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The Christy Girl

By Christy, Howard Chandler

Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1906. First Edition. Hardcover. very good- one signature detached but present; light soil and rubbing to board edges; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Howard Chandler Christy. sm 4 to; cream colored boards; black stamped lettering, pink & black stamped decorative elements; paper pastedown oval of Christy girl; illust. endpapers; heavy stock slick paper; unpaged; sepia frontispiece illust., 16 color plates protected by tissue; two tissue protectors absent; page decorations by Earl Stetson Crawford; illust. accompanied by verses from various authors. verses by Thomas Moore, Leigh Hunt, William Shakespeare, et. al.

$40.00

Other Days in Pictures and Verse

By Scrogin, Everett

Kansas City, Mo: Burton Publishing, 1928. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good- no dj as issued; moderate rubbing to spine ends and corners; text and woodcuts are in fine condition; clean, tight, & attractive.. Herschel C. Logan. 4 to; gray patterned boards; paper paste down with title on front board; unpaged; heavy paper stock; twelve original woodcuts by Herschel C. Logan with page decorations by C.A. Seward. Stunning woodcuts depicting a rural lifestyle.

$200.00

Voices and Visions

By Shahn, Ben

Santa Fe, NM: Santa Fe East, 1981. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine-clean, tight, & attractive/fine-clean & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Ben Shahn. 8 vo; rectangular picture book forlmat; ivory textured cloth boards; author's signature & title in dark gray on front boards; 96 pp; transparent dj with black line drawing of clasped hands; introduction by Alma S. King, Director of Santa Fe East; essays by Kenneth Prescott, Jacob Schulman, Martha Fleishman, & John Canaday; 36 pp of selections from the exhibition; 9 pp of Shahn's photographs; selected chronology of biographical data.

$30.00

The Charm of Life

By na

Boston: Le Roy Phillips, 1912. Hardcover. very good- moderate rubbing to boards; text & illust. fine.. Frederick Gardner. 16 mo; red paper boards with black front board lettering & gilt spine lettering; 109 pp. & several pages at rear of book listing other books & series by this publisher: Presentation Books, Dr. John Brown Series, Garden Lovers' books, & Cities series; 15 essays by Seneca, Ruskin, Lowell, et. al.; seven small full color plates protected by tissue from the oil paintings by Frederick Gardner; deckled page edges on three sides; plates mounted on heavy stock gray paper. The small color plates are exquisite and in perfect condition.

$30.00

Contemporary American Erotic Photography, Vol. 1

By N.A.

Los Angeles: Melrose Publishing, 1984. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good - clean, tight, & attractive.. 4 to; black textured boards with blind stamped title on front board; clay colored spine lettering; unpaged; both b/w & color full page photographs; "The Photographers" section with short biographies and explanation of photographs at rear of book. Photographers include: Joyce Baronio, Phillip Dixon, Mitchel Gray, Robert Mapplethorpe, et. al.

$15.00

Young German Artists 2 From the Saatchi Collection

By Hilty, Greg (introductory essay)

London: Saatchi Gallery, 1997. First Edition. Trade paperback. Fine- clean, tight, & attractive.. 4 to; oversize trade paperback; unpaged; full page photographs throughout; section at rear of book shows photograph of each artist and lists both solo and group exhibitions. Includes works by Grunfeld, Gursky, Hablutzel, Honert, Ruff, & Schutte.

$14.00

Rockwellkentiana

By Kent, Rockwell and Carl Zigrosser

New York: Harcourt Brace, 1933. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; minorr rubbeing to spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attrractive. . Rockwell Kent. 4 to; dark blue fading to light blue mountainscape wraps around front and rear boards; color frontispiece is reproduction of "Vermont Winter (oil painting) 64 pp + large unpaged section of drawings, woodcuts, lithographs and paintings by Rockwell Kent. "The book is itself a specimen of [Kent's] that work." Lakeside's Press's William Kittrredge assisted in the book design. Printed with Donnelly Deeptone Press used for reproduction.

$170.00

Selected American Game Birds

By Lehman, Sam

Caldwell, Idaho: Caton Printers, Ltd., 1973. Second printing. Hardcover. Fine in Very Good Minus DJ; dj has several repaired edge tears; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; original slip case absent; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. David Hagerbaumer. Sm 4 to; rectangular format; dark brown textured boards with gilt front board & spine lettering; unpaged; 26 full page color plates with accompanying tet by Lehman in decorated calligraphy; illust. dj.

$24.00

Flowers

By Mappplethorpe, Robert (Foreward by Patti Smith)

Boston: Bulfinch Press/ Little, Brown and Co., 1990. First Paperback Ed. second printing 1994. Wraps. Near Fine in Wraps. 4 to glued wraps; front wrap; Calla Lily photograph; unpaged; 49 full color plates (full page).

$60.00

Tracey Moffatt: Free-Falling

By Moffatt, Tracey

New York: Dia Center for the Arts, 1998. First printing. Hardcover. Near Fine- no dj; clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; rectangular format; brushed gold boards with black front board & spine illust. & lettering; deep purple end papers; 60 pp; published in conjunction with Moffatt's exhibit "Free-Falling" at the Dia Center for the Arts; includes biography and bibliography.

