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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA

By: Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Edition Marzona: 1985

Seller ID: 41380

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; 46 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. OCLC: 16703185 Amazing photographs combining people & objects, vaguely reminiscent of Hans Bellmer. Pidder Auberger (1946 - 2012) was a German visual artist and photographer who studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy (1970-1975). He worked as a freelance artist and lived in Dusseldorf and in the Westerwald. His work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions. ; Signed by Photographer; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that im... View more info

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CHINESE TRADE PORCELAIN

By: Beurdeley, Michel

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1969

Seller ID: 39595

ISBN: 0804806764

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


xii, 220 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in bright nice dustjacket. Translated by Diana Imber. An excellent study of Chinese Export porcelains. 24 magnificent tipped-in color plates and about a hundred b&w figures. In the first part, the form and decoration of the porcelain and their artistic influence from the west are described; then follow historical surveys of the Far Eastern connections of each of the countries named above, and a systematic analysis of the characteristics peculiar to porcelain destined for each of these countries. Finally, there is a descriptive catalog... View more info

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A MOMENT BEFORE - Jews in the Soviet Union

By: Brenner, Frederic ; Michael Zand ; [Isaac Stern's Copy]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, International Center for Photography: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41362

Condition: Very Good+


Intorduction by Cornell Capa. Catalog for Brenner's 1992 exhibition at the International Center of Photography. These photographs were taken during a 5 year journey through the Soviet Union reflecting many aspects of Jewish life. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China "From Mao to Mozart," Maestro Stern is seen receiving the gift of his chop with delight: "No more signing!" From now on, "Chop, Chop, Chop!"); Experience th... View more info

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TINTORET in attractive leather binding

By: Fosca, Francois

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Paris, Albin Michel, Editeur: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39050

Condition: Very Good


Les Maitres Du Moyen Age Et De La Renaissance; 173 pp & 100 ff pages; Beautiful limited edition in Fine Leather Binding. A standard monograph on Tintoretto (text in French), with the original wrappers (including spine) neatly preserved in a handsome private binding of quarter brown morocco leather over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt spine, top edges gilt, others trimmed rough. Copy number 768/1650 on papier Alfa. Minimal light rubbing to the spine. Freitag 9407. Text in French. Heavy oversize book - foreign shipping can be arranged. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating... View more info

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LES MAISONS FLEURIES

By: Gallotti-Thaureaux, Myriam

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Charles Massin: 1970

Seller ID: 39798

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Clean and tight in original binding in nice dustjacket with a short closed tear at top edge. OCLC: 41715635 ; 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: $34.94

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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CHATS ON ENGLISH CHINA

By: Hayden, Arthur

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin: 1909

Seller ID: 39810

Condition: Very Good


287 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative green cloth binding with lettering in white and dark green and images of chinaware with a floral border on front cover and an urn at the spine, endpapers toned. Illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Original owner's inscription on ffep -- "To Elspeth / with much love/ from Bill / Oct 4th MCMIX" Elspeth Champcommunal was a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (1916-1922). Champcommunal became a house designer with the House of Worth in 1936 and was a member of the Incorporated Societ... View more info

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WITH GLORY I SO HUMBLY STAND

By: Lynch, Edie ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41382

ISBN: 0533049210

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Autograph; A book of wonderful photographs of people in Jamaica by this noted African American photographer and film maker (see DAUGHTERS OF THE DIASPORA - A Filmography of Black Women Independent Film and Video Makers Compiled by John Williams; published in Black Scholar, Vol. 25, No. 2.) Includes a long poem "The Jamaicans" by Barbara Blake. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. ; Signed by Author; 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 rende... View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS in Two Volumes

By: Millais, John Guille

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38962

Condition: Very Good


956 pages; Two volume set. Clean and tight in original blue cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines, foxing to frontispieces, lower corners of binding rounded. Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, (1829 – 1896) was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, along with William Holman Hunt, D.G. Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, Thomas Woolner, and F. G. Stephens. Millais' early works were extremely detailed, emphasizing the beauty and complexity of the natural world. This style was greatly applauded by John Ruskin ... View more info

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L'AMI DES MONUMENTS - Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4

By: Normand, Charles

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Paris, Comite des Monuments Francais: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39493

Condition: Very Good-


Four quarto volumes bound in half brown leather over marbled boards with five raised bands at spine with gilt lettering. Printed bookplate on ffeps, remains of pockets on rear endpapers, otherwise contents clean and tight. Chipped at the top of volume 4, still an attractive set. These are the first four annual volumes of this prestigious journal of French public art and architectural history Charles Normand was born into a long line of architects, including his father Alfred Normand (1822-1909). Normand studied in Paris at the School of Fine Arts in the architecture department from 1877 to... View more info

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COLONIAL HOMES AND THEIR FURNISHINGS WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS

By: Northend, Mary H

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1912

Seller ID: 40217

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original decorative blue cloth binding with lettering in gilt and white and beautiful gilt image of an elaborate colonial doorway on front cover. ; 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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BARCELONA OPEN - AIR SCULPTURE GALLERY

By: Permanyer, Lluis ; Melba Levick

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41440

ISBN: 0847815544

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


299 pages; Former owner's initials embossed on title page, otherwise clean and tight in nice fresh dustjacket. OCLC: 24910196 More than 300 full colour photographs. From the text: "In addition to the rich and eclectic architectural heritage of the city, Barcelona is noted for a town-planning policy that has surprised people the world over. Its high standard of design and large number of projects encompass not only buildings but parks, squares, and especially sculpture on which architects and artists have worked in close collaboration. ... For the first time these sculptures and monu... View more info