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  • Catalogo de los Exvotos de Bronce, Ibericos (Museo Arqueologico Nacional) (Two volumes) by Alvarez-Ossorio, Francisco
    Alvarez-Ossorio, Francisco
    Catalogo de los Exvotos de Bronce, Ibericos (Museo Arqueologico Nacional) (Two volumes)

    First Edition

    Madrid: (Hauser y Menet), 1941. The first systematic catalog of exotic bronze offerings exhumed from the Iberian Peninsula, which introduced nomenclature still in use today. Volume I: 188 pages of text with descriptions of the bronze items depicted on the 169 loose sheets housed in Volume II. Sheets feature black-and-white photographic reproductions of 2,626 items, printed recto only. ISBN: 281AIB1037023.

    First edition (first printing). Quarter-bound in leather preserving the original front wrapper in typical Spanish binding with Volume II in matching slipcase. Light brown cloth with gilt-stamped leather. A very good set. Tide mark to bottom 3-inches of both spines. Slipcase edges worn. Sheets fine. Former owner's name inside cover of Volume II.

    Book ID: 181903
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  • Wooden Nickel Art Project by Morice, Dave
    Morice, Dave
    Wooden Nickel Art Project

    First Edition

    Iowa City: Happy Press, 1988. [20] leaves plus covers. Morice sent wooden nickels to hundreds of celebrities and asked them to adorn one side and sign the other. Several hundred people responded and this is the catalog of the exhibition Morice held of the returned pieces. One of 350 copies. ISBN: 281AIB1028354.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine in stapled wrappers. With a letter to Rod McKuen, the poet and songwriter and one of the participants, signed by Morice laid in.

    Book ID: 130285
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  • Chinese Sculpture: Han (206 B.C. - A. D. 220) to Sung (A. D. 960-1279) by Salmony, Alfred (introduction)
    Salmony, Alfred (introduction)
    Chinese Sculpture: Han (206 B.C. - A. D. 220) to Sung (A. D. 960-1279)

    First Edition

    Jan Kleijkamp and Ellis Monroe, 1944. 57 pages. Limited edition: 500 copies printed at Morrill Press of Fulton, New York in June, 1944, unnumbered copy. 38 black-and-white plates with descriptions opposite. 15 x 11 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1046474.

    First edition (first printing). A very good copy in cloth with red chinese characters on front cover and red lettering on spine. Mild sunning at cover edges. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 250405
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  • Biafra Goodbye by Gold, Herbert
    Gold, Herbert
    Biafra Goodbye

    First Edition

    San Francisco: Twowindows Press, 1970. 45 pages. This story of Gold's trip Biafra originally appeared in Harper's Magazine. Limited edition, 1/1100. Cover art by Satty. ISBN: B000MZ63Y0.

    Signed by the author on title page. Limited edition, #2/100 copies in flexible leather wrapper. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in illustrated wrappers. The sewing of the monograph to the leather covers has come loose.

    Book ID: 263005
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  • La nube y el reloj: Pintura mexicana contemporanea by Cardoza y Aragon, Luis
    Cardoza y Aragon, Luis
    La nube y el reloj: Pintura mexicana contemporanea

    First Edition

    Mexico: Ediciones de la Universidad Nacional Autonoma, 1940. 8 by 11-3/4 inches. 139 pages plus approximately 125 unnumbered leaves with black-and-white reproductions of paintings. The book consists of essays on an plates by Augustin Lazo, Carlos Merida, Rufino Tamayo, Julio Castellanos, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Diego Rivera, and Jose Clemente Orozco. This book was reissued in 2003 and in a bilingual Spanish-English edition in 2004. ISBN: B00ZE4ZQWY.

    First edition (first printing). A good copy in wrappers (paper covers) with some stains on the front cover. This copy is inscribed, "Fernando Charry Lara, gran poeta y gran amigo, mi nube - espacio: pintura - y mi reloj - tiemp: poesia - con cielo y tiempo de America. L. Cardoza y Aragon. Bogota, enero 1947." A nice inscription to the Colombian poet, who has underlined many passages and marked others in the margins. A nice association copy and an interesting example of marginalia.

