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The Genesee Country
1 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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The Genesee Country
2 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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Introduction to Painting With Watercolor, Buckley, Sarah (editor)
3 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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Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage, Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
4 Scenery for the Theatre - The organization, processes, materials and techniques used to set the stage
Burris-Meyer, Harold and Edward C. Cole
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1949 Later printing Fine Fair Jacket 
Later 1949 printing in original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with purple lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (sophisticated custom made bookplate on verso of front free endpaper). Profusely illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings, color chart for scene painting with clean tissue guard. 473 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean and unclipped but missing 2" piece at base of spine, almost completely separated at rear spine fold, a few additional small chips, nicks and scrapes. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "Scenery for the Theatre" is the first technical work in English on the processes, methods and techniques of setting the stage which makes any pretensions to completeness. 024446

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Why Cats Paint - A History of Feline Aesthetics, Busch, Heather and Burton Silver
5 Why Cats Paint - A History of Feline Aesthetics
Busch, Heather and Burton Silver
Berkeley, California Ten Speed Press 1994 0-89815-612-2 / 9780898156126 Later printing Paperback Near Fine 
Clean large softcover book with French flaps. Size approx. 9-1/2" x 11". Color illustrated cover of a cat painting. No chipping or curling. Binding is tight, pages are clean with very small previous owner inscription in upper corner of front free endpaper. Illustrated with full color photographs of cats creating art with paints. 96 pages. 027157

Price: 8.00 USD
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The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts, Carol Endler Sterbenz
6 The Gnomes book of Christmas crafts
Carol Endler Sterbenz
New York Harry N. Abrams 1980 0810909677 / 9780810909670 First Unknown Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean cloth dust jacket with gnome pattern printed on it. Size of book is approx. 8" x 12". Clean bright color glossy boards are unworn. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, no names, writing or marks. Illustrated in full color. 160 pages with all fold-outs present and clean. Cloth dust jacket is clean and unworn. There are no other crafts books like this one. To begin with, the jacket itself is a crafts project--cut it up, sew and presto! You already have two gnomes of your own. Unique technical features include patterns in color and same-size patterns for the most complex projects. Many of the projects involve needlework; however, woodworking, soft sculpture, bookbinding, painting on fabric, cooking, pottery, and stained glass are also included. 026330

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Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases), Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
7 Paris in the Past: From Fouquet to Daumier and Paris In Our Time: From Impressionism to the Present Day (two books in slipcases)
Courthion, Pierre and Albert Skira
Paris Skira 1957 First Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Two hardcover books in dust jackets with additional wrap-around paper bands, plus original cardboard slipcases. Books are in excellent condition. Clean beige buckram cloth boards with small "S" logo on imprinted on covers, brown stamped lettering on spines. No fading, bumping or wear. Bindings are tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Both contain a collection of full color reproduction paintings tipped in, representing the Paris of the time period named. Previous owner name and date on front free endpaper of each book, otherwise unmarked. Both dust jackets are clean and bright (as are the bands), unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. slipcases have slight fading to edges, chipping to open edges. Paris as seen by great painters, with beautiful full color painting reproductions tipped in (70 reproductions in each volume). Collection planned and directed by Albert Skira. Text by Pierre Courthion, translated from the French by Stuart Gilbert (text is in English). Also included: A Skira Art Books "Complete Catalog of Books in Print" that was laid in. 027346

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Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up, de Schweinitz, Karl
8 Growing Up - The Story of How We Become Alive, Are Born and Grow Up
de Schweinitz, Karl
New York Macmillan 1932 Later printing Hardcover Fine Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with stamped black lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece is black and white reproduction of a painting by Ralph Peacock ("Out of the Everywhere"). Wonderfully illustrated with drawings and photographs. 111 pages. Illustrated dust jacket has chips at spine ends, tinier shallow chips elsewhere, wear at fold edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A confident, unruffled explanation of sex, birth and growing up - in both the plant and animal kingdom -- clearly and realistically explained in a serene manner and with excellent illustrations. 026196

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The Red Man's Bones - George Catlin, Artist and Showman, Eisler, Benita
9 The Red Man's Bones - George Catlin, Artist and Showman
Eisler, Benita
New York W. W. Norton 2013 0393066169 / 9780393066166 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, in clean bright unclipped dust jacket. As new condition. Clean light brown boards with dark brown spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with color plates. 468 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023972

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts, Ferguson, Rev. George W.
10 Fourteenth Century Mural Painting and Its Symbolism - Modernly Interpreted in Saint Peter's Church at Springfield, Massachusetts
Ferguson, Rev. George W.
Pond Ekberg Company 1930 First Leather_bound Very Good+ 
Very unique hand-printed book with decorated binding. Limited edition (1500 copies). Black and brown leather boards with complex raised green, black, red and yellow decoration on cover. Slight chipping/wear at top spine edge, light rubbing to bottom spine edge. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean decorated endpapers. Small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of blank front fly leaf. All pages are decorated in color and are clean. 71 pages. "Of this book fifteen hundred copies have been printed in the month of December and Domini nineteen hundred and thirty at the printshop of the Pond-Ekberg Company at Springfield, Massachusetts, with lettering and certain embellishments by Ruth Bishop Robertson". 027445

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11 The Art of Pastel Painting
Flattmann, Alan
New York Watson-Guptill 1987 0-8230-0274-8 / 9780823002740 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean light blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, just a hint of fading at extreme edges. Binding is tight & square, pages are clean and bright. No writing or marks except for blind-stamped circular seal of private owner's library on front and rear free endpaper. 143 pgs. Beautifully illustrated in color. Dustjacket is bright and crisp, has hint of soiling on rear panel, has not been price clipped, and is unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8-1/2" x 11-1/4". Art. 005155

