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George III & Queen Charlotte, Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste

By: ROBERTS, Jane [editor];

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 51030

ISBN: 1902163737


ROBERTS, JANE [editor]. George III & Queen Charlotte, Patronage, Collecting and Court Taste, London: Royal Collections Publications, 2004. Heavy quarto, pp. 408, red cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine, extensive color illustration, covering all kinds of collectibles gathered by George III and his court. Released to accompany an exhibit in London, this book has become a valuable reference work. Condition: Dust jacket moderately worn with surface ... View more info

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Redemption

By: SIGISMONDI, Floria

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 50565

ISBN: 3931126188


SIGISMONDI, FLORIA. Redemption, Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag, 1999. Folio, pp. 160, printed boards, color plates. Shock photos of shock musicians and other pop culture figures including Marilyn Manson, Debra Soto, Twiggy, David Bowie, The Moth, Raygun, and many others. That's Bowie on the cover. The influence of Joel Peter Witkin is obvious here, although there is little commentary but a couple of poems. Caption pamphlet included. Condition of this book: Boards sh... View more info

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The Sculpture of Epstein

By: SILBER, Evelyn,

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51449

ISBN: 0838751032


SILBER, EVELYN. The Sculpture of Epstein, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 1986. Quarto, pp. 240, green cloth boards with white lettering on spine, blind-stamped lettering on front, halftone plates. Includes extensive catalogue of the work of an important British sculptor. Condition: Dust jacket worn and chipped at edges, all else very good. View more info

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Chagall Lithographe 1980-1985

By: SORLIER, Charles

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 52925


SORLIER, CHARLES. Chagall Lithographe 1980-1985, Monte Carlo: Editions Andre Sauret, 1986. Folio, first edition, pp. 224, 1 (note), beige cloth boards with black lettering to front and spine, lithographed jacket protected by original acetate wrapper, color illustration, text in French. The final installment of the 6-volume Chagall lithograph catalogue raisonne. Condition of this book: Fine, no flaws. View more info

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The Lithographs of Chagall, 1969-1975

By: SORLIER, Charles, and MOURLOT, Fernand.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52922


SORLIER, CHARLES, and MOURLOT, FERNAND. The Lithographs of Chagall, 1969-1975, New York: Crown Publishers, 1974. Tall quarto, English language edition, pp. 180, 1 (note), light gray cloth boards with black stamped lettering to front and spine, original acetate wrap protecting lithographed dust jacket. In addition to the jacket, the frontispiece is an original lithograph. They both retain their brilliant color. This book is part of a 6-volume series documenting the Cha... View more info

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More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz

By: SPRATLING, William, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, Manuel

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 50535


SPRATLING, WILLIAM, and ALVAREZ BRAVO, MANUEL. More Human Than Divine, An Intimate and Lively Self-Portrait in Clay of a Smiling People From Ancient Vera Cruz, Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 1960. Quarto, first English edition of 2000, pp. 30, 64 photo plates in duotone and sepia, sepia frontispiece of a kneeling youth, black cloth boards with gilt-stamped reproduction of a child figure, gilt lettering on spine. As the title indicates, the photos are... View more info

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1980 Praha (Prague) 1996

By: STANO, Tono.

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 52892


STANO, TONO. 1980 Praha (Prague) 1996, Czech Republic: POSAM, 1998. Large folio, edition of 3000, unpaginated, black cloth boards with blind-stamped lettering to spine, 69 single-sided gravure plates, text in Czech and English. Abstract forms achieved with the human body and shadows. Condition of this book: Jacket worn and dust-darkened, boards' edges sunned with little white stains, small dampstain in rear, images fine. View more info

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A Torment of Follies

By: STARK, Frances,

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 50730

ISBN: 3865604641


STARK, FRANCES. Secession, A Torment of Follies, Koln: Walther Konig, 2008. Quarto, pp. 96, wraps, artwork from an exhibit at Secession museum in Vienna, text in English and German. This show was a visualization of the 1930s novel "Ferdydurke" by Witold Gombrowicz. Condition of this book: Covers lightly worn, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Nude in a jazz club

By: STILES, James.

Price: $250.00

Seller ID: Stiles series


STILES, JAMES. Series of 6 lounge scenes, undated (later 20th century). Large gelatin silver prints (14x11 inches), 4 toned blue, 2 untoned, one with the stamp of Stiles on the reverse. The photographer is a well-known fashion shooter who has exhibited at galleries on his own and with bigger names such as Helmut Newton, according to his website. And one can easily see the Newton influence in these offbeat jazz club setups. In fact, this series would make a great displ... View more info

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Human Expressionism, The Human Figure and the Jewish Experience

By: STROSBERG, Eliane

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 50497

ISBN: 2757201700


STROSBERG, ELIANE. Human Expressionism, The Human Figure and the Jewish Experience, Paris: Somology Art Publishers, 2008. Quarto, pp. 191, blind-stamped black cloth boards, color illustration. Released to accompany the French art exhibit of the same title. Condition of this book: Fine. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, no tears. Leaves clean and tight. View more info

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Josef Sudek 1896-1976, portfolio of 18 prints

By: SUDEK, Josef

Price: $1,500.00

Seller ID: sudekfolio


Josef Sudek 1896-1976, printed in 1996 at Trico Graphic Design in Prague. Folio measuring about 17x12 inches or 43x31cm, prints from very small (6x5cm) to large (28x37cm), each tipped onto heavy stock the size of the folio. This is Copy No. 62 of 96 issued, with a gift inscription on the inside of the covers signed by the Czech photographer and photo historian Anna Farova. This is a retrospective spanning the career of Sudek, maybe the Czech Republic's greatest pho... View more info

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Baines on the Zambezi 1858 to 1859

By: TABLER, Edward C. (editor).

