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Art History:Art Criticism

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1 13969Canaday, John Culture Gulch - Notes On Art And Its Public In The 1960's
Farrar, Straus and Giroux NY 1969 0374133328 / 9780374133320 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
212 pages; Very Good condition. Very Shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Culture Gulch is the name used at the New York Times to designate the area where staff members assigned to the arts do their work John Canaday, for more than ten years art critic of the Times, bellieves Culture Gulch is a fit title for his new book on the art world of the sixties. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 15706Henry, James Daumier, Caricaturist
Rodale Press PA 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket Illustrated by Browne, Freda 
36 pages; Fine/No Dust Jacket. Covered with original Glassine cover. Beige with red on black spine boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! As we attempt, at the present day, to write the history of everything, it would be strange if we had happened to neglect the annals of caricature; for the very essence of the art of Cruikshank and Gavarni, of Daumier and Leech, is to be historical; and everyone knows how addicted is this great science to discoursing about itself. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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3 15022Holt, Elizabeth G. (Ed) A Documentary History of Art: Volume II - Michaelangelo and the Mannerists - the Baroque & the Eighteenth-Century
Doubleday Anchor NY 1958 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good 
386 pages; Very Good condition. Volume II. Heavy spine crease at the pictures. Spine is age tanned. Very light shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. Twenty four art plates. Volume II is an expansion and revision of the third and fourth sections of The Literary Sources of Art History Edited by Elizabeth Gilmore Holt and published by Princeton University Press. Trade Paperback. 
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4 18865NOVOTNY, FRITZ PAINTING AND SCULPTURE IN EUROPE 1780 TO 1880 (z20) The Pelican History of Art
PENGUIN BOOKS, BALTIMORE 1960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-Library; 288 pages; Good/No Jacket. Rated Good because it is an SMU ex-library book. Pocket, stamps, date due slip, spine label. Just a bit of soiling at fore edge of pages. Spine slightly sunned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Solid binding. 192 plates. 11 Figures. Foreword: Perhaps, however, I may be allowed to say that I have deliberately paid more attention to general, international features in the development of methods and forms of conception than I have to the task of attempting to interpret national differences. Media mail only. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 15748Seltman, Charles Approach to Greek Art
E. P. Dutton NY 1960 Reprint Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Glaser, Milton 
154 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Lightly shelf rubbed to edges. Very small neat written name top inside cover. Solid, clean. First published in 1948. This extraordinary fine analysis of Greek Art covers the period from 1650 B. C. To 850 A. D. As a important revaluation of the subject, this volume demonstrates convincingly that the most famous arts of ancient Greece, like Pheidias, were primarily celebrated not as sculptures, but as workers in gold and ivory, or as chasers and engravers. The author's survey is supplemeted by over two hundred exciting illustrations, including coins, gems, bronzes, sculpture and paintings. Most of these objects have never been reproduced. 154 pages (+ illustrations - 108 Plates. ) 
Price: 10.00 USD
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6 14719Spencer, Harold (Ed) Readings in Art History, Second Edition, Volume II - the Renaissance to the Present
Charles Scribner's Sons NY 1976 0684146185 / 9780684146188 Second Edition; Fifth Printing Paperback Very Good+ Illustrated by Picasso, Pablo 
458 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Cover illustration is Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907, Oil on canvas by Pablo Picasso. The aim of this anthology is to assemble a convenient and useful collection of modern writings on the history of Western Art. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 19701Whinney, Margaret Sculpture in Britain 1530 to 1830 - Pelican History of Art
Penguin Books Balt. 1964 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-Library; 314 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Discarded from SMU library. Stamps, including outside page edges, Date due slip, label with title/author inside back cover, spine label. No pocket. SMU name plate inside front cover. Solid binding. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Volume 23 in the Pelican History of Art series. 192 plates. Fantastic sculpture. Media mail only. 
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