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Looking at Art

By Chase, Alice Elizabeth

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1966. First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. In this unusual book a distinguished art historian and teacher describes how artists throughout the centuries have looked at the world around them and pictured it. Inscribed "With the best wishes of the author," and signed "A. Elizabeth Chase / New Haven / 1966." Grey cloth boards with gilt spine lettering. A calligraphic "G" inked on front pastedown. Well illustrated with color and b/w plates. Dj has minor chips, tears, and edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

ECOcentric Topics, Pioneering Themes for Eco-Art
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ECOcentric Topics, Pioneering Themes for Eco-Art

By Weintraub, Linda

Rhinebeck, NY: Artnow Publications, 2006. First Edition. Glossy Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Photographs. Avant-Guardians Textlets on Art and Ecology Sm4to.

$21.95

Print Collecting Today

By Vershbow, Arthur and Sinclair Hitchings and R. E. Lewis

Boston: Boston Public Library, 1969. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. A symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 3, 1968. Arthur Vershbow on "A Collector's View of Print Collecting Today," Sinclair Hitchings on "Prints as a Public Resource," and R.E. Lewis on "The Pleasure of Learning, Looking, the Excitement of Buying." 1500 copies printed for the Library by the Stinehour Press. 41 pages, including index. Orange paper boards with designed front board and gilt spine lettering. Spine slightly faded. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Otherwise clean and tight. Thin 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$12.50

Education in the Graphic Arts

By Nash, Ray; Fritz Eichenbert, and Frederick Walkey

Boston: Boston Public Library, 1969. Edition not Stated. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. A symposium held in the Wiggin Gallery, Boston Public Library, on May 5, 1967. Ray Nash on "The UIndergraduate and the Graphic Arts," Fritz Eichenbert on The Education of a Graphic Artist," and Frederick Walkey on "Graphic Arts Education: A Museum Program." 1000 copies printed for the Library by the Stinehour Press. 43 pages, including index. Green paper boards with designed front board and black spine lettering. Spine slightly faded. Previous owner's name on front pastedown. Otherwise clean and tight. Thin 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$25.00

Assisi

By Ciol, Elio (text By Franco Cardini and Alistair Crawford)

Munich: Metamorphosis, 1992. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Elio Ciol. In German. B/w and color photographs of Assisi, Italy. Clean & tight. NO markings. Very little text, so no need to know German to appreciate this stunning book. Rectangular 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$50.00

Art and Soul: The History of the Southern Vermont Arts Center

By Bort, Mary Hard

Manchester, Vermont: Southern Vermont Arts Center, 2000. Second Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good/No Jacket as Issued. A beautifully produced history of a house and family that became the Southern Vermont Arts Center, featuring such artists as Edwin B. Childs, Hilda Belcher, Jay Connaway, Luigi Lucioni, Ogden Pleissner, Dean Fausett, Reginald Marsh and many more. Many, many b/w photos and a section, in color, on Selected Works from the Permanent Collection. Front cover has minor wear at bottom edge and the corners are slightly curled. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$26.95

Bones of the Earth, Spirit of the Land
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Bones of the Earth, Spirit of the Land

By Van Alstine, John and Nicholas Capasso

Washington: Editions Ariel. First Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Photography By John Van Alstine. Signed in silver on front free endpaper. Dj has very minor edgewear. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$50.00

Pictured in My Mind

By Trechsel, Gail Andrews (Editor)

Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1995. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket, as Issued. Birmingham Museum of Art. Contemporary American Self-Taught Art from the Collection of Dr. Kurt Gitter and Alice Rae Yelen. Sm4to.

$23.00

Boardman Robinson

By Christ-Janer, Albert

Chicago: Univerity of Chicago Press, 1946. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Includes chapters by Arnold Blanch and Adolf Dehn. Illustrated with nine four-color plates and 115 b/w plates, as well as 17 zincs in the text. xvi, 132, 126 pages of illustrations. Tan cloth boards with artist's initials embossed in gilt on front board, gilt spine lettering. Head/heel of spine lightly bumped. Dj has chips, tears, edgewear, and rubbing. In protective mylar jacket. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall.

