchen Sink Press, 1990. 95 pp. Art Spiegelman contributed the forward for the book, and he wrote: " Visually, Polly and Her Pals is a happy pop synthesis of Art Deco, Futurism, Surrealism, Dada and Pure Cartoon. Polly is one great comic strip. Your eyes can dance to it." Reproductions of full page cartoons, many pages include Sterrett's top-strip Dot & Dash.. Stated First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


The Eye of a Dreamer: The Art of Daniel Merriam

By Merriam, Daniel B.

San Francisco, California, U.S.A.: Monarch Editions, 2007. 128 pp. 134 color images with perspectives and personal accounts by Merriam. This second catalogue raisonné includes work done in the decade since publication of The Impetus of Dreams. Inscribed, on verso of ffep, "To Catherine- One life to dream-One life to live- But dream of many. Warm regards Daniel B. Merriam." Tips of lower corners and edge of spine lightly rubbed, else near fine in very good+ dustjacket.. Presentation Copy. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+.


The Dinner Party: From Creation to Preservation
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The Dinner Party: From Creation to Preservation

By Child, Charles

London: Merrell, 2007. 308 pp. With index of names. Red cloth, title gilt, printed endpapers. Richly illustrated with b&w and color photographs, one folding. Includes the Heritage Panels. Signed by the author and the photographer on the title page. Laid-in are: Through the Flower, an 8-page brochure; Judy Chicago: Setting the Table, a 4-page invitation to the ACA Galleries exhibition ; and a 3-fold brochure for The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago: Its Historical Significance and Influence, a weekend symposium. Oversize book: overseas customers please request a shipping quote, or anticipate a request for additional postage; the book will ship at cost. . Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Photography by Donald Woodman.


Fluffy Cat's Tail

By Sample, Ann Eliza

Chicago: Albert Whitman & Co., 1931. 60 pp. Green cloth, title and illustration of cat on yellow paper label on front board, with gilt border, illustrated endpapers. Full-page, black on yellow illustrations from original free-hand cuttings by the author. Light soiling to covers, edge wear to corners and tail of spine, gilt title faded on spine. Light foxing to edges, otherwise clean & tight. Fluffy Cat goes looking for her lost Meow and meets Monk-Monk the mischievous monkey.. Hard Cover. GVG. Illus. by Author. Oblong.


Edward Borein, Cowboy Artist: The Life and Works of John Edward Borein, 1872-1945

By Davidson, Harold G; Borein, Edward

New York: Doubleday, 1974. 189, [1] pp. No. 11 of a limited edition of 350, numbered and signed on limitation page by Harold Davidson. Illustrated with 25 color plates and numerous black and white plates and drawings. Includes appendix, references, and index. Biography followed by notes on Borein's works. "Borein did so many things so well in so many mediums that his name must be placed near the top." Davidson proves this thesis by discussing and illustrating works on the the following media: etchings, water colors, oil paintings, india ink and dry brush, pencil and crayon, wax and clay, leatherwork, articles and short stories, fakes and other oddities. Bound in deep green leather with title gilt and mottled green endpapers. Slipcase covered in the same paper with green leather and gilt labels on front and spine. Paper on bottom edge of slip case rubbed.. Signed by Author. Limited/Signed Edition. Hard Cover with Slipcase. Fine/Very Good.


Dennis Miller Bunker: American Impressionist

By Hirshler, Erica E.

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1994. 190, [2] pp. Introduction by Theodore E Stebbins, Jr; contributions by David Park Curry, Efrat Adler Porat, and Deanna M Griffin. Green cloth, titles stamped in copper. Checklist of the Exhibition, bibliograhy, index. 46 color plates and many in b&w. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.


The Art of Tom Lovell: An Invitation to History

By Hedgpeth, Don; Lovell, Tom; Reed, Walt

Scranton, Pennsylvania: William Morrow & Company, 1993. 160 pp. 99 full-color plates with additional color details from the plates. Lovell, a two-time winner of the National Academy of Western Arts Prix de West, also provided art work for the Civil War Series by Ken Burns.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good+.


The Classic Decoy Series

By Weiler, Milton

New York: Winchester Press, 1969. No. 839 of a limited edition of 1,000, signed on the limitation page by Milton C. Weiler. Introduction by Ed Zern, foreword by William J. Mackey, Jr. 24 full color plates of decoys. Each plate is laid in beside a letterpress description of the decoy's maker. The sewn portfolio is laced into publisher's stiff paper wrappers with brown ribbon. Green paper wrappers with title gilt on front. Slipcase with paper label on front has a few faint stains, and the green paper covering has uniform but slight fading on front panel. Portfolio is fine, in a very good slipcase.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Limited/ Signed. Paper Wrappers. Fine.


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