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African Art Books & Ephemera

There is Nothing Like a Cat

There is Nothing Like a Cat

by Welcher, Rosalind

New York: Panda Prints, Inc, 1968. Probable First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Unpaginated, 24 pages, illustrated with lovely two-color drawings of cats. An entertaining and charming little book showing life from a cat's point of view for cat-lovers everywhere. Brown cloth binding with cat and kitten imprint in black on front cover and black titles on front cover and spine, decorative end papers. Spine very cocked, light edge wear with a little spotting, small stain on bottom of back cover,... Read more
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$10.00
Beckmann. The Path to Myth 1884- 1950 (Big Series : Art)

Beckmann. The Path to Myth 1884- 1950 (Big Series : Art)

by Spieler, Reinbard

Italy: Taschen, 2000. Book. New. Soft cover. 1st Edition. Unused, No flaws but minimal retail handling. Gift Quality. --- After a phase in which his art dealt mainly with biblical, historical and allegorical subjects, Beckmann painted pictures showing humanity "in extremis", both physical and spiritual. This book analyzes the thematic complexes in Beckmann's visual world and traces the myths of the man and the art. --- Max Beckmann (February 12, 1884 - December 27, 1950) was a German... Read more
Item Price
$34.95
The stuff that dreams are made of: pictures from the collection of Sir  David & Lady Scott

The stuff that dreams are made of: pictures from the collection of Sir David & Lady Scott

by Buchan, Ursula et al

Sotheby's. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 2008. First Edition. Hardcover. 0955365112 . Very clean & tightly bound larger format hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 192 pages, colour illustrations in the text, chronology. Includes essays from Richard Kingzett, Julian Hartnoll, Christopher Wood, Rupert Maas, Graham reynolds, Mary Cowling, Brent Elliott and Jonathan Black. There is an auction catalogue of Valeries Finnis' paintings laid... Read more
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£25.00
Aquarelles en Provence

Aquarelles en Provence

by Neri, Jeannine & Mora, Francis

France: Self Published. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Text in French. Very clean and tightly bound larger format hardback, no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has crease/short closed tear at top of spine/front cover. 152 pages, full page colour illustrations in the text, bibliography .
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£15.00
Contemporary British art

Contemporary British art

by Read, Herbert

Penguin. Good. 1951. First Edition. Softcover. Pelican paperback A44, minor wear to corners, name on front cover, but otherwise very good, no other marks or inscriptions. 48 pages + 64 b/w & 6 colour plates, notes, bibliography .
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£10.00
Warhol -  Headlines

Warhol - Headlines

by Donovan, John J. Curley, Anthony E. Grudin, and John G. Handhardt Molly; III, Earl A. Powell

11A: National Gallery of Art. New. 2011. First Edition. Softcover. 089468373X . This specific softcover book is in new condition with only the slightest bit of wear to the cover, edges or corners if any. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. This is a remarkable book and is in new condition. ; This is a companion volume to a groundbreaking exhibition that featured more than 80 works from all phases of Warhol's career. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 214 pages .
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$15.21
Lexicon of the Belgian Romantic Painters

Lexicon of the Belgian Romantic Painters

by Fippo, Willem G

Antwerp, Belgium: International Art Press, 1981. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. Minor age spotting on edge. Dust jacket has some small bumps and some age spotting; covered with new Mylar protective sleeve. --- Important, comprehensive reference work on Belgian artists. Extensively illustrated some color plates; includes facsimile signatures of many artists; also an article on the anti--academic groups which flourished in Belgium in the second half of the 19th... Read more
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$24.00
Illustrated Catalogue Old Pinakothek Munich

Illustrated Catalogue Old Pinakothek Munich

by Gerber, Carl

Munich, 1928 16th ed.  200pp + 16pp of ads. illus. beige cloth sm 8vo w/gilt titles: Good/no dj [age darkening of light color covers; bit of penciled notation in text; else a clean, complete & tight copy] Includes 200 black & white illustrations.
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$7.50
Jackson Pollock

