Sign In | Register


Next >

Fresh Work 2

By Nordstrom, Alison, Ed.

Daytona Beach, Florida: Southeast Museum of Photography, 1998. Book. Very Good. Stapled Softcover. 8mo -- square formaat. Nearly new, slight curling of corners. No markings. Glossy pages. Navy blue stfff-wraps cover with silver titling. A collection of photographs, videos and multi-media work by 14 photographers affiliated with the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach. Introduction by museum director Alison Nordstrom. Those represented include Kathy Kissik, Vicki Ragan, Laurie Long, Eric Breitenbach, Torben Eskerod and others. An especially striking piece by Colette Copeland shows faces of 28 women, printed on fabric and hung on clothesline, who have dealt with decisions about abortions. ISBN on last page is 1-887040-253. .


Men and Women: Dressing the Part
stock photo

Men and Women: Dressing the Part

By Kidwell, Claudi Brush, and Steele, Valerie, Eds.

Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989. Book. Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition. 4to -- 11 in Tall. 188 pp. on glossy stock, numerous photos and drawings. Light creasing on front cover, corners rubbed, stamping on bottom edge. No markings in text. Catalog for an exhibition of U.S. apparel, mostly from the 19th and 20th centuries. The exhibit examined the connection between changes in fashion and changes in gender roles over the decades. Chapters deal with work clothes, sports uniforms, high fashion and children's apparel. 4to -- 11 in Tall.


Norman Rockwell's America

By Buechner, Thomas S.

Daytona Beach, Florida: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1975. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 57 pp. on coated stock. As new, no markings. Includes 6 color plates and color cover (showing The Soda Jerk, 1953) and 37 b&w plates. A diverse sampling of Rockwell's work, including not only Saturday Evening Post covers but also illustrations for businesses and organizations. Among these are beach tourism scenes commissioned by the Daytona Beach Chamber of Commerce, and several scouting sketches. A 4-page introduction by Buechner, former director of the Brooklyn Museum, who speaks of the rediscovery of Rockwell by America's younger generation. A catalog for a 1976 exhibition of Rockwell paintings at the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Daytona Beach and the Norton Gallery in West Palm Beach. 8-by-8 in square format in glossy white wraps. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall By 8 in Wide.


A Sign and a witness: 2,000 years of Hebrew books and illuminated manuscripts (Studies in Jewish history)

By Gold, Leonard Singer, Ed.

NY: Oxford University Press/NY Public Library, 1988. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 224 pp., 16 color plates, checklist of the exhibition, bibliography, glossary, contributors, index of illustrations. Light wear, cover curled, no markings, no spine creasing. Foreword by Vartan Gregorian. Introduction by Gold. Articles include "The Dead Sea Scrolls: Light on the Text and the Canon of the Bible," Frank Moore Cross; "How Hebrew Manuscripts are Made," Malachi Beit-Arie, "The Decoration of Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts," Evelyn M. Cohen; "The Hebrew Manuscript as a Source for the Study of History and Literature," Menahem Schmelzer; "The Hebrew Book in a Christian World," David B. Ruderman; "Publishing and the Rise of Modern Hebrew Literature," Michael W. Grunberger; "Text and Texture: Early Adventures in the Fourth Dimension," Chaim Potok, and several others. Size: 4to - -11.5 In..


A Guide to the Exhibition of The Arts of the Book

By Ivins, W.M., Jr.

NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924. Book. Fair +. Stapled Softcover. First Printing.. 96 pp., 18 illustrations. Front cover has scuffing, soil, two small holes near spine, barely attached. Textblock still sturdy, light toning, no markings. Guide to a 1924 Met display on early printing, illustration and illumination. Includes a table of important dates in early printing. Only 1,000 copies in the first print run. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.


On the Beach: Chance Encounters from the Shores

By McCulloh, Douglas and Garnier, Jacques

Daytona Beach, Fl.: Southeast Museum of Photography, 2006. Book. Illus. by McCulloh, Douglas and Garnier, Jacques, Photographers. Fine-. Cloth. First Edition.. Unpaginated, approx. 150 pp. with 72 color plates. Nearly new, no markings, slight edge crinkling on dust jacket. Gilt titling on blue-gray cloth, plus color jacket featuring three young women in swimsuits. A catalog of beach photos exhibited at the Southeast Museum of Photography in November 2006 thropugh January 2007. Two photographers present a portfolio of random close-up color portraits they made to show beachgoers at various beaches in Southern California and Florida. Locations and subjects' names are omitted. Essay about the project by Tyler Stallings, curator of the Laguna Art Museum. A folder promoting the exhibt is laid in. Size: Folio-- 12.5 In High.


Treasures from the Shanghai Museum -- 6000 Years of Chinese Art

By Lefebvre d'Argence, Rene-Yvon, Ed

San Francisco: Shanghai Art Museum and Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 1983. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 191 pp. on heavy glossy stock, 52 color plates and 150 b&w plates giving most significant examples of Chinese art from neolithic to modern times. Light soil on white rear cover. Text clean, no marking. Light rubbing along spine corners. The Shanghai museum sent this huge exhibition to the US one year after diplomatic relations between China and the US were restored. Each item displayed has an extensive caption, typically 100 words or more. The exhibit had showings in San Francisco, Chicago, Houston and Washington, D.C. Includes maps of China and Shanghai region. Transliteration guide. Size: 4to --11 in High.


