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Art Book Lists: Number 1 to 50

by Fine Arts Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library

Condition: Good

Baltimore: Enoch Pratt Free Library, 1936. Hardcover. Good. Shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of the book. A bound collection of of Art Book Lists published under the auspices of the Carnegie Fund by the Enoch Pratt Free Library beginning in 1936 and continuing until 1939. The mini-catalogs cover many related subjects from Chinese Art, Motion Pictures, Music in America, etc. Each one begins with a brief essay on the subject followed by a descriptive list including prices of current and out-of-print books on the subject. Predating the New York Public Library by perhaps 20 years (depending on how one counts) the Pratt library is one of the principal libraries of the United States. From the collection of Joseph L. Wheeler who for many years beginning in 1927 was the library Director. Books and other items ship promptly with a tracking number and (generally over $15.00) jacket protectors if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!

  • Bookseller: The Book Shed US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1002131
  • Title: Art Book Lists: Number 1 to 50
  • Author: Fine Arts Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Enoch Pratt Free Library
  • Place: Baltimore
  • Date published: 1936
  • Bookseller catalogs: Art & Music;


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