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DUTCH DRAWINGS - Masterpieces of Five Centuries Exhibition Organized By the Printroom of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

By: Van Regteren Altena, J. Q.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39853

Condition: Very Good+


58, (2), 45 plates pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers View more info

TRAVIESO [SIGNED by the Artist]

By: Vela, Ruben ; Francisco Travieso

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Buenos Aires, Ediarte: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41551

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 143 pages; Inscribed and boldly AUTOGRAPHED on the half-title by the Argentinian artist Travieso. Clean and tight in original cloth binding in excellent pictorial dustjacket. Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white reproductions of Travieso's paintings. OCLC: 36572205 Prólogo de Rafael Squirru. Francisco Travieso was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1942. His work has been frequently exhibited since 1986, including many shows at the Palatine Gallery, Buenos Aires. Quite scarce.; Signed by Artist View more info

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ROGER VILDER

By: Vilder, Roger; Gilles Gheerbrant

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Montreal, Musee d'Art Contemporain: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39878

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Introduction by Alain Parent; Essay by Gilles Gheerbrant. Text in English and French. Published on the occasion of the exhibition, 23 February-23 March, 1975. Numerous illustrations, in cluding one fold out plate and a double page colour plate. Roger Vilder is a contemporary French Canadian artist (sculptor, print maker and kinetic artist). Born in Lebanon in 1938, Vilder divides his time between Paris, Nimes and Montreal. Since 1966 Vilder has pursued kinetic art; he was among the very first artists to employ computer techniques for their art w... View more info

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Nepi Diszitomuveszet vas megyeben dekorative volkskunst in komitat Vas 1984. februar 10-tol - 1984. junius 3-ig

By: Villanyi, Eva B

Price: $12.49

Publisher: Szombathely, Savaria Muzeum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41940

Condition: Very Good+


40 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Illustrated. View more info

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IL SANTO SEPOLCRO DI GERUSALEMME - Splendori Miserie Speranze

By: Vincent, P. L. H. ; P. D. Baldi ; et al

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Bergamo, Itlaliano D'Arti Grafiche: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39450

Condition: Very Good-


Contents clean and complete in original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers rubbed along edges and shipped at spine. Illustrated with 29pp of architectural plans, illustrations (some in color) incl. fold-outs & overlays, text in French & Italian, tipped-in pictorial label to front cover. Reviews the physical condition of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre. Frontispiece, plus 29 illustrations (photographs and architectural drawings). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral el... View more info

Image for Dessins inédits de Viollet-le-Duc [Complete three volume set w/ 327 plates]   publiés sous le patronage de l’Administration des beaux-arts par les soins de A. de Baudot, J. Roussel

Dessins inédits de Viollet-le-Duc [Complete three volume set w/ 327 plates] publiés sous le patronage de l’Administration des beaux-arts par les soins de A. de Baudot, J. Roussel

By: Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel

Price: $649.99

Publisher: Paris, Armand Guérinet: 1894

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39494

Condition: Very Good


138; 130; 59 plates pages; Complete set of the three series -- undated, but circa 1894-1902 -- OCLC: 6595933. These three large portfolios contain reproductions of drawings by Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (1814 – 1879), a major French architect and theorist. Born in Paris, he embraced rebellion as a youth, and is said to have built a barricade in the Revolution of 1830. And, although he was drawn to architecture early, he refused to enter the École des Beaux-Arts, thinking it stuffy and his attendence would entail years of uninspiring rote work and copying. So he apprenticed in the ... View more info

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MALEREI AUF VOLKSMAJOLIKA

By: Vydra, Josef ; and Ludvik Kunz

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Prague, Artia: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40468

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


70 pages; Von der Wiedertäuferkeramik zur Volkskunst 1685-1925. Photographien von Alexander Paul. 156 pages of color & b/w photo plates, text in German. Fine in Fine dustjacket in a worn slipcase. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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Sakralgewand Prototypisches [Prototypes of Sacred Clothing]

