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cover of Alcune Note al Tasso del Piazzetta.

Alcune Note al Tasso del Piazzetta.

by Radaeli, Francesco.

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1989
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"Some Notes on the Tasso Illustrated by Piazzetta." "In this note I should like to draw attention to the typographical aspects of the text, by pointing out features and variants which differentiate beyond any doubt the two editions." English & Italian on facing pages. 30 pages, 20 illustrations; 24 cm. Blue wraps printed in white; minor… Read more
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Gertrude Stein: A Bibliography.

by Wilson, Robert A., compiler. Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.

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Published
1974
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Near Fine
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"The Phoenix Bibliographies VII. Gertrude Stein." Contents include Books and Pamphlets by Gertrude Stein; Books and Pamphlets with contributions by Gertrude Stein; Contributions to Periodicals; Translations into Foreign Languages of Works by Gertrude Stein; Musical Settings of Works by Gertrude Stein; Recordings of Gertrude Stein's Works; Ephemera and Miscellanea; The Published Works of Alice B. Toklas; A Book Attributed… Read more
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Gertrude Stein. A Bibliography.

by Sawyer, Julian. Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946.

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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"Limited to 150 Copies." This is a facsimile reprint of the Arrow Editions (New York) publication of 1940. Contents include Preface: Descriptions of Gertrude Stein by Julian Sawyer; Books and Brochures; Contributions to Anthologies and Annuals; Contributions to Periodicals; Music and Records; Miscellanea; Index (pages 155-162). Bound in black boards with gold spine lettering; near Fine.… Read more
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cover of Hand-List of Framed Reproductions of Pictures and Portraits Belonging to the Dante Collection.

Hand-List of Framed Reproductions of Pictures and Portraits Belonging to the Dante Collection.

by Koch, Theodore Wesley, compiler. Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321. Fowler, Mary, compiler.

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Published
1900
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Softcover; vii, 20 pages, frontispiece; 24 cm.; light tanning of spine & edges; Very Good. // together with Catalogue of the Dante Collection Presented by Willard Fiske. Additions 1898-1920. Compiled by Mary Fowler, Curator of the Dante and Petrarch Collections, 1907-1920. Ithaca, Cornell University Library, 1921. v, 152 pages; 26 cm. Paper covers worn, spine darkened; Good.… Read more
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cover of Zoological Illustration.

Zoological Illustration.

by Knight, David.

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Published
1977
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Very Good+
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9780712907866
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Chapters: The purpose of zoological illustration; Techniques of zoological illustration; Zoological works in the time of Linnaeus; The great age of illustrated works; The modern period; Index, pages 202-204. "Note: each chapter is followed by a bibliography." xii, 204 pages, 103 illustrations; 22.5 cm. Bound in tan linen, brown spine lettering; small smudge on front lower corner;… Read more
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cover of Illustrators of Children's Books 1946-1956.

Illustrators of Children's Books 1946-1956.

by Viguers, Ruth Hill, Marcia Dalphin, Bertha Mahony Miller, compilers.

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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Third Printing
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9780876750162
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Distinction in Picture Books by Marcia Brown; The Book Artist: Ideas and Techniques, Lynd Ward; The European Picture Book, Fritz Eichenberg; Brief Biographies of the Illustrators; A Bibliography of the Illustrators Active from 1946 through 1956; A Bibliography of the Authors; indexes. xvii, 299 pages, black & white illustrations; 27.5 cm. Very Good in Good dust jacket. Stock#ofc0682.
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cover of Illustrators of Children's Books 1957-1966.

Illustrators of Children's Books 1957-1966.

by Kingman, Lee, Joanna Foster, Ruth Giles Lontoft, compilers. Godden, Rumer.

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Published
1972
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Very Good
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9780876750179
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Second printing. Contents include One Wonders by Marcia Brown; Color Separation by Adrienne Adams; The Artist and His Editor by Grace Allen Hogarth; Beatrix Potter: Centenary of an Artist Writer by Rumer Godden; Biographies of Illustrators Active 1957-1966 by Joanna Foster; A Bibliography of the Illustrators and Their Works by Ruth Giles Lontoft; The Kate Greenaway Medal in the… Read more
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cover of Satire on Stone. The Political Cartoons of Joseph Keppler.

Satire on Stone. The Political Cartoons of Joseph Keppler.

by West, Richard Samuel. Keppler, Joseph, 1838-1894.

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Published
1988
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As New
ISBN
9780252014970
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"Joseph Keppler (1838-94), popular artist, satirist, and commentator, entertained a generation of American s with his colorful and witty political cartoons. A major event in publishing, this first biography of Keppler includes more than 170 color and black-and-white cartoons, most of which have not been seen in print since they first appeared." With a foreword by Jim Borgman.… Read more
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cover of Arthur Rackham. His Life and Work.

Arthur Rackham. His Life and Work.

by Hudson, Derek. Rackham, Arthur, 1867-1939. Rota, Bertram. Rota, Anthony.

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Published
1975
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Very Good+
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third impression
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9780684136240
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"There was nothing in the least egotistical about Arthur Rackham's modest entry in Who's Who, but the long list of books that he had illustrated served to remind me [DH] of my own childhood and of the great pleasure his work had given to me and to so many others, and it led me to wonder whether anything in the… Read more
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cover of Book Illustrators in Eighteenth-century England.

Book Illustrators in Eighteenth-century England.

by Hammelmann, Hanns. Boase, T. S. R., editor.

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Published
1975
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Very Good
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9780300018950
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"Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art (London) Ltd. by Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1975." "A biographical dictionary of 263 artists who practised between 1700 and 1800, with lists and details of all the books that they respectively illustrated." xiv, 120 pages, 45 black & white plates; 25 cm. Very… Read more
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cover of Oriental Rugs. A Comprehensive Guide. Revised and Expanded Edition.