    Book ID: 222735
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  • Fragments de la Doctrine Secrete. by Knock, Docteur. Recueilles par Jules Romains
    Knock, Docteur. Recueilles par Jules Romains
    Fragments de la Doctrine Secrete.

    First Edition

    N. Pl: Editions Manuel Bruker, 1949. ISBN: B005GKTAL4.

    First edition (first printing). Near fine copy. Limited edition, #340/2500. Title page in red and black lettering. Intact glassine wrapper. Contents are in decorated boards with a leather spine, housed in similarly decorated slipcase. Spine is faded. Slipcase with edge and corner wear.

    Book ID: 262966
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  • Angel Claw by Moebius and [Alejandro] Jodorowsky
    Moebius and [Alejandro] Jodorowsky
    Angel Claw

    New York: Eurotica, 1996. Unpaginated, about 70 pages. 10 by 13 inches. Graphic, erotic illustrations. English edition; first published in French. Black-and-white illustrations by the French comic illustrator Jean Giraud [pseudonym Moebius]. ISBN: 9781561631537.

    First American edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Minor edge wear.

    Book ID: 261154
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  • Francis Eginton: A Monograph by Aitken, W. C.
    Aitken, W. C.
    Francis Eginton: A Monograph

    First Edition

    (N.-pl.): (n.p.), 1871. 14 pages plus a correction page. "Reprinted with corrections and additions from the Birmingham Daily Post, April 25th, 1871." Author attribution from WorldCat. A refutation of the claims that Egintonn, who was known for making reproductions of his painitings, was an early pioneer of photography. An uncommon (three copies in OCLC) early treatise on photography. ISBN: 281AIB1020433.

    First edition (first printing). Front cover darkened at spine, thus very good in stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 91027
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  • Bellini: Sa Vie, Ses Oeuvres by (Bellini, Giovanni) Pougin, Arthur
    (Bellini, Giovanni) Pougin, Arthur
    Bellini: Sa Vie, Ses Oeuvres

    First Edition

    Paris: Librairie de L. Hachette & Co, 1868. 232 pages. Frontispiece engaving of Bellini with tissue guard. Text in French. ISBN: 281AIB1048056.

    Inscribed by the author on half-title page. First edition (first printing). A very good copy in green cloth with gold lettering and decorations on spine. Mild edge wear. No dust jacket.

    Book ID: 262988
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  • Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment by [Bouchardon] Desmas, Anne-Lise et al.
    [Bouchardon] Desmas, Anne-Lise et al.
    Bouchardon: Royal Artist of the Enlightenment

    First Edition

    Los Angeles: The J. Paul Getty Museum, 2017. 447 pages. 9-3/4 by 12 inches. Catalog for an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles from January 10 - April 2, 2017. Profusely illustrated. ISBN: 9781606065068.

    First edition (first printing). Previous owner's blindstamps on a few pages else a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 254920
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  • Composition by Dow, Arthur W.
    Dow, Arthur W.
    Composition

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1913. 128 pages. Includes numerous black-and-white illustrations and seven color plates. An early copy of this influential work. ISBN: B000M0X1J0.

    Seventh edition revised and enlarged. Front hinge is broken and contents somewhat loose. Last few pages have 1 inch of lower corner missing. Covers are scuffed and corners are worn.

    Book ID: 261051
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  • The Northern Renaissance: Durer to Holbein by Heard, Kate and Lucy Whitaker
    Heard, Kate and Lucy Whitaker
    The Northern Renaissance: Durer to Holbein

    First Edition

    London: Royal Collection Publications, 2011. 248 pages. 9-1/2 by 11-3/4 inches. With 191 color illustrations. ISBN: 9781905686322.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 235342
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  • The Sistine Ceiling by [Michelangelo] De Tolnay, Charles
    [Michelangelo] De Tolnay, Charles
    The Sistine Ceiling

    Princeton University Press, 1969. 285 pages followed by about 150 unnumbered pages of black-and-white plates. 9 by 11-1/2 inches. With fold-out black-and-white reproduction at front. This printing with a foreword by the author. ISBN: 9780691038568.

