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Image for KOHN PEDERSEN FOX -- Buildings and Projects 1976 - 1986

KOHN PEDERSEN FOX -- Buildings and Projects 1976 - 1986

By: Chao, Sonia R. and Trevor D. Abramson

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1990

Seller ID: 41757

ISBN: 0847807487

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


304 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in bright attractive dustjacket with some wrinkling at head of spine. Kohn Pedersen Fox, one of America's premier architectural firms, has distinguished itself through dedicated attention to the development of the most characteristic and significant American building type, the skyscraper. This monograph documents fifty of the firm's most important projects of the last six years. Following a portfolio of two seminal works, 333 Wacker Drive in Chicago and the Procter & Gamble General Office Complex in Cincinnati, are presentations of such eleg... View more info

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250 YEARS OF ART IN PENNSYLVANIA

By: Chew, Paul A.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Greensburg, Westmoreland County museum of Art: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40425

Condition: Very Good+


Former owner's name on front wrapper - William P. Campbell, art historian and former curator for American Art at the National Gallery of Art. Illustrated with more than 200 black-and-white reproductions of art works from Pennsylvania dating from the 1700s to the 1900s. Illustrations are preceded by a section describing the art work in detail and, in some cases, discussing the artist. OCLC: 1865128; 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

Image for HIGHLY IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS & COMMISSIONS including the arts & crafts of America and Britain ... December 14, 1984

HIGHLY IMPORTANT ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNS & COMMISSIONS including the arts & crafts of America and Britain ... December 14, 1984

By: Chrisite's Auction House

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Chrisite's: 1984

Seller ID: 41402

Condition: Near Fine


6429651 pages; Auction date: Friday, December 14, 1984. 147 lots - the properties of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Estate of Marvin Hammack. Includes dozens of pieces of pottery, furniture, windows and other Arts and Crafts objects, including works by Stickley, Frank Lloyd Wright, etc. OCLC: 26140118; 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

Image for CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART. FEBRUARY 1ST 2007; SALE #7370 Dubai - Sale #7370

CHRISTIE'S INTERNATIONAL MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART. FEBRUARY 1ST 2007; SALE #7370 Dubai - Sale #7370

By: Christie's

Price: $8.94

Publisher: Dubai, Christie's: 2006

Seller ID: 39628

Condition: Near Fine


262 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, dozens of beautiful colour illustrations of artworks. View more info

Image for WINSLOW HOMER  A Symposium

WINSLOW HOMER A Symposium

By: Cikovsky, Nicolai

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, National Gallery of Art: 1990

Seller ID: 41371

ISBN: 0300075200

Condition: Near Fine


Studies in the History of Art Series, Na; 156 pages; Softcover quarto. Former owner's name on ffep. Six lengthy essays on the art of Winslow Homer by Lucretia Giese, Roger B. Stein, Henry Adams, David Park Curry, and David Tatham. ; 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

Image for ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF SIR WALTER SCOTT -- A Portrait Engraving by Collas surrounded by an elaborately engraved border [Collas Patent Process Engraving ]

ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF SIR WALTER SCOTT -- A Portrait Engraving by Collas surrounded by an elaborately engraved border [Collas Patent Process Engraving ]

By: Collas, Achille ; (engraver) ; Henry Weekes

Price: $24.94

Publisher: London, 1838

Seller ID: 41873

Condition: Very Good


Engraving; 1 pages; Wonderful 19th Century engraving. Image measures 8 1/4" X 7" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. This engraving by Achille Collas Patent Process is based on a medallion cast by Henry Weekes derived from the marble replica of Sir Francis Leggatt Chantrey's bust at Abbotsford. This dramatic portrait of Walter Scott was published in THE AUTHORS OF ENGLAND: A Series of Medallion Portraits of Modern Literary Characters, Engraved from the Works of British Artists by Henry F. Chorley, (editor) and Achille Collas, (engraver). London: Pub... View more info

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The Powerful Hand of George Bellows Drawings from the Boston Public Library

By: Conway, Robert ; George Bellows

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, Trust for Museum Exhibitions: 2007

