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Norman Rockwell: My Adventures as an Illustrator, Rockwell, Norman (as told to Thomas Rockwell)
81 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

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The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory, Santayana, George
82 The Sense of Beauty - Being the Outlines of Aesthetic Theory
Santayana, George
New York Modern Library 1955 First 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
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83 Louvre Dialogues
Schneider, Pierre
New York Atheneum 1971 First 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
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New World Visions of Household Gods & Sacred Places: American Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art 1650-1914, Scully, Vincent
84 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 First 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
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The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam, Shellim, Maurice
85 The Daniells in India and The Waterfall at Papanasam
Shellim, Maurice
Calcutta The Statesman, Ltd. 1970 First 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

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Drawn from Memory, Shepard, Ernest H.
86 Drawn from Memory
Shepard, Ernest H.
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott 1957 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Ernest H. Shepard, Illustrator 
Very clean book in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold decoration on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping or wear. Bindingi s tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Published 1957. No additional printings listed. Illustrations by the author. 190 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Wonderful memoir by the illustrator of the "Winnie the Pooh" books, and containing over 100 illustrations by the author. 027575

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87 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 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

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The Hunters and the Hunted, Sitwell, Sacheverell
88 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
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The Story of A Developing Furniture Style, Stickley, Leopold
89 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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90 The Child's Own Art Book
Strong, Helen and LeCocq, Maurice
New York Brentanos 1919 First 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

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Drawing Upon Nature: Studies for the Blaschkas' Glass Models, Susan M. & David Whitehouse Rossi-Wilcox
91 Drawing Upon Nature: Studies for the Blaschkas' Glass Models
Susan M. & David Whitehouse Rossi-Wilcox
Corning, New York Corning Museum Of Glass 2007 0872901661 / 9780872901667 First Hardcover Fine 
Collectible condition first edition. Clean deep green velvet boards with lovely color paste-on illustration. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautiful botanical drawings in color throughout the book. 167 pages. This book was designed to supplement an exhibition of glass models by Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka on view at The Corning Museum of Glass from May 18 to November 25, 2007. It was conceived, however, when the Corning Museum and the Botanical Museum of Harvard University jointly purchased the remaining Blaschka studio materials in 1993. The book contains reproductions of 59 of the more than 900 drawings of invertebrqate animals and plants created by the Blaschkas, which are now among the treasures of the Corning Museum's Rakow Research Library. 027469

Price: 35.00 USD
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The Life of Michelangelo, Symonds, John Addington
92 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
93 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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94 The Arts
Van Loon, Hendrik Willem
New York Simon & Schuster 1937 First 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

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95 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
96 Blake, The Mystic Genius
Van Sinderen, Adrian
Syracuse, New York Syracuse University Press 1949 First 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)
97 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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The Clarks of Cooperstown - Their Singer Sewing Machine Fortune, Their Great and Influential Art Colletions, Their Forty-Year Feud, Weber, Nicholas Fox
98 The Clarks of Cooperstown - Their Singer Sewing Machine Fortune, Their Great and Influential Art Colletions, Their Forty-Year Feud
Weber, Nicholas Fox
New York Alfred A. Knopf 2007 0307263479 / 9780307263476 First Hardcover 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Clean ivory paper-covered boards with gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated in full color and black and white. 420 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, small faint stain to upper left corner tip. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027109

Price: 18.00 USD
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Paul Gauguin (Color Slide Program of the Great Master), Werner, Alfred
99 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
100 Painting Water in Watercolour
Whalley, Ann
London B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1993 0-7134-6969-2 / 9780713469691 First 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

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