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TERRAIN OF FREEDOM. American Art and the Civil War.

by Various

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Published
(2001)
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Very good
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first edition
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9780865591868
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Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, (2001). first edition. softcover. Very good. Museum Studies, Volume 27, No. 1. Catalogue of an exhibition. Wrappers, approximately 8 3/8" wide and 10 1/8" tall. 104 pages. Includes both color and black and white illustrations. 020207A
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THE SILK SCREEN PRINTING PROCESS.

by Biegeleisen, J. I. and E. J. Busenbark

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Published
1941
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Very good
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2nd edition, 6th impression
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New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. Inc., 1941. 2nd edition, 6th impression. hardcover. Very good. Octavo, navy blue cloth covers with gilt titles. Black and white illustrations. xvi + 225 pages. Former owner name label on front paste-down endpaper. No dust jacket. 101206A
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ANCIENT CHINESE BRONZE ART. Casting the Precious Sacral Vessel.

by Chase, W. Thomas. Catalogue with the assistance of Jung May Lee. Introduction by K. C. Chang.

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Published
(1991)
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Very good
ISBN
9780295971261
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New York: China House Gallery, China Institute in America, (1991). softcover. Very good. Catalogue of an exhibition, April 20 - June15, 1991. Softcover, quarto (approx. 8 3/8" by 11"), 110 pages .With black and white photos and a section in color as well. Includes bibliography. Very good. 092719F
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ART TANTRIQUE 17 fevrier fin mars 1970

by Exposition organisee en collaboration avec M. Ravi Kumar. Textes de Henri Michaux, Octavio Paz, Souren Melikian

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Published
1970
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very good
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First Edition
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Paris: Le Point Cardinal, 1970. First Edition. softcover. very good. Catalogue of an exhibition. Text in French. Orange card covers (approx. 9 7/8" wide by 8 5/16" tall) with 24 leaves (including two blanks) 10 color plates including frontispiece, 10 black and white plates. spine and top cover edges slightly sunned. 091306A
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FITZ HUGH LANE 1804-1865. American Marine Painter.

by Wilmerding, John.

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Published
1964
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Fine
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first edition
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Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1964. first edition. hardcover. Fine/very good. Lane, Fitz Hugh. Octavo, blue cloth covers with gilt titles, x [2] 100 pages. Includes black and white reproductions, Bibliography, Checklist of Works, and Index to Checklist, and an Index to the text. Dust jacket has a small closed tear on rear panel, light rubbing. 090617A
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GEORGE ROMNEY 1734 - 1802

by Kidson, Alex

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(2002)
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Fine
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first edition
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9780691095592
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Princeton: Princeton University Press, (2002). first edition. hardcover. Fine/Fine. Romney, George. Quarto (approx. 9 5/8" by 11 1/4") maroon cloth covers, 244 pages. Includes many illustrations, bibliography, index. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. 051517A
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MATISSE. His Art and His Public

by Barr, Jr., Alfred H.

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Published
(1974)
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Very good
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first paperbound ed.
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9780870704697
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New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1974). first paperbound ed.. softcover. Very good. Matisse. Quarto (approx. 7 1/4" wide 9 3/4" tall). 591 pages. 508 illustrations including 8 in color. Bibliography, Index. Covers have some browning at edges. 071202A
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LOW'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Low, David

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Published
1956
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Very good
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First Edition
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London: Michael Joseph, 1956. First Edition. hardcover. Very good/good +. Low, David. Small quarto, (approx. 6" wide by 9 1/4" tall) gray cloth covers, 387 [1] pages. Includes black and white illustrations, index. Browning on endpapers, else very good. Dust jacket sunned on spine and edges. 092108B Art, Politics, Biography, Caricature, Cartooning
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A HISTORY OF ART IN CHALDAEA AND ASSYRIA. Volume I (only)

by Perrot, George and Charles Chipiez. Translated from the French into English and Edited by Walter Armstrong

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Published
1884
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Very good
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London: Chapman and Hall Ltd., 1884. hardcover. Very good. Quarto (approximately 7" wide by 10 1/2" tall) Pictorial cloth covers, xiii + 398 pages. Black and white plates, and illustrations in the text. Light wear at head and foot of spine, else very good. Note: this is only one volume of a two volume work. Ancient Art, Sculpture,… Read more
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EUROPEAN MASTER PAINTINGS FROM SWISS COLLECTIONS. Post-Impression to World War II.

by Elderfield, John.