Jackson Pollock

by O'Connor, Francis V

New York: The Museum of Modern Art,, 1967. Soft Cover. Good. Oblong w/cover photo of Pollock. Minor edgewear. Text clean and tight, no marks. Profusely illustrated including color fold-out of the painting 'Lucifer'. 148 pages w/index and catalog of the exhibition.
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$20.00
Picture book no. 2: landscape, with, Picture book no. 3: figure drawings  (2 booklets)

Picture book no. 2: landscape, with, Picture book no. 3: figure drawings (2 booklets)

by Pitman, Clement F

Nottingham: Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery. Good. 1957. Second Edition. Softcover. 2 clean, small format paperbacks, coloured card covers, stapled spine, staples rusty, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appear little used, no inscriptions. 24 pages per booklet, illustrations on plates .
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£6.00
Basketry of the Appalachian Mountains

Basketry of the Appalachian Mountains

by Stephenson, Sue H

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1977. Later printing. Paperback. Good +/No jacket. 112 pages plus index, illustrated with black and white photographs, drawings and diagrams. A complete manual of the technology and history of basketry in the Appalachian Mountains, New England and other areas where early immigrants from the British Isles settled. includes techniques for duplicating the traditional designs. Illustrated wraps with black ttiles on front cover and spine. Some edge wear, old price... Read more
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$5.00
Venetian drawings of the eighteenth century: an exhibition in aid of the  Venice In Peril fund

Venetian drawings of the eighteenth century: an exhibition in aid of the Venice In Peril fund

by Bettagno, Alessandro

Italy: Neri Pozza. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1972. First Edition. Softcover. Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, french binding (card covers with integral foldovers) in a glassine dustjacket. Appears little used. 80 pages + 136 plates, introduction by Viscount Norwich, bibliography, index. 2 related leaflets and a newspaper clipping are laid in .
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£7.00
Spinning Llama and Alpaca

Spinning Llama and Alpaca

by Switzer, Chris

Estes Park, Colorado: Switzer Land Enterprises, 1998. Second edition. Paperback. Good +/No jacket. 50 pages with index, illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, plus color photographs. Actual samples of yarn and fiber attached to pages. A guide to the art of spinning alpaca and llama fiber, including shearing, fiber preparation, blending, dyeing, spinning, marketing and selling, storage and some projects. Additional information to reflect changes in the industry since the first... Read more
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$24.00
Louis Comfort Tiffany Masterworks

Louis Comfort Tiffany Masterworks

by Bedoyere, Camilla de la

London: Flame Tree Publishing, 2007 1st ed. 200pp. illus. hardback sq 4to in pictorial boards: Fine in a near Fine dj. A lavish coffee table sized production featuring full color photographs of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s most beautiful creations.
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$25.00
Focus on the Hinton collection: exhibition 4

Focus on the Hinton collection: exhibition 4

by Adams, Bruce

Australia: Visual Arts Board. Very Good. 1979. First Edition. Softcover. Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine uncreased, appears little used. 52 pages, 45 illustrations, including 10 in colour ; .
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£5.00
Art for the nation: gifts in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National  Gallery of Art

Art for the nation: gifts in honor of the 50th anniversary of the National Gallery of Art

by Smyth, Francis (ed.); Brown, J. Carter (foreword)

U.S.A: National Gallery of Art, Washington. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. 0894681583 . Very clean, tightly bound larger format book with no marks or inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Has the supplements in a pocket at the rear. Appears little used. xii + 528 pages, foreword by J. Carter Brown, many colour illustrations, indexes. Very heavy book, over 3kg unpacked .
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£12.50
CLEMENTE

CLEMENTE

by Crone, Rainer and Marsh, Georgia

Vintage, 1987. Book. Marsh and Crone interview the controversial Artist. Tall, trade paperback, NEAR FINE COPY..
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$10.00
The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections

