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The W. Alexander Collection Desert Garden #WA-4

By: Alexander, W.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Magic Art Supplies, Inc: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 36624

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing moderate surface wear at tips from storage, internally tight & bright. A folded card instruction book showing techniques to produce a lovely desert scene. 8 8 1/2" x 11" card pages include a full size page devoted to displaying the finished product, a signed print by W. Alexander entitled Desert Garden. View more info

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Basic Oil Painting Techniques

By: Angeloch, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Pitman Publishing Corp: 1970

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 46918

Condition: Very Good


Possible 1st printing landscape format paperback showing two short lines of sticker adhesive on upper cover tip. Brown background illustrated card covers have color loss and moderate surface wear, 32 pp text as new and profusely illustrated in color and b/w. Includes: The Master Medium, Materials and Equipment, Color, Design and Composition, Value and Tone, Balance, Focus and Scale, Dominance, Texture, Paint Handling, Palette-Knife Technique, Underpainting, Glazing, and Scumbling, Other Approaches and Methods, Retouch Varnish, Final Varnish, Framing. View more info

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Western Training Theory & Practice

By: Brainard, Jack with Peter Phinny, Edited by Pat Close

Price: $8.00

Publisher: CO, The Western Horseman, Inc.: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46630

ISBN: 0911647163

Condition: Very Good


Possible first edition, no other printings listed besides 1989. Moderate wear/rubbing to tips of cover, besides a former owner's note about Jack Brainard pinning someone in a show, the pages are crisp and unmarked. 135 pp text. After reading the first chapter, I agree with Jack's halter breaking technique whole-heartedly. Recommended, common-sense guide to training as well as a companion reference to specialized training books on such events as cutting, reining, roping, pleasure - whatever you plan to do with a horse. View more info

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Black & White By Brown Simplified Drawing

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $175.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1939

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34837

Condition: Very Good +


VG+ 1st edition Illust beige paper covered boards with mild discoloration along spine edge, lightly rubbed tips, lower boards showing near foot of spine from shelf wear. No dj. Internally fine without names, tears or soil with two pages of figure cut outs are present in rear, in perfect shape. 63 pp with plates and vignettes throughout. Here the author tells and shows how he has mastered the art of muscle and movement both human and equine in various sporting settings. Subjects include horses, people, dogs and various sportsmen in play and in the field. Mr. Brown even gets as specific as i... View more info

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Total Guitar The Complete Guide to Playing, Recording and Performing Every Guitar Style With Over 1000 Chords

By: Burrows, Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Barnes & Noble, Inc.: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 26592

ISBN: 0760711666

Condition: As New


Negligible surface wear on unclipped rear dj panel from storage, displays beautifully in new mylar. 256 pp text as new. Originally printed by Barnes & Noble in 1998, this is the 2nd printing of 2003 and the first printing of this edition, so stated on copyright pp. It is perfect for gift giving, no names, tears or soil. After the dominance of the synthesizer and sampled dance music of the 1980s and early 1990s the guitar has once again returned to the forefront of modern music. Whether it's for the post-grunge bands from Seattle, the Britpoppers of the mid-1990s, or the new generation of New C... View more info

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Dressage Test Technique Threshold Picture Guides Number 29

By: Cammaerts, Judy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Kenilworth Press Ltd.: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46144

ISBN: 1872082513

Condition: As New


Fine first edition, gift quality paperback in glossy illustrated card covers showing sharp tips and sharp stapled spine ends. 24 pp text is crisp and unmarked. Includes: Intro, Training, Homework and Preparation, Learning the Test, Paces and Rhythm, The Center Line, Halt and Salute, Circles and Turns, Transitions, Lengthening the Stride, Give and Retake the Reins, Rein-back, Counter-canter, Arriving at the Show, Riding-In, Final Preparation, Riding the Test, Analyzing the Judge's Comments, The Collective Marks, Ten Points to Remember. View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $150.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 45828

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Very Good


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. Cloth looks like leather, = faux leather or leatherette. Book tips and spine ends are sharp, book has a pair of 2" scratches and a ding at foot of frt cover, and a 2.5" x 4" partial paper pull to foot of inside cover on spicy mustard colored paper. Not an eyesore, barely noticeable and half of it is covered by the frt dj flap. Book is limited to 1450 copies. No names or tears or soil inside, and the inner hinges are fine. Unclipped dj in new mylar is a professional reproduction that displays beautiful... View more info

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A General System of Horsemanship Facsimile of the London Edition of 1743 Limited Edition

By: Cavendish, William Duke of Newcastle; Foreword By W.C. Steinkraus, Technical Commentary By E. Schmit-Jensen

Price: $195.00

Publisher: NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Edition: First Limited Edition

Seller Id: 46312

ISBN: 0876910223

Condition: Near Fine


First Limited edition hardcover in brown cloth boards with gilt spine title. tips and spine ends sharp. Limited to 1450 copies. No names, tears or soil, inner hinges fine. Original un-clipped dj in new mylar has a .75" chip at head of spine, a .75" closed tear at foot of frt and rear panels and two .50" closed tears at head of frt panel. Super light handling soil on plain ecru paper rear dj panel, but still displays beautifully and has kept this book in fine form. 241 pp text is fresh and bright. Massive tome requires extra postage, it is approx 1.25" x 13" x 9.75"... View more info

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The Incredible, Spreadable, Magic Drawing Book. A Course in Drawing for Young People

By: Dean, Wayne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: CA, Wayne Dean Editors: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 41202

Condition: Near Fine


Rare 1st edition paperback with black plastic comb spine. 52 pp plus teachers ideas in rear. Name on title page, else unmarked. View more info

