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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Native American Jewelry and Adornment of Northwest California by Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Native American Jewelry and Adornment of Northwest California

    First Edition

    Trinidad, CA: 2010. 147 pages. 11 by 8-1/2 inches. Catalog from the Trinidad Museum exhibition, November 19, 2010 to March 1, 2011. More than 100 full color photographs of historic and contemporary jewelry by Northern California Native Americans and the beads and other materials used to make it. Indigenous uses of such materials described and illustrated with late 19th and early 20th century photographs. The authors are two of the leading experts on Native American arts on the Northwest Coast of California. ISBN: 281AIB0008292.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 205784
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  • Made for the Trade: Native American Baskets of Northwest California by Johnson, Ron Coleen Kelley Marks, and Susie Van Kirk
    Johnson, Ron Coleen Kelley Marks, and Susie Van Kirk
    Made for the Trade: Native American Baskets of Northwest California

    First Edition

    Trinidad, CA: Ron Johnson, 2012. 165 pages. 8-1/2 by 11 inches. An important exhibition catalog of northwestern California Native American baskets, specifically emphasizing changes to basket designs made by weavers to better serve the curio market. The exhibition ran at the Trinidad Museum in Trinidad, CA from May 3, 2012 to October 28, 2012 and at the Clarke Historical Museum in Eureka, CA from November 9, 2012 to May 1, 2013. Heavily illustrated with 65 pages of color photos. Published in an edition of 300 copies. ISBN: 281AIB0052445.

    First edition (first printing). A fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 119083
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  • Nettie Ruben by Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Johnson, Ron and Coleen Kelley Marks
    Nettie Ruben

    First Edition

    (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.

    First edition (first printing). New from the publisher. A fine copy in wrappers (paperback).

    Book ID: 103098
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  • Stilled Lives by Chadwick, Helen
    Chadwick, Helen
    Stilled Lives

    First Edition

    Edinburgh: 1996. [66] pages. 9-1/2 by 11-1/2 inches. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, from August 13 - September 21, 1996, and at the Kunsthallen Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark, from 10 January 10 - March 30, 1997. With bibliographical references. Essays by Marina Warner, Louisa Buck, and David Mellor. Illustrated mostly in color. ISBN: 9780952060833.

    First edition (first printing). A near fine copy in wrappers (paperback). Minor edge wear.

    Book ID: 232749
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  • Aladins Schrik (Aladin's Terror) by Haas, Henri de
    Haas, Henri de
    Aladins Schrik (Aladin's Terror)

    First Edition

    Amsterdam: Van Spijk, (1996). Unpaginated. Text in Dutch and English. Oblong, 7.25 x 4 inches. Art work in color. ISBN: 9789062162161.

    Inscribed by the author on half-title page : "to R. B. Kitaj, 21-3-97 Haas". First edition (first printing). Very good in wrappers (paperback). Back cover is creased.

    Book ID: 262052
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