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A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection
1 A Decade of Collecting: An Exhibition Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco The Avery Brundage Collection

San Francisco Asian Art Museum of San Francisco 1976 First Soft Cover Fine No Dust jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. Softcover book with illustrated cover. No creasing, chipping or rubbing. The Avery Brundage Collection. 191 pgs. 8-1/2" x 11". . WARD01740

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Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri
2 Seeker: The Art of Sohan Qadri The Art of Sohan Qadri

NJ Grantha Corporation 2004 1-890206-72-5 / 9781890206727 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Gift Quality! As new book and dustjacket. Very clean white boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 132 pgs. Beautifully illustrated (in color) with the work of Sohan Qadri, fine artist from India. Very clean dustjacket is unchipped, no wear or tears, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 10" x 11-3/4" 012172

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The Genesee Country
3 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01486

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The Genesee Country
4 The Genesee Country

Rochester, NY Memorial Art Gallery 1975 Soft Cover Near FIne 
Softcover book with color illustration on cover (painting "Genesee Valley" by Asher Brown Durand (1860)). A catalog from an art exhibit at the Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, January 17-February 22, 1976. 100 pages. Cover and pages are clean. No creasing or chipping. No names or writing inside. 8-1/2" x 9". Art. WARD01487

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Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play
5 Tiger By the Tail: A Marionette Play

Rochester, NY Rochester Folk Art Guild Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean green wraps, string bound, with brown frog prince illustration and brown lettering on cover. No chipping or creasing, very slight wear to edges. Pages are clean and bright, with no names, writing or marks. Unpaginated. A children's marionette play dramatized from an old Chinese tale and silk-screened by the Rochester Folk Art Guild, with color cut-out figures (all bright and intact) bound in. 7" x 9-1/2". Play. 016652

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Hand Bookbinding: The Art & Craft - Swirbul Library Gallery, Adelphi University 2 April - 20 May, 1979 - An Exhibition of Fine Bindings and Works in Progress from the Studio of Bruce Schnabel and various Private Collections, Adelphi University
6 Hand Bookbinding: The Art & Craft - Swirbul Library Gallery, Adelphi University 2 April - 20 May, 1979 - An Exhibition of Fine Bindings and Works in Progress from the Studio of Bruce Schnabel and various Private Collections
Adelphi University
Garden City Adelphi University Press 1979 First Paperback Fine No Dust jacket 
Softcover booklet with stapled binding. Very clean stiff paper covers with illustration on cover. No creasing or wear. All pages clean, bright, unmarked. Illustrated. 23 pages. Limited to 500 copies (statement on last page of booklet). 021548

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Le Livre Blanc, Anne-Sophie Pic
7 Le Livre Blanc
Anne-Sophie Pic
Jacqui Small 2013 1909342114 / 9781909342118 First Hardcover Very Fine 
Beautiful book and slipcase in original artistic slipcase (cut lettering). New condition. Unmarked. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". This book brings you the inimitable culinary talent of Anne-Sophie Pic, communicating the purity and simplicity that have gained her critical acclaim and Michelin stars at Le Restaurant Pic and Beau-Rivage Palace. Through stunning photography and design, Le Livre Blanc explores Pic's unique approach to her art, with dishes arranged into six chapters, with 50 recipes, such as Blue Lobster, Breton langoustines with country rhubarb, green celery juice and Tasmanian green pepper. 025948

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Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing, Bamforth, Charles W.
8 Beer: Tap into the Art and Science of Brewing
Bamforth, Charles W.
Insight Books 1998 0306457970 / 9780306457975 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Unfaded black boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Foreword by Dave Thomas. Illustrated with photographs, drawings. 245 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped; enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A book that enables the nonspecialist to understand the science and technology of brewing beer, written by an esteemed authority on brewing science. Written in a witty and easy-to-understand manner, covering everything from the basis of selection of the best barley, hops, and yeast through the composition of beer as it affects the taste, head, and wholesomeness of the finished product. 027717

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Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York, Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
9 Breaking Ground: A Century of Craft Art in Western New York
Barbara Lovenheim, Editor; Suzanne Ramljak and Paul J. Smith, Contributors
Hudson Hills / University of Rochester Memorial Art Gallery 2010 1555953549 / 9781555953546 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Gorgeous book - gift quality. Approx. size 9-1/4" x 11-1/4". Clean pale gray hardcover book with stamped blind-stamped lettering on cover and spine, in color illustrated dust jacket in perfect condition. Full color illustrations throughout of fine art by superior craftsmen and women from Western New York from William Morris to the modern day artists working in glass, wood, metal and clay. As new condition. Dust jacket in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026851

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Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa, Bass,  Thomas A
10 Camping With the Prince and Other Tales of Science in Africa
Bass, Thomas A
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1990 0395415020 / 9780395415023 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, in clean unclipped jacket, SIGNED by author. Clean orange boards with maroon cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright, with slight dust speckling to text block edges. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "11-04-90 - Clinton, New York - For a friend in the Kirkland Art Center - with All My Best Regards, Thomas A. Bass." 304 pages. Clean jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (20.95 on front inside flap); small corner crease to inside front flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's two-year journey across Africa, from Timbuktu to the Zambezi River. 022933

