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People who are passionate about American art and culture should definitely peruse the rare books about American artists section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books about American watercolor paintings to special signed deluxe editions of books about famous American artists, there is something for everyone in the Biblio Rare Book Room. Be sure to read each listing carefully to determine if there are illustrations or other ephemera included in the rare and antique book of your choice.

Plate XII Swift Fox. by Audubon, John James & Bachman, Rev. John

Philadelphia:: Audubon, J.J.,, 1844.. Imperial Folio Edition. Fine with bright original hand-coloring. . A Fine original hand-colored lithograph by JT Bowen after painting by John James Audubon, FRS, FLS. Imperial Folio Edition. Rich original color...

From Lowry-James Rare Prints & Books


New York Cooper's Society Membership Certificate No. 76, July Seventh, 1794. by New York Cooper's Society

Post-Revolutionary War era American artisan society membership certificate, dated July 7, 1794 signed by both artist and engraver, with its original, surviving bright colors, a hand painted engraved pictorial scene of New York City coopers at work on an a...

From Original Antique Maps


The Village Blacksmith by N. Currier Lithograph

12" x 9" lithograph, ideal for framing....

From Mighty Pen Books


American Homestead Summer by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

From Mighty Pen Books


American Homestead Autumn by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready....

From Mighty Pen Books


The Roadside Mill by Currier & Ives

12" x 9" lithograph, frame-ready.(((NOTE FROM SELLER: ERROR IN LISTING: BIBLIO IS RE-SETTING: THE ASKING PRICE IS $2,100)))...

From Mighty Pen Books


Another Day in Paradise by Attwood, Mark

Albuquerque: Mark Attwood, 1990. 1st and only edition: "This book is no. 41 in a limited edition of 50. Printed from linocuts on Rives heavyweight paper, using a Dufa flat-bed offset press." On the next page, preceding the title page: "Anot...

From Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books


The Procession of Flowers in Colorado by Helen Jackson (H.H.); illustrated in water colors by Alice A. Stewart by Jackson, Helen Hunt

Boston: Roberts Brothers, 1886. Hardcover. Very Good. 30, [4] p.: hand-painted, water color floral illustrations on 13 pages; 29 cm. Original wide cream calf spine with gilt-stamped cover title; light green paper over remainder of boards, with gilt-sta...

From Classic Books and Ephemera


1974 Portfolio Project by VISUAL STUDIES WORKSHOP

Rochester: Visual Studies Workshop, 1974. Title with a few soft creases and soil-marks, occasional light wear to corners, generally clean and fresh. Title and 29 photographs, prints, and mixed-media pieces, either full sheet or on mounts, each signed by...

From Riverrun Books & Manuscripts


Canal Street by Steinberg, Saul and Ian Frazier

New York: Whitney Museum, 1990. Published by the Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of Art. First in the series "Artists and Writers: American Journals", organized by May Castleberry. Printed by Stamperia Valdonega in Verona under the supervi...

From marilyn braiterman rare books


Dusk of Dawn: An Essay toward an Autobiography of a Race Concept. by DuBois, W. E. Burghardt

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Mint. 8vo. xxxxiv, 355pp., 9 color, plates of collages, 1 b&w illus. of DuBois by Romare Bearden. Signed by Bearden in ink. Full leather blue binding with gilt-stamped covers and fore-edges. Additional insurance req...

From Glocal Matters


Infinite Light by Turrell, James

Scottsdale, Ariz.: Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001. A beautifully designed, remarkable folio, in black hardcovers that open to reveal 4 pockets, each containing an accordion-fold booklet and color photos (very fine prints, 14 in all). The firs...

From Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books


Pistols for Two by Stein, Aaron Marc; (Dust Jacket Art by ANDY WARHOL)

New York: Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday & Co., Inc., 1951. SCARCE. Featuring the 1st dust jacket design by Andy Warhaw ( Andy Warhol), with credit at bottom of front flap. Warhol was an award-winning illustrator in the 1950s before his ris...

From Dale Steffey Books


Archive of Original Folk Art Watercolor Paintings by Lois A. Doane ( Indiana Folk Artist )

West Baden Springs, Indiana: The Artist, 1976. ( 1976-1980 ) West Baden Springs, Indiana. 30 works ranging in size from 10" x 13" down to 3 1/2" x 5", 10 of the works individual watercolor, tempura, and ink paintings and 20 original wa...

From Dale Steffey Books


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