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History of Painting (8 Vol Set), the Florentine Edition, Limited to 250 Copies,

by MacFall, Haldane

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Limited Editioin
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Boston, nd: Dana Estes and Co., [Edinburgh] : Printed by T. and A. Constable, Printers to His Majesty at the Edinburgh University Press. Limited Editioin. Quarto. The Florentine Edition, limited to 250 copies. The present set is number 11 illustrated with two hundred tipped in plates in colour and with a preface by Frank Brangwyn. Haldane was one… Read more
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Sir Edward J. Poynter, President of the Royal Academy

by Monkhouse, W. Cosmo

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London; Easter 1897: The Art Journal. Quarto. 31, [1], 4 unnumbered leaves of plates by Poynter including his lovely paintings of women including his nude entitled High Noon. Book plate of Olive May Graves Percival (1869-1945). Lawrence Clark Powell wrote of her collection: In spite of an income limited to her clerk's earnings and from the… Read more
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Modern Illustration

by Pennell, Joseph

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Published
1895
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Limited Edition
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$75.00

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London at the Chiswick Press: G. Bell, 1895. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 125 copies. The present copy is #13. Uncut, xxv, 146 pages, index, profusely illustrated, errata slip bound in. Not only examples of major illustrators such as Walter Crane, Kate Greenaway, Howard Pyle, as well as Whistler, Beardsley with notes on the techniques used. Bound… Read more
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The Scholar" Lithograph Signed By the Artist, Number 90 of 200

by Bragg, Charles (1931-2017)

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While most Americans discovered his art in Playboy magazines and Robert Altman's film which featured his lithograph, The Screen Goddess, his work has been shown in museums and exhibits around the world. The Certificate of Authenticity on the verso of the framed lithograph is from the Collier Art Corporation and initialed RF. Entitled: "The Scholar" here… Read more
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Presented in a new creme mat, image size: 6" x 4 1/4". She was the first woman to produce a book on wood engraving (1932). She had studied wood engraving under Noel Rooke in the early 1920's and emigrated to the U.S. in 1939 where her themes of the virtues of the countryside and the people… Read more
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Litograpfia y Grabado En El Mexico Del XIX

by Iturriaga, Jose N.

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Limited Editions
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[November 1993 and January 1995]: Telmex. Limited Editions. Folio. Volume I: limited to 3000 copies, 233pp. Volume II: limited to 2000 copies, 297pp. Beautifully Illustrated in color and in black and white. A history of Mexico, as seen through the eyes of several important authors and artists' with beautiful illustrations of their work in 19th century Mexico. As… Read more
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Drawings

by Penn, Irving

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[New York, 1999): Apparition. Quarto. [60] leaves of plates, chiefly color illustrations. Under his own imprint, titled Apparition, Penn published this book gathering sixty years of private drawings and paintings, many of which were made using methods influenced by photography. Penn valued "drawing [as] a haven from the real world that belongs to the camera." A fine copy… Read more
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The Madrid Codices (6 Volumes)

by Leonardo, Da Vinci and Ladislao Reti

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Published
1974
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Limited Edition
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$900.00

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New York: McGraw-Hill, 1974. Limited Edition. Quarto. In six volumes. The rediscovery of the lost manuscripts of Leonardo that had been lost since 1830, were rediscovered in 1967 and then researched, photographed and translated by Ladislao Reti who did not live to see them in print. Contains also glossary, index and bibliographic notes. McGraw-Hill produced a superb example of… Read more
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Diana Vreeland; Immoderate Style

by Martin, Richard and Harold Koda

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(New York, 1993): Metropolitan Museum of Art. Quarto. 31 pages, 37 unnumbered leaves of plates (some folded), color illustrations with rich red panels cut with letters D V to house the collection. When it opened for the Costume Institute, the Metropolitan said that Diana Vreeland was one of the great tastemakes of the 20th century. Some light rubbing to… Read more
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The Roots of Miro

by Gimferrer, Pere and Joan Miro

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Limited Edition
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New York; (1993): Rizzoli. Limited Edition. Large Quarto. Limited to 1000 copies.The present copy is number 471, 435pp., illustrated 285 full color illustrations and 1,276 in black and white. By comparing Spanish artist Joan Miro's finished paintings and sculptures with more than 1200 of his sketches and preparatory studies, Gimferrer places Miro's art in a surprising new… Read more
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The Nature of Light

by Christensen, Scott

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(Christensen Studios, Jackson, Wyoming, 2005). Quarto. 156p. Besides photography of his art, his essay "My place in the West" helps illuminate both his painting and the imageries that inspired him. A very fine book of a wonderful contemporary Western Artist. A fine copy still in original shrinkwrap.
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Richard H. Kern. Expeditionary Artist in the Far Southwest, 1848-1853

by Weber, David J.

