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The Saint Makers: Contemporary Santeras y Santeros
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The Saint Makers: Contemporary Santeras y Santeros

By Rosenak, Chuck & Jan

Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Publishing, 1998. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. First Edition. Sound binding. Clean, bright pages with color photographic illustrations throughout. Wrappers have light handling wear. ; Exploration of the contemporary evolution of religious folk art, or santo making, in the American Southwest. ; 9.5" tall; 153 pages.

$24.00

Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay
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Falkland Road: Prostitutes of Bombay

By Mark, Mary Ellen

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1981. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. First Edition. Sound binding. Clean, bright pages. Light reading wear, shelf wear to wrappers. ; Full-page color photographs with quotations from prostitutes as captions. ; 11.0" tall; 100 pages.

$24.00

The Playboy Book: Forty Years
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The Playboy Book: Forty Years

By Edgren, Gretchen; Hefner, Hugh (intro.)

Los Angeles: General Publishing Group, 1994. Third Printing. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Third Printing. Signed by Hugh Hefner on plate affixed to front endpaper. Sound binding and hinges. Clean, bright pages. Paper over boards is clean with gently bumped corners. DJ has light shelf wear. ; Complete pictorial history of Playboy Magazine from 1953 to 1993, with chapters arranged by decades. ; 12.0" (30 cm) tall; 368 pages; Signed by Associated.

$200.00

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 2002 (Vol. LIX, Number 3); Picturing the Apocalypse: Illustrated Leaves from a Medieval Spanish Manuscript
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 2002 (Vol. LIX, Number 3); Picturing the Apocalypse: Illustrated Leaves from a Medieval Spanish Manuscript

By Wixom, William D.; Lawson, Margaret

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. Soft Cover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Tightly stapled binding, minor shelf wear to wraps. Clean and bright pages. ; Publication focusing on illuminated manuscripts from Spain depicting the Book of Revelation. ; 11.0" (28 cm) tall; 88 pages.

$16.00

Minnie Evans: Artist
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Minnie Evans: Artist

By Lovell, Charles M. (ed.); Hester, Erwin (ed.); Anderson, Brooke D.; Bloemink, Barbara J.; Patton, Sharon F.; Starr, Nina Howell

Greenville, NC: Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, 1993. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Square, tight binding. Clean and bright pages. Wrappers have light edge rubbing. Publication accompanying exhibit (May 14-August 6, 1993) 21 color plate illustrations of the artist's work. Accompanying essays including a biography of the artist. Born in 1892, the African-American native North Carolinian began drawing in 1935. She worked in wax crayon, ink, oil, and other media. Her work centered often around Christian religious themes with primitive folk and mystical influences. 12.0" tall; 72 pages.

$40.00

Asian Art: Indonesian Performing Arts, Volume IV, Number 2 (Spring 1991)
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Asian Art: Indonesian Performing Arts, Volume IV, Number 2 (Spring 1991)

By Sagstetter, Karen (editor); Jessup, Helen Ibbitson; Harnish, David; Sedyawati, Edi; Rodgers, Susan

New York: Oxford University Press and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, 1991. Softcover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Square, tight binding. Clean, bright pages illustrated with color photographs. Wraps have light edge rubbing. ; Contents: Jessup, "Voices of the Ancestors or Internationalism The Dilemma of the Indonesian Artist"; map of Indonesia; Harnish, "Balinese Performance as Festival Offering"; Sedyawati, "Traditional Dramatic Performances of Indonesia"; Rodgers, "A Single Indonesian Art World? Continuities Across the Archipelago." ; 11.0" tall.. 64 pages.

