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Art History:Collections: Museums

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1 14918All Japan Art Museums Conference, Editor Art Museums in Japan
Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha Tokyo 1964 Softcover Near Fine 
175 pages; Near Fine condition. Text in English and Japanese. Unknown edition. Glassine wrapper cover. Soft mauve Yapped covers. Tiny bit of shelf rub at bottom spine tip. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Art Museums in Japan - Museums history in English with pictures on one side of page and Japanese with map on facing side of page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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2 15491Aurigemma, Salvatore; Guthrie, John (Trans) ; Van Buren A. W. (Revised Trans) The Baths of Diocletian and the Museo Nazionale Romano, 4th Edition
Instituto Poligrafico Dello Stato Italy 1958 Fourth Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
184 pages; Very Good Plus condition. 1958, 4th Edition. Trade Paperback. Light reading creases. Just a bit of rub to edges. Solid, clean. Guide-Books to the Museums and Monuments of Italy. Maps and 148 illustrations. This is No.78 in this series. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 19249Barker, Nicolas Treasures of the British Library
Harry N Abrams NY 1989 0810916533 / 9780810916531 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
272 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Gift inscription on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bump back top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Marbled endpapers. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. More than three centuries of collecting by one of the world's greatest treasure houses of books and manuscripts are vividly chronicled in the survey of the outstanding holdings of the British Library. Large book (9 x 12 x 1) Media mail only. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 20401Brailsford, John Early Celtic Masterpieces from Britain: in the British Museum
British Museum UK 1975 0714113638 / 9780714113630 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
103 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. The world of early Celtic Art is a haunted region. Illustrated throughout with Celtic masterpieces. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 16807Brinton, Selwyn; Holme, Geoffrey (Ed) Venice Past and Present
The Studio Ltd UK 1925 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
184 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Light and dark blue boards with bright gilt lettering on leather spine. Gilded top page edges. A bit of shelf wear at corner tips and a tiny bit at edges. Blue and white marble-decorated endpapers. Tee-niny handwritten name to inside front board. Pages are very, very lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Four page list of illustrations. Engraving and printing by Herbert Reiach, Ltd. This is mostly a book about Venice as an inspiration to Art and Literature. Chapter 1 begins: Out of the waves came Venice - a thing seaborn, like the Cyprian goddess of old legend. Venice, among Italian towns, stands alone. She only is built not by the sea, but in the sea; born, not on the beach of ocean, but like Aphrodite, from beneath her heart. (The Sea-charm of Venice by Stopford A. Brooke. Fantastic pictures. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 18184Cassou, Jean; Leymarie, Jean Les Picasso de la Donation Cuttoli-Laugier - 1969
Alfred A. Knopf France 1969 Pamphlet Near Fine 
6 pages; Near Fine condition. Text in FRENCH. Just a bit of bump at edges. Date, in tiny writing, inside front cover. Solid, clean. Text in FRENCH, shows 9 of Picasso's paintings. Tells about the showing of these paintings from 6/28/1969 to 9/15/1969. Six page pamphlet probably given out at the showing of the paintings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 16931Corbeiller, Clare Le German Porcelain of 18th Century (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin - Spring 1990 - Volume 47, No. 4)
Metropolitan Museum of Art NY 1990 First Edition; First Printing Stapled Wraps Near Fine 
55 pages; Near Fine condition. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Soft bump to top corner tip. Solid, clean. A quarterly bulletin by the Metropolitan Museum Art of New York, 57 pages of beautiful ceramics, dishes, ceiling decorations, periods pieces of the mid and late1600s, and 1700s. There is a map of porcelain manufacturing centers of eighteenth-century Germany, and several articles contributed to this quarterly bulletin. 
