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The Studio.  An Illustrated Magazine of Fine & Applied Art.  1898 - 08.
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The Studio. An Illustrated Magazine of Fine & Applied Art. 1898 - 08.

By PARRISH, MAXFIELD / P.J. BILLINGHURST) Charles Holme(editor). Parrish, Maxfield; P.J. Billinghurst, James Clark, et al (illus).

London.: Studio.. Vol. 14, No. 65.. 08- 1898.. August 15, 1898 single issue of the magazine, color and black and white plates and in-text illustrations, l11 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, pictorial paper wrappers as issued. Small paper loss and short splits to spine, otherwise very good condition. Many interesting articles and advertisements reflecting the art world of the time. Includes 1 full page and one in-text black and white illustration by Maxfield Parrish from "Mother Goose in Prose" accompanying book review praising Parrish's technique, article "P. J. Billinghurst, Designer and Illustrator" with 2 full page and several in-text black and white illustrations, "Auto-Lithograph by Fernand Khnopff" depicting a woman with a violin and many Art Nouveau images. .

$30.00

The Landseer Series of Picture Books. (Cover title: Pictures by Landseer.)
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The Landseer Series of Picture Books. (Cover title: Pictures by Landseer.)

By LANDSEER - DOGS - CHROMOLITHOGRAPHS) Landseer, Edwin.

London.: Thomas Nelson & Sons.. Circa 1890.. Hard cover volume approximately 11 ½ x 8 ¾ inches featuring 16 color plates (chiefly of dogs) mounted on linen (Untearable_Mounted on Cloth). Decorative brown cloth-covered boards with gilt cover title. Free edge corners of front and rear covers are bumped, soft rippling of spine cloth. Light circular stain on rear cover. Free endpapers at front and rear are time-toned; owner's name on front free end paper. Text accompanies each of the 16 plates. Contents in very good clean condition with issues to covers noted. Title page utilizes the term "The Landseer Series of Picture Books." It is not made clear the identity of the author associated with the 16 pages of text accompanying each illustration. .

$325.00

How I Make Woodcuts & Wood Engravings.
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How I Make Woodcuts & Wood Engravings.

By PRINT MAKING - WOOD CUT TECHNIQUE) Mueller, Hans Alexander. Mueller, Hans Alexander (illus).

New York.: American Artists Group.. 1945.. Illustrated in black and white and color, 96pp, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, decorative cloth-covered boards (hardbound), very good condition. Heavily illustrated with woodcut prints crafted by the author as well as illustrated discussions of the tools of the trade. Mueller expands his discussion to include the stages and techniques of color wood engraving. An engaging volume. Mueller writes in his introduction: “I love to exploit the full use of my five senses when wood, paper and color come within my grasp. .

$32.00

A Woodcut Manual.
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A Woodcut Manual.

By PRINT MAKING - WOODCUT TECHNIQUE) Lankes, J.J.

New York.: Henry Holt.. 1932.. Illustrated in b/w, 106pp, 8vo, pictorial cloth, very good condition: bookplate on ffep. Heavily illustrated with woodcut prints crafted by the author and other artists; pictorial cloth-covered boards, 10 ¼ x 7 ¾ inches; 122 pp. Covers show light soiling; contents in very good clean condition; no dust jacket. A valuable book for those desiring a step by step introduction to the tools and processes of woodcut technique. Intended for the beginner with beautiful illustrations by the author. Includes illustrated discussions of the tools of the trade (variety of paper, tools employed, printing press, etc). Volume includes a brief bibliography, also addresses of firms selling woodcut supplies, woodcut print publications and retail outlets. .

$40.00

Pavillon Mascotte.
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Pavillon Mascotte.

