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Sculpture

Sculpting is an ancient art form practiced by many societies, and there are some truly amazing rare and antique sculpture books available in the Biblio Rare Book Room. If you are interested in sculpture or are preparing to take a sculpture class, you should definitely look through the rare and antique books about sculpture that are featured below in the Biblio Rare Book Room.



Constructivism:  Origins and Evolution
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Constructivism: Origins and Evolution

by Rickey, George

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  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Good.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Schenectady, New York
Item Price
$180.00

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New York: George Braziller, 1967. First Edition. hardcover. Good./Good.. 305 p. including an Index. Illustrated. With Errata slip. Signed/Inscribed on the front-free endpaper by the author "To Elizabeth Rickey from her brother -- George." Cloth book has a bump on the spine, and some sunning at some of the edges. Dust jacket has numerous small edge tears and chipping at the bottom of the spine, and on the bottom edge of the rear panel.
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$180.00
UNIVERSITAS AETERNA. Relief von Erich Fritz Reuter 1958

UNIVERSITAS AETERNA. Relief von Erich Fritz Reuter 1958

by Reuter, Erich Fritz

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Condition
Used - Sehr gut
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$184.52

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Wetzlar: Buderus (vermutl.) ca. 1958; Schweres Reliefbild aus Gusseisen des Berliner Bildhauers (1911 - 1997); seltene, offizielle Nachbildung des ursprünglich von Reuter 1954 für die Bibliothek der TU Berlin geschaffenen großen Wandreliefs, hier im Format 25 x 28 cm; nicht zu verwechseln mit der erheblich kleineren Plakette, die in weit höherer Auflage hergestellt wurde. Sehr gut.
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$184.52
George Rickey

George Rickey

by Rosenthal, Nan

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First printing
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Schenectady, New York
Item Price
$585.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 1977. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Large, square, cloth hardcover book. 220 pages. Illustrated throughout with black & white and color photography. Several larger fold-out photographs. Tipped-in plate. Also includes a Biographical outline; a chronologies of Major Sculpture Commissions, One-Man Exhibitions and Major Catalogs, and Selected Group Exhibitions and Catalogs; Works In Pulic Collections;Selected Bibliography; Films and Taped Interviews; and an Index. This copy inscribed/signed by George Rickey to his sister Emily.
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$585.00
Kees Verkade: Beeldhouwer, Sculptor, Sculpteur
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Kees Verkade: Beeldhouwer, Sculptor, Sculpteur

by Kees Verkade

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9789076751016
ISBN 10
9076751013
Seller
Lilburn, Georgia
Item Price
$225.00

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Book Description: Chevalier, 1st edition, 1st printing, 1999, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Book Condition: FINE. Binding is tight and square. No flaws. Dust Jacket Condition: FINE. No chips or tears. Not price clipped. Large quarto, beautifully illustrated throughout. SIGNED boldly in black on title page by Verkade. 316 ppgs.
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$225.00
Le Temple D'Angkor Vat (Memoires Archeologiques / Publies Par L'Ecole Francaise D'Ex)
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Le Temple D'Angkor Vat (Memoires Archeologiques / Publies Par L'Ecole Francaise D'Ex)

by Louis Finot

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  • as new
  • Hardcover
Condition
As New
Edition
Reprint of French ed.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9781878529169
ISBN 10
1878529161
Seller
Woodstock, New York
Item Price
$285.00

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Bangkok: SDI Publications, 1995. 3 Vols. Beautifully published reprint edition limited to 999 copies. Originally published: Paris : Les Éditions G. Van Oest, 1929-1932. Folio. in slipcase. French text. prof. illus. vol. 1. L'architecture du monument / introduction de Louis Finot; vol. 2: La sculpture ornementale du temple / introduction de Victor Goloubew; vol. 3: La galerie des bas-reliefs / introduction de G. Coedès. Notes. cloth, d.j. lightly rubbed, slipcase, otherwise As New. Rare.This set is heavy and requires additional freight charge as well as insurance.
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$285.00
Menashe Kadishman,  Israel, Venice Biennale
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Menashe Kadishman, Israel, Venice Biennale

by Barzel, Amnon

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  • very good
  • Paperback
  • Signed
Condition
Used - Very Good
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Selkirk, New York
Item Price
$200.00

