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Warhol. A Personal Photographic Memoir

by Makos, Christopher

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
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Near Fine
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First Edition
ISBN
9780453006699
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New York: New American Library, 1989. Foreword by art critic Henry Geldzahler; introduction by Glenn Albin. One of Warhol's closest friends for the last fourteen years of his life, Christopher Makos shares with us that friendship and shows us , close up, a fascinating portrait of Andy Warhol.. 150 revealing b/w photographs filled with Warhol, his world, and… Read more
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Styles In Painting. A Comparative Study

by Zucker Paul

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Published
1950
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$60.00

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New York: The Viking Press, 1950. This work combines the historical and the aesthetic by comparing the ways in which themes have been treated by the painters of different periods. 239 beautifully printed half -tone reproductions represent the range and inherent contrasts of the themes, fully developed captions supply a running commentary and introductory sections provide the general background… Read more
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The Amateur Artist or Oil and Water Color Painting Without the Aid of a Teacher

by Delamotte F

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Published
1906
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$42.50

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Chicago: Frederick J. Drake & Co. Publishers, 1906. A complete self educational treatise, giving thorough instructions in nine branches of Decorative Art, Flower and Landscape Painting in Oil and Water Colors, Pastels on Paper and Leather, Pen and Ink Drawing, China Painting, Pyrography or Burnt-wood etching, Repousse and Cut-out Brass work etc. Illustrations and figures accompany text, followed by… Read more
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The Art Of The Munich Galleries

by Ansell Florence Jean and Frank Roy Fraprie

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Published
1910
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Impression
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$45.00

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Boston: L.C. Page & Company, 1910. Being a History of the Progress of the art of Painting Illuminated and Demonstrated by Critical Descriptions of the Great Paintings in the Old Pinakothek, the New Pinakothek, and the Schack Gallery in Munich. Frank Roy Fraprie - S,M., F.R.P.S. Frontispiece titled: Rubens - Wife and Child ( with tissue guard) .… Read more
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God's Second Door

by Roesler, J.H

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Published
1962
Edition
Third Printing
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$16.50

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London: Painted Postcards Limited, 1962. Translated from the German by Leonore Sierigh and Edward Gallagher. The original title being: Mitleid Verbeten. The book describes the lives and struggles of a group of artists who lost the power of their hands and who now paint with the mouth or with the foot. It is a telling human document of the disappointments,… Read more
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Life Among The English: Britain In Pictures

by Macaulay, Rose. General Editor W.J. Turner

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Published
1942
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First Edition
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$35.00

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London: William Collins of London, 1942. 'Life Among The English' - with eight plates in colour and twenty-six in b/w, reproduced from museums, libraries, galleries and others. Dame Rose Macaulay is well-known as one of the ablest writers of our time. She has a wonderful subject, perfectly suited to her pen and her account of how the English people lived… Read more
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Voices of Film Experience 1894 To Present

by Leyda, Jay Edited By

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780025716001
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$28.50

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New York: Macmillan Publishing Co.,Inc., 1977. Actors, Writers, Composers, Designers, Producers, Directors talk about films. Over 600 voices of film experience - past and present, from all film producing countries in film jobs of every kind - speak directly about the art of cinema. Voices of Film Experience, an important and original contribution to film literature, is the most… Read more
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The Art Of The Print. Masterpieces. History. Techniques

by Eichenberg Fritz

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1976
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810901032
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$155.00

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc,, 1976. 611pp. 746 illustrations including 95 plates in full color. This book explores the development of the graphic arts from the earlist examples of true prints made in the Far East over a millenium ago to the latest experiments with new materials that have released the print from the flat surface of… Read more
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Sculpture Of The Eskimo

by Swinton George

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780771083716
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$120.00

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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1982. 255pp. 37 color plates, 770 b&w photographs. This author has devoted himself for twenty-five years to the study of Eskimo Art, making yearly trips to the arctic to research prehistoric Eskimo art and to live among and study the work of contemporary Eskimo sculptors. Not only is this book a visual catalogue… Read more
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The Democratic Forest

by Eggleston William

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1989
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385266512
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$130.00

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New York: Doubleday, 1989. Oblong format. Introduction by Endora Welty. 176 pp. "The Democratic Forest" radiates out from Eggleston's private world to a common international landscape, passing through Pittsburgh, Nashville, New Orleans, Dallas and Miami, to reach as far as the Berlin Wall. The book contains one hundred and fifty images in color which have been sequenced in an… Read more
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Claude Monet. The First of The Impressionists

by Petrie, Brian

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
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First Edition
ISBN
9780714819686
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$30.00

