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The Genius of Charles James
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The Genius of Charles James

By Elizabeth Ann Coleman

Henry Holt & Co, 1984. 168 pages plus bibliography, list of known clients, and index of lenders. An examination of the career of the fashion designer, Charles James, discusses the fabrics and styles of his dresses, gowns, suits, hats, and other clothing.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$11.43

Homage to Rodin

Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1967. 104 pages. black and white photographs. glassine cover. sculptures from the collection of b. gerald cantor by auguste rodin.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$8.96

The Art of Lee Miller
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The Art of Lee Miller

By Mark Haworth-Booth

New Haven Conneticut : Yale , 2007. This is the most scholarly, accessible, and exciting writing on Lee Miller to date. ---Anthony Penrose, Lee Miller Archives Lee Miller (1907--1977) was one of the most remarkable photographic artists of the 20th century. She created Surrealist-inspired photographs of haunting originality, portraits of genius, and daring war photographs. This unprecedented book brings together all of Millers major vintage prints for the first time, including sensational works never before published, rare and revealing drawings, selections from Millers writings as a war correspondent for Vogue magazine, and an extraordinary collage from 1937.. 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Lee Miller. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Art.

$27.79

The Painter's Manual

By Walter S. Strauss; Dürer

New York: Abaris Books Inc., 1977. 472p incuding bibliography and index. Original Manual fin 1525 was intended to provide a budding artist and painter with theioretical kowledge and practical advice in the field of geometry, perspective, and architecture. Abundantly illustrated with Durer's masterful woodcut diagrams, the manual includes instructions for the consgtruction of pentagons, hexagons, multi-sided solids, parabolas, and tile paterns. Proper construction of letters. Construct sundials, how to form a parabolic burning mirror, how to draw spirals. This book is for everyone concerned with the arts. . 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Albert Durer . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Art.

$77.19

Cowboy Kate & Other Stories

By Sam Haskins

New York: Crown Publishers, 1965. Unpagenated. If the camera did not exist it would be neccessary to invent it, if only ot stop painters trying to paint photographs. When photographers like Sam Haskins do more than report the facts they become a story-teller, even a poet. When he records a day, he records how he feels, not what it looks llike.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Sam Haskins . Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Photography.

$27.79

The Collected Drawings of Aubrey Beardsley

By Beardsley, Aubrey

New York: Crown Publishers, 1967. 212 pgs, BW drawings from Aubrey Beardsley on almost every page. Jacket has small open tear on spine. Jacket is in a mylar cover.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Beardsley, Aubrey. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$11.43

Hiroshige: Birds and Flowers (English and Japanese Edition)

By Hiroshige Ando

New York: George Braziller, 1988. A very Nice copy of this beautiful book with 91 colored plates. published in association with the Rhode Island School of Design. Hiroshige created some 5000 bird and flower studies. Very large and heavy book. 192 pp including bibliography. . 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by Hiroshige. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Art.

$27.79

Soviet Impressionism
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Soviet Impressionism

By Vern G. Swanson

Italy: Antique Collectors Club Ltd, 2001. 295 pages plus index and blibliography. 176 colour plates accompanied by a fascinating and intelligent account of the tradition of painting.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$40.14

The Great Centuries of Painting Gothic Painting

By Jacques Dupont and Cesare Gnudi

New York: Skira, Inc., Publishers, 1954. 215 pgs, Beautiful tipped in color plates. Jacket in fair condition, open tear at top of jacket on the spine, closed tears on the edges.. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. Illus. by . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$21.61

The Illustrations of Rockwell Kent

By Fridolf Johnson

New York: Dover Publications, 1976. Very good condition. No jacket. Includes introduction. 130 pages. 231 examples of Rockwell Kent's art from magazines, books, and advertising art. . 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by Rockwell Kent. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Art.

$8.96

Pamela Green Glamourous Elegance (Horror Pictures Collection)

Paris et London: Gerard Noel, 1995. Very clean and bright stapled softcover.Black/white and full page color photographs. History along with the photos.. 1st. Paperback. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Adult Magazine.

$9.26

Baby, You're Really Something! Classic Good Girl Art.

By Frazetta, Frank

Seattle, WA: Eros Comix, 1990. A vey good copy of this scarce gem. The piece has avverage wear, but no major defects. It is now in a protective plastic sheath. 32 pages including the covers. stapled softcover. . 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Frank Frazetta. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Adult Magazine.

$8.96

Paintings of the Babur Nama

By Randhawa, M. S.

New Dehli: National Museum, 1983. 138 pages plus bibliography. color plates. explanatory notes included. first major book on Islamic art. Red hardcover protected by a clear plastic jacket.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Art.

$40.14

Meeko the Monkey's A to Z Animal Band
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Meeko the Monkey's A to Z Animal Band

By Cary Murphy

China: Lucky Dog Publishing, 2006. inscribed and signed by author and illustrator. collector's edition. limited first release. Welcome friends, big and small! Get ready to join Meeko the Monkey on a fun and educational journey from A to Z. Meeko will take you to exotic places all over the world and introduce you to the amazing A to Z Animal Band. There are surprises and visual treasures on every page of this beautifully illustrated book.. Inscribed and Signed By Authors. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by Arody J. Victoria . Oblong 4to. Art.

$8.96

Tex Avery: The Mgm Years, 1942-1955
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Tex Avery: The Mgm Years, 1942-1955

By John Canemaker

Hong Kong: Turner Publishing, 1996. 222 pages plus bibliography, credits and acknowledgements.Profiles the creator of Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck, and includes storyboards, character sketches, and animation cels from some of his most famous creations. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$21.61

Osterreich: Landschaft und Mensch in Meistergema?lden (German Edition)

By Peter Weninger

Austria: Pinguin-Verlag, 1981. 95 pictures of full-color photographs of works of art. . 1st. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$12.35

Painting Surf and Sea

By Harry R. Ballinger

New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1957. 93 Pages including introduction, instructions, black and white, and color illustrations. "Painting Surf and Sea is a simply written, easy-to-understand, and down-to-earth book planned to serve as a guide to all prospective marine painters--one that explains clearly just what happens in the confusing action of a surf breaking on the shore and helps one see the pattern on which waves and surf operate". 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. Art.

$8.96

The Sistine Chapel: Its History and Masterpieces

By Vittorio Giudici

Cinisello Balsamo, Milano: Arti Grafiche Amilcare Pizzispa, 1998. 47 pages. Includes color illustrations on every page. Gives history of the art in the Sistine Chapel. 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. Illus. by L.R. Galante. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$6.18

Persona Grata

By Cecil Beaton , Kenneth Tynan

Great Britain: G. P. Putnam, 1954. 99 pages. black and white photos. this book is an alphabetical anthology of unique human beings; a portrait gallery in words and photographs of a hundred living people whom we, its self-appointed curators, both admire. our list is a personal one. it is not meant to be definitive, nor to represent every aspect of contemporary life. it is simply, in vintners' parlance, a first growth from our vineyard. a hundred is a purely arbitrary number: like the earl of westmoreland at agincourt, we could wish for ten thousand more.. 1st. Hard Cover. Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Art.

$6.18

Amorous Drawings of the Marquis Von Bayros

By Ludwig Von Brunn

United States of America: Brandon House, Inc., 1968. 238 pages. Stiff green softcover. The erotic drawings of the Marquis von Bayros have long been among the most sought-after underground treasures of this century. Collectors have scoured Europe in search of scattered copies which, when located, fetched astronomical prices. Never before were these drawings available in a single volume. This edition features two volumes in one with 292 illustrations.. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Art.

$27.79

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