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The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World.
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The Paston Treasure: Microcosm of the Known World.

By Moore, Andrew with Nathan Flis and Francesca Vanke. (editors).

New Haven, Connecticut.: Yale Center for British Art.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2018. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780300232905 . 4to - 29.5 x 25 cm.; 589 - (1) pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. A publication designed to accompany the 2 exhibitions sponsored by the Yale Center for the British Arts and Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery during the spring and summer of 2018. Three appendices, an exhaustive 17 page bibliography and a comprehensive 11 page general index. Signed by one of the editors, Nathan Flis, on the half title page. An as-new and unused book.; Signed by Author .

$110.00

57 Beds
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57 Beds

By Sorensen, Signa and Paw Petersen

Denmark.. Very Good. 2004. Hardcover. 57 Beds was an art installation and play produced by Paw Petersen in 2004. It is the work of Signa Sorensen who is part of an artistic collective in Copenhagen founded by Signa and Arthur Kostler. What is being sold here is a cardboard box, 22.5 cm. x 23.5 cm., stamped multiple times with "57 Beds". Inside is a stack of 18 pictures intersperse d with 7 pages, each with one line of text (in English), plus three pages of production information. I assume this is a souvenir of the art installation/play. .

$30.00

Bo Bartlett, P.P.O.W. May 4 - June 3, 2000.
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Bo Bartlett, P.P.O.W. May 4 - June 3, 2000.

New York, New York.: P.P.O.W Gallery.. Very Good. 2000. Softcover. 12mo - 19 x 27.5 cm.; Unpaginated (20 pp), saddle-stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue of Bo Bartlett's paintings. A clean, sturdy copy. .

$10.00

Julien Landa, New Works, April 3-April 27, 2006.
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Julien Landa, New Works, April 3-April 27, 2006.

By Hammer Galleries

New York, New York.: Hammer Galleries.. Very Good. 2006. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 26 cm.; 11 pp. Saddle-stapled exhibition catalogue. A nice copy. .

$20.00

Richard Thomas Davis, 15 October - 16 November 1996
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Richard Thomas Davis, 15 October - 16 November 1996

New York, New York.: Georld Wunderlich & Co.. Very Good+. 1996. Softcover. 8vo - 23 x 23 cm.; 12 pp. Saddle-stapled booklet. Exhibition catalogue. Introduction by Christopher R. Young. Inscribed by Davis to a fellow artist. Davis is a Canadian "high realist" artist. A nice copy. ; Signed by Author .

$20.00

Steven Bigler, Italian Landscapes.
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Steven Bigler, Italian Landscapes.

San Francisco, California.: Contemporary Realist Gallery.. Very Good. 1995. Softcover. 8vo - 23 x 23 cm.; Unpaginated (16 pp.). Saddle-stapled exhibition catalogue for December 7-30, 1995. Introduction written by William W. Lew. A clean, sturdy copy. .

$10.00

The Icon.
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The Icon.

By Weitzmann, Kurt. Gaiane Alibegasvili, Aneli Volskaja, Manolis Chatzadakis, Gordana Babic, Mihail Alpatov, and Teodora Voinescu.

New York.: Alfred A. Knopf.. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - 30.5 x 23.5 cm.; (4) - 419 pp. Wine red cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. First published in Italian in 1981, the translation and editing into English is by Arnoldo Mondadori. This is the first American edition. A massive volume with the production values (paper used, quality of the reproductions, binding, layout and design, etc) worthy of its subject matter. Contents: "Introduction: The origins and Significance of Icons" by Kurt Weitzmann, I - "The Icons of Constantinople" by Kurt Weitzmann, II - "The Icons of Georgia" by Gaiane Alibegasvili and Aneli Volskaja, III - "The Icons of the Balkan Peninsula and the Greek Islands (1)" by Manolis Chatzidakis and Gordana Babic, IV - "The Icons of the Period of the Crusades" by Kurt Weitzmann, V - "The Icons of Russia" by Mihail Alpatov, VI - "The Icons of the Balkan Peninsula and the Greek Islands (2)" by Gordana Babic and Manolis Chatzidakis, VII - "The Post-Byzantine Icons of Wallachia and Moldavia" by Teodora Voinescu. Three page list of selected readings at the back. The book itself shows only very mild wear to the spine tips while the unclipped dust jacket has some very minor edge wear and light scuffing. .

$200.00

A Rural Life.
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A Rural Life.

By Tolmie, Ken.

