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Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography, Norman Mailer
61 Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography
Norman Mailer
New York Atlantic Monthly Press 1995 0871136082 / 9780871136084 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue boards with clean red cloth spine, crisp yellow lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color and black and white. 400 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023976

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Knife, Life and Bronzes, Nygaard, Kaare
62 Knife, Life and Bronzes
Nygaard, Kaare
New York NYGAARART LTD. (Distributed by Pace University Press) 1986 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Perfect First Edition in clean bright unchipped dust jacket. Unfaded midnight blue cloth boards with bright stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with sculpture images. 192 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (75.00 on front inside flap). As new condition. 025079

Price: 40.00 USD
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Monet:  Late Paintings of Giverny from the Musee Marmottan, Orr, Lynn Federle; Paul Hayes Tucker; Elizabeth Murray
63 Monet: Late Paintings of Giverny from the Musee Marmottan
Orr, Lynn Federle; Paul Hayes Tucker; Elizabeth Murray
New Orleans Museum of Art/ The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco 1994 0-8109-2610-5 / 9780810926103 Revised Edition with New Forward Soft Cover Fine No Dust jacket 
Very clean, bright cover with no creasing or chipping. Binding is crisp. No names or writing inside. All pages clean. Beautiful full color plates and essays about the artist. 9-1/2" x 11". WARD01530

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa, Page, Martin
64 The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa
Page, Martin
New York Pantheon 1984 0-394-53283-X / 9780394532837 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Clean purple boards with clean white cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one corner tip; no fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 190 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Paris, 1911. The impossible has occurred: somehow, someone has stolen the Mona Lisa. The theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre remains one of the century's most extraordinary crimes. Martin Page has written a captivating thriller about the theft as ingenious as the crime itself. 017517

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The Art of Whistler, Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
65 The Art of Whistler
Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
New York Modern Library 1928 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition. Modern Library No. 150.1. Toledano binding no. 4. Dark green/black faux leather flexible boards with gold torchrunner logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to bottom spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Bernhard endpapers. No previous owner markings. With thirty-two reproductions in the aqua-tone process. Introduction by the author. 201 pages. 022354

Price: 25.00 USD
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66 The Practice of Illustration
Pitz, Henry C.
New York Watson-Guptill 1947 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Size approx. 9" x 12". Clean dark green cloth boards with stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Glossy pages with many fabulous full color and black and white illustrations; blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 146 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has age-toning, small edge chips, chipping at top and bottom spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An attractive and informative volume on the field and practice of illustration for magazines, books, advertising and more. 025663

Price: 35.00 USD
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I Like What I Know - A Visual Autobiography, Price, Vincent
67 I Like What I Know - A Visual Autobiography
Price, Vincent
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1959 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with red and white lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Very slight foxing to endpapers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 313 pages. Dust jacket is not price clipped (4.50 on front inside flap), clean with slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Vincent Prince - best known for his career in theatre and motion pictures - recounts here the delightful story of his lifelong affair with the art world. 025088

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Frederic Remington's Own West, Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
68 Frederic Remington's Own West
Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
New York Dial Press 1960 Stated First Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Frederick Remington, Illustrator Signed
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, inscribed and SIGNED on front free endpaper by Harold McCracken to Bob Rockwell (Robert Rockwell, founder of the Rockwell Gallery of Western Art in Corning, New York) - association copy. "To my very good friend Bob Rockwell - These articles & stories by Frederic Remington are a wonderful background for the Western Americana art in which you and I are so deeply interested. I do hope you enjoy them. - Sincerely, Harold McCracken - Cody, Wyoming July 6/61." Book is clean unfaded brown cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Black and white illustrations throughout by Frederic Remington. 254 pages. Brochure from The Rockwell Gallery of Western Art, Corning, NY is laid in. Dust jacket is unclipped (7.50 on front inside flap), has very slight edge wear, slight age-toning. Full page portrait of Frederic Remington on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The great western artist's eyewitness accounts of his expeditions and adventures on the frontier, with his illustrations. 024986

Price: 150.00 USD
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69 How to Stencil and Decorate Furniture and Tinware
Richardson, Nancy
New York The Ronald Press Company 1956 Hard Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean rust cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are bright and clean. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. 186 pgs. 10-1/2" x 7-1/4". Art. 005180

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
70 The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory
Santayana, George
New York Modern Library 1955 Stated First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 292 - Stated First Modern Library Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean blue cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blue topstained upper page edges, clean Kent style endpapers. WIth a Foreword by Philip Blair Rice. 268 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (1.45 on front inside flap), has slight corner wear and a few very short closed edge tears. 374 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025383

