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Vincent Van Gogh Letters to Emile Bernard
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Vincent Van Gogh Letters to Emile Bernard

By Gogh, Vincent van

New York: MOMA, 1938. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth with paper spine label. Backstrip extremities chipped. Very good. Gogh, Vincent van. 124 papges. 28.5 x 22 cm. Edited, translated and with a foreword by Douglas Lord. Thirty-two black and white plates. Chronology. Select Bibiography.Index.

$50.00

Architecture As Space How To Look At Architecture
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Architecture As Space How To Look At Architecture

By Zevi, Bruno

New York: HorizonPress, 1957. First edition. Hardcover. .Orig. two-toned black boards and yellow cloth. Very good in chipped dust jacket. 288 pages. 24.5 x 21 cm. Edited by Joseph A. Barry. Translated by Milton Gendel. More than 100 photographsand thirty-three drawings and plans. Index of Names. Index of Places and Structures. Eminently suitable for the general reader or students of architecture.

$40.00

Peintures En Relief De Hans Erni by Walter Ruegg
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Peintures En Relief De Hans Erni by Walter Ruegg

By Erni, Hans (Illustrator)

Geneve: Pierre Cailler, 1963. First edition. Stiff Wraps. Orig. illustrated stiff wrappers. Near fine. Erni, Hans. 23 pages in text. 68 illustrations, three in color, all printed recto only. Limited edition, copy 25 of 50 with an original numbered etching 25/50 signed by Erni laid-in. Text translated from the German by P. Lafue.

$240.00

A Treatise On Landscape Painting and Effect In Water Colours: From The First Rudiments To The Finished Picture: With Examples In Outline, Effect, and Colouring
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A Treatise On Landscape Painting and Effect In Water Colours: From The First Rudiments To The Finished Picture: With Examples In Outline, Effect, and Colouring

By Cox, David

London: S. and J. Fuller, 1814. First edition. Hardcover. 19th century three quarter red morocco, leather title inset front cover lettered in gilt. Very good. 32 pages in text. 28.5 x 46 cm. Second issue, 24 soft ground etchings, 16 uncolored aquatints, and sixteen hand colored aquatints, and sixteen hand colored etchings on gray backgrounds. Some pale foxing to the soft ground etchings, rubbing to backstrip and cover extremities, Joel Spitz bookplate (color portrait of Henry Alken). Considered one the important early drawing books. ABBEY LIFE 115. "The beginning of David Cox's numerous publications on water-colour painting.

$1250.00

Renoir et ses Amis
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Renoir et ses Amis

By Riviere, Georges

Paris: H. Floury, 1921. Stiff Wraps. Orig. pictorial wrappers. Near fine. 273 pages. 26 x 20 cm. With the original dry point etching (Delteil 8, third state) "Jeune Filles Fleurissant leurs Chapeaux," hors-texte drypoint etching " and with lithograph "Tête de Jeune Fille". 95 heliogravure illustrations and 56 plates (12 in color). Table Des Gravures Hors Texte and Table Des Gravures Dans Le Texte. Crisp very clean interior, binding tight, head and foot of spine reinforced.

$1500.00

Journal of the Taliesin Fellows: Nos. 3-5, 7-11, 15-16, 19-24. 1990-1999
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Journal of the Taliesin Fellows: Nos. 3-5, 7-11, 15-16, 19-24. 1990-1999

By Los Angeles. Taliesin Fellows

Los Angeles: Taliesin Fellows, 1999. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in fine black board portfolio. 21.5 x 21.5 cm, and starting with Nos. 19: 8/1/2 x11 inches. Printed in black and red. Illustrated with photographs, plans and diagrams.

$200.00

Carnet Inedit De Fernand Leger
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Carnet Inedit De Fernand Leger

By Vallier, Dora

Paris: Cahiers d'Art, 1953. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. royal blue cloth lettered in white. Very good in very good slightly rubbed dust wrapper. Fernand Leger. 16 pages in text. 31 x 24.5 cm. Seventeen tipped-in color lithographs by Leger, and 20 tipped-in collotype plates (drawings). Text in French. Bright, clean copy.