Price: 20.00 USD
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Watercolor For the First Time, Fluckiger, Kory
12 Watercolor For the First Time
Fluckiger, Kory
New York Sterling Publishing Co. 2005 1402722141 / 9781402722141 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Clean hardcover book in clean unchipped dust jacket. Glossy color illustrated boards. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Well-illustrated with full color photos, watercolor images throughout. Clean bright yellow endpapers. 128 pages with index. Size approx. 9" x 10". Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped - enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Illustrated guide to learn how to master all the important watercolor techniques qat your own pace. Includes list of materials needed, step-by-step clear and insightful instructions. 028038

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The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book"), Francis, John Jr.
13 The Triumph of Virginia Dale ("Another Glad Book")
Francis, John Jr.
Boston The Page Company 1921 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket W. Haskell Coffin; John Goss, illustrators 
Clean green silk cloth boards with gold decorative title box and lettering on cover and spine. With a frontispiece in full color (with tissue guard) from a painting by w. Haskell Coffin, and other illustrations from drawings by John Goss. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 357 pages + publisher's advertising at rear of book. 025405

Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Trumpets from Montparnasse
Gibbings, Robert
New York E. P. Dutton 1955 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Clean blue cloth boards with small gold illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with eight color plates and forty wood engraving by the author. 201 pgs. Dustjacket is clean but has name on front inside flap in ink, closed edge tears, slight wear at folds. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Art. 010240

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15 The Hudson River and Its Painters
Howat, John K.
New York American Legacy Press 1972 0-517-422824 / 9780517422823 Later Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 208 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful full-color plates, maps. 208 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Folio. Art. 010823

Price: 25.00 USD
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Imaginative Still Life, Huntly, Moira
16 Imaginative Still Life
Huntly, Moira
Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 1983 0-442-23849-5 / 9780442238490 First Hard Cover Near FIne near fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean green cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 160 pgs. with index. Beautifully illustrated in color and black & white. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 009086

Price: 15.00 USD
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International Library of Technology - Elements of Pen-and-Ink Rendering, Rendering with Pen and Brush, Elements of Water-Color Rendering, Rendering in Water Color, Drawing from Nature, Drawing from Cast, Elements of Figure Drawing, Drawing from the Figure, International Textbook Company
17 International Library of Technology - Elements of Pen-and-Ink Rendering, Rendering with Pen and Brush, Elements of Water-Color Rendering, Rendering in Water Color, Drawing from Nature, Drawing from Cast, Elements of Figure Drawing, Drawing from the Figure
International Textbook Company
International Textbook Company 1905 Hardcover Very Good 
Lovely solid book, three-quarter leather binding. Clean green cloth boards with leather spine and corners, gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound, pages and edges are clean. Beautiful marbled endpapers. Red text block page edges. Awesome illustrations throughout in full color and black and white. Huge amount of well-organized information to assist the artist. In removable mylar protective cover. "From a series of texbooks for persons engaged in the engineering professions and trades or for those who desire information concerning them. Fully illustrated and containing numerous practical examples and their solutions." NOTE: We have other titles/subjects available from this series - if interested please inquire. 027308

Price: 100.00 USD
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Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions, Keeler, Clyde E.
18 Secrets of the Cuna Earthmother - A Comparative Study of Ancient Religions
Keeler, Clyde E.
New York Exposition Press 1960 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean red-orange cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Some fading to lower front edge of front board and spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white plates. 352 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few very small edge chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A scholarly work about the Cuna Earthmother and ancient religions which comes alive in the author's capable hands as he brings to light the secrets of tradition, sacred chants, ritual painting and other customs never before revealed. 026643

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Home Mechanic's Library, 6 volumes: Masonry; Electrical Work; Carpentry and Woodworking; Plumbing; Painting and Decorating; Metalworking, miscellaneous
19 The Home Mechanic's Library, 6 volumes: Masonry; Electrical Work; Carpentry and Woodworking; Plumbing; Painting and Decorating; Metalworking
miscellaneous
New York D. Van Nostrand Company 1945 First Hardcover Very Good 
Six hardcover books, all in near fine condition except for "Electrical Work" which has some fading to cover, but no wear. Cloth covered boards are clean with black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Bindings are tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Two of the books have a previous owner name neatly penned on front endpaper. Each book is profusely illustrated with detailed drawings, photographs, diagrams. 027655

Price: 40.00 USD
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Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798, Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
20 Moreau de St. Mery's American Journey 1793-1798
Moreau de St. Mery (Roberts, Kenneth and Anna M. Roberts, Editors)
Garden City, New York Doubleday & Company 1947 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing of the first edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Translated and Edited by Kenneth Roberts and Anna M. Roberts; Preface by Kenneth Roberts; Introduction by Stewart L. Mims. Color frontispiece painting by James Bingham. Very clean rust brown buckram cloth boards with black title box, gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. 394 pages with index. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, some wear and tiny tears at base of spine, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Moreau's journal is filled with intimate details about life in America when the Republic was young. He discusses with candor the prevalence of divorce, cost of confinement, the shameless behavior of French emigres toward their American hosts, the prudery of the average American woman, the prevalence of prostitution. Much that is in this book had never before been mentioned in narratives about early America, and all the color and delicacy of the original have been brilliantly preserved in the Robertses' translation. 027570

Price: 22.00 USD
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