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(c. 1976)
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near fine
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New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (c. 1976). softcover. near fine. Foreword by William Rubin. Soft cover, 7 7/8" wide by 8 3/4" tall, 170 [2] pages. Includes both black and white and color illustrations. 091704A
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THE ANNOTATED ULTIMATE ALPHABET.

by Wilks, Mike

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(c. 1988)
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near fine
Edition
First American Edition, 1st Printing
ISBN
9780805009187
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£25.96

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New York: Henry Holt and Company, (c. 1988). First American Edition, 1st Printing. hardcover. near fine/near fine. Wilks, Mike. Oblong quarto (approx. 12 3/4" wide by 9 7/8" tall), gray cloth covers, unpaginated. Covers slightly sprung. "Twenty-six exquisite painting by Wilks, one for each letter of the alphabet... Tantalizingly, The Ultimate Alphabet appeared with no answer list of… Read more
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22 (TWENTY-TWO) WORKS BY MARK TOBEY

by Tobey, Mark. Sotheby's

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Published
1985
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near fine
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New York: Sotheby's, 1985. softcover. near fine. Tobey, Mark. Auction catalogue. Wrappers, quarto (approx. 8 1/4" by 10 5/8") Unpaginated. 22 Works by Mark Tobey Sold on behalf of the Society of the Friends of Mark Tobey, Auction: Wednesday, November 6, 1985. Lots 101 - 122, Sale 5423. Includes black and white photo portrait of Tobey and 22… Read more
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THE JERUSALEM WINDOWS.

by Chagall, Marc. Text and Notes by Jean Leymarie

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Published
(1962)
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Very good
Edition
First American Edition
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New York: George Braziller Inc., (1962). First American Edition. hardcover. Very good/very good. Chagall, Marc. Translated from the French by Elaine Desautels. Contains two original lightographs by Chagall. Red cloth covers with gilt titles, approx. 10" wide by 13" tall (33 cm tall). "This book which was compiled by Andre Sauret was completed on June 7,… Read more
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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF CHINESE PAINTING.

by Waley, Arthur.

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Published
1923
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Very good
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first edition
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London: Ernest Benn, Limited., 1923. first edition. hardcover. Very good. Brown cloth covers with gilt titles, very light wear, small spot on front cover, but still Very Good. Quarto, xii [2] 3-262 pages followed by section of plates. Color frontispiece: The Ch'Ang-Lo Palace, after Li Ssu-hsun in the British Museum. Six color plates (including frontis.) and 43… Read more
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AROUND THE WORLD 10TH STAGE Mexico. Vuelta el Mundo Mexico

by Di Rosa, Herve.

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9789686842333
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Mexico City: Trilce Ediciones. hardcover. Fine. Di Rosa, Herve. Octavo, unpaginated. Color art. Text in Spanish, French, English. With slipcase
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IITTALA. 125 Years of Finnish Glass. Complete History with All Designers.

by Aav.Marianne and Rrva Viljanen.

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Published
2006
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Very Good
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international edition.
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9783897902503
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Helsinki and Stuttgardt: DesignMuseo / Arnoldsche Art Publisher., 2006. international edition.. hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Quarto, pictorial boards with cloth spine, 270 pages.Published on the occasion of an exhibition of the same name. Book slightly cocked. Dust jacket has a couple of closed tears, and a little wear at head and foot of spine. Many illustrations. Comprehensive reference… Read more
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MAX BECKMANN RETROSPECTIVE.

by Beckmann, Max. Edited by Carla Schulz-Hoffmann. Judith C. Weiss.

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(c. 1984)
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St. Louis, Munich: The St. Louis Art Museum in association with Prestel-Verlag., (c. 1984). softcover. Very good. Beckmann, Max. Quarto, lavishly illustrated. 482 pages + photo credits. Crease on front cover; light dampstain on side edge of first few two leaves. The exhhibition also traveled Munich, Berlin, and Los Angeles. 122615A This oversize book will cost more to… Read more
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SOMEHOW A PAST: The Autobiography of Marsden Hartley.

by Hartley, Marsden. Edited, with an introduction by Susan Elizabeth Ryan.

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Published
(c. 1997)
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Fine
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first thus
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9780262082518
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Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, (c. 1997). first thus. hardcover. Fine. Octavo, cloth-backed pictorial boards, xiv, 246 pages, Includes black and white illustration, appendices, chronology, index. Fine condition. No dust jacket (if issued). 102504A "Marsden Hartley (1877-1943), the American modernist painter, was also a prolific writer who published dozens of essays and reviews and several volumes of… Read more
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JOHN PIPER

by Piper, John, in association with James Kirkman

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Published
1989
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London, Waddington Galleries, 1989, 1989. Soft cover. London, Waddington Galleries, 1989, 1989. Soft cover. Pages 40,oblong quarto, (approx. 11x 9 7/16), softcover. Introduction "Fawley I to X" by David Fraser Jenkins.10 color plates. Includes selected bibliography, catalogue list, list of public collections, selected group exhibitions, one-man exhibitions, bibliographical details. Fine condition. 051705A
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PERLE FINE. THE COOL SERIES

by Fine, Perle. Curated by Christine Berry. Essay by Lisa N. Peters

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c. 2011
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Very Good
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9781935617136
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New York: Spanierman Modern, c. 2011. softcover. Very Good. Catalog of an exhibition, November 10 - December 10, 2011. 32 pages. Quarto (approx. 9 1/2 in. wide by 10 3/4 in. high). Color plates of the paintings; black and white photos of the artist and her associates. 061507A-Z
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