By: Wagner, Manfred

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Wien, Inst. für Kostümkunde: 1995

Seller ID: 41416

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's blind stamp on first and last page, otherwise clean and tight in original stiff printed wrappers. Photographic illustrations throughout. OCLC: 75707849; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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FRANK BUSCHER Sieben Farbige Wiedergaben Seiner Werke

By: Walchli, Gottfried

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Zurich, Rascher Verlag: 1953

Seller ID: 40117

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Twelve page text accompanying 7 full page colour reproductions mounted on card stock; both contained in stiff card portfolio in very good French wrapped dustjacket and original glassine outer wrapper. Frank Buscher (1828-1890) was a Swiss painter of portraits, landscapes, nudes, etc. Buscher studied at the Academy of St. Luke in Rome; several months in Paris; and at the Antwerp Academy. He had a taste for adventure and travelled broadly, spending time in France, Germany, Spain, England, Morocco, Greece, and even the United States. In addition to painting en plein aire and from models, B... View more info

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Tapeter 1500-1900

By: Wallin, Sigurd

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Stockholm, Nordiska Museet: 1968

Seller ID: 41945

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; 4 pages text; 60 pages of plates 21 cm. illustrating the various textiles from five centuries. Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, faint blindstamp of previous owner. View more info

Image for Traum, Zeichen, Raum Benennung des Unbekannten. Kunst in den Jahren 1924 bis 1939

Traum, Zeichen, Raum Benennung des Unbekannten. Kunst in den Jahren 1924 bis 1939

By: Wallraf-Richartz-Museum ; Gert von der Osten

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Köln [Cologne, Germany], Wallraf-Richartz-Museum: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40690

Condition: Very Good


43 & 106 pages; Publisher's color pictorial wrappers. Minor, gentle bend to the upper corner. An influential exhibition catalogue for a show which ran in Köln from 23 Oktober through 12 Dezember 1965. View more info

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ANECDOTES OF PAINTING IN ENGLAND with some account of the principal artists and incidental notes on other arts. Also a Catalogue of Engravers who have been born or resided in England

By: Walpole, Horace ; George Vertue ; Rev. James Dallaway ; Ralph N. Wornum

Price: $84.94

Publisher: London, Henry G. Bohn: 1862

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 38929

Condition: Very Good-


1075 pages; Three Volume Set. Contemporary quarter green calf, gilt decorated compartments at spines, five raised bands, marbled boards and endpapaers, and top edges gilt; lacking spine labels incomplete; scattered light foxing. Various paginations, plates with tissue-guards. Pagination: xxxii, 350; (viii), 351-720; (viii), 721-1008, 481-511, (36). Collected by the late George Vertue; digested and published from his original mss. by Horace Walpole; with additions by the Rev. James Dallaway. A New Edition, Revised with additional notes by Ralph N. Wornum View more info

4th Biennial HUD Awards for Design Excellence

By: Warburton, Ralph ; (Editor)

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington DC, Department of Housing and Urban Development: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41972

Condition: Very Good


68 pages; Oblong, illustrated wrappers. Double page centerfold with multiple colour images of the winning Design Projects; plus b&w illustrations throughout. Introduction about the awards process and members of the jury. Winning Urban Design Concepts are described and pictured in detail (models and architectural diagrams)including: Detroit 1990, Jonathan New Town, Metro Center 1985, Reading Downtown East, Skyline Urban Renewal, and Yerba Buena Center. Winning Project Designs also are described and pictured in detail: Acorn Housing, Banneker Homes, Christopher Columbus School, Crown College R... View more info

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MAX WEBER - EARLY WORKS ON PAPER

By: Warner, Alfred

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Bernard Danenberg Galleries: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39895

