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cover of The Pit and the Pendulum, Signed 1990 Wood Engraving by John DePol (X2)

The Pit and the Pendulum, Signed 1990 Wood Engraving by John DePol (X2)

by Poe, Edgar Allan and DePol, John

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1990
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Fine
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Limited Edition
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Signed wood-engraved print from 1990 by John DePol (1913-2004), a prolific book illustrator and master engraver of the 20th century. The print depicts a scene from The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe. It shows the narrator of the classic 1842 story being tormented during his imprisonment. Part of a DePol series commissioned for a 1991 limited edition… Read more
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cover of The Pit and the Pendulum, Signed 1990 Wood Engraving by John DePol (X1)

The Pit and the Pendulum, Signed 1990 Wood Engraving by John DePol (X1)

by Poe, Edgar Allan and DePol, John

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1990
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Fine
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Limited Edition
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1990 Signed wood-engraved print from 1990 by John DePol (1913-2004), a master engraver and prolific book illustrator. The print depicts a scene from The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe. It shows the narrator of the classic 1842 tale seated before his inquisitors. Part of a DePol series commissioned for a 1991 limited edition book of 150 copies.… Read more
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cover of Equinox: The Little Dodnash Hours (Artist's Book)

Equinox: The Little Dodnash Hours (Artist's Book)

by Maroney, Mich

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Published
2011
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Limited Edition
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Self-published artist's book issued in 2011. Place not stated. Limited 1st edition. Signed by Mich Maroney in pencil on the rear pastedown and numbered 3 of 200 copies. A series of photographs inspired by Medieval books of hours. Taken on the Spring Equinox at Little Dodnash, a sheep farm in Suffolk, England that was the site of an Augustinian priory… Read more
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cover of Vologda

Vologda

by A P Anishina, et al

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Published
1995
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Very Good
ISBN
9785901037027
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Vologda: Russkiĭ Sever-Partner, 1995. Apparent 1st edition. An illustrated guide to the historic city of Vologda in northwest Russia. Cyrillic Russian text with a one-page summary and list of illustrations in English. Numerous color photographs of art, architecture, icons, crafts, etc. 91 pages. Paperbound with stiff glossy covers. 11.75 x 8.25. VG with minor edge wear.
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cover of Drei Briefe Leipziger Künstler an Daniel Chodowiecki

Drei Briefe Leipziger Künstler an Daniel Chodowiecki

by Apel, Theodor (Editor)

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Published
1923
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Good
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Limited Edition
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Leipzig: J.G. Schelter & Giesecke, 1923. 1st edition. Limited to 500 copies on handmade paper. This is number 412. Three letters from Leipzig artists to Daniel Chodowiecki, 1726-1801, Polish painter and printmaker who spent most of his life in Germany. The letters are from Johann Friedrich Bause, Christian Gottlieb Geyser, and Johann Georg Penzel. Text is in German and printed… Read more
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American Gothic (Gallery Photography Catalog)

by Lee, Mack

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Published
2005
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Winchester, Mass.: Lee Art Gallery, [2005.] Brief introductory text by Mack Lee. Gallery catalog of b&w photographs from the heartland during the Depression era to the 1950s. Compelling images of rural Americana by Dorothea Lange, Wright Morris, Walker Evans, Gordon Parks, Edward Weston and others. 26 pages, (25 of them with captioned photos.) Oblong paperbound format. 6 x 8 inches.… Read more
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cover of Eric van Hove (V12 Laraki Sculpture Exhibition Catalog)

Eric van Hove (V12 Laraki Sculpture Exhibition Catalog)

by Hove, Eric van

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Published
2016
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Fine
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1st Edition
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Eric van Hove: Artist-in-residence, Spring 2016. [Hanover, NH: Studio Art Exhibition Program, Dartmouth College, 2016.] 1st edition. Catalog of a 2016 Dartmouth exhibition by Eric van Hove (b. 1975), a Belgian conceptual artist born in Algeria, North Africa. Outer folder (12 x 9.5 inches) encloses an accordion-style foldout that measures more than 6 feet in length. One side is a… Read more
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cover of Literary Admirers of Alfred Stieglitz