Ottawa, Ontario.: Oberon Press.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1986. Hardcover. 0887506208 . 4to - 27.5 x 21 cm.; 60 pp. Green cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. The author documents his return to the east coast of Canada (Bridgetown in the Annapolis Valley in Nova Scotia) with a series of water colour paintings and some quite delightful accompanying text. All printed on a high quality coated paper. Previous owner's stamp on the front free end paper, else clean with a sound binding and showing only mild wear to the spine tips and a wee bump on the head edges of both front and back boards. .

$12.50

Steps in Chinese Painting, Part Two, Technique of Chinese Landscape  Painting
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Steps in Chinese Painting, Part Two, Technique of Chinese Landscape Painting

By Shaw, L. S.

Hong Kong: Tai Chong On Kee Book Store.. Very Good. Softcover. 12mo - 19 x 26.5 cm.; 70 pp. No copyright date, preface dated 1959. English and Chinese. Deals with twenty kinds of wrinkle treatments in the painting of landscapes. Minor wear and soiling to card stock cover; binding sturdy, text pages clean. .

$12.00

Pushkin's Fairytales: The State Museum of Palekh Art.
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Pushkin's Fairytales: The State Museum of Palekh Art.

Ivanovo, Russia.: State Museum of Palekh Art.. Fine in Good dust jacket. 1996. Hardcover. 5879700143 . 4to - 31.5 x 23 cm.; 127 - (1) pp. Red cloth over boards with gilt lettering (Cyrillic alphabet) on the spine and the front board. A bilingual publication, for the most part, in Russian and English. A lavishly produced book highlighting the Palekh lacquered miniatures from the museum, the themes of which are drawn from the fairy tales as written by Alexander Pushkin. Three page introduction by A. Luzhanovsky, Doctor of Philology at the Ivanovo State University. The paper used is a high quality coated stock thoughout allowing for superb colour reproduction and detailing. Bilingual catalogue of the pieces presented at the back along with bilingual biographic information on the Palekh artists whose works are present. The dust jacket has 2 closed tears in the head edge at the spine and the front fore corner and has some light scuffing more noticeable on the back panel (a glossy black). .

$60.00

Renato Meziat, Recent Paintings
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Renato Meziat, Recent Paintings

New York, New York: Hammer Galleries.. Very Good. 2006. Softcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 28 cm.; 24 pp. Exhibition catalogue for a show, September 11 - October 5, 2006, of still life paintings by Brazilian artist, Renato Meziat. A one-page introduction to Meziat. Minor wear on card stock cover; a clean copy. .

$12.00

Raymond Han, Dreams, Myth and Perception
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Raymond Han, Dreams, Myth and Perception

New York, New York: Forum Gallery.. Very Good. 2001. Softcover. 8vo - 26 x 23 cm.; Unpaginated. Exhibition catalogue for show October 4 - November 3, 2001. Introduction by John O'Hearn, 15 paintings illustrated, Han's CV and a bibliography. A clean, sturdy copy. .

$10.00

The Artist's Zoo; Themes in Art.
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The Artist's Zoo; Themes in Art.

By Wallace, George.

Toronto, Ontario.: Holt, Rinehart And Winston.. Very Good. 1970. First Edition. Soft Cover. 0039265552 . 8vo - 23 x 18.5 cm; 92 pp. The covers are illustrated with "Adam Naming the Beasts", a thirteenth century English Gothic Illumination. The illustrations are profuse and varied with good thumbnail descriptions of each image. The accompanying text both follows, parallels, and leads the images. George Wallace is (or was now? ) an associate professor of Fine Art at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This volume is the first in a series to be used for the study of Fine Art. Contents are: Introduction - page1; Prehistoric Pictures - page 11; Designs and Decorations - page 17; The Zoo - page 30; The Curiosities - page 60; The Artist Takes a Closer Look - page 63; Animals in Motion - page 71; Animal Pictures as Parables - page 79; Fabulous Beasts - page 84. Some shelf wear on the cover edges edges, sticker scar on front cover, top right corner. .

$7.00

Manuel Cancel; In Harmony with Nature.
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Manuel Cancel; In Harmony with Nature.

By (Manuel Cancel).

Montreal, Quebec.: Landau Fine Art Inc.. Very Good+. 2007. Hardcover. 9780968689387 . 8vo - 24 x 24 cm.; 48 pp. Introduction by Robert Landau (in English and French) of Landau Contemporary at Galerie Dominion. A collection of photos of Cancel's landscapes. Cancel was born in Argentina but has lived in Paris since 1981. A clean, sturdy copy. .

