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EL GRECO

By: Goldscheider, Ludwig ; [ Kermit Roosevelt ]

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Phaidon Press: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42346

Condition: Very Good


Tipped-in colour frontispiece. 30pp text with illustrations and bibliography, then 244 illustrations including occasional tipped-in colour plates, and indexes. Inscribed on ffep Christmas, 1938 / Polly / from Kim [Roosevelt]. Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr., grandson of Theodore Roosevelt, joined the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) after college and worked in the Middle East during the Second World War. After the War, Roosevelt was recruited to the espionage and counter-intelligence branch of the Central Intelligence Agency. He became the mastermind of the CIA's Operation Ajax, which... View more info

The Museum of Primitive Art SELECTED WORKS 2 Selected Work from the Collection

By: Goldwater, Robert

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Museum of Primitive Art: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41969

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; Contents clean and secure in original decorative wrappers. Illustrated with 34 b&w photographs of pieces from the exhibition, including sculpture, canoe prow, bird mask, etc. OCLC: 874314278 View more info

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REGI PERZSA SZONYEGEK / ALTE PERSISCHE TEPPICH

By: Gombos, Karoly

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Sarvar, Nadasdy Ferenc Museum: 1981

Seller ID: 39820

Condition: Very Good


Old Persian Rugs; 48 pages; Former owner's blindstamp at bottom of titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers, small piece of tape at base of front wrapper. Illustrated with 11 full page plates. View more info

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JOAN GONZALEZ 1868-1908 - Pintures, Escultures, Dibuixos

By: Gonzalez, Joan

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya: 1998

Seller ID: 39630

ISBN: 8480430362

Condition: Near Fine


Catalan Edition; 122 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Profusely illustrated. Text in Spanish. Text by Christina Mendoza, Merce Donate, Cecelia Vidal Maynou. View more info

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College Art Journal - Summer 1959

By: Goodrich, Lloyd

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, College Art Association of America: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40179

Condition: Very Good


Volume XVIII, No. 4; 94 pages; Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Summer 1959 issue of this rather scarce academic art journal, comprising pp 287-380 of Volume XVIII. Some of the articles include: American Painting and Sculpture 1930-1959 by Lloyd Goodrich; Books on Art Appreciation by Thomas Folds; Frank Lloyd Wright's Testament by Sibyl Moholy-Nagy; Leonardo's Trattato by Fredeick Hartt; Observations on the New Art by Ludwig Hilberseimer; etc. One issue of the serial listed as OCLC: 1642589. View more info

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Raphael Soyer An Exhibition Of Drawings And Watercolors

By: Goodrich, Lloyd ; William D. Paul, Jr. ; Raphael Soyer

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Athens, Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39361

Condition: Near Fine


5 May Through 5 June 1968; 60 pages; Clean and tight in original stiff wrappers. "Long ago the streets of New York were my studio. I went out to draw people in the parks, on the bridges, on the piers. Today New York is monstrous and inaccessible and I am older. I bring the world into my studio. The content of my work remains the same -- people. ... These drawings are not only a record of my years of work, but I hope they are also, to some degree, a reflection of the life and conditions of our times." -- Raphael Soyer from the foreword. View more info

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ADOLPH GOTTLIEB - An Exhibition of 16 Recent Paintings By Adolph Gottlieb

By: Gottlieb, Adolph

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Sidney Janis Gallery: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39897

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in original glossy wrappers. An exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery opening Monday 4 to 7, October 1 thru 27, 1962. Fifteen works illustrated, along with two images of the exhibition. Adolph Gottlieb (1903 – 1974) was an American abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and graphic artist. He was one of the most traveled New York Artists. In 1923, he studied at Parsons School of Design and Cooper Union. After a one man show in the 1930s, Gottlieb achieved recognition from the art community. From 1935 until 1940, Gottlieb and nine others (Ben-Zion, Ilya Bolotowsky, Louis Ha... View more info

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Retour au Port [ Hand-colored steel engraving ]

By: Grehan, Amédée ; Chardon

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Paris, Postel: 1837

Seller ID: 41899

Condition: Very Good


from La France Maritime ; Steel Engraving; 1 pages; Charming hand-colored steel engraving of French sailors outside a bar on the docks with sailing ships in the background. Imp. de Chardon. Image measures 8" X 6 1/4" (14" x 11" matted). Matted in white stock with clear mylar. From Volume II of La France Maritime by Amedee Grehan. View more info

