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The Gilded Edge: The Art of the Frame
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The Gilded Edge: The Art of the Frame

By Wilner, Eli

San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2011. 2nd . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. signed by author.

$125.00

The Art and History of Frames: An Inquiry Into the Enhancement of Paintings
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The Art and History of Frames: An Inquiry Into the Enhancement of Paintings

By Heydenryk, Henry

New York: James H. Heineman, 1963. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. inscribed by author; tears to glassine jacket, slight sunning to slipcase. <p>With 100 illustrations.</p>

$60.00

Jewish Emancipation and Self-Emancipation
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Jewish Emancipation and Self-Emancipation

By Katz, Jacob

Philadelphia, PA: The Jewish Publication Society, 1986. 1st . Hardcover. New/New.

$40.00

The Framing Guide -- Revised Edition
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The Framing Guide -- Revised Edition

By _________________

St. Louis, MO: Picture and Gift Journal, 1960. Soft cover. Very Good. soiling to back cover. <p>A collection of 25 articles, many illustrated.</p>

$10.00

The Book of Picture Frames
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The Book of Picture Frames

By Grimm, Claus

New York: Abaris Books, 1981. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. foxing to top edge of text block, dust jacket with tear at top edge of front panel and chip at top edge of back panel.

$60.00

The Robert Lehman Collection XIII: Frames
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The Robert Lehman Collection XIII: Frames

By Newbery, Timothy J.

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. exlibris plate on front pastedown, faint bump to bottom corner near spine, dust jacket shows effect of bump. <p>The Robert Lehman Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses one of the finest collections of frames in the world. In this volume 371 frames are described and illustrated with 125 colorplates, 350 duotones, and 435 line drawings.</p>

$75.00

The Frame in America: 1860-1960
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The Frame in America: 1860-1960

By Adair, William

Washington, DC: Federal Reserve Board, 1995. 1st . Soft cover. Near Fine. light soiling to covers. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at the Federal Reserve, Washington, D.C., January 24 - March 17, 1995. 96 objects are in the exhibition of which 4 are illustrated. 7 figures accompany the text.</p>

$75.00

Mirrors
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Mirrors

By Roche, Serge, Germain Courage, and Pierre Devinoy

New York: Rizzoli, 1985. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. dust jacket with tiny rub at bottom corner of front panel and peeling to laminate at bottom edge of front panel. <p>With 338 illustrations, including 16 in color.</p>

$35.00

The Frame in America, 1700-1900: A Survey of Fabrication Techniques and Styles
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The Frame in America, 1700-1900: A Survey of Fabrication Techniques and Styles

By Adair, William

Washington, DC: The American Institute of Architects Foundation, 1983. 1st . Soft cover. Fine. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at The Octagon, Washington, D.C., July 19 - September 11, 1983. 107 frames are described and illustrated. 13 figures accompany the text.</p>

$40.00

Antique Picture Frame Guide
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Antique Picture Frame Guide

By Maryanski, Richard A.

Niles, IL: Cedar Forest Co, 1973. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. inscribed by author, order form and price list laid-in; dust jacket with small chips at top edge of front panel, rubbing to back panel. Illustrated with 30 examples in color, 107 in black and white, and 15 figures in the text.

$50.00

The Secret Lives of Frames: One Hundred Years of Art and Artistry
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The Secret Lives of Frames: One Hundred Years of Art and Artistry

By Davis, Deborah

New York: Filipacchi Publishing, 2007. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. dust jacket with light crinkle at top edge of back panel.

$50.00

World Mirrors 1650-1900
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World Mirrors 1650-1900

By Child, Graham

London: Sotheby's Publications, 1990. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Fine. underlining to three lines in the introduction. <p>This is the most comprehensive book on mirrors. The first two chapters concern mirror glass and techniques and are illustrated with 22 figures. The remaining chapters discuss and illustrate mirrors from England, France, Germany and Northern Europe, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain and Portugal, and the United States, as well as Chinese mirror and reveres glass painting. In all, 846 mirrors are described and illustrated. The final sections are Symbols and Emblems, Glossary, Bibliography, and List of Names.</p>

$225.00

Framing the Nineteenth Century: Picture Frames 1837-1935
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Framing the Nineteenth Century: Picture Frames 1837-1935

By Payne, John

Mulgrave, Victoria: Images Publishing, 2007. 1st . Hardcover. New/New. in shrinkwrap.