$22.00

Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University.  Volume 52, Number 2 (1993)
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Record of the Art Museum, Princeton University. Volume 52, Number 2 (1993)

By Guthrie, Jill (ed.); Rosasco, Betsy; Muller, Norman; Cazort, Mimi

Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1993. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. Stapled binding is sound. Pages clean and bright. Wraps have light shelf wear. Contents: Rosasco, Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée's Four Estates and Their Patron, Guillaume Mazade de Saint Bresson. Conservator Norman Muller, Addendum. Cazort, The Art of Embellishment: Drawings and Paintings by Gaetano and Mauro Gandolfi for a Festive Carriage. Drawings by the Gandolfi Family and Their Followers in the Art Museum: A Checklist. Notes on Contributors. ; 10.75" tall; 39 pages.

$20.00

Theatre Arts Monthly, Vol. 21, No. 8 (August 1937). The Mirror of the Theatre
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Theatre Arts Monthly, Vol. 21, No. 8 (August 1937). The Mirror of the Theatre

By Isaacs, Edith J. R. (Ed.); Gilder, Rosamond; others

New York: Theatre Arts, Inc, 1937. Softcover. Good with No dust jacket as issued. Soundly stapled binding, although wrappers are starting to pull away. Pages tanned with faint dampstaining at top corner throughout. Wrappers soiled with edge wear and overall handling wear. ; Includes seventy illustrations and a narrative by the influential author, editor, and drama critic Rosamond Gilder. ; 11.0" tall; 80 pages; Re#.

$24.00

Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies in English and American History and Literature. Volume 59, Numbers 2 & 3. Art and Science in America: Issues of Representation
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Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies in English and American History and Literature. Volume 59, Numbers 2 & 3. Art and Science in America: Issues of Representation

By Green, Susan (ed.); Meyers, Amy R. W.; Brigham, David R.; O'Malley, Therese; Rigal, Laurel; Partridge, Linda Dugan; Haltman, Kenneth; Bedell, Rebecca

San Marino, California: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1998. Softcover. Very Good with No dust jacket as issued. Sound binding. Clean, bright pages. Some areas of wrappers are faded, and wrappers have general light shelf wear. ; Contents: Meyers, Introduction. Brigham, "Ask the beasts, and they shall teach thee": the human lessons of Charles Willson Peale's natural history displays. O'Malley, "Your garden must be a museum to you": early American botanical gardens. Rigal, Empire of birds: Alexander Wilson's American Ornithology. Partridge, By the book: Audubon and the tradition of ornithological illustration. Haltman, The poetics of geologic reverie: fiures of source and origin in Samuel Seymour's landscapes of the Rocky Mountains. Bedell, Thomas Cole and the fashionable science. ; 10.0" tall; 207 pages.

$24.00

Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies in English and American History and Literature. Volume 59, Number 4
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Huntington Library Quarterly: Studies in English and American History and Literature. Volume 59, Number 4

By Green, Susan (ed.); Lerer, Seth; Shesgreen, Sean; Furman, Wendy; Essick, Robert N.; others

San Marino, California: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1998. Softcover. Fine with No dust jacket as issued. Still in publisher's shrink wrap. Wrappers clean with minimal shelf wear. Pages clean and bright. ; Contents: Lerer, The wiles of a woodcut: Wynkyn de Worde and the early Tudor reader. Shesgreen, "The manner of crying things in London": style, authorship, chalcography, and history. Furman, Colorizing Paradise Lost: Jean-Frédéric Schall's designs for Le Paradis perdu (1792). ; 10.0" tall; 207 pages.

$24.00

Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the War on Eastern Fronts - East Prussia, the Baltic Coast, Serbia, Galicia, and Poland. 224 - Vol. 3
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Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the War on Eastern Fronts - East Prussia, the Baltic Coast, Serbia, Galicia, and Poland. 224 - Vol. 3

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1915. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1915 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of Russians and Germans in the north: Russian floating mine, disinfecting clothing, station on the Memel, on the way to Libau, Gerdauen destroyed, cruisers at Meml. On the Austro-Russian Fronts: triumphal entry, wreck of a bridge, Japanese gun, bridge across the Drina, wayside chapel, service for Russian prisoners, ruined forts at Przemysl. Also pictures showing the typhus plague in Serbia: Serbian dead form the dreaded Typhus, and two American doctors who aided stricken Serbia. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Sixteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the Munitions Works, Fleets, Guns, Airships, and Submarines of the Great Powers at War. 416 - Vol. 1
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Sixteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the Munitions Works, Fleets, Guns, Airships, and Submarines of the Great Powers at War. 416 - Vol. 1