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Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Bennett, Anna G.
11 Five Centuries of Tapestry from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Bennett, Anna G.
Rutland, VT/Tokyo, Japan Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/Charles E. Tuttle 1976 0-88401-019-8 / 9780884010197 First Soft Cover Near Fine No Dustjacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean and bright color illustrated softcover book. No chipping or creasing. No names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Errata slip enclosed. 253 pgs. Beautifully illustrated exhibition catalog. Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. WARD01569

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook, Berthier, Marc P. G.
12 The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook
Berthier, Marc P. G.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385114648 / 9780385114646 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very tiny spots of wear to bottom spine corners. No fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text and drawings by Mar. P. G. Berthier; Calligraphy by Joseph P. Ascherl. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated. 187 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An internationally acclaimed guide to the practical art of tying knots. A welcome addition to every sailor's bookshelf. 026614

Price: 40.00 USD
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Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos., Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
13 Eat Ink: Recipes. Stories. Tattoos.
Birk O'Halloran and Daniel Luke Holton
Avon, Massachusetts Adams Media 2014 1440543461 / 9781440543463 First Hardcover Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. As new condition. Clean color illustrated cover is unworn. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with decorated endpapers. Beautifully illustrated with full color photographs throughout, this unusual book explores the connections between the art of tatoos and the culinary arts, with photos of many star chefs and their amazing tattoos, and text on their connection, as well as superb recipes from each of them. 303 pages with index. 025910

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Pressed Flower Pictures and Citrus-skin Decorations, Booke, Ruth Voorhees
14 Pressed Flower Pictures and Citrus-skin Decorations
Booke, Ruth Voorhees
D. Van Nostrand Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with white lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or marks. 228 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs in black & white and color. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. How to make petal -point pictures, tray decorations, citrus-skin decorations, paperweights, seed mosaics, samplers and more with information on framing, backgrounds, mounting, design, and more. 8vo. Art. 012159

Price: 14.00 USD
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The Medici - A Great Florentine Family, Brion, Marcel
15 The Medici - A Great Florentine Family
Brion, Marcel
New York Crown Publishers 1969 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, in clean dustjacket. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 216 pgs. with index. Printed on glossy high quality paper, illustrated with full color and black & white plates. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, hint of edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the leading family of Florence, Italy in the period of their ascendancy. 018429

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The Da Vinci Code, Brown, Dan
16 The Da Vinci Code
Brown, Dan
New York Doubleday & Co. 2003 0-385-50420-9 / 9780385504201 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black boards with clean black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Small bump to one corner tip; very slight surface wear at base of spine. Binding is tight, no cracking, with very slight lean. Pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner last name at top edge of front free endpaper. 454 pgs. April 2003 First Edition and full number line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 on copyright page. "DOUBLEDAY/New York London Toronto Sydney Auckland" on the title page. All first edition, first printing points present, including mis-spelling of "skitoma" on pg. 243. Correct first edition book size: 9 1/2" by 6 1/4" by 1 3/8". Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, slight vertical crease to front inside flap. 015431

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A Gift from the Boys, Buchwald, Art
17 A Gift from the Boys
Buchwald, Art
New York Harper & Brothers 1958 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean gray boards with clean red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. Very light bumping to corners. No fraying or wear. Very slight fading at top spine edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 211 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few tiny chips at top spine edge, short closed edge tears. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A humorous novel about a businessman who forgot to pay his yearly respects to the Internal Revenue Department and they, in a fit of pique, manage to get him thrown out of the country. This is the riotous story of what happens to him when he is forcibly returned to the land of his birth (Sicily). 5-3/4" x 8-1/2". Humor. 017401

Price: 20.00 USD
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I Think I Don't Remember, Buchwald, Art
18 I Think I Don't Remember
Buchwald, Art
New York G. P. Putnam's 1987 0-399-13325-9 / 9780399133251 First Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Steve Mendelson, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Very clean pale blue boards with darker blue cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "To Charlie - Art Buchwald". 350 pgs. with illustrations by Steve Mendelson. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, hint of slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Very nice signed copy by this recently deceased great humorist dealing with sordid American politics. 8vo. Humor. 013573

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Fernand Leger, Buck, Robert T.; Edward F. Fry; Charlotta Kotik (essays)
19 Fernand Leger
Buck, Robert T.; Edward F. Fry; Charlotta Kotik (essays)
New York Albright-Knox Art Gallery/Abbeville Press 1982 0-89659-254-5 / 9780896592544 First Soft Cover Near FIne No Dustjacket Jacket 
Clean bright softbound book with no creasing, curling or chipping. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 161 pgs. Illustrated throughout with color plates. Brochure from the exhibition at Albright-Knox Gallery enclosed. 9" x 11". Art. 013461

Price: 30.00 USD
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Introduction to Painting With Watercolor, Buckley, Sarah (editor)
20 Introduction to Painting With Watercolor
Buckley, Sarah (editor)
New York Shooting Star Press 1996 1573354708 / 9781573354707 Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book with clean dust jacket. Glossy hardcover boards with no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated in full color. 128 pages. Clean jacket is unworn, unchipped. 022805

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