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La Carta del Navegar Pitoresco [ Pittoresco ]

By Boschini, Marco

Venice, Italy: Filippi Editore, 1965. Facsimile. Hardcover. Very good. Small, thick quarto (oversized). Some wear to edges and corners, sp. to rear lower left corner, which is bumped and fraying. Limited edition facsimile, this being no 397 of 600. 680 p. w/ some illus. and addiitonal index pages. An attractive mid-20th century facsimile of this panegyric poem about Venetian painting by Boschini, a 17th c. Venetian painer, engraver, art dealer, and writer about art.

$125.00

A Treatise on Wood Engraving Historical and Practical ; with Upwards of Three Hundred Illustrations Engraved on Wood. The Historical Portion by W. A. Chatto. Second Edition with a New Chapter on the Artist of the Present Day

By Jackson, John, W. A. Chatto, and Henry G. Bohn

Detroit, MI: Gale Research Company, 1969. Reprint edition of 1861 work. Hardcover. Very good. Thick octavo (standard sized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. No dust jacket. Slight soiling to edges of the textblock. 664 p. w/ over 400 illus., index. A classic work on wood engraving, primarily a history, with many many illustrations.

$50.00

Herbert Leupin Posters

By Leupin, Herbert. text by Manuel Gasser

Zurich / Frankfurt-am-Main: Hans Rudolf Zug, 1957. First edition. portfolio in glossy paper cover. good. Portfolio. 15.25 in. x 11.5 in. Fair Cover. Wear to edges and corners. Internals very good. Text in German and English. 24 reduced sized full color posters. Includes full sized folded Leupin poster with small tear at edge. An uncommon survey of Leupin's work at the height of his popularity.

$345.00

An Entrance for the Eyes : Space and Meaning in Seventeenth Century Duch Art

By Hollander, Martha

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Small quarto (slightly oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Top front corner bumped. 263 p. w/ color and b&w illus., endnotes, bibliography, index.

$125.00

Still Lifes : Giovanna Garzoni. Stillleben. Natures Mortes.

By Trkulja, Silvia Meloni and Elena Fumagalli

Paris: Bibliothèque de l'Image, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good /very good. Quarto in landscape format (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 94 p. w/ many color illustrations. Gazoni (1600 - 1670 ) was a female painter in Italy in the Baroque period, famed for her still lifes, here shown.

$25.00

Baroque Art : the Jesuit Contribution

By Wittkower, Rudolf and Irma B. Jaffe, editors

New York, NY: Fordham University Press, 1972. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Dj has a bit of wear at spine also. 139 p. w/ footnotes, index, and additional 64 pages of b&w illustrations. A collection of seven scholary essays on Jesuit influence and paronage of the arts, including music, sculpture, architecure, theater, and more.

$45.00

Hal Foster : Prince of Illustrators, Father of the Comic Strip

By Kane, Brian M. introduction by James Bama

Lebanon, NJ: Vanguard Productions, 2001. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversize). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket, with a little scuffing to edge of dj. In Slipcase, which has Foster's name in gilt on front and a bit of wear to corners as well. SIGNED, LIMITED EDITION numbered 0915/1000 with the signatures of both the author and James Bama on the limitation page. 195 numbered and approx 31 additional unnumbered pages, including Foster's SONG OF BERNADETTE, only available in this collectors edition. A detailed look at the life and accomplishments of this illustrator and comic strip ioneer who created such strips as Prince Valiant and Tarzan.

$70.00

The Compleat Marble Sleuth

By Rockwell, Peter, Stanely Rosenfeld and Heather Hanley. Photographs by Stanely Rosenfeld

Sunny Isles Beach, FL: Rockrose Publishing, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Some 233 p. w/ many color photographs. An unusual and very interesting book examining marbel carving through the ages, looking at and illustrating in close detail Greek and Roman works ( including the columns of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius), medieval carving at Orvieto cathedral, Donatello, Pisano, Michaelangelo, Bernini, and other master sculptors. The authors also discuss (again with great photos) quarries, tools and their marks, and copying processes, including a detailed look at Nicoli's in Carrera where a great number of statues are reproduced in marble. Scarce .

$125.00

Nelson, Eames, Girard, Propst : The Design Process at Herman Miller. Design Quarterly 98/99

By foreword by Nelson, George.

Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, 1975. First edition. Oversized Paperback. Very good. This quarto (over size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 64 p. w/ color and b&w illustrations and a checklist of the exhibit laid in. A thin volume, heavily illustrated, with 4 authors discussing the four designers in the title.