Literary Admirers of Alfred Stieglitz

by Thomas, F. Richard

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Published
1983
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9780809310975
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£13.00

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Carbondale and Edwardsville: Southern Illinois University Press, (1983). 1st edition. Signed and inscribed by the author on the title page. A study of the photography of Alfred Stieglitz and its influence on four American authors: Gertrude Stein, William Carlos Williams, Hart Crane and Sherwood Anderson. Illustrated by 16 pages of b&w photographs and reproductions. 102 pages with notes, selected bibliography… Read more
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cover of Braunschweiger Kostbarkeiten des Kunsthandwerks (Signed Presentation to US Ambassador)

Braunschweiger Kostbarkeiten des Kunsthandwerks (Signed Presentation to US Ambassador)

by Flesche, Herman

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Published
1956
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Very Good
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Braunschweig: Waisenhaus-Buchdruckerei und Verlag, 1956. ***Signed presentation copy given to the first United States ambassador to West Germany. An illustrated book on the art and craft treasures of the historic city of Braunschweig, Germany. 104 pp. German text with 43 photographs in b&w. Quarto hardcover in dust jacket. 10 by 7.75 inches. VG with moderate wear. Sound, tight binding. With… Read more
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cover of Outside the Garden: Poems and Painting

Outside the Garden: Poems and Painting

by Lamb, Jasmine; Lamb, Rosy

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Published
2008
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Self-published in 2008. Printed in Lewiston, Maine. 1st edition of [1,500 copies.] A collaboration by two sisters. Poems by Jasmine Lamb and several paintings in color by Rosy Lamb, an expatriate artist who lives and works in Paris. Signed and inscribed by Jasmine Lamb in 2013. Unpaginated. (40 pp.) Paperbound with stiff glossy covers. 8.25 x 8.25 inches. Near… Read more
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cover of Doron Elia (Catalogue of Early Work)

Doron Elia (Catalogue of Early Work)

by Elia, Doron; Ofrat, Dr. Gideon

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Published
1981
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Illustrated catalog of early work by Israeli sculptor Doron Elia (b. 1955.) Self-published in 1981. Place not stated, but probably Israel. Introductory essay by Dr. Gideon Ofrat in English and Hebrew. Photographs by Aliza Auerbach, Zila Shaglv and Doron Elia. Staple-bound tan paper wraps. 6.75 x 4.75 inches. 16 pp. + the printed inner covers. About 20 photographs of sculptures,… Read more
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cover of Paul Matthews: Seasonal Landscapes (Signed exhibition catalog)

Paul Matthews: Seasonal Landscapes (Signed exhibition catalog)

by Matthews, Paul

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Published
2009
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Near Fine
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Westport, NY: Atea Ring Gallery, 2009. 1st edition. Signed by the artist in silver marker on the title page. An exhibition catalog of work by Paul Matthews (American, 1933-2019.) Vivid landscapes and cloud-scapes inspired by the beauty of the Adirondacks. Matthews lived and painted seasonally in Keene, NY. Paperbound, 8.5 x 11 inches. (42) pp. Near Fine. A nice copy… Read more
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cover of This Was the Photo League: Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War

This Was the Photo League: Compassion and the Camera from the Depression to the Cold War

by Tucker, Anne Wilkes; Cass, Claire; Daiter, Stephen

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Published
2001
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Chicago: Stephen Daiter Gallery, 2001, in conjunction with the John Cleary Gallery of Houston. 1st edition. Large photography book / exhibition catalogue. Signed and inscribed by John Cleary (1937-2008), who supplied many of the photos and hosted the inaugural exhibit at his gallery. Promotional postcard for the Cleary Gallery exihbit is laid in. Compelling images by Photo League members. Taken… Read more
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cover of These Americans (Women's March on Washington)

