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    Out West on the Overland Train: Across-the-Continent Excursion with Leslie's Magazine in 1877 and the Overland Trip in 1967 by Reinhardt, Richard

    Palo Alto, CA: The American West Publishing Co., 1967. 208pp.. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.


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    The Prints of Janet Fish A Catalogue Raisonne by Kramer, Linda Konheim

    New York: John Szoke Graphics, 1998. First edition. Paperback. New. pp61, NEW BOOK ! Unread, No marks .Gift quality. Our books are shrink-wrapped, and packaged to assure your book will arrive in good condition. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED


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    Andrew Wyeth - The Helga Pictures by John Wilmerding

    Harry N Abrams, New York, 1987. Softcover. Very Good. Size: 10"-12" Tall. Previous owner's book-plate . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; ISBN: 0810917882. ISBN/EAN: 9780810917880. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 33000. . 9780810917880


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    Tradicion Revista: The Journal of Contemporary and Traditional Spanish Colonial Art and Culture. Spring 1996. by Awalt, Barbe and Paul Rhetts

    Albuquerque: LPD Enterprises, 1996. Spring 1996 issue, laid in are subscription pamphlet and a call for 'scholarly work.' 4to, stapled gray paper covers; vg+ (edgewear); 28pp.. Soft Cover.


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    Jasper Johns 17 Monotypes by Johns, Jasper

    NY: ULAE, 1982. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. gray cloth. Near fine in chipped dustwrapper.. Unpaginated. Text by JudithGoldman. With seventeen full color plates and numerous black and white illustrations. Selected Bibliography.


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    Truchas Tales: Along the High Road to Taos, Part 2 by Delap-John, Sally

    Self Published Oblong 8vo, gloss black boards; vg (cocked; boards rubbed, esp. front board; light creasing to ends of front joint); color reproductions of Delap-John's paintings of the towns along the High Road.. Hard Cover.


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    Convenient Houses With Fifty Plans For The Housekeeper by Gibson, Louis H

    NY: Thomas Y.Crowell, 1889. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. green cloth, front cover decorated and lettered in gilt. Near fine. 321 pages. 23 x 18 cm. Thirty-one wood engraved illustrations and six photographs. Index. HITCHCOCK 505. KARPEL B258. "In contrast to the purely architectural pattern book, this `is intended to deal with houses in a housekeeping spirit,' in terms of convenience, stability, and beauty of surroundings. It provides an insight into architectural `functionalism' long before this became the predominant fashion in the early twentieth century." Interior contents, fresh and clean, backstrip nicked head and foot, small owner inscription free front endpaper.


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    Frederic Remington Artist of the Old West by McCracken, Harold

    Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1947. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. maroon cloth. Very good in ragged dust wrapper.. Remington, Frederic. 205 pp. Forty-eight plates, thirty-two in color, and with a host of illustrations in the text. Introduction by James Chillman, Jr.With a bibliographical check list of Remington pictures and books. FREITAG 8062. Bookplate and owner label.


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    Graven Images New England Stonecarving and its Symbols, 1650-1815 by Ludwig, Allan I

    Middletown: Wesleyan Univ. Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. illustrated boards and cloth. Fine in near fine slipcase.. 482 pages. 4to, 28 x 22 cm. More than 300 illustrations, and eight maps. Index. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER K199. "A study of religious symbols in New England art.....copiously illustrated essay.


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    In the Presence of the Sun: A Gathering of Shields by Momaday, N. Scott

    Santa Fe, New Mexico: The Rydal Press, 1992. SIGNED LIMITED EDITION. One of TWENTY-SIX 'signed and lettered and hand-colored in slipcase.' This copy is letter U. SIXTEEN illustrations HAND-COLORED by Momaday; Momaday SIGNED on limitation page. Light orange cloth with unnumbered pages in light orange slipcase. Tightly bound with unmarked pages. Vg+ (light rubbing to corners and spine extremities; tiny 2mm black smudge on spine and top edge). Vg+ slipcase (light soiling to one panel). A beautiful copy of this collectible edition that includes promotional postcard.. Signed. First Edition. Hard Cover.


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    Early American Portraiture by Sherman, Frederic Fairchild

    NY: Privately Printed, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. Orig.blue/gray boards with white cloth spine. Very good.. 65 pp. Approximately seventy-five illustrations. A list of Portraits by Frank Duveneck [105 in total] is also presented. The author notes, "in a modest way with an attempt to critically estimate the artistic work of the various painters discussed." Presentation copy to Katherine L. Atwater of theYale Art Gallery with her signature. Backstrip extremities chipped. Boards at head and backstrip sllightly faded. Limited edition, one of 250. KARPEL H144.


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    Gretchen's ABC by Gretchen Dow Simpson

    New York: HarperCollins, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardback and dustjacket in very good condition. A Laura Geringer Book. Light edge wear.