By SHEET MUSIC)

Leipzig, Germany.: Otto Junne.. No date. Ca. 1918.. Album of contemporary dance music, 12 ¼ x 9 ¼ inches, 69 pages, featuring popular music in the soon-to-be post-war era. Engaging color lithographic cover of two smiling women dancing with each other. (Cover was evidently,based on date below artist’s signature, crafted in 1913.) Popular music of the day included "The Celebrated Castle Walk," "Ma Curley Headed Babby," and 18 other (presumed) popular dance tunes of the era. Good clean condition. Ink stamp of Bergen, Norway music store in bottom right corner. An unusual lithographic cover featuring two young women in elegant apparel dancing up a storm. .

$75.00

A Prospect of the Tower of Babel.
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A Prospect of the Tower of Babel.

By BIBLICAL ENGRAVING) Mynde, J. (engraved by).

London.: Thomas Stackhouse.. No date. Ca. 1750.. Engraving approximately 12 1/2 x 8 inches on sheet size 14 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, in double matte, 19 x 14 inches. Plate V, Page 175 from Stackhouse’s "New History of the Holy Bible from the Beginning of the World to the Establishment of Christianity." Good condition. Inscription beneath the print reads: "To the Rt. Reverend Father in God John Ld. Bishop of Oxford this Plate is mot Humbly Inscrib’d by his Lordship’s most Dutyfull & Ovedient Son & Serv. Tho. Stackhouse" .

$335.00

Look Magazine.  January 9, 1968.  Beatle John Lennon by Avedon.  A special issue on Sound and fury in the arts...
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Look Magazine. January 9, 1968. Beatle John Lennon by Avedon. A special issue on Sound and fury in the arts...

By BEATLES - PORTFOLIO ON THE BEATLES) Avedon, Richard (color cover).

New York.: Cowles Communications.. 01-09- 1968.. January 9, 1968 issue of the magazine, color and black and white illustrations, 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, 78 pp, in color pictorial wrappers. Very good condition: covers lightly worn with light corner creases. Article on The Beatles with psychedelic color portraits of the four band members by Richard Avedon. .

$110.00

Etching and Etchers.
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Etching and Etchers.

By ETCHING) Hamerton, Philip Gilbert. Hamerton, Philip Gilbert (etcher).

Boston.: Little, Brown & Company.. Seventh Edition.. 1902.. Illustrated with etchings by the author with tissue guards, 30+459pp, top edge gilt, two edges untrimmed with some pages uncut, 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches, gilt embossed pictorial cloth-covered boards. Very good condition, clean and bright in and out, rarely opened. Neat signature of previous owner "Jane C. Failing" from the family of the prominent Portland businessman and politician Henry Failing. A thorough study of the art of etching and prominent etchers of many nationalities. The beautiful decorative gilt pictorial binding features works of famous etchers. .

$45.00

Modern Color Japanese Prints.
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Modern Color Japanese Prints.

By JAPANESE PRINT CATALOG)

Boston.: Goodspeed’s Book Shop.. No date. Ca. 1920s?. Miniature catalog listing prints by three Japanese artists (Yoshida Hiroshi, Kawase Hasui, Ohara Shoson) 6 ¼ x 3 ½ inches, 4 pages plus illustrated covers. Pages detached from (rusted) staple binding. Overall very good clean condition. An uncommon catalog from the famous Boston book shop. .

$45.00

The Chinese Bead.
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The Chinese Bead.

By CHINESE BEAD JEWELRY) Fenstermaker, G. B. with Alice T.Williams

Lancaster, PA.: Author-published.. 1979.. Staple-bound book in paper wraps; 8 ½ x 5 ½ inches; 51 numbered pp; 30 illustrations in color. Rear cover lists 14 bead-related publications available from G. B. Fenstermaker. Signature on title page (family member of author) otherwise excellent clean condition. The authors provide a translation of the Chinese characters published on the volume’s front cover: "For wisdom is better than rubies." An uncommon publication. .

$30.00

The Policeman's Holiday 1 or 2-Step.
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The Policeman's Holiday 1 or 2-Step.

By SHEET MUSIC - POLICE) Ewing, Montague.