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Drawing for Young Artists. Pitman Art Book #14

By: Diller, Mary Black

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Pitman Publishing Co.: 1955

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 36712

Condition: Very Good


Tight paperback with color loss on covers, tiny bit of clear tape at head of stapled spine. #14 in the Pitman art series. Text crisp and unmarked. View more info

Oil Painting is Fun

By: Fabry, Alois

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Avenel Books: 1957

Edition: Second Printing

Seller Id: 45947

Condition: Fine


Second printing hardcover in bright yellow cloth has sharp tips and spine ends. Book fine with ink dedication on fep, remainder of 98 pp book is crisp and unmarked. Dj in new mylar shows loss at head of front dj flap and continues across frt board but title still completely legible. Includes: Choosing Materials, Palette and Color Plate, Color-Wheel Magic, Perspective, Value, Light and Shade, Composition and Drawing, Still Lifes: Warm Colors, Still Lifes: Cool Colors, Landscapes. View more info

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The Glassmakers Colonial American Craftsmen

By: Fisher, Leonard Everett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Franklin Watts: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 26874

ISBN: 0531010287

Condition: Very Good +


Tight bright exlib with al 44 pages and pocket present. Lovely tile block ink print art throughout. The technique, history, and terms of colonial glass making. View more info

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How to Draw and Paint Anatomy Book #21

By: Foster, Walter

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Walter Foster Publishing: 1989

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 39519

Condition: Very Good


Large 14 in x 10 in white background glossy paperback creased along stapled spine and at tips of covers. Light watermark at outer edge of frt cover, internally fine save for bent page edges. No marks tears or soil. 32 pp of line drawings of skeletons, muscular configurations, tendons and ligaments. A comprehensive work on the human body. View more info

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Riding

By: Goodwin, Julia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14021

ISBN: 0600555429

Condition: Fine


Fine 1st edition paperback in glossy card covers. Informative, well illustrated 32 pp text. Includes: Starting Out? Types of Horses/ Features of the Horse/ Your First Lesson/ Mastering the Basics/ Your Pony's Paces/ Improving Your Technique/ Learning to Jump/ Feeding/ Grooming/ Tack 1/ Tack2/ Buying or Borrowing a Pony/ What Next?/ Competing/ Index. View more info

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Lungeing The Horse & Rider

By: Inderwick, Sheila

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Redwood Press for David & Charles: 1992

Seller Id: 46344

ISBN: 0715373706

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in black textured paper covered boards with bright gilt title on backstrip, tips and spine ends sharp. One micro divot on center or rear panel, tigy generic gift presentation on fep, Merry Christmas! Love Mom & Dad 1992. This 94 pp volume has stood the test of time and demand, originally printed in 1977, this is the 13th printing of 1992. It has some very neatly executed pink highlighter through chapter 6. Unclipped, glossy color photo illustrated dust wrapper has no chips or tears, just a smidge of soil on the rear panel, now in new mylar that will keep it in fine form g... View more info

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Painting the Marine Scene in Watercolor

By: Olsen, Herb

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Van Nostrand Reinhold Company: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 11186

ISBN: 0442261985

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback with lightly rubbed tips, text as new. Glossy pictorial paper cover displays very well. 112 pp. Excellent material for the watercolorist who loves marine life and surroundings, by Herb Olsen, a prominent American watercolorist, who has won numerous art awards and recognition for his work and written four other books on the subject. Every facet of the ocean, sailing, and sea life is covered - wharves, rocks and surf, waves, fishermen, gulls, fog, lighthouses, tides, furling, and sailing craft, including techniques and suggested materials. The book has numerous b/w illust... View more info

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Oriental Tree Painting

By: Oriental Artists School Staff

Price: $16.00

Publisher: NC, Oriental Artists Publications: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 10397

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition paperback. A fine, unread copy with sunned, stapled spine. 24 pp illust in b/w. View more info

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The Classical Tradition in Modern Art

By: Pach, Walter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thomas Yoseloff, Inc: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 9916

Condition: Near Fine


Near fine first edition hard cover in dj. Not ex-lib. Lightly bumped head of spine on book and dj, one closed tear dj that shows color loss on surface edges. Price remains but lower corner of flap is clipped. DJ now in new mylar and displays well. See images. 57 pp of text and as many pp of b/w plates follow. Rejecting the claims of the Prophets of Gloom who, through the ages, have vociferously anticipated the impending sterility of art, decrying the movement away from classicism, Walter Pach presents in this book a defense of the future of contemporary art. View more info

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Drawing Children With Basic Lines & Actions

By: Perard, Victor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Pitman: 1945

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 36561

Condition: Fair


Fair ex-lib in red buckram hardcover boards. Green illustrated second title pp laid in. Matching page bound in rear. Boards shaken but text going nowhere. Many small closed tears in text from use, some larger ones with yellow tape repairs, still a rare hardcover working copy of a much sought art technique book. View more info

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Tales of a Coarse Angler

By: Plummer, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: England, The Oxford Illustrated Press Limited: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 44822

ISBN: 0946609535

Condition: Near Fine


Glossy photo illustrated 1st edition hardcover in matching unclipped dj. Spine ends of book and dj bumped, else no fault. 168 pp well illustrated with photographs in color and b/w drawings by Chris Turnbull. David Plummer talks about fishing in Loch Lomond, Lake Cassien and of catching carp, tench, barbel, chub, perch, roach and pike. Here he shares his lifetime's experience of catching fish and although not intended to be an instructional work, he has imparted a wealth of knowledge in an eminently readable and enjoyable style. View more info