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1915. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1915 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of smelters and coke ovens, sprays of red hot metal, finishing a steel plate, pouring molten steel, Austrian Skoda gun, open hearth works, Press Works No. 11, hydraulic shears. Fighting ships: German pre-dreadnoughts, French destroyer Vaux, view in a submarine, Japanese battleship Kongo, British battle fleet, squadron at Kiel. Also aviation pictures: a Zeppelin over London at night and a German aviator receiving instructions. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the German Invasion, Ruins, Belgian, French and British Resistance, and Japanese Aid. 240 - Vol. 2
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Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the German Invasion, Ruins, Belgian, French and British Resistance, and Japanese Aid. 240 - Vol. 2

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1914. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1914 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of Belgian, French, and British resistance: Louvain lancers, armored car, German prisoners in Champagne, naval brigade, armored train, fight in the Argonne. Destruction of towns and famous buildings: Cloth Hall, Antwerp, wall falling under fire, ruins of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Rheims, Ypres, Lille under fire. Also Germans refortifying Antwerp and a ceremony at Nikko, Japan. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the American Representatives, European National Monuments, Fighting Ships, Views from the Fronts. 576 - Vol. 1
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Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the American Representatives, European National Monuments, Fighting Ships, Views from the Fronts. 576 - Vol. 1

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1915. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1915 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of Berlin, Paris, Petrograd, and Waterloo: Statue of Peter the Great, Lion of Waterloo, Brandenburg Gate, Arch of Triumph. Warships and Views from the Fronts: dead between the trenches, British Indian charge, Le Courbet, Marlborough, Caio-Duilio, Hills of Gallipoli, Italian Bersaglieri, Ost-Friesland, Austrian warship. Also portraits of two American diplomats in Europe: James Watson Gerard, Ambassador to Germany; Brand Whitlock, Minister to Belgium. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the Great German Drive into Russia and the Refugees in Poland and Galicia. 240, vol. 4
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Fifteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the Great German Drive into Russia and the Refugees in Poland and Galicia. 240, vol. 4

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1915. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1915 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of soldiers of the Teuton armies: statue of von Hindenburg, cycle corps in Poland, convoy passing Dubno, new pontoon bridge, Russian prisoners, Prince Leopold in Warsaw, soldiers in a farmhouse, German bridge train, ox team transports, Austrian infantry. Peasants in war-swept lands: woman of Galicia plowing, Russian woman's shelter in the ruins, Russian refugees on the way home. Also two aviation photographs: aeroplane view of Germans attacking behind gas clouds and a German aeroplane captured by Russians. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Sixteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the War in the Air, on Land and under Sea, the Germans at Kiao-Chau and in Belgium. 560 - Vol. 2
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Sixteen Reproductions from Drawings and Latest Photographs of the War in the Air, on Land and under Sea, the Germans at Kiao-Chau and in Belgium. 560 - Vol. 2

By Unknown

Unknown: Unknown, 1914. Ephemera. Very Good with no dust jacket. Unbound sheets with 15 black and white illustrations of World War I subjects. Paper is slightly age-darkened with light edge wear to some. ; Well preserved set of wire photos or news agency photos issued in 1914 to the press in limited quantities (sometimes as few as 25-50 per photo, although the number in this case is uncertain) for print media use. This set includes pictures of aviation and aviators: zeppelin on the sea, view from an aeroplane, balloon and hangar, wounded aviator, rescuing an aeroplane. War on land and under sea: submarine interior, Belgian Senate chamber, periscope, peasants and soldiers, Canadians, fight in ruined houses, torpedo, wounded cuirassier, Austrian battery. Also German soldiers and battleships at Kiao-Chau - the German Far Eastern Squadron in Kiao-Chau Bay, and German mounted infantry. ; 8.75" tall; 8 pages.