London.: Alfred Oliver & Co.. No date. Ca. 1920s?. Music sheet, two-color cover, 12 x 9 3/4 inches, paginated as 7 pages. Light spotting to cover, overall very good condition. Cover image of a British "Bobby" and some of the situations that he finds himself in. .

$25.00

The Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds.
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The Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds.

By REYNOLDS' DISCOURSES ANNOTATED) Edmund Gosse, Editor.

London.: Kegan, Paul, Trench & Company.. 1884.. Volume 6 ¼ x 4 inches, xvii+299 pp. including notes, bound in vellum, top edge gilt, two edges uncut. Cover slightly cocked, lightly worn and soiled, light foxing to endpapers, otherwise interior very good condition. Volume contains a Portrait Frontispiece of Reynolds (reproduction of an original etching by S. H. W. Llewellyn), Preface, Biographical Note, and Contents, followed by Reynolds’ salutations in the 1778 edition, the first To the King and the second To the Members of the Royal Academy, followed by his Fifteen Discourses. .

$40.00

Memoirs of the Early Italian Painters and of the Progress of Painting in Italy from Cimabue to Bassano.
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Memoirs of the Early Italian Painters and of the Progress of Painting in Italy from Cimabue to Bassano.

By ITALIAN ART HISTORY) Jameson, Mrs. (Anna).

London.: Charles Knight & Co.. First Edition.. 1845.. Very attractive ¾ leather bound volume, 5 ½ x 3 ¾ inches, marbled endpapers, corners lightly bumped, containing two volumes in one. Volume I contains 232 pp. Volume II contains 272 pp. Both volumes illustrated with full-page black and white portrait plates or illustrations of representative works of the artists discussed. A former owner has listed these artists on verso of each volume's title page. Volume one discusses 15 artists in 13 chapters. Volume II discusses 12 artists in as many chapters. Both volumes, as well as binding, in excellent clean condition, with issues noted. Overall, an attractive and remarkably well-preserved volume. There are very occasional light pencil notes in margins, suggesting that someone actually read, portions of at least, Mrs. Jameson’s Memoirs. .

$95.00

Figaro Illustré.
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Figaro Illustré.

By SPAIN - MADRID ARTISTS ISSUE)

Paris.: Figaro Illustré.. 03- 1909.. Illustrated magazine 16 ¼ x 11 ½ inches; 56 pp., color pictorial wrappers with glassine protective covers (decorative front glassine cover signed "Reculon" (?)). This is the special "Madrid" issue featuring color plates by Jean Sala (front cover), Alexandre Lunois ("Flamenca"), M. Henri A. Zo ("La Plaza de Toros"). Engaging center-piece illustrated article "Madrid" by homme de lettres Édouard Conte. (Short free edge tears and crease to glassine sheet protecting front cover. Front and rear paper wrappers in very good condition with very modest wear to free edge.) Very attractive full-page rear cover in color for Moët & Chandon Champagne. A beautifully produced magazine in very good clean condition. .

$115.00

The Birth of a Nation.  Adapted From Thomas Dixon's Story "The Clansman."  A Historical Drama of the Reconstruction Period.  The Sunday Oregonian, Portland, August 29, 1915.
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The Birth of a Nation. Adapted From Thomas Dixon's Story "The Clansman." A Historical Drama of the Reconstruction Period. The Sunday Oregonian, Portland, August 29, 1915.

By MOVIES - BIRTH OF A NATION)

Portland, OR.: The Oregonian.. 08-29- 1915.. Single sheet of The Sunday Oregonian newspaper, sheet 22 3/4 x 16 3/4 inches, very good condition. The full-page advertisement for Griffith's film describes it as "The most talked about production in all the world," and boasts "3 hours of Gripping, Appealing, Blood-tingling, Soul-Stirring Interest." The colossal scale of the production is highlighted with statistics: "5000 scenes, 18,000 people, 3,000 horses, $500,000 cost, 8 months in the making..." A photograph of Griffith appears in the upper left corner, while four stills from the play depict key moments in the narrative. Reserved seats are offered at between 25c, 50c and 75c for the matinees, or from 50c to $1.00 for the evening performances. Special attention is directed to the film being "Accompanied by Augmented Orchestra." The advertisement is an unusual and presumably quite scarce artifact for a film representing a milestone in the history of American cinema. .

