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Art and Life In America

Art and Life In America

by Oliver W Larkin

Jim Dine

Jim Dine

by Jim Dine

Norman Rockwell Illustrator

Norman Rockwell Illustrator

by Arthur L Guptill

Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth

by Richard Meryman

Wyeth At Kuerners

Wyeth At Kuerners

by Betsy Wyeth

Art and History Of Frames

Art and History Of Frames

by Henry Heydenryk

Art Across America

Art Across America

by William H Gerdts

Ben Shahn

Ben Shahn

by James Thrall Soby

Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

by Georgia O'Keeffe

The Passport

The Passport

by Saul Steinberg

John Marin

John Marin

by Sheldon Reich

Modern American Painting

Modern American Painting

by Peyton Boswell

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Andrew Wyeth

by John Wilmerding

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Charles M Russell Book

by Harold McCracken

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Norman Rockwell

by Thomas S Buechner

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Saul Steinberg

by Harold Rosenberg

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American Impressionists

by Donelson F Hoopes

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Venice 34

by Norman A Geske

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Sahel

by Salgado

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Edward Hopper

by Lloyd Goodrich

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Sahel

by Orville Schell, Fred Ritchin, Eduardo Galeano, Lelia Wanick Salgado Sebastiao Salgado

American Art Books & Ephemera

Imagining the Landscape

Imagining the Landscape

by James Thompson

Black Mountain College Dossiers #1: Joseph Fiore. Original publication of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, documenting the works of former students and faculty of the college. Text by James Thompson; design by Jon Jicha. 59 pages, including 47 color reproductions. Light brown paper wrappers with French flaps. Stamped by hand with BMC logo on front cover. Near fine with minor shelf wear; ISBN sticker on back cover. Internally fine; tight binding.
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$20.00
Gregory Masurovsky

Gregory Masurovsky

by Michael Butor, James Thompson

Black Mountain College Dossiers #8: Gregory Masurovsky. Original publication of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, documenting the works of former students and faculty of the college. Two essays and an interview by Michael Butor, with an introduction by James Thompson; design by Jon Jicha. 60 pages with b/w reproductions. Light brown paper wrappers with French flaps. Stamped by hand with BMC logo on front cover. Fine with tight binding.
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$20.00
American Still-Life Painting

American Still-Life Painting

by Gerdts, William H., and Burke, Russell

New York: Praeger Pubs.. Hardcover. 1971. 1st Edition. Square 4to 264pp . Near Fine in Very Good DJ. B&W and Color Illus. Small owner's bookplate on front endpaper. DJ has slight edgewear and a 4 inch clean slice that has been repaired on rear with Scotch Tape. The slice does not affect the cover cloth. Definitive study of an American genre of painting .
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$176.40
Calder's Circus

Calder's Circus

by Alexander Calder

Art in America, New York, 1964. Edition Unstated. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. ALEXANDER CALDER. Calder's Circus, New York: Art in America, Perls Gallery, 1964. Folio, about 17x14 inches or 44x36 cm, introduced by Joan Miro and Cleve Gray, 16 loose prints derived from Calder's wire- and wood-sculpted circus of the early 1930s, contained in the original illustrated cloth-covered folder. The Whitney Museum, which owns the sculpture, calls it... Read more
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$2,000.00
William Kienbusch : A Retrospective Exhibition, 1946-1979

William Kienbusch : A Retrospective Exhibition, 1946-1979

by Belanger, Pamela J., editor; essays by Donelson Hoopes, Susan C. Larsen, and Carl Little

Maine: The Farnsworth Art Museum, 1996. Paperback. Good. Oversize paperback, no indication of printing. A good copy with bending at the cover corners and general wear at the cover edges. Some little soil and color staining to the covers. Interior is clean and unmarked with a tight binding. An exhibition of this Maine artist, with 80 unnumbered pages, full color and black and white representations of Kienbusch's works.
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$30.00
American Art: 1750-1800 Towards Independence

American Art: 1750-1800 Towards Independence

by Montgomery, Charles F. & Patricia E. Kane. Edited By

Boston: New York Graphic Society., 1976. 320pp, colour & b/w illustrations, last few pages have minor tears to the margin, occasional light foxing. DW has light wear to the upper edge on the rear panel.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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£12.50
Wyeth at Kuerners

