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After Barbed Wire : Cowboys of Our Time

By Markus, Kurt, photographer

Pasadena, CA: TwelveTrees Press, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Large quarto landscape (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. Dj cover have some scuffing. A collection of black and white photographs by Markus of American cowboy life in scene, work, and portrait. Stark, personal, and memorable photography.

$90.00

Die Welt der Pflanze - Photographien von Albert Renger-Patzsch und aus dem Auriga-Verlag [ Photography ]

By Stamm, Rainer. Albert Renger-Patzsch.

Köln and Bonn: Cantz, 1998. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Squarish octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 143. p. w/ b&w illus. A collection of photographs of flowers by Renger-Patzsch, a German photographer. He was associated with the New Objectivity movement in Weimer Germany, a reaction against expressionism. His black and white photographs are associated with sharp, almost scientific detail. Book is entirely in German.

$35.00

Bernini and the Excesses of Art

By Petersson, Robert T.

Florence: maschietto&ditore, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size) Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 150 p. w/ color and b&w illus., bibliographical note. A study of Bernini's sculpture, focusing on biographical details and his sculptural process.

$35.00

Blumen und Früchte in Holzstichen von Imre Reiner : eine Chronologische Darstellung. Zum 90. Geburtstag des Künstlers am 18.l August 1990

By Reiner, Roland

Bern: Bentelli, 1990. First edition. hardcover in slipcase. Very good. Squarish quarto (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and slipcase. Hand numbered 164 of 195 copies, with limited edition numbered wood engraving laid in (number matches the book limitation) and embossed with the monogram stamp of the artist. 187 [ 2 ] p. w/ numerous b&w illus of engravings. Imre Reiner (1900-1987) was a Hungarian - Swiss typographer, painter, artist, woodcut illustrator, and graphic designer, known for his Meridian and Corvinus fonts. He best work was in Stuttgart and in Switzerland, with stints in London and New York.

$110.00

Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth-Century America

By Wilnerding, John

New York, NY: Harper & Row, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, more so with small closed tears to edges of dust jacket. 268 p. w/ color and b&w illus., catalog, select bibliography, index.

$35.00

The Isenheim Altarpiece : God's Medicine and the Painter's Vision

By Hayum, Andreé

Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards and dust jacket. 199 p. w/ illus., endnotes, index. An artistic and historical study of this 16th century German masterpiece, also lost during the French revolution.

$25.00

Quatorze Lettres de Julie Pissarro [ Fourteen Letters by Julie Pissarro, with Rodo woodcut ]

By Pissarro, Julie. preface by d'Edda Mallie, Conservator of the Museum of Pontoise

Pontoise, France: Les Amis de Camille Pissarro / Editions de l'Arbre, 1984. Limited edition. Pamphlet. Very good. Thin, small octavo (standard size). Slight wear to edges and corners of covers. Some pages unopened. Hand numbered 92 of a limited edition of 100 with a numbered and dated woodcut by Ludovoc-Rodolphe " Rodo" Pissarro [ 1978 - 1952 ] laid in, re-printed for this edition. 2900 copies of the booklet were printed without the limited woodcut. 32 p. Julie Pissarro was the wife of the famous painter Camille Pissarro and the mother of Rodo Pissarro above. Uncommon.

$85.00

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 an additional full sized folded Leupin poster with small tear at edge laid in. An uncommon survey of Leupin's work at the height of his popularity.

$170.00

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.

$128.00

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

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

Erte Art to Wear : the Complete Jewelry

By Lee, Marshall editor and commentator. introduction by Louis zara

New York, NY: Dutton Studio Books, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Very good/very good. Folio (oversized). Slight wear to edges and corners of boards, a bit more so to dust jacket. 192 p. w/ many color illus., bibliography, biographical outline of Erte's life, index. Includes images and brief introductions to his necklaces, pendants, earrings, brooches, bracelets, and more.

$45.00

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

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

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