$225.00

The Sultan's Polka.
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The Sultan's Polka.

By SHEET MUSIC) D'Albert, Charles. Brandard, J. (illus).

London.: Chappell & Co.. No date. Ca. 1860s.. Color illustrated lithographic cover by J. Brandard. Abraded spine edge clearly the result of removal from an album. Stamp at bottom edge identifying a Limerick music seller. Short tear (1 1/2 inch) entering image at lower left with archival tape repair, otherwise very good condition. Brandard's imposing cover image is among his most arresting sheet music work. .

$85.00

Zierkronen  TOGETHER WITH Spitzen Von Flaggenmasten.
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Zierkronen TOGETHER WITH Spitzen Von Flaggenmasten.

By ART NOUVEAU - CROWNS & FLAGMAST DECORATIONS) Seder, Anton (illus).

No date. [ 1904].. TWO chromolithographic prints, sheet size 14 x 10 inches. Light wear to margins. Print of the flag mast decorations has light soiling with a couple of short margin tears. Print of crowns in very good condition. Beautiful examples of the exquisite decorative Art Nouveau style of Anton Seder. The crowns are richly detailed and imaginative featuring floral motifs such as lily of the valley, daisies and roses as well as ornithological motifs such as peacock feathers and a dove. Originally published in the serial publication Dekorative Vorbilder. .

$135.00

1950's Magazine Art Work.
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1950's Magazine Art Work.

By SHORT FICTION ILLUSTRATIONS) de Mara, Joe; Jon Whitcomb, Peter Stevens, et al. (illus).

S.E. Post, Collier's, McCall's, etc.. No date. Ca. 1940s and 1950s.. Twenty-five full-page color illustrations approximately 13 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches that accompanied short stories in weekly "family" magazines of the 1940s and 1950s (Collier's, McCall's, Post, etc.) illustrated by well-known artists of the era such as Joe de Mara, Jon Whitcomb, Peter Stevens, etc. Most of the illustrations feature a line of text from the short story involved, such as the dramatic: "'You never rued the day, did you, Allie?' he asked. She drew away from his arm" or, on a lighter note: "He gripped Miss Whetherby about her delightfully slim waist, and hurled her five yards into the bay." Several of the illustrations lack any text at all, providing an opportunity to improvise. These pages are a "must have" for the host or hostess who has run out of ideas for entertaining guests and is desperate for something that will keep people from talking politics or the stock market. Stick them on a wall and wait for witty captions from the party-goers (written-out of course, no ad libs). Winner with best captions gets to go home early. .

$65.00

TWO ADS for the Container Corporation of America: New Jersey / Texas.

By LAWRENCE, JACOB & MACK STANLEY) Lawrence, Jacob and Mack Stanley.

1946 and 1949.. Two magazine pages featuring color illustrations, sheets 13 x 10 1/2 inches. Very good condition. Striking images by American artists Jacob Lawrence, evoking the state of New Jersey, and by Mack Stanley, evoking the state of Texas. The Lawrence image shows African-American agricultural working in the fields and Caucasian Americans sunbathing on a beach. .

$45.00

Look Magazine.  1951 - 03 - 13
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Look Magazine. 1951 - 03 - 13

By HOLLYWOOD)

New York.: Cowles Communications.. 03-13- 1951.. March 13, 1951 issue of the magazine, color and black and white illustrations, 13 1/4 x 10 1/2 inches, 121 pp, in color pictorial wrappers. Very good condition: covers lightly worn. Color cover photo illustration of Bob Hope and Bette Davis. Color ads for Effanbee Dolls, Chrysler, DeSoto, Schlitz, etc. Article "Look Annual Movie Awards". .

$45.00

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