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1 PHAIDON ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ART AND ARTISTS.
United Kingdom Phaidon Press Limited 1978 0-7148-1513-6 / 9780714815138 Cloth Very Good+ Very Good- Art Size: Approx. 8 " x 11" 
1,618 entries. over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists. 1,434 illustrations with 301 in color. 704 pages. DJ is VG- with wear to edges, corners and creasing to spine. Book covers are clean, interior is tight. Book is VG+. Due to the size of this book, extra postage may be required. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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2 Abbate, Francesco, editor IMPRESSIONISM Its Forerunners and Influences
London Octopus Books 1972 0706400690 / 9780706400694 Cloth Very Good Very Good- Art Size: Approx. 5 " x 7" Color Illustrations 
The Age of Impressionism describes not so much a style as a dazzling assembly of individuals who shared a common urge to create something new-something unacademic, realist rather than romantic, recording immediate visual impressions. This lucid guide containing 83 full color illustrations embraces every significant direction in the age we now chiefly associate in art with Impressionism. 158 pages including index. Brown cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine.Mildly rubbed spine ends. Overall covers are VG+. owner's name and date on free endpaper, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Pictorial dustjacket. Mildly rubbed along edges. Overall VG- 
Price: 5.00 USD
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3 Adams, Ben Q. And Richard Newlin R. C. GORMAN: THE GRAPHIC WORKS
Albuquerque, New Mexico Taos Edition, Ltd. In Association with Western Graphics Workshop, Inc. And Houston Fine Art Press 1987 0-9619950-0-9 / 9780961995003 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good- Art Size: Approx. 14 1/2" x 11 1/4" R. C. Gorman Signed by Artist
Forward by John Redhouse. Catalogue Raisonne by Nancy Steen. Commentary by Robert and Hazel Tohe. Signed by artist, R. C. Gorman, on half title page. 254 pp. Grey cloth covers with grey/silver linen spine. DJ in Good- to Good condition with significant wear to edges and corners, large tear to front of cover, scuffing and wear to faces, tears to folds on back of jacket that have been "repaired" with scotch tape. Cover corners slightly rubbed, bottom cover edge has discoloration spots and some rubbing, spine ends are bumped and rubbed. Interior pages crisp, clean. Book in VG+ condition. Due to the size and weight of this book, additional postage may be required. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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4 Anderson Eugene , Emily Schossberger, Harry G. Schrickel, Peter Worth Four Gallery Talks. University of Nebraska Galleries
Lincoln, Nebraska University of Nebraska Press 1952 Paper Cover Good Art Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" 
Number one. February 1952. 72 pp. Xeroxed?/typed copy. Stapled at spine end. Cover is "professionally" printed with a large orange number "1" and black type: University of Nebraska Galleries. Four Gallery Talks. Covers mildly soiled and sunned around edges. Waterstains? on back cover-don't go through. Covers overall Good. Interior is clean, tight, and Very Good+. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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5 Axson, Stockton; Kenyon Cox; G. Stanley Hall; and Oliver S. Tonks ART MUSEUMS AND SCHOOLS: FOUR LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1913 Boards Good+ to Very Good- Speech Size: Approx. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4" 
Lectures include: "Museums of Art and Teachers of English" by Stockton Axson; "Museums of Art and Teachers of Art" by Kenyon Cox; "Museums of Art and Teachers of History" by G. Stanley Hall; and "Museums of Art and Teachers of the Classics" by Oliver S. Tonks. The lectures were delivered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course for teachers. 144 pp. Green boards with gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing to cover faces. Spine ends are bent and chipped, particularly the top spine end that is ripped and missing, showing interior spine. Gilt top page edge. Previous owner's name written on front free endpaper. Newspaper article from NY Times laid in on back free endpaper, staining the pages behind and inside back cover. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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6 Beecher, Henry Ward STAR PAPERS; OR, EXPERIENCES OF ART AND NATURE
New York J. C. Derby 1855 Cloth Good Letters Size: Approx. 5 " x 7 1/2" 
359 pp. Brown cloth covers with blindstamped image on front and back, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed to boards, joints are broken and exposed, spine ends are broken and partially removed. Broken hinges and spine. Light foxing/browning throughout interior. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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7 Cairns, Huntington (edited by) Masterpieces of Painting From the National Gallery of Art
New York Random House 1944 Hard Cover Very Good Good- to Fair Art Size: Approx. 11" x 14" color Plates 
