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Venus: To the Venus of Melos

By Rodin, Auguste

NY: B. W. Huebsch. Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly soiled, spine cracked, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1918. Third Printing. Hardcover. Half orange cloth and paper boards. Two photogravures of the Venus de Milo and frontispiece portrait illustration of Rodin. The sculptor's erudite and sprightly essay on the Venus de Milo sculpture. Signature of Clara Barrus, Paris, June 1926, on front free endpaper, followed by gift inscription by Adeline Barrus Johnson to Barbara, noting that this book belong to "Aunt Clara", and was being sent on as a remembrance. Clara Barrus was a physician and longtime friend, biographer, traveling companion, and literary executor to famed naturalist John Burroughs. ; 26 pages .

$40.00

Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Works: A Handbook

By Clement, Clara Erskine

NY: Hurd and Houghton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, head and tail chipped.. 1874. Hardcover. Three-quarter brown calf with marbled sides. Six spine compartments, one with printed leather spine label and one missing label. Marbled edges and endpapers. Many engravings. xii, 661pp, index. Armorial bookplate on front pastedown (William Amory). Handsome, sturdy art historical reference, alphabetically arranged. .

$50.00

The Animated Alphabet
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The Animated Alphabet

By Demeude, Hugues

London: Thames and Hudson. Near Fine. 1996. Softcover. 050027908x . Softcover with French Flaps. Index, 280 illustrations, 195 in color. "Hugues Demeude shares his passion for the decorated letter in a succinct historical text and a vast range of beautifully reproduced examples from the eighth to the twentieth century, from sacred illuminated manuscripts to mass-produced postcards." ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 176 pages .

$15.00

An Historical View of Literature and Art in Great Britain From the  Accession of the House of Hanover to the Reign of Queen Victoria
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An Historical View of Literature and Art in Great Britain From the Accession of the House of Hanover to the Reign of Queen Victoria

By Graham, J. Murray

London: Longmans, Green, and Co.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, foxing to endpapers and . first and last several leaves.. 1872. Second Edition. Hardcover. xv, 480pp + 24pp of publisher's ads. Brown decorated cloth. Many unopened pages. A survey of British poetry, biography, fiction, drama, essays, architecture, painting, and sculpture. .

$45.00

The Bernard Berenson Collection of Oriental Art At Villa I Tatti
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The Bernard Berenson Collection of Oriental Art At Villa I Tatti

By Roberts, Laurance P.

Hudson Hills Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1992. Hardcover. 1555950604 . Still in shrink wrap. Many illustrations. ; 112 pages .

$25.00

Luminosity:  The Paintings of Stephen Hannock
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Luminosity: The Paintings of Stephen Hannock

San Francisco: Chronicle Books. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Remainder mark on page bottoms.. 2000. First Printing. Hardcover. 0811828328 . Preface by S. Lane Faison, Jr. Introduction by Duncan Christy. 62 color plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 120 pages .

$16.00

The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941
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The Machine Age in America: 1918-1941

By Wilson, Richard Guy

Brooklyn, NY: Brooklyn Museum. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0810914212 . Still in shrink wrap. ; 376 pages .

$35.00

The Drawings of D. G. Rossetti
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The Drawings of D. G. Rossetti

By Wood, T. Martin

London: George Newnes Limited. Good with no dust jacket; Boards heavily worn, 1907 gift inscription on . front free endpaper.. N.D.. Hardcover. 49 tipped-in plates. Cloth-backed boards. A look at the drawings of Pre-Raphaelite artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Circa 1907. 18pp of text followed by many pages of plates. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$18.00

Joseph Goldyne:  The Pull of the Eye, the Play of the Hand
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Joseph Goldyne: The Pull of the Eye, the Play of the Hand

Washington DC: The Corcoran Gallery of Art in Association With Hudson Hills Press. Fine. 2003. First Edition. Softcover. 0886750733 . Softcover with French Flaps. Includes texts by Eric Denker, Thomas H. Garver, Robert Flynn Johnson, and Andrew Stevens. Includes interview with the artist, list of illustrations by the San Francisco printmaker and artist, catalogue raisonne of the Edition prints, biography, bibliography, index. Many color illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Stanley Spencer:  An English Vision
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Stanley Spencer: An English Vision

Washington DC: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Fine. 1997. Softcover. 0300074263 . Catalogue for exhibition of the English artist's work held initially at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, October 9, 1997 - January 11, 1998. Preface by James T. Demetrion and Andrea Rose. Essay by Fiona MacCarthy and catalogue words by Stanley Spencer. Includes bibliography, chronology, and numerous illustrations, most in color. xi, 194pp. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$15.00

Childe Hassam:  American Impressionist
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Childe Hassam: American Impressionist

By Hiesinger, Ulrich W.

