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81 The Arts
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
New York Simon & Schuster 1939 Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine 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. No names, bookplates or writing. 677 pgs. with index. Clean bright unchipped DUSTJACKET unfolds to reveal full-color map of the arts on inside. Unknown printing. Nicest copy of this book I have seen--clean, bright and solid. Large 8vo. Art. 008467

Price: 20.00 USD
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Blake, The Mystic Genius, Van Sinderen, Adrian
82 Blake, The Mystic Genius
Van Sinderen, Adrian
Syracuse, New York Syracuse University Press 1949 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
First edition after the Limited Edition, also published in 1949. In original dust jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 1949 on title page and copyright page. Illustrated in full color and black and white. 119 pages with bibliography. Dust jacket has small corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024968

Price: 25.00 USD
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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, Vasari (Linscott, Robert N., Editor)
83 Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects
Vasari (Linscott, Robert N., Editor)
New York Modern Library 1967 Later printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Modern Library No. 190 in dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 13. Clean black cloth boards with blind-stamped "ml" on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Fujita endpapers (small remnant of paper price ticket at upper corner of front free endpaper). No names, writing or bookplates. 436 pages. Dust jacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, a few short closed edge tears, one small rub on front panel from sticker removal. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023051

Price: 18.00 USD
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Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects, Vasari, Giorgio
84 Lives of the Most Eminent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects
Vasari, Giorgio
New York Modern Library 1959 First Modern Library Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Modern Library No. 190, stated "First Modern Library Edition, 1959" in clean dust jacket. Toledano binding no. 8. Clean green cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean Kent style endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Abridged from the translation by Gaston DuC. DeVere. Edited, with an Introduction, by Robert N. Linscott. 435 pages. Dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap. 388 titles listed on inverse of jacket. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023621

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Relief Print - Woodcut Wood Engraving & Linoleum Cut, Watson, Ernest W. and Norman Kent
85 The Relief Print - Woodcut Wood Engraving & Linoleum Cut
Watson, Ernest W. and Norman Kent
New York Watson-Guptill 1945 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Some soiling to cloth. No fraying or wear. 79 pages, well illustrated with photographs and woodcuts. Frontispiece by Allen Lewis. Introduction by Karl Kup. A Brief History by Norman Kent. All text pages are clean, glossy paper. Endpapers have light foxing, no names,writing or bookplates. Size of book is approximately 9" x 12". Dust jacket is clean but fragile, with pieces missing along spine, edge chips, wear along folds. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025660

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Passing Show, Wenzell, A. B.
86 The Passing Show
Wenzell, A. B.
New York R. H. Russell 1900 First Edition Hardcover Good+ no dust jacket A. B. Wenzell, Illustrator 
Large format (12" x 16") book with illustrated paper-covered boards, cloth spine. Beautiful large illustrations by A. B. Wenzell, all in excellent condition. Book has shelf wear to board edges, water stains to cover (none affecting contents). All pages and endpapers are clean. One loose page. No names, writing or marks. No foxing. Gorgeous, frame-worthy drawings. Unpaginated. A beautiful collection of drawings, with text, which originally appeared in "Collier's Weekly" magazine (1898, 1899, 1900). 022896

Price: 50.00 USD
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Paul Gauguin (Color Slide Program of the Great Master), Werner, Alfred
87 Paul Gauguin (Color Slide Program of the Great Master)
Werner, Alfred
New York - London - Toronto - Sydney McGraw Hill 1967 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Illustrated 
Tan boards with bright gold lettering on spine and front cover. Beautiful Gauguin sketch of woman on front cover. 20 beautiful color slides in excellent condition, plus 47 pages of text with illustrations. Pages are very clean, crisp and bright; no writing or marks. 10 x 11". Art. 014629

Price: 13.00 USD
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Painting Water in Watercolour, Whalley, Ann
88 Painting Water in Watercolour
Whalley, Ann
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1993 0-7134-6969-2 / 9780713469691 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean purple cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Slight bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 127 pgs. with beautiful full color illustrations. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. This beautifully illustrated book will be a delight to all with a love of painting water, as well as an indispensable starting point for the less experienced artist. 8-1/2 x 11". Art. 015238