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Israel: Ministry of Education and Culture. Very Good. 1978. Softcover. Signed black marker portrait of photographer Arnold Newman by his friend, artist Menashe Kadishman, on title page. Curated and with an essay by Amnon Barzel. Bibliography, artist bio. Photo-illustrated softcover. Many photos of Kadishman setting up his Biennale installation of painted sheep and other sculptures. Text in English and Italian. Penciled owner notes that this book was from library of Arnold Newman on title page. ; [46] pages .
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$200.00
César (César Baldaccini)
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César (César Baldaccini)

by Pierre Restany

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - NF
Edition
First
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Germantown, New York
Item Price
$325.00

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Hardcover 4to oblong in a slipcase box. Includes a drawing signed and dated by César's thumb laid in (please see photos). Richly illustrated in color and B&W photos. 391 pp. In near fine condition. In French.César (born Cesare Baldaccini 1921 – 1998), was a noted French sculptor, who was at the forefront of the New Realism movement with his radical compressions (compacted automobiles, discarded metal, or rubbish), expansions (polyurethane foam sculptures), and fantastic representations of animals and insects.
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$325.00
History of Ancient, Early Christian, and Medieval Painting (Two Volumes), Bound Uniformly with A...
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History of Ancient, Early Christian, and Medieval Painting (Two Volumes), Bound Uniformly with A History of Ancient Sculpture (Two Volumes)

by Woltmann, Dr. Alfred; Woermann, Dr. Karl; Edited by Sidney Colvin : Mitchell, Lucy M.

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  • near fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
Later American Editions
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Bloomington, Indiana
Item Price
$500.00

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New York: Dodd Mead & Co., 1888. The two titles each in two volumes, each with numerous illustrations. Four volumes uniformly bound in contemporary red pebbled morocco over marbled boards, backs intricately gilt, marbled boards, top edges gilt. Near Fine, light rubbing at corners, a quite handsome set in contemporary fine bindings, and uncommon thus. A heavy set, please be advised added shipping charges will be requested for international orders. . Later American Editions. Half Morocco. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Tall 8vo.
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$500.00
Art In Progress: Barbara Hepworth Signed & Dated by the Sculptress
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Art In Progress: Barbara Hepworth Signed & Dated by the Sculptress

by Michael SHEPHERD / Barbara HEPWORTH interest

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  • Paperback
  • Signed
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good-
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
Seller
Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire
Item Price
$184.31

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48pp, with photographic illustrations. 1st Edition / 1st Printing. Near Very Good cndition with minor marks to covers. Handsigned in blue to the title page "Barbara Hepworth St Ives 31/10/64". No other inscriptions.
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$184.31
The Sculpture of Donald de Lue; Gods, Prophets, and Heroes
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The Sculpture of Donald de Lue; Gods, Prophets, and Heroes

by Howlett, D. Roger (Art of Donald De Lue; Contributor M. Darsie Alexander; John P. Axelrod; Jonathan L. Fairbanks; Joseph Veach Noble.)

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780879238209
ISBN 10
0879238208
Seller
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Item Price
$120.75

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Boston: David R. Godine [0-87923-820-8] 1990, 1st edition. (4to) 234pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. Illustrated endpapers, black & white and color illustrations, chronology index. The dust jacket has been repaired with clear tape at the bottom edge at the spine. "..the first monography devoted to this great American figurative sculptor of our century". Art of Donald De Lue. Contributors include M. Darsie Alexander, John P. Axelrod, Jonathan L. Fairbanks, Joseph Veach Noble. (Art, Art--United States, Sculpture).
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$120.75
Costantino Nivola in Springs
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Costantino Nivola in Springs

by Martegani, Micaela

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  • near fine
  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9788887825640
ISBN 10
8887825645
Seller
Granville, New York
Item Price
$450.00

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Southampton, NY: The Parrish Art Museum, 2003. First edition. Softcover. Published Southampton, NY: The Parrish Art Museum, 2003. Folio wrappers with French flaps., 9 3/4" x 12", 112pp., illustrated with b/w and color plates. Text in English and Italian. Clipping "Remembering Nivola's Garden" from The Easthampton Star, September, 2003 taped loosely under front flap, and "Masculine Figure" in a new exhibit, August, 2003 taped loosely under rear flap. Postcard for Alastair Gordon lecture on Nivola's garden laid in. Previous owner name stamp on half title. Near fine. . 1st. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket, As Issued. Folio.
Item Price
$450.00
Bernini; Genius of the Baroque

Bernini; Genius of the Baroque

by Avery, Charles (Photography by David Finn.)