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    John Sloan's Prints A Catalogue Raisonne of The Etchings, Lithographs, & Posters by Morse, Peter

    New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1969. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. navy basket weave cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Fine in very good maroon cloth slipcase with pictorial paper inset of a Sloan print. Sloan, John. 406 pages. Folio, 34 x 27 cm. Limited edition, copy 143 of 150 , including an original proof of an unpublished plate of June Baskin at rear pocket of back cover. Foreword by Jacob Kainen. Nearly 400 reproductions of all the prints,and full descriptions of each. Bibliography. Title Index. Concordance. Index. A full and accurate listing of all the known prints of John Sloan. FREITAG 9019.


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    Capturing Nature in Watercolor by Philip Jamison

    Watson-Guptill, 1980. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. A Creative Approach to Painting Landscapes and Still Lifes in Watercolor. Edge wear to the dust jacket. 144 pages.


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    Norman Rockwell Illustrator by Guptill, Arthur A

    NY: Watson-Guptill, 1970. Later printing. Hardcover. Orig. navy cloth. Fine in fine slipcase.. Rockwell, Norman. 208 pages. 515 reproductions, including fifty full-page color plates. Preface by Dorothy Canfield Fisher. Biographical Introduction by Jack Alexander.


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    Smiles and Blessings: Ho Ho Home by Rick St. Dennis

    Delane Publications, 1997. Soft cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Large size paperback in near fine condition. Clean inside and out. Includes patterns, directions on how to do projects, color photos of completed projects and different options. 62 pages.


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    Joseph Cornell Box Constructions and Collages by Windham, Donald ( Introduction)

    New York: C & M Arts, 1995. Hardcover. Orig. grey cloth. Fine.. Cornell, Joseph. Unpaginated. 27 x 21.5 cm. Illustrated exhibition catalogue, 71 color plates. C & M Arts January 17 - March 2, 1996, with laid in invitation to separate opening "Objects" by Joseph Cornell and 13 Emerging Artists: Wednesday, December 10, 2003 at Zieher Smith Gallery, New York.


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    Fifty Figure Drawings

    New York: Bridgman Publishers Inc., 1943. Seventh Printing . Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A Selected Group of the best figure drawings submitted to the Fity Best Drawings Jury. The purpose of this book is to show by definite examples the best drawings o fthe life class drawings by students of the leading art schools of this country. Dust jacket has edge wear and small pieces are missing at the top and the bottom of the dust jacket. 80 Pages. Some foxing.


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    Dovecotes Hotels and Other White Spaces Joseph Cornell - 20 October - 25 November, 1989 by Cornell, Joseph

    New York: The Pace Gallery, 1989. First edition. Original Wraps. Orig. illustrated paper wrappers with front cutout with plastic insert.. Cornell, Joseph. 47 pages. 25.5 x 30 cm. Exhibition catalogue with 29 full page color illustrations. Introductory essay "Innocence and Experience" by Brian O' Doherty. Fresh, bright copy.


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    Skin Shows III - The Art of Tattoo by Chris Wroblewski

    London: Virgin, 1993. Soft cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Damage to the bottom of the spine. 132 pages. Light edge wear.


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    When Democracy Builds by Wright, Frank Lloyd

    Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. brown cloth. Fine (no dJ). 131 pages. 26 x 19 cm. Illustrated with photographs. Laid-in in a contemporary review of the book by Ely Jacques Kahn of THE SATURDAY REVIEW, who notes, "This is no book to be read lightly or flippantly." SWEENEY 609. Fresh, very clean copy, owner inscription.


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    The Works of Ben Shahn by Soby, James Thrall

    NY: Braziller, 1963. Second edition. Hardcover. Orig. white linen cloth. Near fine in very good slipcase with a few small paint spots. 2 vols.. Shahn, Ben. The Graphic Art and Paintings of Ben Shahn. Nearly 200 illustrations in total with many in full color. Chronology. Notes to the Reproductions. Bibliography. FREITAG 8935. Backstrips darkened.Orig. cloth. Fine in near fine dust wrapper.


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    The Arts and Crafts in Philadelphia, Maryland and South Carolina 1721-1785, 1786-1800 Gleanings From Newspapers by Price, Alfred Coxe

    Topsfield: Walpole Society, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Orig green cloth. Fine with original glassine wrappers. 2 vols.. 323 & 331 pp. 8vo, Series I-II, total of seventy-one illustrations. Indexes in each volume. Limited editions: First Series, one of 500 and Second Series, one of 400. A mine of information for the antiquarian. KARPEL K66-K67. Entries are arranged according to the last name of the advertiser, and the full text is printed together with the source ofthe advertisement." KARPEL H87. A basic source for regional artists, including miniaturists." Unusually fresh copies, glassine overwrapper of Vol.II worn, scattered light foxing, fore-edges age-toned. 1929-1932.


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