These Americans (Women's March on Washington)

by Jelinek, Mercedes

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Published
2017
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
ISBN
9780999096802
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An artist's photo book. [Queens, NY] : +Kris Graves Projects, (2017.) 1st edition. Limited to 300 copies, per the publisher's website. Signed by Mercedes Jelinek in ink on the title page. Photographs taken at the Women's March on Washington, DC, the main location for worldwide protests that gave voice to the "Resistance" the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated. [68]… Read more
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cover of Matuschka / Beauty out of Damage (SIGNED)

Matuschka / Beauty out of Damage (SIGNED)

by Matuschka, [Joanne]

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A photographic catalogue by the influential artist and activist [Joanne] Matuschka. Introduction by Peter Schlesinger. Not stated, but published in NY circa 1996. Signed/inscribed by Matuschka. [24] pages, including the covers and four fold-out pages. Paperbound. 10 by 7 inches. VG with light edge wear. Known as the "Beauty out of Damage Catalogue" for the landmark self-portrait by Matuschka that… Read more
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cover of Imagica Screen Graffiti

Imagica Screen Graffiti

by Makoto, Wada

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Published
1989
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Near Fine
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1st Edition
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Tokyo: Imagica, 1989. 1st edition in slipcase. Fine, flawless condition. A scarce art book by Wada Makoto (1936-2019), acclaimed Japanese artist, film director, and cinema devotee. A colorful visual homage to Hollywood and international films, with 75 full-page reproductions of his paintings of famous film scenes. Explanatory text is in Japanese, with some English titles and dates when applicable. Large… Read more
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cover of Deve Guresleri / The Wrestling of Camel (SIGNED)

Deve Guresleri / The Wrestling of Camel (SIGNED)

by Yaglidore, D. Omer

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Published
2005
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Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
ISBN
9789759793838
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Bursa, Turkey: Sanovel, 2005. 1st edition. Signed by the author. A scarce photo book about the colorful folk tradition of camel wrestling in Turkey. A little-known form of entertainment, in which aggressive male camels are matched in organized fights during mating season. Color photographs by the author. Explanatory text in both Turkish and English. 48 pages. (Photographs + 11 pages… Read more
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cover of The English Abbey

The English Abbey

by Crossley, Fred H.

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Published
1943
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Very Good
Edition
2nd Edition
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NY: Charles Scribner's Sons and London: B.T. Batsford, 1943. 2nd edition, revised. (First published in 1939.) A study of the "life and work" of abbeys in the Middle Ages. Color frontispiece and b&w illustrations throughout, including two fold-out plans. xiv, 114 pp. Clothbound 8vo. VG/VG. Sound, tight binding. Lower front corner bumped. Some foxing of the color dust jacket and… Read more
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cover of Ghiberti and Donatello with Other Early Italian sculptors (Illustrated Biographies of the Great Artists series)

Ghiberti and Donatello with Other Early Italian sculptors (Illustrated Biographies of the Great Artists series)

by Scott, Leader

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Published
1890
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Very Good
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London: Sampson Low, Marston Searle & Rivington, 1890. Slender clothbound hardcover. 100 pp., with index. VG with moderate wear and signs of age. Brief biographies of early Renaissance artists Ghiberti and Donatello, along with material on other Italian sculptors of the Pisan and Florentine schools. Nicely illustrated by b&w illustrations. One fold-out plate of The Second Door of the Baptistery,… Read more
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cover of Ogawa Gesshu -- Original Photograph, Woman in Kimono

Ogawa Gesshu -- Original Photograph, Woman in Kimono

by Ogawa Gesshu (1891-1967)

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Original studio portrait by the noted Japanese art and commercial photographer, an important figure in the transition from pictorialism to modern photography in Japan. Full-length B&W portrait of a young woman in kimono with obi. Subject and date unknown, but evidently from the post-war era (circa 1940s to 1960s.) In the original folder from Ogawa Gesshu's studio. His name is… Read more
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