$30.00

The Sculpture of Bernardo Rossellino and His Workshop

By Schulz, Anne Markham

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards and dust jacket. 176 p. w/ footnotes, catalogue, appendices, index, and additional unnumbered pages of 225 b&w plates. A study of this famous 15th C. Florentine sculptor and his workshop, with special emphasis on determining his personal work from those of his assistants.

$55.00

Lorenzo Monaco

By Eisenberg, Marvin

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards and a bit more so to dust jacket. xxii, 242 (1) w/ catalogue, bibliography, index, and additional 337 b&w images and 17 colored ones on unnumbered glossy pages at end. The first thorough book and catalog since the early 20th c. on this 14th and 15th c. Florentine painter who was a Camaldolese monk.

$60.00

Orazio Gentileschi and the Poetic Tradition of Caravaggesque Painting

By Bissell, R. Ward

University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards and a bit more so to dust jacket. xi, 240 p. w/ additional 236 b&w plates, a very few color plates, endnotes, indexes. A study of the work of the father of Artemsia, and the foremost painter in the followers of Caravaggio.

$95.00

Pittoni : L'Opera Completa

By Boccazzi, Franca Zava

Venice, Italy / Venezia: Alfieri Edizione D'Arte, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners to boards and dust jacket. Dj spine sunned. 447 p. w/ many b & w illus., indexes. Text in Italian. A thorough collection of the work of Giambattista Pittoni (1687 - 1767), an Italian painter of the late Baroque and Roccoco period, and one of the founders of the Academy of Fine Arts at Venice.

$140.00

Albert Goodwin R W S 1845-1932

By Beetles, Chris. Albert Goodwin

London: Chris Beetle Ltd., 1986. First edition. hardcover in slipcase. Very good. Landscape Folio in quarter blue leather, bound by Zaehnsdorf of London, in a full cloth slipcase. SIgnED by Beetle and numbered 502 of 1000 copies. Spine slightly faded. Side of slipcase pattern faded on both sides, more so on right side (as facing the opening of slipcase). Slight scuffing to dj covers as well. An exhibition book from a show in 1986 at Beetle's gallery. Goodwin was a respected landscape artist working primarily in water colors, influenced by Turner.

$115.00

Stanton Englehart : A Life on Canvas

By Englehart, Stanton. Edited by Jules Masterjon

Durango, CO: Spiralbound Studio Publishing, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto in squarish format (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. 132 p. w/ color illus., chronology, sources. An over view of the life and work of this American painter of landscapes of the Colorado plateau.

$35.00

Pietro da Cortona at the Pitti Palace : a Study of Planetary Rooms and Related Projects

By Campbell, Malcolm

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dust jacket and boards. Small closed tear at lower right corner of front cover of the dj. 306 p. w/ appendices on the planetary rooms, document catalogue, and catalogue of drawings for the decorations of te Pitti palace, selected bibliography, index, and additional pages having 201 illustrations. A study of the rooms Cortona (1596/7 - 1669) did for the Medici, covering Jupiter, Venus, Mars, Apollo, and Saturn.

$40.00

Pompeo Batoni : a Complete Catalogue of his work with an introductory text.

By Clark, Anthony M. edited by Edgar Peters Bowron

New York, NY: New York University Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of dust jacket and boards. 416 p. w b&w illus., lists of autograph paintings and drawings, indexes of work by subject, location, and by people & places. An attractive and thorough work on Batoni, with good b&w illustrations of his paintings.

$140.00

Pictures Reframed. Deluxe Edition with CD and DVD

By Andsnes, Leif Ove and Robin Rhode

EMI, 2009. First edition. Hardcover. Very good. Landscape quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Slight scuffing to boards. Small wrinkle in cloth at head of spine. 152 p. w/ many color illustrations.

$35.00

The Reformation of Images : Destruction of Art in England 1535 - 1660

By Phillips, John

Berkeley: University of California Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. Heel of spine slightly bumped. A touch of soiling to top of textblock. Generic bookplate on pastedown. 228 p. w/ illustrations, footnotes, bibliography, index. A detailed examination of the destruction of art between the Dissolution of the Monasteries though the Civil War and Restoration a century later.

$45.00

C. R. W. Nevinson : the Twentieth Century

By Ingleby, Richard, Jonathan Black, David Cohen, Gordon Cooke. [ C. R. W. Nevinson ]

London: Merrell Holberton Publishers Limited / Imperial War Museum, 1999. First edition. Paperback Original. Very good. Quarto ( oversized ). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. 192 p. w/ color and b&w illustrations, a list of works not in the catalogue, and bibliography which includes writings by and about the artist, related books, articles, and solo and group exhibitions. An uncommon catalogue of the work of this artist best known as one of the best WWI artists, with articles about him and his works preceeding the section on his art. He also did etchings and lithography in addition to paintings and drawings.

$80.00

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