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, Poetry, and Art of the New Mexico Pueblos, Wood, Nancy
89 The Serpent's Tongue: Prose, Poetry, and Art of the New Mexico Pueblos
Wood, Nancy
New York Dutton Books 1997 0-525-45514-0 / 9780525455141 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean decorated rust boards with turquoise spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing, or bookplates. Small faint "p" stamp mark on lower corner of front free endpaper (no marks to edges). 230 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white, including sepia photographs of Pueblos. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9-1/4" X 11-1/4". Native American. 007460

Price: 15.00 USD
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A History of Wood-Engraving, Woodberry, George E.
90 A History of Wood-Engraving
Woodberry, George E.
New York Harper & Brothers 1883 Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Jacket 
Lovely decorated American trade binding (signed binding - monogram "WB" in lower right cover corner). Clean green cloth boards with elaborate gold decoration and lettering on cover and spine. Bevelled board edges. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with mauve endpapers. Previous owner name appears (neatly penned) at top of front fixed endpaper and beneath title on title page. Preface by the author. Lovely illustrations and page decorations throughout (wood-engravings). Date of 1883 appears on title page; copyright page states "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1882, by HARPER & BROTHERS". 221 pages with index. 023011

Price: 100.00 USD
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Practical Drawing and Sketching The Comprehensive Guide to Materials and Techniques, Woods,  Gerald
91 Practical Drawing and Sketching The Comprehensive Guide to Materials and Techniques
Woods, Gerald
Philadelphia Courage Books 1995 1561385964 / 9781561385966 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
Clean hard cover book with clean original jacket. Glossy illustrated hardcover boards are unworn. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Beautifully illustrated in full color and black and white. No names, writing or marks. 144 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears. 022807

Price: 15.00 USD
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Practical Drawing With Pastels The Comprehensive Guide to Materials and Techniques, Woods,  Gerald
92 Practical Drawing With Pastels The Comprehensive Guide to Materials and Techniques
Woods, Gerald
Philadelphia Courage Books 1996 1561385972 / 9781561385973 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in clean original jacket. Glossy illustrated hardcover boards - no bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color. 144 pages with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear. 022806

Price: 15.00 USD
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93 Henry's Gift: The Magic Eye
Worsick, David
Kansas City Andrews and McMeel 1994 0-8362-7019-3 / 9780836270198 First Edition Hardbound Fine Very Good+ Jacket Joyce Harris, illust. 
69 pgs. Fine in VG++ DJ Clean hardbound book with beautifully decorated cover. AS NEW. Binding is tight & square, pages bright and clean. Dark maroon endpapers. An interactive book with 3-dimensional full color images (the clues to the mystery of the story are hidden in the images). Clean, bright dustjacket is unchipped and has not been price-clipped, but has a 2" slice (razor knife) that is invisible as it has been enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 9" x 11-1/4". 003803

Price: 12.00 USD
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94 Maverick with a Paintbrush: Thomas Hart Benton
Yeo, Wilma & Helen K. Cook
Garden City Doubleday 1977 0-385-00421-4 / 9780385004213 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean color illustrated cloth boards with yellow title lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Color illustrated endpapers. "Christmas 79" written in blue ink on front fly leaf. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has mere hint of edgewear at top and bottom of spine and one corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 008360

Price: 15.00 USD
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Woodstock Craftsman's Manual, Young, Jean
95 Woodstock Craftsman's Manual
Young, Jean
New York Praeger 1972 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket 
Third printing in original unclipped dust jacket. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Very light soiling. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; no bumping or fraying. Slight foxing to endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 253 pages illustrated with photographs and drawings with instructions for numerous crafts, including candles, crochet, embroidery, poterry, beads, weaving, tie dye and Batik, silkscreen, macrame and more. Dust jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), has very small chip at top spine edge, two short closed edge tears. 022590

Price: 15.00 USD
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