$20.00

The Story of Old Dolls and How to Make New Ones

By Mills, Winifred H. and Louise M. Dunn

Garden City: Doubleday, 1940. 1948 printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Good DJ; p.o.'s name struck through with black marker on front endpaper; price clipped dj; dj has moderate edge chipping; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. Corydon Bell. 8 vo; gray boards with red decoration & front board & spine lettering; illust. endpapers; 234 pp; illust. dj; includes b/w illust. and photographs.

$24.00

Lectues on Art

By Taine, H. (Hippolyte-Adolphe) Translated by John Durand

New York: Heny Holt and Co., 1875. Third edition. Hardcover. Very Good- no dj; minor rubbing to spine ends and cornes; p.o.'s tasteful bookplate inside front boad; all else-clean, tight, & attactive.. Dark geen decorative boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine; dark brown endpapers; 354 pp; includes both The Philosophy of Art and The Ideals of Art in one volume; Publisher's Note to the Third Edition, Preface to the First Edition, and Preface to the Second Edition.

$27.00

The Arts & Crafts in Philadelphia, Maryland and South Carolina (2 vol)

By Prime, Alfred Coxe (ed)

New York: Da Capo Press, 1969. republication of 1st. ed; 1929. Hardcover. Near Fine- no dj; p.o.'s name stamped on top of text block; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; brown cloth boards; black lettering on front board & spine; vol. I323 pp; originally published by Walpole Society, 1929; includes an appreciation of the editor, preface; list of illustrations & index; vol. 2 includes preface, list of illustrations, & index.

$95.00

The Feather Duster or, Is He Sincere

By Reedy, Marion, Harold Bolce, Ben DeCasseres, Brainard L. Bates

1912. First edition. Leather Bound. Good- no dj as issued; front board is detached at spine; moderate rubbing to covers; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 24 mo; dark brown flexible leather boards impression stamped with title and decorations; b/w photograph of Mr. Reedy as frontispiece protected by tissue; stunning decorations throughout.

$25.00

Edward Steichen A life in Photography

By Steichen, Edward

New York: Doubleday & Co., 1963. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket; p.o.'s gift inscription on title page; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. 4 to; black cloth boards with bold "STEICHEN" in gilt on front board, gilt spine lettering; decorated endpapers in black and white (resembles elongated human figures from a bird's eye view); unpaged; 249 b/w plates, several in color and duotone ( the color plates did not appear in later eds.) introductory text to each section by Steichen; includes biographical outline; dj has photograph of spiral shell on front and photograph of Steichen peering into his camera on the dj rear; 19.50 price on dj. Published in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art. This is a large book and may require extra postage.

$200.00

Mary Thomas's Embroidery Book

By Thomas, Mary

New York: Gramercy Publishing Co., 1937. later printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Chipped and Torn DJ; edge chipping to dj; substantial piece missing from spine bottom of dj; all else-clean, tight, & attractive; dj protected by new Mylar wrap.. not listed. 8 vo; tan textured cloth covered boards; black spine lettering; 304 pp; includes list of illustrations & index; illust. dj. Includes instructions & illust. of samplers, patchwork, quilting, smocking, petit point, tapestry, designing, and applique.

$15.00

Fun With Clay

By Lemming, Joseph

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1944. fourth impression. Hardcover. Very Good - no dj; light rubbing to spine ends & corners; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. Jessie Robinson. sm 4 to; gray boards with two color illust. & lettering on front board95 pp; b/w illust. throughout. "A book for all beginners, giving methods, full directions, and designs for all types of modeling with both self-hardening and kiln-baked clays.

$17.00

The Moroccan

By Bowles, Paul, William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsburg

St. Louis, Mo: Lococo-Mulder, 1993. First edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine in Wraps. Jellel Gasteli (photography). large format trade paperback; heavy black wraps with color reproduction ot color serigraph of the Casbah Gate; unpaged; Thick tissue covers the title page and serves as the end paper at the end of the book; contains 9 color serigraphs,& 6 bronze sculptures.

$20.00

My Better Homes & Garden Home Guide

By Holbrook, Christine

Des Moines, Iowa: Meredith Publishing Co., 1933. Wraps. Very Good in Wraps. stapled wraps; 128 pp; includes chapters on walls, floors, color schemes, etc.

$14.00

The Ar of the Exposition

By Nevhavs, Evgen

San Francisco: Paul Elder and Co., 1915. Second edition. Hardcover. Fair - no dj as issued; dampness stain on lower 1/4 of boards does not affect text or plates; moderate soiling to boards; spine covering absent; all else-clean, tight, & attractive.. 8 vo; ivory boards; 91 pp; heavy stock paper deckled edges; b/w plates througout; includes; chapters on architecture, sculpture, color scheme, landscape gardening, mural decorations, night time illumination & appendix ( guide, biographical notes, etc.) The last pages contain a reproduction of the official poster for the Exposition and a map of the ground plan. The author was a professor at University of California, chairman of the Western Advisory Committee and a member of the San Francisco Jury in the Department of Fine Arts of the Exposition.

$15.00

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