Old Scrolls Book Shop  Used, Rare and out of print book store
American Express PayPal Mastercard Visa Discover
IOBA

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate
 
Quick Search

Title
Author
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
Advanced Search
 
Give a Gift Certificate to your favorite reader
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Browse By Category
Adventure/Travel
Africa
Agriculture
American Civil War
Americana
Animals
Anthropology
Antiques
Archaeology
Architecture
Art
Aviation
Biography
Birds
Black History
Books into Film
Books on Books/publishing
cats
Children's
Cocktails / liquor
Cookbooks
Crafts
Decorated American Trade Binding
Dogs
Essays
Fish/Fishing
gardening/horticulture
Great Britain
History
Holidays
Horology
horses
Humor
Local/Regional Interest
Middle East
Modern Library Editions
Music
Mystery/Crime
Nature
nautical
New England
New York
Novels of Distinction
Old dust jackets
Paranormal/Mysticism
Philosophy
Plays
Poetry
Political
Religion
Science Fiction
ships/sailing/shipwrecks
Short Stories/Anthologies
SIGNED Editions
Space Exploration
true crime
War/Military
Westerns

View Other Categories
 
 
 
 

Art

Art

Click on Title to view full description

 
The Tale of the Shining Princess, Matsubara, Hisako
61 The Tale of the Shining Princess
Matsubara, Hisako
Tokyo, Japan Kodansha International Ltd. 1966 Stated First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Naoko Matsubara, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, with publisher's original paper wrap-around band, in original slipcase. Clean orange textured fine paper covered boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. Gorgeous decorated endpapers containing real pressed leaves. Featuring the unusual and fascinating woodblock-print artistry of Naoko Matsubara, one of Japan's most gifted artists. Prints are in both color and black and white. A treasure in terms of its importance to Japanese literature, the story is said to have been Japan's first prose fiction, an anonymous work dating back to the ninth century. 023129

Price: 45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Reflections of The Sepik, McKie, Ron and Georgie
62 Reflections of The Sepik
McKie, Ron and Georgie
Bathurst, Australia Crawford House Press 1993 1863330933 / 9781863330930 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by both authors. In clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean green endpapers. Signed on title page: "Best wishes, Dan - Georgie McKie - Ron McKie." Illustrated with beautiful full color photographs and color map of the Sepik Provinces of Papula New Guinea. 145 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, unclipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A pictorial coverage of what is the most interesting and important traditional art region of Papua New Guinea. The Sepik River dominates every aspect of life, from the mountainous Upper Sepik to the sago swamps of the Lower Sepik, the people and their lifestyle, ritual and art are fashioned by the river's dominating influence. 024031

Price: 35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
63 The Poster: Its History and Its Art
Metzl, Ervine
New York Watson-Guptill 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 183 pgs. Illustrated with color & black and white plates. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edgewear, two small closed tears at top of spine, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Art. 008189

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Cyclops - Aim for the Eye, miscellaneous (with introduction by Mario Cholette)
64 Cyclops - Aim for the Eye
miscellaneous (with introduction by Mario Cholette)
Montreal Conundrum Press 2003 0-9689496-8-1 / 9780968949689 Stated First edition softcover Near Fine 
Very clean bright softcover book with French flaps. No curling, fading or creasing. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 224 pgs. Stated First Edition of 1500 copies. A collection of graphic novels and contemporary Canadian narrative art. 017542

Price: 25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art, Moore, Janet Gaylord
65 The Many Ways of Seeing - An Introduction to the Pleasures of Art
Moore, Janet Gaylord
Cleveland / New York World Publishing 1968 First American Edition, First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First American Edition, first printing (full number line on last page) SIGNED by the author, in original dust jacket. Clean black cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Signed by author on front free endpaper: "Janet Gaylord Moore". 143 pages. Clean dust jacket has small price clip at top corner of front inside flap, small chip at base of spine corner, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024001

Price: 100.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man: An Interpretive Biography, Norman Mailer
66 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

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Knife, Life and Bronzes, Nygaard, Kaare
67 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Man Who Stole the Mona Lisa, Page, Martin
68 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

Price: 20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Art of Whistler, Pennell, Elizabeth Robins with Hoseph Pennell
69 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Practice of Illustration, Pitz, Henry C.
70 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Frederic Remington's Own West, Remington, Frederic (Edited by Harold McCracken)
71 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
72 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator, Rockwell, Norman (as told to Thomas Rockwell)
73 Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator
Rockwell, Norman (as told to Thomas Rockwell)
Garden City, NY Doubleday & Company 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Black cloth boards with pink title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. Very light soiling, no bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean decorated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 436 pages illustrated with photographs + 12 page portfolio at end of book with works of Rockwell in both color and black and white. Dust jacket has a few very small edge chips and short closed edge tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Several newspaper articles about Norman Rockwell from the late 70's are laid in. 026045

Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
74 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Paula Scher: Maps-Paintings, Installations, Drawings and Prints Paula Scher: Maps-Paintings, Installations, Drawings and Prints, Scher, Paula
75 Paula Scher: Maps-Paintings, Installations, Drawings and Prints Paula Scher: Maps-Paintings, Installations, Drawings and Prints
Scher, Paula
Princeton Architectural Press 2011 1616890339 / 9781616890339 First Hardcover 
New, still in original shrink wrap. Gift quality. Unread - no marks. Dust jacket (in perfect condition) unfolds into a print suitable for framing. Paula Scher has been at the forefront of American graphic design for three decades. In the early 1990's she began painting maps of the world covered from top to bottom with words. The paintings, installations, and drawings within this book depect continents, countries, and cities caught in torrents of information. Undulating with colorful boundaries and place names, they become provocative cultural commentary. 025949

Price: 50.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
76 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
New World Visions of Household Gods & Sacred Places: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1650-1914, Scully, Vincent
77 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam, Shellim, Maurice
78 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
79 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The Hunters and the Hunted, Sitwell, Sacheverell
80 The Hunters and the Hunted
Sitwell, Sacheverell
New York The MacMillan Co. 1948 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Very light hint of surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Binding is tight and square. Very light browning to endpapers, with previous owner inscription on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright; no writing or marks. 314 pgs. Bright dustjacket with some edge clipping to front flap, but price is intact. Very light browning to spine with some moderate edge chipping and closed edge tears. 1/8" loss to top right corner of spine, 1/2" chip to bottom right corner of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book describing great art through history. 014966

Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
< PREV  1 2 3   4  5 6  NEXT >  



oldscrolls.com images and book descriptions are for www.oldscrolls.com only. They shouldn't be used on other websites unless you write to info@oldscrolls.com to ask permission and are then given permission with credit to photographer and owners of the website for use. All images and book descriptions are protected by copyright law.



Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@oldscrolls.com
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie