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Cocteau - A Biography, Steegmuller, Francis
81 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
82 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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83 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
84 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
85 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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86 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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87 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
88 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)
89 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
90 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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Gilding Book - Techniques, designs and inspirations using gold, silver and metal leaf, Wagstaff, Liz
91 Gilding Book - Techniques, designs and inspirations using gold, silver and metal leaf
Wagstaff, Liz
Lorenz Books 1996 1859672558 / 9781859672556 First Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Large format book in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear - about 1/4" of fading along lower board edges. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated throughout with full color photographs by Debbie Patterson. 160 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. 026016

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Relief Print - Woodcut Wood Engraving & Linoleum Cut, Watson, Ernest W. and Norman Kent
92 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.
93 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
94 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
95 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
96 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.
97 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
98 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
99 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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100 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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