$20.00

Figure, Form, Formula : The Art of Pinchas Cohen Gan
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Figure, Form, Formula : The Art of Pinchas Cohen Gan

By Beesch, Ruth K.; Stiles, Kristine; Selz, Peter; [Gan, Pinchas Cohen]

Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.A.: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, 1996. Soft Cover. Very Good with no dust jacket. Signed by Pinchas Cohen Gan on ffep, which is translucent vellum. Owner's name on half title. Wraps have minor edge rubbing. Illustrations of Gan's works included in the exhibit at the Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina Greensboro, in black & white, color. Contents: Ruth K. Beesch, "Preface and Acknowledgments"; Kristine Stile, "Foreword"; Beesch, "Biography, Nature, Mystery"; Stiles, "Rampman against a Portable Field," Peter Selz, "Influences on the Art of Pinchas Cohen Gan"; Pinchas Cohen Gan, "Works, 1968-1996"; checklist; artist's biography; Gan, "Biography of Creation." Gan's work is mixed media, conceptual, and often political in its message with focus on the modern Israeli state. 10" (25.4 cm) tall; 115 pages; Signed by Artist.

$32.00

Colori di Liguria: Opere di Renata Minuto
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Colori di Liguria: Opere di Renata Minuto

By Marengo, Silvio Riolfo (ed.); [Minuto, Renata]

Savona: Marco Sabatelli Editore, 1973. Hard Cover. Good with no dust jacket. Illustrated by Renata Minuto. Square, tight binding and hinges. Clean and bright pages. Last few pages are beginning to detach at lower edge about 1/2 inch. Cloth over boards is soiled, shelf worn. Full-page color plates of the painting of Renata Minuto. Each painting is accompanied by a short selection of poetry in Italian. The artist's work is colorful and emphasizes architecture and natural subjects, often in close detail. She paints primarily in Savona and Rome. These are scenes from Liguria, on the western coast of Italy. 9.0" (23 cm) tall; 67 pages.

$45.00

Sweet Smell of Mangoes: An Artist Looks at the French Congo
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Sweet Smell of Mangoes: An Artist Looks at the French Congo

By Södergren, Sigfrid [Sodergren); Hewish, John (trans.)

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1968. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Good dust jacket. First American Edition. Square, tight binding and hinges. Text pages clean and bright. Owner's name stamped on title page and across page edges (visible when book is closed). DJ is generally shelfworn with edge rubbing. Swedish artist's memoir of living in a jungle village in French Congo. Originally published in 1963 in Sweden as Dans Mot Mörk Botten. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 9.5" (24 cm) tall; 158 pages.

$16.00

Piero Toesca's "Il Trecento" - A Critical Study; Savoldo's Paintings in the S. H. Kress Collection; The John Trumbulls and Mme. Vigee-Le Brun; Reprinted from The Art Quarterly, Summer 1952 (single article)
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Piero Toesca's "Il Trecento" - A Critical Study; Savoldo's Paintings in the S. H. Kress Collection; The John Trumbulls and Mme. Vigee-Le Brun; Reprinted from The Art Quarterly, Summer 1952 (single article)

By Valentiner, W. R.; Suida, William E.; Sizer, Theodore

The Art Quarterly, 1952. Soft Cover. Good with no dust jacket. Art Quarterly" offset reprint. Tightly stapled binding. Yellow paper wrappers are shelf worn. Extended critical review by W. R. Valentiner of Italian art historian Piero Toesca's book, "Il Trecento." Much commentary about the work of medieval Italian artists included, along with black and white photographic plates. Also in the reprint are an exhibit review by William E. Suida ("Savoldo's Paintings in the S. H. Kress Collection") and an essay by Theodore Sizer, "The John Trumbulls and Mme. Vigee-Le Brun." Both are illustrated with black and white plates. 11.0" (28 cm) tall; 27 pages; Re#.

$14.00

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