Wyeth at Kuerners

by Wyeth, Betsy James

U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1976 RARE. 'Wyeth at Kuerners' is a book about the artist by his wife that contains 370 reproductions, 315 of which have never been reproduced before, and reveals a startlingly intimate view of Wyeth at work. Sequence after sequence of drawings grows dynamically toward the final painting. People, animals and objects appear and fade in an eerie way as the concept develops, and one gets a subtle understanding of why Andrew Wyeth's work is so charged with those... Read more
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CA$189.50
American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Volume 1, Works by Artists Born Before 1816

American Paintings in the Detroit Institute of Arts: Volume 1, Works by Artists Born Before 1816

by Shaw, Nancy Rivard (introduction)

New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1991. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. scratches to back cover. <p>125 paintings are described and illustrated along with 61 works in the Appendix.</p>
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$20.00
Silhouette: Notes and Dictionary

Silhouette: Notes and Dictionary

by Jackson, E. Nevill

London: Metheun & Co., 1938. 1st . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. bumping to corners, previous owner's name at top of front pastedown, toning to pastedowns and endpapers, interior fresh and bright, dust jacket price-clipped with chipping at head and foot of spine and bottom corner of back panel, soiling to back panel. <p>With 10 plates in color and 93 in monochrome.</p>
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$150.00
Sister Corita- Original Photograph

Sister Corita- Original Photograph

1st Edition . No Binding. Near Fine. Original Photograph, 5" X 7", Of Sister Corita, Standing In Front Of One Of Her Serigraphs.
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$35.00
O California!  Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century California Landscapes and Observations

O California! Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century California Landscapes and Observations

by Vincent, Stephen (editor), Kevin Starr (preface), and Paul Mills (art selection)

San Francisco, CA: Bedford Arts Publishers, 1990. 1st . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. foxing to top edge of text block, dust jacket with tiny abrasion on front panel and wear to laminate at upper tips. <p>Illustrated with 109 color plates.</p>
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$25.00
Treasures from the National Museum of American Art

Treasures from the National Museum of American Art

by Kloss, William

Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985. 2nd . Hardcover. As New/As New. 1986 revised edition. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at six museums from 1986-1987. This handsome volume highlights eighty-one paintings and sculptures representing the best -- and the breadth -- of the National Museum of American Art. Each work appears in a full-page color plate and is accompanied by a brief essay exploring its style and content. In addition, the book presents brief biographies of the artists,... Read more
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$12.00
Jim Dine: New Paintings and Figure Drawings, 1983

Jim Dine: New Paintings and Figure Drawings, 1983

by Jim Dine

Richard Gray Gallery, 1983-01-01. Staple Bound. Very Good. Paperback. Ex-library copy from the Austin Museum of Art. Library markings: cataloging sticker on the front cover and stamp on title page. No other marks or writings.
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$20.00
German Art of the Twentieth Century

German Art of the Twentieth Century

by Haftmann, Werner, Alfred Hentzen and William S. Lieberman

New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1957. 1st . Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. dust jacket lightly faded on spine. <p>With 178 illustrations, 48 in color.</p>
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$15.00
Comprehensive Keith: the Hundred Year History of the Saint Mary&#39;s College  Collection of Works by William Keith

Comprehensive Keith: the Hundred Year History of the Saint Mary's College Collection of Works by William Keith

by Harrison, Alfred C. ; Jeanne McKee Rothe, Andrea Rothe, Julian Billotte

Hearst Art Gallery of Sant Mary's College of California. Very Good. 2011. First Edition. Softcover. A full color catalogue of works by California landscape painter and conservationist William Keith (1838-1911). Book has just the slightest fold waviness at the vertical center. The catalogue corresponded to an exhibit at the Hearst Art Gallery at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, California. ; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2" x 11"; 221 pp .
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$65.00
The Legendary Artists of Taos / Expanded from the Pages of American Artist by Mary Carroll Nelson

The Legendary Artists of Taos / Expanded from the Pages of American Artist by Mary Carroll Nelson

by Nelson, Mary Carroll

New York : Watson-Guptill Publications, 1980. First Edition. Fine cloth copy in a very good, slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 175 pages; Description: 175 p. : ill. (some col. ) ; 31 cm. A major study of the Taos art colony which included a diverse group of artists who related to the singular beauty of the area in New Mexico with strong emotion which they expressed in personal styles... Read more
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$22.74
The Eye and the Heart  Watercolors of John Stuart Ingle