The Precious Legacy: Judaic Treasures from the Czechoslovak State Collections

by Altshuler, David, Editor

New York: Summit Books, 1983. First edition thus. Paperback. Very Good/No jacket. 288 pages, with index and photo credits, illustrated with numerous black and white and color photographs. A look at the collection of the State Jewish Museum in Prague, treasures that survived the Holocaust. Red illustrated wraps with yellow titles on front cover and spine. Mnor shelf wear, slight crease in bottom corner of front cover, interior pages bright, binding tight. Trade paperback. Measures 8 x 10 inches.
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$11.00
Basic drawing

Basic drawing

by Gallagher, Jean

USA: International Textbook Company. Very Good. 1959. First Edition. Softcover. Clean paperback original, pictorial card covers, stapled spine, card covers creased at spine, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 58 + 8 pages, illustrations in the text, assignments .
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£6.00
Recent Paintings also a few earlier works by Henry Strater American Artist

Recent Paintings also a few earlier works by Henry Strater American Artist

by Strater, Henry

New York: Frank Rehn Gallery, 1966. 55pp. illus. staple-bound paperback tall 8vo: Very Good+ [touch of cover foxing; else a nice clean and crisp copy] A colorfully illustrated volume of the painting of the Lost Generation artist Strater (1896-1987).
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$25.00
The Folding Image: Screens by Western Artists of the Nineteenth and  Twentieth Centuries

The Folding Image: Screens by Western Artists of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

by Komanecky, Michael

Yale University Art Gallery. Near Fine. 1984. First Edition. Paperback. 0894670298 . This specific softcover book is in near fine condition with very minimal wear and a cover that has sharp edges and corners and a tight binding. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes for shipment and ship daily with tracking numbers.; "This book contains 316 pp., with many illustrations some in color. It was published on the occasion of the... Read more
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$21.08
Moderna Museet - The Artists, The Authors, The Photographers

Moderna Museet - The Artists, The Authors, The Photographers

1A: HCR International. Very Good. 2004. Softcover. This specific softcover book is in near fine condition and has a cover free from major blemishes and scuffing with edges that have only the slightest curl which is the only defect removing this book from a fine rating. The pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased . This is a remarkable book and is in near fine condition. We package all books in custom cardboard book boxes and ship daily with tracking numbers.; This book covers the Moderna... Read more
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$45.66
Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals

Nineteenth Century Hat Maker's and Felter's Manuals

by Pufpaff, Suzanne

Hastings, Michigan: Stony Lonesome Press, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Fine/No jacket. 144 pages, illustrated with black and white drawings. A compilation of 19th century techniques for making felt hats and felting, with a 20th century update. The compiler, Suzanne Pufpaff, is a well known fiber artist and felter from Michigan who leads workshops and designs patterns for felters and knitters. Red soft pebbled wraps with gilt titles on front cover and spine. Very minor edge wear, small crease in... Read more
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$115.00
Piazza San Marco and its museums

Piazza San Marco and its museums

by Bianchi, Eugenia & Righi, Nadia & Terzaghi, Maria Cristina

Italy: Electa. Fine. 1997. First Edition. Softcover. 8843559206 . Very clean, tightly bound paperback with no inscriptions. Appears little used. 176 pages, over 200 colour (and a few b/w) photographs, maps and plans. Text in English; .
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£5.00
The Machine As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age

The Machine As Seen at the End of the Mechanical Age

by Museum of Modern Art

New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1968. Hardcover. Very Good. Hinged, painted metal. Designed by Anders Osterlin after a photograph by Alicia Legg.Spine shows light oxidation, mild scuffing to rear board, lower rear corner shows slight bump. Text is clean, tight, white, no marks. Profusely illustrated throughout. 216 pages, including notes and index. Wonderful biographic sketches for each artist accompany photographs of their work for this exhibition. Additional photos available on request.
Item Price
$150.00