Puppets and Pinnacles

By Garde, Harold

Orange Park, FL.: Thrasher-Horne Center, 2006. Book. Illus. by Garde, Harold. Near Fine. Stapled Softcover. First Edition.. Nearly new, no markings. Maroon cover, decorated with Garde's signature. A palm-sized pamphlet with 12 color plates to illustrate a 2006 Puppets and Pinnacles exhibition of Garde's acrylics, some showing odd oval heads balancing on trianglular or oblong body shares. Other heads suggest puppets on extended arms. A few paragraphs of commentary by guest curator Charon Luebbers, other critics and the artist himself. The Maine artist spends winters in New Smyrna Beach and some of his work can be seen at the New Smyrna Library and the Museum of Florida Art in DeLand. Size: 16mo - 5.5 In Tall By 8.25 in Wide.


The Louis E. Boone Collection: Artists of Barbizon

By McCann, C. David

Mobile, Alabama: Fine Arts Museum of the South at Mobile Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 55 pp. in stiff wraps, containing more than 50 b&w plates, and 1 color plate, most of them quarter-page or half-page. Spotlighting graphics, etchings, and drawings from the Barbizon School, a gathering of artists at the rural hamlet of Barbizon, outside Paris, in th 1840s. Artists represented include Millet, Delacroix, Jacque, Corot, Rousseau and others. Most of the work depicts farming scenes or wooded landscapes. Includes 8-pp essay by McCann. No publication date. WorldCat estimates it was published in the 1980s. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 9 in Wide..


Americans in Paris 1860-1900
stock photo

Americans in Paris 1860-1900

By Adler, Kathleen et al

London: National Gallery Company Limited, 2006. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. First Edition.. 288 pp. lower corner curled, else close to new. Spine uncreased. No markings. Catalog for an exhibition at the National Gallery in London in 2006, featuring American artists who achieved fame in Paris in the latter 19th century, especially Mary Cassatt, John Singer Sargent, Winslow Homer, James Whistler, Theodore Robinson, Childe Hassam and several others. Co-authors include Erica E. Hirshler, H. Barbara Weinberg, David Park Curry, Rudolphe Rapetti, and Christopher Riopelle. Cover shows Sargent's "Madame X," whose plunging neckline was considered shocking for its era. Size: 4to --11 in Tall.


Cuban Cigar Labels -- The Tobacco Industry in Cuba and Florida: Its Golden Age in Lithography and Architecture

By Menocal, Narciso

Coral Gables, Florida: Cuban National Heritage, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Stapled Softcover. First Edition.. 48 pp. on glossy stock. Like new, no markings. A business card for the chairman of the publisher is stapled to the title page. An 18-page essay by Narciso Menocal traces how cigar labels became a showcase for fine lithography in Cuba and Florida. He also touches on the history of the cigar industry in Spain, Cuba and Florida. The full-color plates, four or five to a page, show the various fanciful designs used for cigar labels and cigar box decorations, many of them showing aristorcratic women in ball gowns, others with patriotic themes honoring heroes of Cuban nationalism. Some have romantic or erotic images. Includes a few prints of ornate cigar factories in Spain and Cuba. Menocal notes that ironically Anglos were first to recognize the intricate labels as fine art; Cuban artists tended to disdain them as too commercial and common. Essay in English; captions in English & Spanish. A catalog for an exhibition that toured Florida museums in 1995-96. Front cover shows a label from the Flor el Todo cigar factory. Preface by Dr. Alberto S. Bustamente, of Orlando, chairman of the Cuba National Heritage organization. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 11 in Wide, Oblong Format.


Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Further treasures from the Smithsonian Museum)
stock photo

Arte Latino: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Further treasures from the Smithsonian Museum)

By Yorba, Jonathan

NY: Watson-Guptill Publications/Smithsonian American Art Museum, 2001. Book. Very Good +. Trade Papeback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 94 pp. on coated stock, 55 full-page color plantes. Close to new except for previous owner's last name printed on fore edge. A survey of Latino art in Puerto Rico and mainland U.S. over a 200-year period. Each plate has 3 or 4 paragraphs of commentary. Many of the art works have a religious theme. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall By 9.25 in Wide --square Forma.


A Treasury of American Art: Selections from the Museum of Arts and Sciences (Daytona Beach)

By Libby, Gary R.

Daytona Beach, Fl.: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 2003. Book. Fine. Cloth. First Edition.. 230 pp. on glossy stock. As new. Light wrinkling along top edge of dust jacket. No markings. A selection of 100 of the museum's best paintings and furniture pieces in its 2700-item American art collection. Each item has a full-page color plate, plus detailed notes about the work and its artist or artisan. Most of the paintings are from the 18th and 19th centuries. Includes two short essays by Wendell Garrett and Nicolai Cikovsky. Catalog notes by Cynthia Duval, Joel Fletcher, Leigh Keno, Holly K. Keris, Gary R. Libby, Laura Stewart, David C. Swoyer and Peter Thurber. Among the artists represented are Jacob Eicholtz, Robert Salmon, Edmund Darch Lewis, William H. Willcox, John Bunyan Bristol, Samuel Lovett Waldo, C.Grafton Dana, and Jasper Francis Cropsey. Much of the work was donated by collector Kenneth Worcester Dow, who also gave the museum several period houses and their contents in St. Augustine. Size: Folio- 12 in Tall.