$49.00

George Caleb Bingham: The Evolution of An Artist and A Catalogue Raisonne

By Bloch, E. Maurice

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. The definitive critical study of Bingham (1811-1879), the Missouri artist. Two volumes. The first volume (The Evolution of an Artist) evaluates the artistic accomplishment of the painter. The second volume is the definitive record of Bingham's work, includes entries of 494 paintings, 126 drawings, and 15 prints. Only fault: endpapers slightly yellowed and foxing on edges. Otherwise clean and tight. No markings. The djs have very minor shelfwear, edgewear, a few closed tears. Volume 1 has some light spotting on spine. Price intact. In protective mylar jackets. A very nice set. Small 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$115.00

Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

By Vasari

New York: Modern Library, 1960. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Abridged and edited, with an introduction, by Robert N. Linscott. Print green cloth boards. Dj has minor edgewear, 1" tear at top corner of back flap. Price intact. In protective mylar jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$15.00

Painterly Print: Monotypes from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century
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Painterly Print: Monotypes from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century

By Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1980. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. This book presents the first historical survey of monotypes. Khaki colored buckram with gilt lettering on spine and front board. 158 illustrations; 26 in full color. Dj has very minor edgewear. In protective mylar jacket. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$50.00

Nancy Graves: Excavations in Print

By Padon, Thomas

New York: Harry N. Abrams / American Federation of Arts, 1996. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. A Catalogue Raisonne. 203 illustrations, including 188 plates in full color. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$40.00

Mantle Fielding's Dictionary of American Painters Sculptors & Engravers

By Opitz, Glenn B. (edited by)

Poughkeepsie, NY: Apollo, 1984. Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good+/No Jacket. Maroon cloth boards with silver lettering. Front free endpaper has light crease, otherwise clean and tight. No markings. An efficient reference tool for anyone seeking information about American artists who worked during the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries. Thick 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$125.00

Faces of New England: Special Moments from Everyday Life

By Welsch, Ulrike

Dublin, New Hampshire: Yankee Books, 1983. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Photographs By Author. Brown cloth boards with silver lettering. Photographic endpapers. Signed by author/photographer on half-title page. Illustrated with many b/w photographs. Dj has one closed tear at top edge of front. A rubbed spot on back panel where top layer of paper was removed. In protective mylar jacket. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$23.00

Keepers of the Spirit: Stories of Nature and Humankind

By Rainier, Chris (Paul Berry, editor)

Hillsboro, Oregon: Beyond Words Publishing, 1993. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Photographs By Author. Foreward by Marianne Fulton and Introduction by Oren Lyons. Grey cloth boards with white lettering and a photo label. Eighth title in The EarthSong Collection. Absolutely stunning b/w photos of indigenous people around the world. Rectangular 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$35.00

Illustrations for Two Novels By Marie-Claire Blais: The Manuscripts of Pauline Archange and St. Lawrence Blues

By Meigs, Mary

Toronto: House of Exile, 1977. Limited. Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good. Marie-Claire Blais. Preface by Marie-Claire Blais. One of 700 copies. In English and French. Books only fault is small damage to bottom front corner of rear board. Dj has minor edgewear, has darkened along edges, and has corresponding damage to corner. A very nice copy. Rectangular 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Limited Edition.

$60.00

Bayou Bend: American Furniture, Paintings and Silver from the Bayou Bend Collection

By Warren, Daviid B.

Houston, Texas: Museum of Fine Arts, 1975. Edition not Stated. Original Wraps. Very Good/No Jacket. Chips at head and near foot of spine. Corners lightly bumped. Edges slightly discolored. Minor foxing on half-title page. Otherwise clean and tight. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$30.00

Gustave Courbet 1819-1877

Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art and Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1959. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Tan leatherette boards. Many b/w plates and 6 color plates. Green and black stiff interior wraps. Endpapers yellowed. Clean and tight. Square 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$15.00

Hogarth's Works with Life and Anecdotal Descriptions His Pictures: Series One, Series Two, Series Three (3 vols).

By Ireland, John and Nichols, John

Chatto and Windus, London, 1874-1875.. Good+, no dj. Brownish-maroon cloth boards with gold illustrations from his drawings on front board and spine. Many b/w plates of his work which are " the whole of the plates reduced in exact fac-simile of the originals." The pages are unopened (not slit open) in all three volumes. The heads/heels of all three volumes are worn and torn. Corners are bumped. The front hinge of vol. 1 is broken and back hinge is starting. Both hinges on vol. 2 are starting. All three volumes end with a Chatto and Windus catalogue of books for sale.

$75.00

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