Contains 85 superb color plates of masterpieces of paintings from the National Gallery Of Art, each matched with an interpretive passage from the world's literature. Full page color plates of such artists as Botticelli, El Greco, Rubens, Raphael, Rembrandt, Renoir and others. 182 pp. Burnt red covers. Front cover with gilt lettering and "symbol" of the National Gallery of Art. Spot?/stain? at side edge-could be oil? from hand opening book? Only visible at certain angle. Mildly rubbed bottom edge. Overall covers are VG. Small sticker glue residue on free endp. one color plate shows results of sticking to other side of page. otherwise interior is tight,clean and VG+. DJ intact but many tears along borders, spine joints and flaps. Front cover with tiny round sticker with"J". Verso of back cover piece glued back in place. Dj is Good- to Fair 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Canady, John Metropolitan Seminars in Art-Great Periods in Painting: 12 Portfolios
Metropolitan Museum of Art, The 1959 Hard Cover Good to Very Good. Art Size:10" x 13" color Plates 
"Art Seminars in the Home". Published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art as a course on art study. 12 Portfolios: WHAT IS A PAINTING, REALISM, EXPRESSIONISM, ABSTRACTION, COMPOSITION (Pictures as structures), COMPOSITION(Composition as expression), TECHNIQUES(Fresco), TECHNIQUES(Tempera and Oil), TECHNIQUES(Water Color, Pastel, Etching, Engraving), THE ARTIST AS A SOCIAL CRITIC, and THE ARTIST AS A VISIONARY. Each volume has a pocket with colored plates-frameable. Missing 19 of 144 plates. Two plates slightly damaged. Exteriors are Good to Very Good. Interiors are Very Good. Some yellowing in front hinge area. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 Clarke, Isaac Edwards EDUCATION IN THE INDUSTRIAL AND FINE ARTS IN THE UNITED STATES: PART I. DRAWING IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Washington Government Printing Office 1885 Cloth Good Education Size: Approx. 6 " x 9 1/4" 
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Education. 842 pp. with index. Ex. lib. with stamp and identification numbers on front freepaper and inside front cover. Brown cloth covers have bumped corners, edges rubbed. Library sticker adhered to bottom of spine. Spine head and tail are bent and fraying, spine separated from interior of book, and joints are rubbed to expose boards. Spine loose within interior pages. Interior page edges are browning, but text is easily legible. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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10 Clement, Clara Erskine ROME THE ETERNAL CITY: ITS RELIGIONS, MONUMENTS, LITERATURE, AND ART (TWO VOLUMES)
Boston Dana Estes and Company 1896 Cloth Very Good- Italy Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8" Illustrated 
"In studying the history of a people, nothing can be more interesting than its religion, and nothing more vital to the comprehension of the character of a nation than a knowledge of its initial system of faith and worship." In two volumes. Volume I: 1-422 pp. Volume II: 423-830 pp. Red cloth covers with gilt/blue decorative image and title on front, and faded gilt title on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges lightly rubbed, fading along joints, some light soiling. Volume II has bubbling on back cover. Both volumes spines are significantly faded from sun exposure, spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Volume I has some small tears on spine and water circles. Gilt top page edges, and rest of page edges are uncut and chipped. Interior pages are lightly browning along edges and some pages have light foxing, otherwise clean. Profusely illustrated. Books in VG- condition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 Cogniat, Raymond CEZANNE
Amsterdam Pantheon Akademische Verlagsanstalt 1939 Cloth Very Good Artists Size: Approx. 6 " x 8" Plates 
Editions Pierre Tisne, Paris. Printed in France. Text in German. 35 pp. with 112 b/w and color plates, some tipped in. Gilt lettering on front cover and spine. Cover corners are bumped and edges rubbed. Foxing to top page edge. Mild browning on pages. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 Currier, William T. CURRIER'S PRICE GUIDE TO AMERICAN ARTISTS 1645-1945 AT AUCTION
Brockton, Massachusetts Currier Publications 1987 0935277013 / 9780935277012 1987 Edition Soft Cover Like New Price Guide Size: Approx. 5 1/2" x 8 1/2" 
Foreward by Kathryn Corbin. 287 pp. Book is Like New with very little wear and tear. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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13 Cust, Lionel; Laurence Binyon; J. Starkie Gardner; Claude Phillips THE PORTFOLIO: THE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS OF ALBRECHT DURER; JOHN CROME AND JOHN SELL COTMAN; ARMOUR IN ENGLAND FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE REIGN OF JAMES THE FIRST; THE EARLIER WORK OF TITIAN
London Seeley and Co., Limited 1897 Boards Very Good- Art Size: Approx. 7 1/2" x 10 3/4" Profusely Illustrated 
Handsomely bound collection of four editions of The Portfolio, Artistic Monographs, With many Illustrations. The Paintings and Drawings of Albrecht Durer: 104 pages with index. John Crome and John Sell Cotman: 104 pages with index. Armour in England from the Earliest Times to the Reign of James the First: 100 pages with index and coloured plates. The Earlier Work of Titian:104 pages with index and coloured plates. Red marbled boards with red leather tips on corners and red leather spine, gilt lining on tips and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed and in places boards exposed, wear to leather on joints and spine, spine ends are worn and have small tears. Covers in Good- condition. Gilt top page edge. Marbled endpapers. Ex. library with bookplate on front free endpaper, embossed stamp on several interior pages. Interior spine is slightly loose. Tissueguards on plates, some guards are creased. Pages edges are browning, some corners are dogearred or torn. Book in VG- condition. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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14 Duncan, David Douglas MUNDO PRIVADO DE PABLO PICASSO