Oriental Rugs. A Comprehensive Guide. Revised and Expanded Edition.

by Eiland, Murray L.

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Published
1976
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Very Good
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revised & expanded
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9780821206430
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Contents include History and Development, Elements of Design, The Problem of Dyes, The Construction of Carpets, The Rugs of Persia, Turkish Rugs, Turkoman Rugs, Rugs of the Caucasus. "The intention has been to include under one cover all the information necessary for the reader to identify and comprehend the background of most rugs he is likely to see or be… Read more
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cover of The Cincinnati Wing. The Story of Art in the Queen City.

The Cincinnati Wing. The Story of Art in the Queen City.

by Aronson, Julie, editor, with Anita J. Ellis & Jennifer Howe.

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Published
2003
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As New
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9780821414873
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Contents: The Rise of an Art Center: Cincinnati, 1788-1865; A Remarkable Reality and Directness: Frank Duveneck (1848-1919); Aesthetic Movement Furniture; The Academic Tradition; Cincinnati Ceramics: The Cradle of American Art Pottery; American Impressionism and the Queen City; Cincinnati Looks West: Henry Farny and Joseph H. Sharp; Arts and Crafts Metalwork; The Twentieth Century. Color pictorial paper covers; xii,… Read more
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cover of Masters of Caricature from Hogarth and Gillray to Scarfe and Levine.

Masters of Caricature from Hogarth and Gillray to Scarfe and Levine.

by Feaver, William.

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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"First American Edition"
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"Caricatures have been amusing, shocking, and informing a wide and varied public for the last 300 years; yet this is the first fully illustrated book devoted to the history of this genuinely popular art." 240 pages, illustrations throughout; Bibliography & Index at end; 28 cm. Color pictorial dust jacket; Very Good. Stock#ofc0674.
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cover of Brunelleschi. Studies of His Technology and Inventions.

Brunelleschi. Studies of His Technology and Inventions.

by Prager, Frank D. & Gustina Scaglia.

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Published
1970
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"SBN 262 16031 5." Contents include: Measures and Values; Note on Technical Manuscripts Influenced by Brunelleschi; Beginnings of Brunelleschian Concepts; Brunelleschi's "Masonry Work"; The New Concepts for Construction: Vaulting without Armature, Confluence of Classic and Gothic, The Wood Chain, The Stone Chains, Brunelleschi as Structural Engineer; Drawings of Brunelleschian Machines; History of Brunelleschi's Machines; Brunelleschi as Patentee and… Read more
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cover of Tje Venus Fixers.

Tje Venus Fixers.

by Dagnini Brey, Ilaria.

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Published
2009
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"First edition, 2009"
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9780374283094
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"In 1943, with the world convulsed by war and a Fascist defeat in Europe far from certain, a few visionaries-- civilians and soldiers alike-- saw past questions of life and death to realize that victory wasn't the only thing at stake. So was the priceless cultural heritage of thousands of years." 308 pages, map, photos; 23.5 cm. … Read more
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cover of Pre-Raphaelitism. A Bibliocritical Study.

Pre-Raphaelitism. A Bibliocritical Study.

by Fredeman, William E.

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Published
1965
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"Critics and literary historians of the Victorian period have too often been inclined to simplify the term Pre-Raphaelite to denote only those aspects of Victorian romanticism centering on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. More accurately, the term includes three stages on a congeries of literary and artistic impulse which have been used loosely and interchangeably as synonyms: the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, the… Read more
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cover of A Season of Giants, 1492-1508. Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael.

A Season of Giants, 1492-1508. Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael.

by Labella, Vincenzo.

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Published
1990
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Fine
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9780316856461
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"...the engrossing story of the three geniuses of the Italian Renaissance." 240 pages, color illustrations throughout; 31.5 cm. Fine in fine pictorial dust jacket. Stock#ofc0661.
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cover of Italian Miniatures.

Italian Miniatures.

by Salmi, Mario. Borgese-Mann, Elisabeth, translator. Fox, Milton S., Editor.

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Published
1954
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Contents: The Early Middle Ages and the Romanesque Style; The Gothic Era (Bologna, Emilia, and Romagna; Florence; Siena, Pisa, and Umbria; Rome, Naples, and the South; Venice; Lombardy and Piedmont); The Renaissance (Florence, Siena, and Perugia; Ferrara, Emilia, and Romagna; Venice; Rome, Naples, and the South; Lombardy and Piedmont); Bibliography; Index. 214 pages, index, bibliography; 99 text figures,… Read more
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cover of The Church of Santa Trinita in Florence.

The Church of Santa Trinita in Florence.

by Saalman, Howard.

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Published
1966
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Contents include I. Background: The Vasari Tradition (Dates, Documents and Sources; Nineteenth Century Restorations and Discoveries); II. Recent Studies and Excavations-- 1957-1958 (General Problems; The Carolingian Origins: Trinita I; Trinita II-- ca. 1060 to ca. 1180; The Missing Link: Trinita III-- ca. 1175f.); III. The Church that Nicola Pisano Did Not Build: Santa Trinita IV [vii], 43 pages, 7… Read more
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cover of The Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal at San Miniato in Florence.

The Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal at San Miniato in Florence.

by Hartt, Frederick, Gino Corti, Clarence Kennedy.

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Published
1964
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Very Good-
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Based in a trove of previously unknown documents discovered in Florence by Gino Corti. "When the transcribed documents arrived in St. Louis, about two-thirds of them turned out to be the long-missing material covering the construction and decoration of the Chapel of the Cardinal of Portugal... These records, contained in the ledgers of the Cambini bank, which had… Read more
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