Condition: Near Fine


24 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with lettering die-cut into front black wrapper with large oval displaying colour image beneath. 47 reproductions, 8 of them in full colour. Max Weber (1881 – 1961) was a Jewish-American painter and one of the first American Cubist painters. Later in life, Weber's art was directed toward Jewish themes. Perhaps his best known work is Chinese Restaurant (1919), which is part of the collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art. This exhibition focussed primarily on Cubist works prior to 1920. View more info

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PAINTING IN GREAT BRITAIN, 1530-1790

By: Waterhouse, Ellis K

Price: $15.94

Publisher: Hammondsworth, Penguin Books: 1954

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 41317

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Pelican History of Art; xv, 275 pages; Bookplate on ffep (blank - no name), otherwise clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket (in mylar protector). 192 plates of illustrations. Five sections: Painting under the Tudors (Henry VIII & Holbein, Holbein's Successors, Renaissance & Jacobean Age); Painting under the Stuarts up to the Revolution of 1688 (Precursors of Van Duck, Age of Van Dyck & Dobson, Age of Lely); The Age of Kneller and English Baroque (From Verrio to Thornhill, Portraiture in Age of Kneller, Marine Painting); Hogarth and the Precursors of the Class... View more info

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GROUP PORTRAIT THE FIRST AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE

By: Watson, Steven

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Portrait Gallery: 1991

Seller ID: 38402

Condition: Near Fine


8 pages; Exhibition of portraits of artists and writers associated with Alfred Stieglitz, Marcel Duchamp, Gertrude Stein, and Ezra Pound, curated by Steven Watson. Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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OBJETS ET MONDES Tome 22 - Fasc. 1

By: Weil, Francoise & Jean-Yves Loude & Patrice Fontaine

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Paris, La Revue Du Musee de L'Homme: 1982

Seller ID: 40441

Condition: Very Good


Original pictorial wrappers. Articles on Yvonne Oddon; Les Statues Funeraires; Regards sur Tikopia; Les Tapis dans la Region d'Arak (Cntral Iran); Regards sur Tikopia; Luipa - Un Masque Likisi old Mbunda de Zambie. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

Spanische Plastik Aus Sieben Jahrhunderten (Two Volume Set)

By: Weise, G

Price: $54.94

Publisher: Reutlingen, Gryphius: 1925

Seller ID: 40432

Condition: Very Good


Renaissance und Frühbarock in Altkastilien; 360, 523 pages; Die Spatgotik in Altkastilien und die Renaissanceplastik der Schule von Burgos (Erster Teil) and Die Renaissanceplastik der Schulen von Palencia und Valladolid (Zweiter Teil). 360 pp text, 523 plates. This two volume set comprises the third part of this definitive series on Spanish sculpture. OCLC: 1116185 Contents clean and tight in original orange cloth bindings with black lettering, cloth a bit worn at spine ends. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history th... View more info

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FEAST DAY ICONS 15th-17th Century November 1973 - January 1974

By: Weitzmann, Kurt

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, New Grecian Gallery: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40107

ISBN: B0000EF52L

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good dust jacket


156 pages; Clean and tight in original white stiff wrappers in very good glossy black pictorial dustjacket, upper corner of front wrapper creased. OCLC: 3207841 Illustrated with 12 colour plates and dozens of b&w illustrations. This exhibition presents icons of the festivals of the Eastern Orthodox Church - those days in the calendar which commemorate the major events in the life of Christ and of his Mother. Icons of each Festival subject are grouped together and introduced by the biblical account of the event portrayed. The King James version of the Bible, and the Apocryphal New Testamen... View more info

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CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN PAINTING AND SCULPTURE, 1967 - March 5-April 9, 1967 Krannert Art Museum

By: Weller, Allen S.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Urbana, University of Illinois College Of Fine And Applied Arts: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41325

Condition: Near Fine


190 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial stiff wrappers. 110 artists represented including Arakawa, Cornell, De Kooning, Guston, Kitaj, Mitchell, Noland, Porter and Warhol. Biographical data for the artists was prepared by Deborah A. Jones. View more info