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Confronting and Collecting the Works of Luigi Serafini

By: Hurder, Jordan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: CA, Chance Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed, Limited Numbered

Seller Id: 34828

Condition: Fine


Exceedingly rare work, privately published by author Jordan Hurder, with his curiously microscopic initials on limitation page, this being #27 of only 40 copies printed. Hand sewn book into Gocco-printed wrappers. Contains 21 pages of miscellaneous ramblings and ruminations on Serafini adapted from the author's journal and blog. View more info

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Confronting and Collecting the Works of Luigi Serafini Deluxe Edition

By: Hurder, Jordan

Price: $250.00

Publisher: CA, Chance Press: 2009

Edition: Deluxe Edition

Inscription: First, Limited, Numbered Edition

Seller Id: 34885

Condition: Fine


Limited edition, privately printed stitched 21 pp paperback with miniature 12 pp chap book tied in w/beaded ribbon in last page which contains miscellaneous ramblings and ruminations on Serafini adapted from the author's journal. Main book is limited to 40 copies constituting the first edition. 10 additional copies lettered A to J feature a Rives BFK pastedown on inside cover and includes the 12 pp chap book. Both 21 pp book and the 12 pp chap book are numbered copy # B. If memory serves, Jordan kept copy A. Jordan Hurder's essay on the celebrated 'Codex Seraphinianus' and its author Lui... View more info

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Will Barnet

By: Institute of Contemporary Art; Will Barnet

Price: $22.00

Publisher: MA, Institute of Contemporary Art: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10396

Condition: Fine


A fine 1st edition soft cover with 17 b/w illustrations. 24 pp text unmarked. Retrospective exhibition, with catalog of 44 paintings, listed chronologically, 1940-1961. Introduction by Thomas M. Messer; biographical note; statements by the artist. View more info

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A Gift To America Masterpieces of European Painting from the Samuel H. Kress Collection

By: Ishikawa, Chiyo; Orr, Lynne Federle; Shackleford, George T.M.; Steel, David; Essays By Marilyn Perry & Edgar Peters Bowron

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31337

ISBN: 0810925621

Condition: Fine


No names, tears, soil or marks. 304 pp. Special museum publication. Negligible wear to tips of glossy uncreased illustrated soft covers. A background to the Kress collection introduces this fully illustrated, descriptive catalogue of 57 paintings. Artists featured include Tiepolo, Batoni, Canaletto, Claude Lorrain, and Rubens. With bibliography, indices of works in the exhibition by artist, and by location. View more info

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The Private Collection of Edgar Degas A Summary Catalog

By: Ives, Colta; Stein, Susan Alyson; Steiner, Julie A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, The Metropolitain Museum of Art: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31338

ISBN: 0870998374

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in near fine dj. No names, tears, soil or marks. Dark green cloth boards sharp and straight. 142 pg text as new. One 1" closed tear to lower edge of dj front panel, now in new mylar and displays beautifully. This volume represents a reconstruction of Edgar Degas' private collection of over 5000 paintings, drawings and prints, which came to light at his death in 1917 and has long since been dispersed. The book also contains 11 essays about the artist and his passionately held ideals. View more info

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Folk Art: Expressions of Joy Vol. 3

By: JoSonja

Price: $17.00

Publisher: CA, Jo Sonja's Folk Art Studio: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 29622

Condition: Very Good


Old ink price $6.95 written on cover. Light soil and surface/edge wear from storage. 44 pp of reproducible patterns and finished art drawings in ful color to give inspiration to and use in your own folk art. JoSoonja's art throughout is sweet and uplifting. Includes how to mix milk paint and Gesso for painting backgrounds. View more info

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A Handbook on the Care of Paintings

By: Keck, Caroline K.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1972

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller Id: 20171

ISBN: 0823021750

Condition: Very Good


Ex-lib with pocket and all pp present. Tape marks on end pps. Fep lower corner clipped. Price clipped dj in new mylar has no call tags on back strip, displays well, no chips or tears. No call tags on spine of book. 136 pp. With time, everything goes to pieces. In the paintings which hang on the walls, like a member of one's own family, the changes that occur are seldom noticed until they become acute. Everyone who owns pictures likes to enjoy them and keep them as unaltered as possible. The trick is to know how and why they alter and prevent it when feasible. View more info

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Romanic Hideaways

By: Kinkade, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: OR, Harvest House Publishers: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 32628

ISBN: 1565075412

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. 48 pp with 20 brightly colored and romantic cottage scenes by Kinkade, with brief quotations from literature. View more info

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The Subjects of Early Russian Icons

By: Kostsova, A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, Iskusstvo Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36754

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in dj. Small 4 1/4" x 3 1/3" blue hardcover. Tips sharp, light color loss on tip of fep. White background illustrated dj shows light even age-toning and one closed tear at foot of rear flap fold and one at head of rear panel. Displays well in new mylar wrapper. 223 pp. Russian icons are typically paintings on wood, often small, though some in churches and monasteries may be much larger. Some Russian icons were made of copper. Many religious homes in Russia have icons hanging on the wall in the krasny ugol, the "red" or "beautiful" corner. View more info

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The Complete Book of Erotic Art Volumes 1 and 2 in One Book (Originally Published as Erotic Art and Erotic Art 2)

By: Kronhausen, Drs. Phyllis and Eberhard

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NY, Bell Publishing Company: 1978