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Etched Portrait of Robert Franz from a photograph after the painting by Hermann

By: Gribayedoff ; Hermann

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, 1888

Seller ID: 41879

Condition: Very Good


Etching; 1 pages; Interesting 19th Century etching by Gribayedoff portraying Robert Franz from a photograph after the painting by Hermann. Image measures 6" X 4" (14" x 11" matted). Clean sharp image, matted in white stock with clear mylar. Robert Franz (28 June 1815 – 24 October 1892) was a German composer, mainly of lieder. View more info

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RAFFAEL Vollständige Ausgabe mit Handzeichnungen im Text und 96 Kupfertiefdrucktafeln

By: Grimm, Herman

Price: $27.94

Publisher: Berlin, Safari-Verlag: 1941

Seller ID: 42217

Condition: Very Good-


320 pages; Publisher's boards, backed with flat linen, small Madonna and child device after a drawing by Raphael. A few stray marks to the boards and toning of the text paper, but a well preserved copy. The author, Herman Grimm [1828-1901] was the son and nephew of the renowned collectors of children's tales -- the Brothers Grimm. Grimm was the first holder of the chair of Art History at Berlin, in 1872 -- [Lehrstuhl für Kunstgeschichte] -- and in that same year published the first, preliminary edition of this book, as 'Das Leben Raphaels.' He considered Raphael and Michelangelo to hav... View more info

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Deutsche Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert

By: Grote, Ludwig

Price: $14.94

Publisher: München [Munich, Germany], Prestel Verlag: 1954

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 40689

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Publisher's grey-green cloth, in color pictorial dust jacket (and outer clear acetate). A sound copy, with a trace of toning to the bottom edge of the dust jacket, and just trace hints of adhesion between a few of the plates which were printed on coated paper. Second, revised edition of this classic study of German 20th century art. Richly illustrated. View more info

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ALBERTO SARTORIS (Catalogue for Ausstellung an der ETH Zürich / Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne, 1978)

By: Gubler, Jacques - editor

Price: $199.94

Publisher: Zürich & Lausanne, ETH Zürich: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41478

Condition: Very Good+


175 pages; Publisher's dark grey wrappers, with printing and a design in white. Scarce significant exhibition catalogue on the great Italian born modernist master Alberto Sartoris [1901-1998] -- jointly prepared by ; Eidgenossische Technische Hochschule Zurich & Ecole Polytechnique Lausanne (where Sartoris left his archive). Texts (in German and French) by E. Bianchi,Th. Bogaet J. Gubler. Préface by B. Reichlin. Limited to 1000 copies. OCLC Number: 757289000 or 74481052. Ausstellungskatalog -- Text in Deutsch und Französisch (Catalogue biliingue Français- Allemand). Errata leaf lai... View more info

IZLOZBA u Cast Dvadesetgodisnjice Ustanka Naroda Jugoslavije

By: Gusic, Maijana

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Zagreb, Etnografski Muzej u Zagrebu: 1961

Seller ID: 41270

Condition: Very Good


60, 12 pages; Exhibition Commemorating Twenty Years since the Uprising of the Yugoslave People. Text in Serbo-croatian. 60 pages of text and 8 of illustrated plates. Former owner's blaindstamp on titlepage, also a pencil translation of title. OCLC: 600848789; 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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ENGLISH AND OTHER SILVER IN THE UNTERMYER COLLECTION

By: Hackenbroch, Yvonne

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38559

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Dustjacket is price-clipped. Fabulous silver objects from the Tudor period to the nineteenth century, presented in chronological order, with enlargements of hallmarks. Wonderful photographic illustrations. An important collection of silver and useful reference. ; 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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Ernst Wilhelm Nay

By: Haftmann, Werner

Price: $14.94

Publisher: London, New London Gallery: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39913