$250.00

28 annee 1953; June 1953, No. 1
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28 annee 1953; June 1953, No. 1

By Cahiers D'Art

Paris: Cahiers d'Art, 1953. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. illustrated wrappers. Very good. 160 pages. 32 x 25.5 cm. Tipped-in color plates and numerous black and white full page illustrations. Text in French. Six pages of adverts. Front cover lithograph by Domela. Backstrip darkened, a few nicks to extremities.

$150.00

24 annee 1949
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24 annee 1949

By Cahiers D'Art

Paris: Cahiers d'Art, 1949. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. color lithograph by Fernand Leger front cover. Very good. Pages 177-352. 32 x 25.5 cm. Orig. full page pochoir by Max Ernst and host of black and white plates. Text in French. Front cover tanned at edges, backstrip wear head and foot.

$150.00

Whistler v. Ruskin Art & Art Critics
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Whistler v. Ruskin Art & Art Critics

By Whistler, J.A. MacNeill

London: Chatto & Windus, 1878. Hardcover. Whistler, James McNeill. 17 pages. 20 x 15 cm. Spelling of Whistler's last name as per title page. Whistler sued Ruskin for a a critical comment made on one of his paintings. The jury reached a verdict in favor of Whistler with a nominal award of a farthing. The libel suit further imperiled Whistler's financial resources. Spine stitching intact, covers separated, housed in fine gray chemise in matching fine slipcase with leather spine label printed in gilt. Chemise book label of Kenneth A. Lohf.

$395.00

Les Peintres Impressionnistes; Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin
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Les Peintres Impressionnistes; Pissarro, Claude Monet, Sisley, Renoir, Berthe Morisot, Cézanne, Guillaumin

By Duret, Theodore

Paris: H. Floury, 1906. First edition. Hardcover. Half brown morocco and marbled boards. Teg. Near fine. 214 pages. 26 x 20 cm. Edition De Luxe. Frontispiece, 17 plates, numerous reproductions and 6 original etchings including Pissarro, "Les faneuses;" Sislely (by P.M. Roy) "Bords du Loing"; Renoir, "Femme nue assise"; Renoir, "Femme nue couchee"; Cezanne, "Portrait de Guillaumin"; and one in color, by Guillaumin, "Vue prise de Saardam." Original wrappers bound-in.

$5500.00

Thoughts On Art And Life Translated by Maurice Baring
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Thoughts On Art And Life Translated by Maurice Baring

By Da Vinci, Leonardo

Boston: Merrymount Press, 1916. Hardcover. Orig. vellum backed spine, dark green boards. Very good. 201 pages. 24.5 x 15 cm. Limited edition, one of 303 copies printed by D.B. Updike with type faces and decorations by Herbert P. Horne. The Humanists' Library Edited by Lewis Einstein. Printed in red and black. A collection of Da Vinci's musings, his view of aesthetics important to his philosophy of life and art. Party unopened, wear to backstrip extremities and corners, lacking spine label, bookplate with Alice, humpty-dumpty, tweedledum and tweedledee after Lewis Carroll.

$130.00

Metabolism in Architecture
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Metabolism in Architecture

By Kurokawa, Kisho

Boulder: Westview Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. black cloth. Fine in fine dust wrapper.. 208 pages.25 x 19 cm. Introduction by Charles Jencks, who notes, "Metabolism became an extended biological analogy meant to replace the mechanical analogy of orthodox modern architecture." Profusely illustrated with photographs and plans. Bibliography.

$275.00

Art In The Early Church

By Lowrie, Walter

NY: Pantheon, 1947. First edition. Orig. black cloth. Near fine.. 268 pages in text. 153 black and whiteplates. Bibliography. Index to Text and Illustrations. Chronological Table. CHAMBERLAIN 531. "Based on the author's earlier work, `Monuments Of The EarlyChurch,' but does not entirely supersede the first work....." LUCAS p32.

$40.00

The Practical Book of Architecture
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The Practical Book of Architecture

By Price, C. Matlock

Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1916. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated tan cloth. Teg. Near fine. 348 pages. 23 x 17 cm. Seven plates and nearly 200 text photographs. A survey of the principal styles of architecture, and a practical guide to enable the lay person to distinguish leading characteristics of each style. Index.