$495.00

La Cornice Italiana dal Rinascimento al Neoclassico
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La Cornice Italiana dal Rinascimento al Neoclassico

By Sabatelli, Franco (editor), Enrico Colle and Patrizia Zambrano (essays)

Milan: Electa, 1992. 1st . Hardcover. New. in slipcase. <p>An important survey of Italian frames from the Renaissance to the Neoclassical with 115 illustrations accompanying the text. 117 frames are described and illustrated, each with a full page color plate. An appendix illustrates 165 frames related to those described. Also includes an extensive glossary and bibliography. Text in Italian.</p>

$275.00

The Art of the Frame: American Frames of the Arts and Crafts Period
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The Art of the Frame: American Frames of the Arts and Crafts Period

By Smeaton, Suzanne

New York: Eli Wilner & Company, 1988. 1st . Soft cover. As New. The catalogue of an exhibition focusing on American frames of the Arts and Crafts movement, 1870-1920, at Eli Wilner & Company, New York, October 26 - November 28, 1988. 40 frames are described and illustrated. 10 photographs illustrate signatures, labels, medallions, or stamps appearing on verso of some of the illustrated frames.

$35.00

L'Art de L'Encadrement
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L'Art de L'Encadrement

By _________________

Paris: Editions Orbis, 1981. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. <p>Guide to the design and construction of frames and of framing objects. Profusely illustrated. Text in French.</p>

$35.00

The Art of the Frame: Gems from the Simoni Collection: May 21 - July 17, 2004
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The Art of the Frame: Gems from the Simoni Collection: May 21 - July 17, 2004

By Smeaton, Suzanne

Pensacola, FL: Pensacola Museum of Art, 2004. 1st . Soft cover. New. in shrinkwrap. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition organized by the Pensacola Museum of Art in collaboration with the Simoni Collection and Eli Wilner & Co., held at the Pensacola Museum of Art, May 21 to July 17, 2004. Illustrated in color.</p>

$35.00

The Art of the Edge: European Frames 1300-1900
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The Art of the Edge: European Frames 1300-1900

By Brettell, Richard R. and Steven Starling

Chicago, IL: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1986. 1st . Soft cover. New. tiny crease to upper corner of front cover. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago, October 17 - December 14, 1986. Contains three essays: The Art of the Edge: The Art Museum and the Picture Frame by Richard R. Brettell with 8 illustrations; Meditations on the Frame by José Ortega y Gasset; and European Frames in The Art Institute of Chicago by Steven Starling with 16 illustrations. 73 frames in the exhibition are described and illustrated. Also contains a glossary and an extensive bibliography.</p>

$175.00

Gilded Wood Conservation and History
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Gilded Wood Conservation and History

By Bigelow, Deborah, Elisabeth Cornu, Gregory J. Landrey, and Cornelis van Horne

Madison, CT: Sound View Press, 1991. 1st . Hardcover. New/New. <p>This book is an outgrowth of the October 1988 Gilding Conservation Symposium, a conference held at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, sponsored by the Wooden Artifacts Group, a specialty group of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works, and by the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation. The book contains 36 essays and is illustrated with 248 black and white figures and 43 color plates.</p>

$250.00

The Regilded Age: An Exhibition of Contemporary Gilded Art and Historical Gilded Objects
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The Regilded Age: An Exhibition of Contemporary Gilded Art and Historical Gilded Objects

By Society of Gilders at The Newark Museum

Newark, NJ: The Newark Museum, 1991. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. paper-clip impressions to front cover. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition held at the Newark Museum, May 23 to August 4, 1991, containing seven brief essays and numerous illustrations of which a few are in color.</p>

$35.00