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original pictorial wrappers. Four colour plates tipped-in. Ernst Wilhelm Nay (1902 - 1968) was a German abstract painter influenced by L'Art Informel. Nay studied under Karl Hofer at the Berlin Art Academy from 1925 until 1928 and his early artistic influences were Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Henri Matisse, Caspar David Friedrich and Nicolas Poussin. In 1937 two of his works were shown in the notorious "Degenerate Art" exhibition and Nay was thence forward forbidden to exhibit or even to buy paint & materials in Germany. View more info

Lappen Zeichnen ihr Leben

By: Hagemann, Gustav

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Berlin, Ferdinand Muller: 1938

Seller ID: 41967

Condition: Very Good


20 pages; Clean and secure in original stiff printed wrappers. OCLC: 186976768 Introduction and descriptive text accompanies twenty illustrations reproducing works by Gustav Hagemann. Gustav Hagemann was an important twentieth century German painter, sculptor and printmaker. From 1926 to 1939, Hagemann annually visited the northern lands of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland and Lapland. Lapland provided the inspiration for Hagemann's art and his paintings, engravings and woodcuts provide a valuable artistic and historical record of the Lapp world. Hagemann's early Lapland engravings and etch... View more info

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David von Krafft och den Ehrenstrahlska Skolan Bidrag till den svenska konsthistorien

By: Hahr, August

Price: $199.99

Publisher: Upsala [Sweden], Akademiska Boktryckeriet: 1900

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40684

Condition: Near Fine


144 pages; This biography of an important Swedish Court Painter is beautifully and appropriately bound at or near the time of publication by G. Hedberg, Royal bookbinder in Stockholm: black straight-grained morocco over swirl-marbled paper-covered boards, five raised bands on the spine, with elaborate gilt-stamped decoration and central devices depicting an artist's palette with three arrows through the finger hole -- the palette bodies have alternating onlays of red and pale green leather, red label lettered in gilt in the second panel, pale floral endpapers in a Jugendstil pattern, edges of ... View more info

Portraits of the English Civil Wars

By: Haldane, Angus

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Unicorn Publishing Group: 2017

Seller ID: 42026

ISBN: 1910787388

Condition: Fine


The Face of War; 100 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial stiff wrappers. Iluustrated throughout. The period of the English Civil Wars (1642–1651) was one of the most momentous in British history. Though the events of this significant time period have been examined in great detail from a historical point of view, the period has never before been discussed in detail focusing specifically on portraiture. Art historians have tended to ignore the timeframe because it falls between Van Dyck, court painter to Charles I, and Sir Peter Lely, court painter to Charles II. But this book seeks ... View more info

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REMBRANDT HARMENSZ VAN RIJN it 130 Abbildungen und 4 Farbtafeln

By: Hanfstaengl, Eberhard

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Munich, Münchner Verlag und Graphische Kunstanstalten: 1949

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 39773

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


199 pages; Former owner's signature in tiny neat letters on ffep -- Stefan Munsing. Otherwise clean and tight in original binding of red cloth over grey boards. Wonderful illustrations throughout. OCLC: 24360480 Eberhard Viktor Eugen Hanfstaengl (1886-1973) war ein deutscher Kunsthistoriker, und war seit 1925 Direktor der Münchener Städtischen Galerie im Lenbachhaus. Stefan P. Munsing [1915-1994] worked in New York City as a designer for Hans Knoll, Norman Bel Geddes and RCA. Munsing served in the Army in World War II, then as Chief of the Monuments, Fine-Arts & Archives Section in Munic... View more info

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Kunst ab 1960 : Dokumente zur zeitgenössischen Kunst Buecher mit Originalgrafik, Monographien, Werkkataloge, Periodica, Zeitschriften

By: Hanns Meyer & Co.

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Köln (Cologne Germany), Hanns Meyer & Co.: [1968]

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40109

Condition: Near Fine


142 pages; Publisher's black wrappers, lettered in white. An interesting and extensive priced catalogue of art books and periodicals published by Hanns Meyer & Co. in connection with their stand at "documenta 4" in Kassel. While the catalogue is undated, the fourth of the Documenta gatherings took place over the hundred days between 27 June – 6 October,1968 -- this catalogue certainly dates from that period. "documenta4" was the first to have been directed by a committee, rather than by the founder, Arnold Bode; it featured a selection of Pop Art, Minimal Art, and Kinetic... View more info