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Published
1985
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First Edition
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Albuquerque, NM: Amon Carter Museum / University of New Mexico Press, 1985. First Edition. Small Quarto. 355pp. 8 maps. illustrated by Richard H. Kern, with 151 figures and 16 color plates. Text. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Kern's artistic career in the West began as a member of Fremont's disastrous 1848-39 expedition. After nearly dying, he was on the Pacific… Read more
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The Expressionist; a Survey of Their Graphic Art

by Zigrosser, Carl

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Published
1957
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First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: George Brazillier, 1957. First Edition. Quarto. 122 examples of some of the finest work of the expressionist. This copy is signed and inscribed by Carl Zigrosser to Ding (the nickname for Kneeland McNulty who was the Curator of Prints at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He writes: "to Ding with many thanks for his… Read more
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Tristan and Iseult, Translated By Hilair Belloc

by Bedier, Joseph

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Published
1927
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First Edition
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$110.00

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New York: Albert & Charles Boni, 1927. First Edition. Small Octavo. 196 pages. Illustrated by Mac Harshberger. One of the great love stories in all world literature, here translated by Hilaire Belloc with the rich art deco illustrations of Mac Harshberger. It is the story of King Marc of Cornwall, his Irish bride, the princess Iseult, who is… Read more
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Giuseppe Catiglione, a Jesuit Painter at the Court of the Chinese Emperors

by Beurdeley, Cecile and Michel

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First Edition
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Rutland, VT; [June, 1972]: Charles E. Tuttle Co. First Edition. Quarto. 204pp., translated by Michael Bullock, illustrated in black and white, along with several tipped in color plates. This book is a catalogue raisonne of the work of Castiglione as well as an account of the meeting of two contrasted techniques of painting and theories of art. It also… Read more
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Udinotti

by Udinotti, Agnese

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First Edition
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Flagstaff, AZ (1973): Northland Press. First Edition. Small Quarto. xiv, 78pp., inscribed by the author dated 1981. Foreword by Rudy H. Turk who describes Udinotti's work as " often shocks: not because she or her works are immoral or lacking in taste, but because the mature viewer recognizes unwelcome truths". Bound in black cloth lettered in black, spine… Read more
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Poetry

by Chorlton, David, Stephanie Myers and Agnese Udinotti

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Limited Edition
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Scottsdale, AZ; (1980): Udinotti Publications. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited collector's edition #4 of 6 copies signed by sculpturist Agnese Udinotti, photographer Stephanie Myers and poet David Chorlton, 49 printed leaves (printed on rectos only) illustrated. This is a book of poetry written by all three artist. Bounf in black cloth lettered in black, spine a bit sunned. A very… Read more
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Luis Barragan

by Saito, Yutaka (supervisor)

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Mexico;(1994): Noriega Editores. Quarto. 244 pages. The very scarce English language edition translated by John D. Lamb, illustrated with color photographic images of his architectural designs. Luis Ramiro Barragan Morfin (1802-1988) was a Mexican architect whose early education was as an engineer, but as he traveled to Spain and France, he became aware of Ferdinand Bac, Le… Read more
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Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam (Presented By Willy Pogany)

by Fitzgerald, Edward (Omar Khayyamm and Willy pogany)

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New York; (1909): Thomas Y. Crowell and Co. Limited Edition. Small Quarto. Limited to 525 copies. The present copy is number 59 and signed by Willy Pogany the illustrator. Based on the first edition text of Edward Fitzgerald and illustrated with 24 full page color illustrations tipped-in, text in oriental style script printed in brown within ornamental borders, decorative… Read more
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Stories from the Pentamerone

by Basile, Giambattista and Warwick Goble (illustrator)

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Published
1911
Edition
First Edition
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London: Macmillan and Co, 1911. First Edition. Small Quarto. First published in Naples and in the Neapolitan dialect by G. Basile, Conte di Torrone, who is believed to have collected them chiefly in Crete and Venice, and to have died about the year 1637. The following version follows the translation by John Edward Taylor, published in 1847. The… Read more
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