Prestel. Fine. 1999. Softcover. 3791322184 . Still in shrink wrap. Many color illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages .

$20.00

Matisse
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Matisse

By Fraser, Kennedy

Sag Harbor, NY: Bookman Press. Fine. 1996. Limited Edition. Softcover. One of 200 copies. Marbled wrappers with glassine jacket. Photo illustration of Matisse sculpting by Dmitri Kessel. An excerpt about artist Henri Matisse from Kennedy's 1996 book Ornament and Silence. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 20 pages .

$30.00

Dressed for Thrills:  100 Years of Halloween Costumes and Masquerade
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Dressed for Thrills: 100 Years of Halloween Costumes and Masquerade

By Calembo, Phyllis

NY: Harry N. Abrams. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 2002. First Printing. Hardcover. 0810932911 . Somehow the lighting and the overall staging of the old-fashioned and homemade Halloween costumes from the 20th century look even spookier than most contemporary fright costumes. A great coffee table book for the Halloween fanatic and reference for the costumer. Many color photos. Foreword by Valerie Steele. Essays on Halloween history by Mark Alice Durant. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .

$17.00

Winslow Homer Watercolors
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Winslow Homer Watercolors

By Hoopes, Donelson F.

NY: Watson- Guptill Publishing. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and lightly . tattered.. 1970. Third Printing. Hardcover. 0823023257 . 32 gorgeous color plates of Homer's watercolor paintings. Olive green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Chronology, bibliography. ; 87 pages .

$15.00

Landscape in Art before Claude and Salvator
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Landscape in Art before Claude and Salvator

By Gilbert, Josiah

London: John Murray. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn at corners and head and foot of . spine, red dot label on heel of spine, armorial bookplate on front . pastedown (R. Melvill Beachcroft) , front hinge starting, foxing to first . and last several leaves.. 1885. Hardcover. Brown cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine and leafy branch design stamped in gilt on front boards. xviii, 461pp, index. 141 illustrations. An art historical view of landscape in literature and art from the ancients through the 17th century. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$35.00

A Short History of Engraving and Etching:  For the Use of Collectors and  Students, with Full Bibliography, Classified List and Index of Engravers
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A Short History of Engraving and Etching: For the Use of Collectors and Students, with Full Bibliography, Classified List and Index of Engravers

By Hind, Arthur M.

Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, especially at corners, . spine, and outer joints.. 1911. Hardcover. Three-quarter leather with blue cloth sides and matching endpapers. Five raised bands on spine with gilt lettering stamped in two compartments. Top edges gilt. Frontispiece photogravure of Albrecht Durer engraving and 110 other illustrations throughout text. xviii, 473pp. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$45.00

Agnolo Bronzino:  His Life and Works
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Agnolo Bronzino: His Life and Works

By McComb, Arthur

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, penciled owner name on front . free endpaper, some unopened pages.. 1928. Hardcover. Navy cloth with blue topstain. xx, 173pp + 61 black and white plates. Chronology, catalogue raisonne of Bronzinos paintings and attributed paintings, catalogue of drawings, lost pictures, and tapestries, index. A comprehensive look at the life and work of Italian Renaissance artist Agnolo Bronzino. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$50.00

Invention and Understanding:  A Pedagogical Guide to Three Dimensions
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Invention and Understanding: A Pedagogical Guide to Three Dimensions

By Careau, Steven

Washington DC: New Academia Publishing. Near Fine. 2013. Softcover. 978-0988637696 . Many color photos. ; 67 pages .

$10.00

The Red Rose Girls:   An Uncommon Story of Art and Love
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The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love

By Carter, Alice A.

NY: Harry N. Abrams. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Jacket slightly rubbed, remainder mark . on page bottoms.. 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. 0810944375 . Index, bibliography, notes. Many photos and illustrations. The story of the household of artist women, including illustrators Jessie Willcox Smith and Elizabeth Shippen Green and muralist Violet Oakley, who set Victorian Philadelphian social sensibilities on end. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 216 pages .

$50.00

A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art
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A Handbook of Legendary and Mythological Art

By Clement, Clara Erskine

NY: Hurd and Houghton. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, rear outer joint cracked, head . of spine chipped.. 1874. Sixth Edition. Hardcover. Handsome binding of three-quarter brown calf with marbled sides and marbled endpapers and edges. Six gilt-stamped spine compartments with two dark brown leather spine labels. Armorial bookplate of William Amory on front pastedown. x, 510pp, index, many illustrations. .

$50.00

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