Stephan Balkenhol: Sculptures and Drawings

By Benezia, Neal

Washington DC: Hirshorn Museum, Smithsonian, 1995. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 83 pp. on heavy coated stock, plus several unpaginated endleaves of drawings. Approx. 20 pp. of color plates, plus numerous b&w photos. Bibliography, chronology, list of exhibitions. Faint smudge on front cover, and scuff trace on rear cover; otherwise spotless. A catalog of modern sculpture and drawings by the German artist, shown in 1995-96 at the Hirshorn and then at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Detailed commentary and material on Balkenol's career by the Hirshorn's chief curator. Size: Folio -- 12 in Tall By 9.75 in Wide.


Pompeii A.D. 79, Volume 1
stock photo

Pompeii A.D. 79, Volume 1

By Ward-Perkins, John

Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 111 pp. on glossy stock. Approximately 20 pp. of color plates. Numerous b&w photos of relics and sites in Pompeii. Essays on painting, sculpture, town design entertainment, history of Pompeii, the Pompeiian house and other topics. Corners thumbed, a few rear pages rippled but text clean. Light edgewear. A catalog of a major exhibit that toured Europe and then was shown at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Chicago Art Institute, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and the American Museum of Natural History in 1978-79. Volume 1 only. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall.


Alex Katz at Colby College

By Russell, John

Waterville, Maine: Colby College Museum of Art, 1996. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. Unpaginated, about 140+ pp. on heavy glossy stock. Near fine except for 3 quarter-inch bleached out spots on dark gray background of front cover. Interior pages perfect, no markings. A full-color catalog of 66 works taken from the 417 pieces of Katz's pop art held by Colby College. Cover art shows "Rockaway." Includes 5-page introductory essaby by John Russell, checklist of paintings, biographical timeline of Katz's career and a list of museums housing his art. Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall By 9.5 In Wide.


Americans in Paris 1860-1900

By Adler, Kathleen; Hirshler, Erica, and Weinberg, H. Barbara

London: National Galllery Co., Ltd., 2006. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. First Edition.. 288 pp. on heavy glossy stock, more t han 100 color plates, most full page. Corners curled and rubbed. Text clean. No spine creasing. Lightly read. An overview of American artists who did important work in Paris in the latter decades of the 19th century. The authors provide detailed history and description of more than 100 famous paintings. Book served as a catalog for an exhibition mounted in 2006-2007 at the National Gallery, London; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Metropolitan Museum, New York. Front cover features a portion of Sargent's "Madame X." With bibliography and extensive notes on artists and painting. Size: 4to -- 11 in High By 9.75 in Wide..


Retratos y Suenos / Portraits and Dreams: Photographs By Mexican Children

By Ewald, Wendy, Curator

Rochester NY: Polaroid Corp, 1993. Book. Very Good. Stapled Booklet. First Edition. Unpaginated 10 pp. with 7 black and white photographic plates. Catalog of photographs Wendy Ewald collected while working with Mexican children in Chiapas State. She gave them Polaroid cameras and asked them to photograph their dreams. The photos were organized into an exhibition that visited George Eastman House, Rochester. N.Y.; Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco; University Museum, Las Cruces, N.M.; Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, AZ, and Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach in the 1993-94 period. Arthur Ollman was co-curator. Essay text and captions in English and Spanish. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 11 in Wide.



By Diederich, Phillipe and Nordstrom, Alison Devine

Daytona Beach: Southeast Museum of Photography, 1998. Book. As New. Stapled Booklet. First Edition.. 10 pp. on glossy stock. 16 b&w glossy prints, 4 full-page size. A catalog of a 1998 exhibit at the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach. Diederich, a commercial photographer based in Miami, captures Cubans lovingly maintaining and repairing their aging Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Essay by Alison Devine Nordstrom. Prints are untitled and without caption notes . The catalog is one of a 1500 copy first edition. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide.


Andrew Wyeth: Autobiography
stock photo

Andrew Wyeth: Autobiography

By Wyeth, Andrew; Hoving, Thomas

New York: Bulfinch Press (Little, Brown), 1998. Book. Very Good. Trade Paper. 2nd Printing. 4to -- 10 in Tall By 11 in Wide. 168 pp. on glossy stock. Diagonal crease on lower left corner of front cover, other faint creasing to cover. Lightly thumbed. Light spine crease. No markings in text. About 140 color plates with several sentences of quotation from Wyeth about the circumstances and objective of each painting. Plus a general 6-page introduction by Thomas Hoving. A delightful way to get immersed in Wyeth's art and his personality. This was a catalog to accompany the 1995 retrospective exhibition mounted by the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City.


Next >