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 53004

ISBN: 090907917x


TABLER, EDWARD C. (editor). Baines on the Zambezi 1858 to 1859, Johannesburg: Brenthurst Press, 1982. Quarto, limited edition, pp. 252, orange cloth boards with black and gilt label on spine, top edge tinted orange, color and halftone illustration, maps, prospectus laid in. Treats the work of Thomas Baines, the storekeeper and artist who was hired to accompany the Livingstone expedition down the Zambezi in 1858-59. Includes letters and entries in Baines' journal. C... View more info

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The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Volumes 1-3

By: TAYLOR, Robert.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 51716


TAYLOR, ROBERT, et al. The Air Combat Paintings of Robert Taylor, Volumes 1-3, Canada: Vanwell, 1987, 1991, 1996. Oblong folios, pp. 128 each, buckram boards in varying shades of blue with lettering on spines, color plates. Taylor covers all eras of military aviation but the emphasis is World War II. Condition of these books: Dust jackets lightly worn, no tears. Leaves clean and tight, with toning at margins, foxing at top edges, images fine. V.2 has some dogeare... View more info

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Visionaire No. 22, Chic

By: TESTINO, Mario.

Price: $500.00

Seller ID: 52929


TESTINO, MARIO [editor]. Visionaire No. 22, Chic, New York: Visionaire Publishing, 1997. Quarto, No. 3239 of 5000 printed, unpaginated, cream-colored paper-covered boards half-bound in beige cloth, slipcased, with various designer fabrics tipped in, including a tiny piece of a Versace dress worn by Madonna to the "Evita" premiere in London. Also tipped in is a cocktail napkin with Paloma Picasso's lips outlined by lipstick, and a copy of a letter, with envelope, from ... View more info

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Palaces of Sicily

By: TOMASI, Gioacchino, and ZALAPI, Angheli

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 52101

ISBN: 0847821269


TOMASI, GIOACCHINO LANZA and ZALAPI, ANGHELI. Palaces of Sicily, New York: Rizzoli, 1998. Folio, U.S. edition, pp. 394, black cloth boards with gilt lettering stamped on spine, color photos. Covers 25 palaces and villas with dramatic illustration of stonework and other art and craft. Condition of this book: Dust jacket lightly worn, leaves have a few minor spots at edges, images fine. Overall near fine. View more info

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Tompolski's Chronicle, Volume Ten

By: TOMPOLSKI, Feliks.

Price: $400.00

Seller ID: 53269


TOMPOLSKI, FELIKS. Tompolski's Chronicle, Volume Ten, London: self-published, 1962. Tall folio, part of a 27-year project to record history as it happened, this volume released in 24 installments containing more than 100 expressionist drawings, some in color, in its original folio, with duplicate copies of a title sheet that has a gift inscription. Heavy brown stock, measuring 29x46cm or 18x11 inches, with 2 color posters folding out to four and six times that size. ... View more info

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Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland

By: TRUMAN, Timothy;

Price: $200.00

Seller ID: 51026

ISBN: 0922173117


TRUMAN, TIMOTHY. Wilderness, The True Story of Simon Girty, Renegade; Book 1: The Borderland, Pennsylvania: 4Winds Publishing Group, 1989. Quarto (8.5x11 inches), No. 194 of 400 copies, pp. 74, 2 (ads), black cloth boards with silver lettering on spine and front, stamped silver drawing or the renegade on front, black and white illustration. Inscribed on the free front endpaper by the artist to Joe Kubert, the cartoonist who founded an influential art school. The au... View more info

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Book of the Artists, American Artist Life

By: TUCKERMAN, Henry T.

Price: $750.00

Seller ID: 53436


TUCKERMAN, HENRY T. Book of the Artists, American Artist Life, New York: Putnam, 1867. Quarto, large-paper edition, pp. xi, 7-639, black buckram boards with green lettering to spine, a rebinding with numerous extra illustrations bound in, as well as three holograph letters by the author, and a note from a former owner. The letters are: 1. A one-page exhortation in verse (Tuckerman liked to write in verse) to Col. Frank Howe, a Union Army figure of some importanc... View more info

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Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England

By: TURNER, J.M.W.

Price: $2,000.00

Seller ID: 51719


Turner, J.M.W. Picturesque Views on the Southern Coast of England, 2 volumes, London: John and Arthur Arch, 1826. Quartos, first edition, unpaginated with 80 engravings, contemporary polished calf with elaborate gilt-stamped floral decoration, red morocco labels and five raised bands on spines, a.e.g., engravings by George and W.B. Cooke and others. Engravings include 48 plates and 32 vignettes. Front pastedowns have the armorial bookplate of Haughton Charles Okeover ... View more info

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The Merry Drinkers

By: UTAMARO, Kitagawa

Price: $120.00

Seller ID: 50312


[SHUNGA] Utamaro, Kitagawa. The Merry Drinkers, Japan: Sei Sei Doh, 1980. Octavo, Volume 2 of a 2-book Shunga series that also included The Gifted Venus, pp. 9, 2, 27 painting reproductions (most double-p.), 8 (Japanese text). Cloth boards, illustrated cardboard slipcase. First nine pages are a translation in English of the original Japanese text that went with the Utamaro paintings, which illustrate the bawdy Asian tale we know as "The Merry Drinkers." Then come the ... View more info