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Oxford: Phaidon, 1979. 80pp. 69 illustrations, 28 in colour. Claude Monet (1840-1926) achieved his first successes in the 1860s, with works painted in a realist/naturalist vein. By the late 1970 he was recognized as the dominant artistic personality among the group then known as The Impressionists. Brian Petrie is lecturer in the History of Art at the University of Reading.… Read more
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Giants

by Larkin David (Devised by) Text by Sarah Teale

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1979
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780810909557
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$32.50

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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc, Publishers, 1979. 191pp. 171 illustrations, including 141 in full color. Folklore abounds in stories of enormous creatures, predatory or friendly, who ravaged or rescued according to their nature. This and other fascinating giant lore, together with an exploration of the various types and forms of giant, their ethnic origins, habits, customs and cultures,… Read more
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London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1933. Three volumes in one. (i) London Buildings, (II) London Paintings, (III) London Sculpture. Each volume has Preface, Table of Contents and List of Illustrations. Very well illustrated with b/w photos. Fold-out map at rear (London Buildings). Map to rear endpapers ( London Sculpture). Minor foxing to prelims. Scarce dust jacket has kept… Read more
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Arts Of Clay

by Price Christine

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1977
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684151205
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$16.50

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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977. 64pp. Christine Price brings together the earth arts of people throughout the world. Village potters of the present day and their traditional methods are represented as well as the potters of ancient times. The pots in this book are a mixture of old and new. Some of them were made by Indian potters… Read more
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The Easy Drawing Book

by White, Peter

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Published
1966
Edition
Combined Edition
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$12.50

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New York: Gramercy Publishing Company, 1966. Starting with the simplest of lines, curves and circles, Mr. White in the first section of this book shows step-by-step how to make a drawing of almost every object imaginable. There is no text for this section as the drawings, in an easy progression from easy to more difficult, speak for themselves.… Read more
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Duveen

by Behrman, S.N. Illustrated By Saul Steiberg

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Published
1952
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$16.50

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Random,NY/ Random House, Canada, 1952. First Canadian Printing. The author provides a list of people who each shared with him their recollections of Joseph Duveen....the most spectacular art dealer of all time and later became Lord Duveen of Millbank. The contents offer six insightful chapters - (1) Itinerary - (2) A Beginning in Delft - (3) A Brisk Market… Read more
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Pick Of Punch

by Coren, Alan Edited By

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Published
1985
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780091619404
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London: Hutchinson, 1985. "Pick of Punch" ia as funny and beguilding as ever....and that's just the cartoons. All the magazine regulars are here, and whether caught up in the memories of VE Day or captivated by the journeyings of Charles and Di in Italy, their carefully honed prose is hard to resist. Full page color cartoons : "Handelsman… Read more
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The Art Of The Louvre

by Potter, Mary Knight

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Published
1920
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Very Good
Edition
Seventh Impression
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Boston: The Page Company Publishers, 1920. . "Containing a brief history of the Palace and of its collections of paintings, as well as descriptions and criticisms of many of the principal pictures and their artists." Tissue-guarded frontispiece is a portrait of 'Mona Lisa'. This book offers twenty-two chapters and a generous list of illustrations (three pages) … Read more
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Kurelek. A Biography

by Morley,Patricia

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1987
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Near Fine
ISBN
9780771594755
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$27.50

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Toronto: MacMillan of Canada, 1987. Heavy card covers. Cover photograph: self-portrait (1950,1953) by William Kurelek. Artist, author, prophet, family man, social activist, lecturer, and fervent Catholic.....painter William Kurelek was a complex man of passionate convictions and artistic genius. Here is the full story of the dramatic and tormented life from which he produced his landscapes of gentle prairie nostalgia and… Read more
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Rembrandt's Portrait. A Biography

by Mee, Charles L. Jr

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Gilt Edge Books
Published
1988
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780671622138
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$22.50

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New York: Simon and Schuster, 1988. " A thoroughly engaging portrait. Not only do we learn about Rembrandt, but diverse facets of 17th century Europe as a whole are captured. Charles Mee communicates his love for Rembrandt's painting, as well as his compassion for Rembrandt as a man. A gripping and compelling book." These are the words of… Read more
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