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  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 13
9780821224656
ISBN 10
0821224654
Seller
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Item Price
$152.25

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company [0-8212-2465-4] 1997, 1st north American Edition. (4to) 287pp. Very good in very good dust jacket. 80 color and 142 duotone illustrations, notes, bibliography. Photography by David Finn. (Art, Baroque, Renaissance, Sculptors, Sculpture).
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$152.25
Lay This Laurel:  An Album on the Saint-Gaudens Memorial on Boston Common  Honoring Black and...
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Lay This Laurel: An Album on the Saint-Gaudens Memorial on Boston Common Honoring Black and White Men Together Who Served the Union Cause with Robert Gould Shaw and Died with Him July 18, 1863

by Kirstein, Lincoln; Benson, Richard

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly rubbed.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Selkirk, New York
Item Price
$200.00

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NY: Eakins Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket faintly rubbed.. 1973. First Edition. Hardcover. Essay by Lincoln Kirstein, black and white photographs by Richard Benson. Poems by James Madison Bell, Frances E. W. Harper, James M. Whitfield, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whiman, and Charles Ives. Quotes by Frederick Douglass, Henry Ward Beecher, Black cloth binding. Unpaginated. Selected reading. Photoessay on the statue by Augustus Saint-Gaudens memorializing the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first black volunteer Civil War regiment, formed in February 1863 and which lost half its soldiers during an attack on Fort Wagner, outside Charleston, South Carolina on July 18, 1863. List of soldiers killed, who died in captivity, and went missing. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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$200.00
Auguste Rodin
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Auguste Rodin

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  • Fine
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
Limited Edition #38/200
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey
Item Price
$101.00

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Stated: "A special issue of Auguste Rodin numbering 200 copies, casebound in cloth, was lithographed at Kansas City, Missouri on the occasion of the exhibition,1971. Copy number 38 is presented to Mr. & Mrs. Norman Alexander."This beautiful book of Rodin's bronze sculptures comes in brown boards with gold lettering without a dust jacket. The only detriments are a small slight worn area it the very top left corner next to the spine of the front cover and some minor scuffing on the front cover., otherwise, the exterior is in like-new condition. The interior book has the sticker inside the front cover that says the above statement about the book and its limited edition number, but otherwise, there are no further distractions or visible extraneous markings throughout the book and thus the printing of the introduction and all the photographs of the sculptures are in a very well-preserved and enjoyable condition and the bindings remain tight and thus sound.This book will be carefully wrapped, padded and… Read More
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$101.00
MUSEE DE SCULPTURE ANTIQUE ET MODERNE 1853 the 6 plate volumes
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MUSEE DE SCULPTURE ANTIQUE ET MODERNE 1853 the 6 plate volumes

by Charles De Clarac

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  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - very good
Binding
Hardcover
Seller
Honolulu, Hawaii
Item Price
$1,390.00

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Paris: Chez Victor Texier, graveur, 1853. Hardcover. very good/no dj as issued. rebound in yellow quarter-cloth, with marbled paper covers.. The six oblong plate volumes from Clarac's "Musee de sculpture antique et moderne." (1826-1855, 6 volumes, Width: 13.5" Height: 10.75" Title: Musee de Sculpture Antique et Moderne contenant une suite de planches au trait relatives a la partie technique de la sculpture, les plans, les vues exterieures et interieures des salles et des diverses parties du Louvre, les peintures et sculptures des plafonds (la plupart inedites) du Musee des Antiques, la collection complete des statues, bustes, bas-reliefs antiques et modernes, et des inscriptions du louvre et des tuileries, et plus de 3000 statues antiques, dont onze cents au moins sont inedites tirees des prinipaux musees et des diverses collections de l'Europe, une iconographie eyptienne, grecque et romaine et l'iconographie francaise du Louvre et des tuileries Author: Charles Othon Frederic Jean-Baptiste de… Read More
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$1,390.00