Seller Id: 46794

ISBN: 051724893X

Condition: Near Fine


Straight, square hardcover in quarter-bound rust paper covered boards with a black cloth covered backstrip. Head of spine cloth barely crushed, board tips still sharp. 270 pp text is crisp, unmarked and profusely illustrated primarily with 781 b/w plates and 81 color plates on glossy stock scattered throughout this work. The unclipped, black background dust jacket is now in protective archival mylar shows a crescent shaped closed tear at the head of spine area on frt cover, the upper and lower dj flap fold tips show a hint of color loss and the front dj flap has a diagonal crease. Includes ... View more info

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Key Nielsen

By: Larkin, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Peacock Press/ Bantam: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 45198

ISBN: 2851080504

Condition: Good


1st edition. Light edge wear on paperback covers, 96 pp text as new. Gorgeous full page glossy prints suitable for framing. View more info

Image for The Cos Cob Art Colony  Impressionists on the Connecticut Shore

The Cos Cob Art Colony Impressionists on the Connecticut Shore

By: Larkin, Susan G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, National Academy of Design: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 37668

ISBN: 1887149066

Condition: Near Fine


Dreamy pictorial paperback with a bumped, tips lightly brushed. 246 pages are tight & bright with no tears, writing or blemishes. This beautiful book is the first to examine the art colony at Cos Cob and the role it played in the development of American Impressionist art.During the art-colony period, says Susan Larkin, Greenwich was changing from a farming and fishing. View more info

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Naked Men Pioneering Male Nudes 1935 1955

By: Leddick, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Universe Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31071

ISBN: 0789300796

Condition: Fine


1st edition hardcover with patterned grey/black plaid on boards. No marks inside 128 pg text, Book as new save for negligible wear from storage, appears unread. Glossy unclipped dj in new mylar displays beautifully with b/w photo of man's backside from shoulders to thighs with his hands resting on his butt cheeks. Two 1/2" closed tears on rear panel, more than collectible. Tastefully done collection of the beginnings of male nude photography. This book documents a moment in the history of American culture - a period in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s that gave birth to new notions of male beauty a... View more info

Image for Looking For Leonardo Naive and Folk Art Objects Found in America By Bates and Isabel Lowry  SIGNED

Looking For Leonardo Naive and Folk Art Objects Found in America By Bates and Isabel Lowry SIGNED

By: Lowry, Bates

Price: $20.00

Publisher: IA, University of Iowa Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: 25910

ISBN: 0877454418

Condition: Very Good


Author's 1st edition presentation copy, signed: For Viola with our love & admiration Bates & Isabel Feb '94, Also included is a photo exhibit card in an envelope addressed from the Lowry's to Viola with new address info and note inside. This is a beautiful copy with very lightly rubbed tips, 115 pp. View more info

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Man and The Horse The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Mackay-Smith, Alexander; Druesedow, Jean R.; Ryder, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, The Metropolitan Museum of Art/ Simon and Schuster: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 43012

Condition: Fine


Gorgeous crisp unmarked glossy hardcover. Unclipped dj in new mylar is mint. Text as new. Not exlib. 128 pp. Includes foreword by Philippe de Montebello, introduction by Diana Vreeland, glossary, & photo credits. Profusely illustrated with b/w & color illustrations. "This book was published in connection with an exhibition at the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from December 3, 1984, through September 1, 1985. " Name of previous owner on fep. Personal bookplate on fep. "Throughout history the horse has been man's companion in pleasure and war, but mor... View more info

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Bronze and Gold Jean Mahie Sculpteurs Forgerons D'or

By: Mahie, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: PARIS, Privately Printed: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 24201

Condition: Fine


1st edition in slick black illustrated boards display beautifully. One micro poke at foot of rear gutter paper. Internally as new with brilliant photographs of this pair of gifted artisans statues and jewelry work. 80 pp. View more info

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Klee (Paul)

By: Marnat, Marcel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Leon Amiel: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 26188

ISBN: 0814805892

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition hardcover in DJ that is worn at head of spine, now in new mylar and displays very well. Book is clean, no names, tears or soil. Approx 1/3 of book is text includes biography, remainder of book is color glossy plates. Includes a list/image titles. View more info

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Depth Psychology of Art

By: McNiff, Shaun

Price: $38.00

Publisher: IL, Charles C. Thomas: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 22996

ISBN: 0398055351

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition hardcover, no dj. Negligible bumps to extremities, some highlighting within with non-offensive, easy on the eye lilac colored marker and small former owner name on frt pastedn. Not ex-lib. 251 pp. Includes: Intro/ Nomenclature/ Interpretation/ Re-imagining the artist as a therapist/ Self Inquiry/ Bibliography/ Index. View more info

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Liza Ryan Works 1993-2000

By: Merewether, Charles

Price: $18.00

Publisher: CA, Cinubia/W.L. Griffin Editions: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 37901

ISBN: 097044270X

Condition: Good +


Solid 1st edition illustrated french flap paperback with minimal wear, lower front tip has been lightly bumped, lower edge shows light shelf wear and rear cover has some light surface scratches from storage. Lower fore edge of most pages have light water mark otherwise the 103 pages are tight & bright with no tears or writing. A beautiful edition of published in support of an exhibition of the artist's work at Griffin Contemporary, September 16 - November 4, 2000. View more info

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The North Light Artist's Guide to Materials & Techniques

By: Metzger, Phil

Price: $8.00

Publisher: OH, North Light Books: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36531

ISBN: 0891346759

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine 1st edition in blue boards with color loss at still sharp tips. No writing, tears or soil. DJ in new mylar shows light color loss, a 1" closed tear at lower front panel fold and light wear at foot of rear panel. 192 pp. A complete resource for buying and using art materials. Features the 10 most popular mediums, including watercolor, oil and acrylics. With advice from 30 of your favorite artists including Jan Kunz, Zoltan Szabo, Charles Sovek, Sally Strand and Claudia Nice. View more info