$65.00

Le Teinturier Universel Echo Des Applications Des Matieres Colorantes Aux Arts Et A L'Industrie; De la teinture et de l'appret des etoffes, de la production et de la preparation des matieres tincloriales, de l'impression et de la fabrication des papiers peints -- Tannage et coloration des cuirs
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Le Teinturier Universel Echo Des Applications Des Matieres Colorantes Aux Arts Et A L'Industrie; De la teinture et de l'appret des etoffes, de la production et de la preparation des matieres tincloriales, de l'impression et de la fabrication des papiers peints -- Tannage et coloration des cuirs

By Chevreul, M.E.

Paris: Au Bureau du Journal, 1863. First editions. Original Wraps. Original printed wrappers -- yellow, gray and green. Very good. 3 vols. 192, 192, 192 pages in text. Small folio, 30.5 x 22.5 cm. First to third years -- 72 issues in 3 volumes [April 1, 1860 - March 15, 1863]. More than 100 tipped-in or mounted color specimens of various dyes on paper, cotton, silk, metallic paper, felt, plant fibers, and more. One sample titled "Echantillod de Coton vert col de canard san indigo" (Vol. 3 #23, page 177 and described as "experience machevee" not present as in other copies and appears to have never been tipped-in (no trace of adhesive). Each issue in this set includes the first printed appearance of his lecture notes from "Cours de teinture des Gobelins." His color studies made him one of the most influential scientists in France during the early 19th century. He taught chemistry and ran the dying labs at the Manufactures Royales des Gobelins. In 1839, he published the results of his research under the title "De la loi du contraste simultané des couleurs;" It was translated it into English and published in 1854 under the title The Principles of Harmony and Contrast of Colors. His name is one of 72 inscribed on the Eiffel Tower. Some light spotting, mild edge wear, mostly unopened.

$2500.00

Rossetti And His Circle
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Rossetti And His Circle

By Beerbohm, Max

London: William Heinemann, 1922. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. cream cloth lettered in gilt. Near fine. Beerbohm, Max. VII pages in text. 26 x 19.5 cm. Limited edition, copy 315 of 380 (350 for sale), signed by Max Beerbohm. Twenty three tipped-in color plates on card stock with printed tissue guards, including the frontispiece. Beerbohm notes, "Byron, Disraeli, and Rossetti -- these seem to me the three most interesting men that England had in the nineteenth century, England had plenty of greater men." Bookplate, crisp copy, back cover a tinge mottled.

$400.00

An Essay On Sculpture: In A Series Of Epistles To John Flaxman, Esq. R.A. With Notes
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An Essay On Sculpture: In A Series Of Epistles To John Flaxman, Esq. R.A. With Notes

By Hayley, William

London: T. Cadelll Jun. and W. Davies, 1800. First edition. Hardcover. Modern marbled boards, leather spine label. Near fine. 368 pages. 27.5 x 22 cm. Three plates by by William Blake, one a medallion portrait of William Hayley. Errata list. Plates toned, and a few leaves in Third Epistle browned. Armorial bookplates of Benjamin Dickinson, thrice mayor, "the greatest merchant who ever lived in Tiverton

$200.00

Temples Anciens Et Modernes; Ou Observations Historiques Et Critiques Sur Les Plus Celebres Monumens  D'Architecture Grecques Et Gothique
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Temples Anciens Et Modernes; Ou Observations Historiques Et Critiques Sur Les Plus Celebres Monumens D'Architecture Grecques Et Gothique

By Avril, Louis, Abbe Mai

London & Paris: Chez Musier, 1774. First edition. Hardcover. Modern brown cloth and marbled boards. Fine. 347 [3] pages. 23.5 x 16 cm. Seven engraved plates, foldouts, including the Pantheon, the Basilica of Saint Paul, Santa Sophia at Constantinople, Saint Peters and the Coliseum. The author, a sometime Jesuit, published this work under the pseudonym M.L.M. John Soane translated this work in its entirety in 1806 [see; RIBA, Early Printed Books, I, 165]. CICOGNARA 679. "...ma con moltissima eleganta sopra tutto per l'esatto desegna delle sette bellisime tavole disegnate da Dumont, e integliate da Sellier." Clean copy, wide text margins.

$795.00

The Rise of the Skyscraper
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The Rise of the Skyscraper

By Condit, Carl W.

Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. vermillion cloth. Very good.. 255 pages. 24.5 x 17.5 cm. 108 illustrations.Bibliography. Index. KARPEL B479a. "An important book in the literature of the tall building, it has caused its share of controversy... Still, it is a pioneering work in this important field.

$40.00

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