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39414

ISBN: 1882507177

Condition: Near Fine


Autograph; 160 pages; Inscribed by author on titlepage, otherwise clean and secure in original stiff pictorial wrappers. B&W illustrations throughout. The Powerful Hand of George Bellows features drawings and related lithographs by the great American realist George Bellows. It describes for the first time the ingenious combinations of graphic media Bellows used to create them. It also details the circumstances under which he made them and the specifics of his active career as a commercial artist and cartoonist underlying his more celebrated role as a painter. Recorded in these drawings is a... View more info

Image for LES ARTS & METIERS DE L'INDE ET CEYLAN - L'OUVRAGE CONTIENT 225 ILLUSTRATIONS

LES ARTS & METIERS DE L'INDE ET CEYLAN - L'OUVRAGE CONTIENT 225 ILLUSTRATIONS

By: Coomaraswami, Ananda K[Entish -- 1877-1947]

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Bruxelles (Brussels), Vromant & Co.: 1924

Seller ID: 40210

Condition: Very Good


Square 8vo. With a tipped-in color frontispiece, 195 halftone illustrations (several to a plate) and numerous text figures. 200 pp. Publisher's pictorial wrappers. A very good copy of the French edition, somewhat rubbed along the spine -- but otherwise clean and attractive. ; 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

TRAJE DE CRIANCA E BRINQUEDOS

By: Correia Guedes, Natalia

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Lisboa, Museu Nacional do Traje: 1980

Seller ID: 41198

Condition: Very Good+


Catalogue of a collection of vintage childrens clothes, toys, etc. Many illustrations in colour and black & white. One line note on copyright page, otherwise near fine. ; 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

Image for NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

NOUS - Extrait du Règlement de Service pour Les Troupes Suisses

By: Coulon, Eric de

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Neuchatel, Aux Editions de la Baconniere: 1933

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 41426

Condition: Very Good


Limited edition of only 3000 copies. Thirty-one (31) full page black and white illustrations by the Swiss artist Eric de Coulon (1888-1956) of various aspects of military life. Coulon was perhaps best known for his travel poster art and his humorous graphic art and caricatures. He served in the military in Frontier Brigade 2. Clean and tight in original decorative wrappers, rubbed at extremities. ; 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

Image for Caricaturistes Americains / Amerikaanse Karikaturisten - 6 Mai au 10 Juin 1956

Caricaturistes Americains / Amerikaanse Karikaturisten - 6 Mai au 10 Juin 1956

By: Courier, Elodie

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Musee des Arts Decoratifs / Museum voor Sierkunst: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40091

Condition: Very Good


Exposition preparee par la "American Federation of Arts" et la "United States Information Agency." Quite scarce exhibition catalogue. List of works exhibited, brief biographies and photographs of the artists represented. Many illustrations. French and Dutch versions bound dos a dos. Clean and tight in original printed yellow wrappers, a bit toned at spine. A wonderful selection of caricatures by Steig, Charles Adams, Arno, Price, Soglow, Steinberg and many others. OCLC: 833611318 View more info

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FLAIR The Monthly Magazine Volume 1, Number 9: October 1950

By: Cowles, Fleur ; (editor) ; Eleanor Roosevelt (contributor)

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Cowles Magazines: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39536

Condition: Very Good


Contents clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers with cut-out from front wrapper revealing partial images of marionnettes from the colour image on the following page. Mild curling of upper right corner. Contents Include: Call Me [Ethel] Merman by Price, Madame Valentina; The New Society in Crime, The Real Pearle Mesta by Eleanor Roosevelt, Altamont, Reflection on Parties, How to Avoid a Square Stomach by Roger Price; Ethel Merman; Dona Isabel Corbo Y Procel, Choose your Fashion Color, Photographs by Hoyningen-Huene, Decor - Glass of our Time; Travels to Haiti, Flair Personified - Ma... View more info

Image for THOMAS EAKINS  1844-1916 - A Retrospective Exhibition of His Paintings December 1, 1936 to January 1, 1937

THOMAS EAKINS 1844-1916 - A Retrospective Exhibition of His Paintings December 1, 1936 to January 1, 1937

By: Cranmer, Clarence W. ; R. J. McKinney ; [Thomas Eakins]

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Baltimore Museum of Art: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41319