New York The Ridge Press 1958 Boards Very Good Biography Size: Approx. 8 1/4 " x 10 3/4" Photographs 
Written entirely in Spanish, "The Private World of Pablo Picasson" is profusely illustrated with photographs depicting the famous artist with his family. 176 pp. Red marbled boards with red leather spine and tips, gilt lettering on spine. Covers are slightly bowed, scuffing to leather corners, edges are rubbed, spine ends are bumped from shelfwear. Hinges are broken. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Edwards, Elisa E. MY HIM BOOK
New York City C. R. Gibson & Company 1924 Cloth Very Good Art Size: Approx. 4 1/4" x 6 1/2" Illustrated 
Fascinating little book with blank pages for the book's owner to make notes about First Hims, Childhood Hims, High School and College Hims, Sad Hims, National Hims, Popular Hims and Wedding Hims. Unpaginated. Maroon cloth covers with gilt title on front. Cover corners and edges are lightly rubbed. Endpapers are browning with some foxing spots. Interior tight. Book in VG condition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 Fitzgerald, Edward Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Rendered Into English Verse By Edward Fitzgerald
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1946 Hard Cover Very Good Poetry Size: Approx. 8" x 11" Sarkis Katchadourian 
Each page with illustrations by Sarkis Katchadourian including 11 color plates. Contents include: Notes about the Artist, Introduction by Edward J. Fitzgerald, Fourth Version of the Rubaiyat--1879, and First Version of the Rubaiyat-- 1859. 138 pp. Tan linen-like covers with colored illustration insert on front cover. spine bottom edge bumped, otherwise covers are VG. One inch tear on side edge of title page, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Omar Khayym was a Persian poet, mathematician, philosopher and astronomer who lived in Persia. Sarkis Katchadourian was a prolific artist who created numerous works with an Orientalist, or Persian sensibility. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 Hammer, Olga and D'Andrea, Jeanne: (Editors): TREASURES OF MEXICO FROM THE MEXICAN NATIONAL MUSEUMS
The Armand Hammer Foundation 1978 Softcover Good Mexico Size: Approx. 8 1/2 " x 11" Color/Black and White Photographs 
Written in both Spanish and English. 206 pp. Wear to cover edges, corners and joints. Interior tight and clean. Book in Good condition. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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18 Harris, Neil HUMBUG: THE ART OF P. T. BARNUM
Boston Little, Brown and Company 1973 0-316-34823-6 / 9780316348232 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good- Biography Size: Approx. 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" Illustrated Gift Inscription By Author
"Humbug is both a biography of this master trickster and a quest for the historical Barnum, a study of the audiences whose needs he so brilliantly anticipated. It shows the young Barnum starting out in the age of 'the common man,' the irreverent Jacksonian era, when physical progress and democratic dogmas made Americans extremely sure of their own opinions--and easy prey for the hoaxer." 337 pages with index. Gift inscription from author on half title page. Red cloth cover. DJ in VG- condition. with wear and small tears to edges and corners, some creasing, tears along joints near spine edge, front flap is not price-clipped. Cover corners are bumped, spine ends are bent. Decorative endpapers. Front hinge loose. Stain from paperclip on author book listing opposite of half title page. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG+ condition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 House of Representatives CATLIN'S INDIAN GALLERY
Washington Ritchie & Heiss 1846 Paperbound Very Good - U.S. Government Document Size: Approx. 5 3/4" x 9" 
29th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Rep. No. 806. Read, and laid upon the table. July 24, 1846. "The Joint Committee on the Library, to whom was referred the memorial of Mr. Catlin, for the purchase of his gallery of Indian collections and paintings, and also the memorial of American artists abroad, and of American citizens resident in London..." Catlin's Indian Gallery, which is housed at the Smithsonian Institute American Art Museum, is recognized as a great cultural treasure, offering rare insight into native cultures and an important chapter in American history. 3 pp. Disbound government document. Spine edge is chipped. Browning and foxing to pages, but text is easily legible. Document in VG- condition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Janson, Anthony F. History of Art
Paramus, NJ, U.S.A. Prentice Hall PTR 1971 0-13-389296-4 / 9780133892963 Second Printing Hard Cover Very Good Art 
owner's name in red block letters on free endp. otherwise interior is clean, tight and VG+ condition. Glossy covers. Back cover slightly soiled, otherwise VG to VG+. 
Price: 22.50 USD
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