    Third printing. A fine copy in a dust jacket with short chips and tears at the edges and small stains to the cover. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 232632
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  • Not Vital by Vital, Not; essay by Gore Vidal
    Vital, Not; essay by Gore Vidal
    Not Vital

    First Edition

    Milano: Skira, 2007. Unpaginated 12-1/4 by 12 inches. Exhibition catalog published for Not Vital's solo show at Sperone Weswater, New York City, September 15 - October 15, 2007. ISBN: 281AIB1045692.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in the printed acetate dust jacket, a bit wrinkled with a small crack at top of spine but otherwise free of tears.

    Book ID: 238869
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  • Cahiers d'Arabesques Propres a la Decoration des Apartements Dessines a Rome par M. Lavallee Poussin ou Executes sous sa Direction par Le Clerc, Voisin, J. M. Moreau, Berthelot, Janneret Graves par Guyot by Poussin, Lavallee
    Poussin, Lavallee
    Cahiers d'Arabesques Propres a la Decoration des Apartements Dessines a Rome par M. Lavallee Poussin ou Executes sous sa Direction par Le Clerc, Voisin, J. M. Moreau, Berthelot, Janneret Graves par Guyot

    Berlin: Bruno Hessling, n.d. 38 tipped-in loose large plates. 13.5 x 10 inches. ISBN: 281AIB1047805.

    Covers are partially torn along rear spine fold with edge and corner wear. All plates are very good. 4 page plate index is present.

    Book ID: 262653
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  • Mughal Paintings: Art and Stories by Quintanilla, Sonya Rhie and Dominique DeLuca
    Quintanilla, Sonya Rhie and Dominique DeLuca
    Mughal Paintings: Art and Stories

    First Edition

    The Cleveland Museum of Art / D. Giles Limited, 2016. 367 pages. 9-3/4 by 11-1/4 inches. Catalog for the exhibition Art and Stories from Mughal India held July 31 to October 23, 2016. Images reproduced in color with notes on dimensions. Also issued in softcover. ISBN: 9781907804892.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with minor edge wear. A large, heavy book.

    Book ID: 235334
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  • Cezanne in Provence by Conisbee, Philip,Coutagne, Denis
    Conisbee, Philip,Coutagne, Denis
    Cezanne in Provence

    First Edition

    Washington, D.C: National Gallery of Art, 2006. ISBN: 9780894683190.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in illustrated wrappers (paperback). As new, still in publisher's shrinkwrap.

    Book ID: 262909
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  • Quillwork in Native American Baskets From Northwest California by Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Quillwork in Native American Baskets From Northwest California

    Trinidad, CA: Trinidad Museum. 105 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. Exhibition catalog for a show running October 9, 2016 - April 8, 2017 at the Trinidad Museum in Trinidad, CA. Devoted to baskets and ceremonial caps woven with porcupine quills by Karuk, Hupa and Yurok tribal members in Humboldt County in Northwestern California. Illustrated with color photographs throughout, with notes on artists, dimensions, purpose, and materials. The authors are two of the leading experts on Native American arts on the Northwest Coast of California. ISBN: 281AIB1034437.

    A new copy.

    Book ID: 234200
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  • Krauss, Rosalind E. and Jane Livingston
    L'amour fou: Photography & Surrealism

    Washington, DC and New York: Corcoran Gallery of Art / Abbeville Press, 1985. 244 pages. Heavily illustrated in black and white. ISBN: 9780896595798.

    Very Good

    Book ID: 28521
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  • Nettie Ruben by Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Nettie Ruben

    (Eureka, CA): Clarke Historical Museum, 2014. 115 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. Exhibition catalog of the Native American Karuk Tribe master basket maker that ran at the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka, CA from July 5, 2014 to January 3, 2015. Beautifully illustrated with color photographs of baskets and black-and-white photographs of the artist and her times. ISBN: 281AIB1019804.

    A new copy.

    Book ID: 234199
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