The Eye and the Heart Watercolors of John Stuart Ingle

by Camp, John & Jr. Frank H. Goodyear

Rizzoli. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0847808882 . Gray cloth first edition hardcover. . Signed by John Camp (John Sandford) to the title page. Bookshop pencilling to half title page, trace soil to top/bottom edge else a square tight copy. The DJ in mylar is in fine condition. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Signed by Author .
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$124.99
Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories

Tenderheaded: A Comb-Bending Collection of Hair Stories

by Harris, Juliette & Pamela Johnson, Eds

NY: Washington Square Press. Introduction by Ntozake Shange. 8vo. xiv, 302pp., illus. Wraps. Very Good.
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$18.50
Wol ( Large Original Lithograph)

Wol ( Large Original Lithograph)

by Maxine Riley Patin

Los Angeles (Circa 1960?), 1960. 1st Edition . No Binding. Fine. Image 16" X 9 3/4", Printed In Black And Shades Of Brown, Numbered 8 Of 12. Maxine Riley Patin (1914 ~ 2010) Was A Los Angeles Native. She Was The Wife Of Ray Patin, Disney Animator And Pioneer In Animated Commercials. She Traveled Throughout America And Europe And Shared Her Observations In Drawings And Paintings That Today Hang In Private Collections Throughout The World. Two Months Before Her Death, Maxine Enjoyed A... Read more
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$85.00
Frontier Sublime: Alaskan Art From the Juneau Empire Collection

Frontier Sublime: Alaskan Art From the Juneau Empire Collection

by Pennington, Estill Curtis

Augusta, GA: Morris Museum of Art, 1997. 1st . Hardcover. New. not issued with a dustjacket. <p>The catalogue of an exhibition at the Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia, January 16 - May 4, 1997. Illustrated with 56 full page color plates and several small color images.</p>
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$19.00
The Shape of Imagination

The Shape of Imagination

by Alice Sebrell, Connie Bostic

Catalogue for a year-long BMCM+AC project through 2008-09 celebrating the work and impact of the women associated with Black Mountain College. The exhibition series included: "Sphere," a group exhibition encompassing the visual arts, literature, dance, music, design, and education, held October 3, 2008 - February 14, 2009; "Triangle," an exhibition of work by Anni Albers, M.C. Richards and Ruth Asawa, held February 27, 2009 - June 27, 2009; and "Point," and exhibition of work by New York based artist... Read more
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$10.00
Ray Johnson

Ray Johnson

by Brad Gooch

This volume collects 42 collages made by Johnson between 1966 and 1994, most never exhibited or published before, with a new essay by writer Brad Gooch, who first came into contact with Johnson when he began receiving unsolicited mail art shortly before the artist's death. The collection of works in this volume shows the artist at his most expansive, combining art history with celebrity, word with image and the personal with the universal. Hardcover with dust jacket, 189 pages. NEW.
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$50.00
Original  Sketch For Wpa Mural &quot;Lincoln Freeing The Slaves

Original Sketch For Wpa Mural "Lincoln Freeing The Slaves

by Napolitano, Pasquale Giovanni (Johnny)

Los Angeles , 1934. Original Art Work . No Binding. Very Good. Original Sketch. Original Drawing, Image Approximately 66" X 76". Not Signed Or Dated, With Measurement Marks By The Artist. The Completed Mural Was Cause For A Public Outcry Reported In The Los Angeles Press; The Mural Was Not Subsequently Displayed. Napolitano Studied At Chouinard And Otis In 1922-1925, Engaged In Work On Architectural Murals 1925-1930 Working For Designer Herman Sachs On Such Prominent Buildings As Bullocks... Read more
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$2,500.00
The Art of California: Selected Works from the Collection of the Oakland Museum

The Art of California: Selected Works from the Collection of the Oakland Museum

by Orr-Cahall, Christina (editor)

Oakland, CA: The Oakland Museum, 1984. 1st . Soft cover. Very Good. lightly rubbed at extremities. <p>Artists' biographies and illustrations are arranged in approximate chronological order.</p>
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$16.00
The Barbizon School &amp; the Origins of Impressionism

The Barbizon School & the Origins of Impressionism

by Adams, Steven

London: Phaidon Press, 1997. Soft cover. Very Good/Very Good. one page with corner crease, dust jacket with small tears at foot of spine. <p>With 176 color plates.</p>
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$30.00