Price: 25.00 USD
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71 Louvre Dialogues
Schneider, Pierre
New York Atheneum 1971 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean brown boards with ivory cloth spine, blind-stamped lettering on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 244 pgs. with index. Illustrated. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with hint of spine fade, one 1/4" closed tear at top rear corner of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 5-1/2 x 9-1/2". Art. 009640

Price: 15.00 USD
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New World Visions of Household Gods & Sacred Places: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1650-1914, Scully, Vincent
72 New World Visions of Household Gods & Sacred Places: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1650-1914
Scully, Vincent
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. New York Graphic Society/Little Brown 1992 0-8212-1647-3 / 9780821216477 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean dark green cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 183 pgs. with index. Illustrated in color & black & white. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11-1/2". Art History. 013464

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam, Shellim, Maurice
73 The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam
Shellim, Maurice
Calcutta The Statesman, Ltd. 1970 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket, SIGNED by the author. Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean, with no previous owner markings. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Maurice Shellim". Illustrated with black and white plates, maps. 79 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author Maurice Shellim was born in Shanghai, and spent his childhood in India. He arrived in Calcutta in 1949 to practice medicine, and became interested in prints of Calcutta and India, and acquired a large collection. He also held exhibits of his own paintings, and travelled extensively in India, mainly by jeep. 024048

Price: 40.00 USD
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74 Art Museums of America: A Guide to Collections in the United States and Canada
Sherman, Lila
New York William Morrow 1980 0-688-03570-1 / 9780688035709 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean cream colored boards with brown cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Neatly penned previous owner name on front free endpaper. 416 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Art. 009851

Price: 12.00 USD
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Cocteau - A Biography, Steegmuller, Francis
75 Cocteau - A Biography
Steegmuller, Francis
New York Atlantic - Little Brown 1970 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean, with clean blue endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated. 583 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (12.50 on front inside flap), no chips, a few very short closed edge tears, vertical crease to inside rear flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A masterly biography of Jean Cocteau - artist, playwright, novelist, poet and film maker. 025567

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Story of A Developing Furniture Style, Stickley, Leopold
76 The Story of A Developing Furniture Style
Stickley, Leopold
Fayetteville, NY Leopold Stickley 1950 Fiftieth Anniversary Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
SIGNED by author on half-title page. Clean decorated paper-covered boards with red cloth spine. Very light surface wear to edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean. Previous owner name & address in pencil on front free endpaper. 52 pgs. Illustrated with drawings and some news paper and magazine clippings. 012488

Price: 25.00 USD
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77 The Child's Own Art Book
Strong, Helen and LeCocq, Maurice
New York Brentanos 1919 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
47 pgs. VG+ Large book (11-1/2" x 8-3/4") with illustrated cover (B&W plate of "The Melon Eaters") A book to inspire children to an interest in fine art. 20 b & w full page plates of famous works of art. A beautiful book. Clean, binding tight. Very little wear. P/O name on FFE. Plates include work of Titian, da Vinci,Rubens, Rembrandt, Raphael, Botticelli. A very scarce book. Oversize. First Edition. 001407

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Life of Michelangelo, Symonds, John Addington
78 The Life of Michelangelo
Symonds, John Addington
New York Modern Library 1963 Later printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 49 in clean bright illustrated dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 11. Dust jacket design by E. McKnight Kauffer. Very clean green cloth boards with blind-stamped hexagon logo on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean Kent style endpapers. Small previous owner name at top edge of title page. 544 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (2.45 on front inside flap), unchipped, tiny closed edge tear at top spine edge, hint of very light rubbing, slight fading to spine background. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024268

Price: 18.00 USD
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Der Maler Wilhelm Luib 1916-1986, Ulmer Museum
79 Der Maler Wilhelm Luib 1916-1986
Ulmer Museum
Germany Ulmer Museum 1986 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean glossy hardcover book. Printed in Germany in the German language in 1986; no additional printings or editions mentioned. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs, full color and black and white reproductions of artist's work. Foreword by Erwin Treu. 167 pages. ALso included in a letter and card regarding the book from the Ulmer Museum signed by i.A. Brigitte Kuhn, and a softcover catalog of Wilhelm Luib's artwork in color. 023627

Price: 35.00 USD
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80 The Arts
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
New York Simon & Schuster 1937 First Edition, Second Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean red cloth boards with small gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and clean bright unchipped paper label on spine. Virtually no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Small previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper, small inscription on half-title. No other marks. 677 pgs. with index. Clean bright DUSTJACKET unfolds to reveal full-color map of the arts on inside. Very small bit of edge chipping at top & bottom of spine, one small closed edge tear. Large 8vo. Art. 007993

Price: 20.00 USD
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