$25.00

Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals, Zodiac Heads
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Ai Weiwei, Circle of Animals, Zodiac Heads

By Weiwei, Ai and Susan Delson (editor)

New York: AW Asia.. Very Good. 2011. Softcover. 9780978576493 . 51 pp. Exhibition catalogue. After photos of the heads sculpted by Weiwei and information on the meaning of each animal, there is an essay by Delson, "In the Garden of Perfect Brightness," excerpts of interviews of Weiwei and a brief biography of the artist. All printed on a heavy, coated paper. Very minor wear; a nice, sturdy, clean copy. .

$15.00

Charles Huot. (Canadian Artists Series #7).
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Charles Huot. (Canadian Artists Series #7).

By Ostiguy, Jean-Rene.

Ottawa, Ontario.: National Gallery Of Canada.. Near Fine. 1985. Softcover. 0888843704 . 8vo - 23 x 16.5 cm.; 90 - (6) pp. This is volume 7 in the Canadian Artists Series from the National Gallery under the general editorship of Dennis Reid. Translated from the original French courtesy the National Gallery. First published in 1979, this is the second printing. Huot (1855-1930) was a French Canadian painter best known for his murals on canvas. 20 pages of text followed by reproductions (black and white and full colour) and a 1 page bibliography. The covers show some very light shelf wear and that to the fore corners of the covers. .

$8.00

The Sculpture of Frances Rich.
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The Sculpture of Frances Rich.

By Armitage, Merle.

El Cajon, California.: Manzanita Press.. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1974. Hardcover. 4to - 28 x 21.5 cm.; (8) - 136 pp. Blue cloth over boards with yellow lettering on the spine and the front board. Illustrated yellow end papers. Eight page introduction by Armitage followed by captioned and referenced black and white photgraphs of Frances' work in themed sections as follows: "Monumentals & Public Sculpture", "Special Works", "Persons & Personalities", "Mothers & Children, Angels, Dancers", "Drawings", "Public & Private Owners & Collectors" with the last section being a 4 page list of names. The colophon page (135) is specifically designed by Merle Armitage, as is the book itself, with the book having been printed by the Franklin Press. Frances Rich studied with Malvina Hoffman, Angel Zarrarga, Carl Miles, Alexander Iacovleff and at the Boston Museum School, the Beaux Arts Academy and Cranbrook Academy of Art. She was the daughter of Irene Rich, a silent screen star, the favourite leading lady of Will Rogers. The dust jacket has very minor wear to the spine tips and the front top fore edge corner. .

$35.00

Early Christian and Byzantine Art.
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Early Christian and Byzantine Art.

By Hutter, Irmgard.

London, UK.: Weidenfeld and Nicolson.. Fine with no dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. 297002309 . 8vo - 22 x 15 cm.; 191 pp. Red paper over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and the front board. Translated from the German by Alistair Laing. Foreword by Otto Demus. Volume 4 in the Universal History of Art series from this publisher. Profusely illustrated with many full colour and black and white photographs. Two page bibliography and a 4 page index. .

$15.00

The Holy Family: A Christmas Meditation
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The Holy Family: A Christmas Meditation

By Bradford, Amory H

New York.: Fords, Howard & Hulbert.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1988. Hardcover. 12mo - 19.5 x 13 cm.; 56 pp. Pale blue/green cloth over boards with gilt lettering and decorations on the front board. A meditation on Bartolomé Esteban Murillo's (of the Sapnish Baroque school) painting of the Holy Family which hangs in the National Gallery in London, UK. Illustrated with two sepia-toned reproductions of sections of the painting printed on coated paper with tissue protectors. One of the illustrations is the frontis piece. The text paper used is a very nice laid paper. A quite nicely produced book with some mild wear to the board fore coners and spine tips. Otherwise the book shows few signs of any use. .

$25.00

Abbotsleigh: A Sketch Book
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Abbotsleigh: A Sketch Book

By Begbie, Donald

Sydney, Australia.: Privately published.. Very Good. Hardcover. 8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; Unpaginated with 32 pages. Textured off-white paper over boards with the school crest in yellow and black centered on the front board. A collection of 15 black and white rendered drawings of the school and its grounds. The drawings are printed on the recto only with the verso being blank. Abotsleigh is a kindergarten to year 12 Anglican day and boarding school for girls located in Wahroonga, Sydney, New South Wales. It was founded in 1885 and continues to this day. The first and last pages are tanned or browned as a mirror image (offset) from the paste down end papers. Previous onwer's gift note on the front paste down end paper. The externals show mild wear and light soiling. The spine is darkened. .

$12.00

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