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers; illustrated with 8 full page b&w reproductions. OCLC: 12995672 "Viewing the passage of time from the first Memorial Exhibition given in honor of Thomas Eakins by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1917 until this comprehensive exhibit of the Baltimore Museum of Art, one can realize that this master's efforts travelled a long road before he was fully appreciated and acclaimed. ... In this colection, so carefully garnered by the Baltimore Museum of Art, one may gather a true cross section of the artist's talents and versatility ...&#... View more info

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GREAT MUSICIANS - ART AND GLORY told in Picture and in Story

By: Crawford, Rebekah ; [SIGNED] ; Elizabeth Tousey

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Donald W. Newton: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 40237

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; Oblong quarto (10 3/4" by 12 1/4"). Inscribed and Signed by the author (Crawford) on the ffep - "To A. Edward Davis, Jr. / The life that is in time with the / melodies of Heaven cannot fail of / being happy. / Rebekah Crawford / Aug. 4th 1925." Otherwise clean and tight in original dark blue cloth binding with decorative stamping in red and green and gilt lettering on front cover. Beautifully illustrated book with full page plates on the left and poetic text about specific musicians on the right, each page in a wonderful decorative graphic border, many incorporating ... View more info

CIVILTA DELLE VILLE TOSCANE

By: Cresti, Carlo ; Photographs by Massimo Listri

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Udine, Magnus Edizioni: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41542

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Fine in Fine dustjacket and slipcase as pictured. Cresti is a professor of the History of Architecture at the University of Florence. This is an incredibly beautiful book on Tuscan architecture of many eras. The text is in the original Italian, the reproductions and photographs are stunning. A very heavy large book - domestic sales only. Book is large and heavy and will require extra postage.; 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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I MARMI DEL CARSO TRIESTINO / The Marbles of Carso Triestino

By: Cucchi, Franco ; e Santo Gerdol

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Trieste, Camera di commercio industria artigianato e agricoltura: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41360

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


Red cloth tall quarto. Text in Italian and English. The Marbles of Carso Triestino beautifully documents the history and activities of the Trieste Carso marble quarries. The text comprises two major sections -- one examining the historical and architectural activities; and the other discussing the technical and commercial aspects of the marble quarries. Profusely illustrated with colour and b/w photographs and drawings. Contributing authors include Luisa Bertacchi, Sergio De Pauli, Rosella Fabiani Padovini, Paola Lopreato, Franca Maselli Scotti, Gino Pavan, Marco Pozzetto, Riccardo Sisto. Phot... View more info

Image for DESIGN FOR THEATRE  Stratford Festival 1954-1990

DESIGN FOR THEATRE Stratford Festival 1954-1990

By: Cuno, James

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Hood Museum of Art: 1990

Seller ID: 39825

ISBN: 0944722067

Condition: Near Fine


102 pages; Former owner's blindstamp at bottom of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original stiff pictorial wrappers. View more info

Image for CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN  A Loan Exhibition from New Jersey Collections

CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN A Loan Exhibition from New Jersey Collections

By: Curtis, Phillip H.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: The Newark Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 39632

Condition: Near Fine


50 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Interesting exhibition catalogue illustrated with many b&w photographs of porcelain pieces. View more info

Image for Ornamenti selis k`sovilze [dust jacket title] Ornament l'nianykh tkanei

Ornamenti selis k`sovilze [dust jacket title] Ornament l'nianykh tkanei

By: C`ac`asvili, G. A. ; & I. V. Ruxaze

Price: $39.94

Publisher: T`bilisi [Georgia], Sabc`ot`a Sak`art`velo: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39827

Condition: Very Good


[16] pages; Publisher's stiff green wrappers, with pictorial printed dust jacket. A rare publication related to the VIIème Congrès International des Sciences Ethnologiques et Anthropologiques. The identity as a conference publication is covered on the first leaf, preceding the title page: "Javaxisvili sax. istoriis instituti S. Janasias sax. sak`art`velos saxelmcip`o muzeumi./ On leaf preceding t.p.: Et`nograp`iul da ant`ropologiur mec`nierebat`a VII saert`asoriso kongresisat vis. K VII Mezhdunarodnomu kongressu etnograficheskikh i antropologicheskikh nauk. Au VIIème Congrès Interna... View more info

The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS FOUR Art of Ancient Peru, Selected Work from the Collection

By: D'Harnoncourt, Rene

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41968

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 31 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, scepters, a funerary mask and textiles. OCLC: 929446498 View more info