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8 16933Cunard Marlborough London Gallery A Selection of 20th Century British Art on Board Queen Elizabeth 2
Marlborough Fine Arts London 1969 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Unpaginated pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Shelf wear to plastic covering. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump to white covers. Solid, clean. This presentation is Catalogue No. 254, an illustrated selection of 20th Century British Art on board Queen Elizabeth 2. Fronticepiece is London with the House of Parliament 1967 by Oskar Koboschka. Brief biography with best works of each Artist. About 29 artist's works displayed. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 14686editors Of Unesco Tri-Language: Catalogue of Reproductions of Paintings 1860 to 1973 with Fifteen Projects for Exhibitions; Catalogue De Reproductions De Peintures 1860 - 1973; Catalogo De Reproducciones De Pinturas 1860 a 1973
Unesco Paris 1974 9230011231 / 9789230011239 Tenth Edition Paperback Very Good 
343 pages; Very Good condition. A very nice Ex-Library Reference copy. Very few library stamps. No pocket. Spine label. No creases. Light shelf rub at edges. Solid, otherwise clean. This book is printed in English text, French text and Spanish text. There is an Introduction in each language. Over 1534 photos of art prints. About sixteen pages in each language text on periods of art masterpieces. Following is the Catalogue of reproduction of paintings 1860 to 1973, with fifteen projects for exhibitions. Trade Paperback. 
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10 18613Fogg, Georgia (Ed) Sotheby's Art at Auction, 1986-87
Sotheby's Publications 1987 0856673420 / 9780856673429 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
448 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has soft bump to top edge of front panel - and soft bump to back panel causing a very slight crease. Now in protective sleeve. 448 pages. Illustrated throughout. Large - 8˝ x 11 x 1˝ . An upsurge of excitement in the art market saw spectacular paintings, collections and works of art change hands at record prices in the salesrooms worldwide. More than 450 of the finest works of art illustrated in colour and described with prices, Art at Auction is an invaluable visual review of the season at Sotheby's. Media Mail only! 
Price: 30.00 USD
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11 16932Fuller, Richard E. Japanese Art in the Seattle Art Museum
Seattle Art Museum WA 1960 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
Very Good Plus condition. Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Tiny handwritten name - date to inside cover. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Tee-niny bump to two corner tips. Solid, clean. This presentation is a very informative historical sketch of Japanese Art with illustrated catalogue of examples selected from the Museum's collections. It is presented in commemoration of the Hundredth Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and the United States of America, 1960. The historical sketch is 25 pages, but then there are 208 items illustrated and explained. Trade Paperback. 
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12 16934Marborough-Gerson Gallery; Feininger, Lyonel Lyonel Feininger, April - May 1969
Marlborough-Gerson Gallery NY 1969 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Very Good+ 
122 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub and bump to edges. Solid, clean. This presentation is Catalogue No. 252, an illustrated selection of art of Lyonel Feininger from the Marlborough-Gerson Gallery of New York Cover illustration is No. 43. The Fiddler, 1934. A brief biography with cronology, a list of paintngs. No. 82, illustrated in colour on Fronticepiece. Introduction by Peter Selz. Trade Paperback. 
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13 15704McCreery, James Lindsay Exploring the Earth and its Life - in a Natural History Museum
Frederick A. Stokes NY 1933 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket Illustrated by McCreery, James Lindsay 
262 pages; Very Good Plus/Good. Brown boards with black lettering and illustration. Illustrated endpapers. Outside page edges are age tanned. Just a bit of shelf rub at spine tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. Torn and repaired by an amateur with tape showing on the outside of the DJ. Spine and edges age tanned. Now in protective sleeve. This book tells in simple language, why a museum collects the records of natural history, and how it sorts and interprets this endless variety of material and presents, in its public halls, a fascinating account of the earth and its life. 116 Illustrations. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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14 14011Ragghianti, Carlo Ludovico (Ed) Great Museums Of The World - Brera Milan
Newsweek NY 1970 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
172 pages; Fine/Fine. Large coffee table size book. Olive cloth boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Beautiful wrap around art work. In this book the reader will discover the jewels of the Gallery, from the sumptuous elegance of Tintoretto and Veronese, to the landscapes, genre scenes and portraits of Canaletto, Longhi and Ceruti. Selected Bibliography, Index of Illustrations, Index of Names in back of book. 146 Beautiful color photographs. MEDIA MAIL ONLY. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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15 13847Riemenschneider, Tilman The Windsheim Altar Of The Twelve Apostles - In The Kurpfalzische Museum In Heidelberg
F. H. Kerle Verlag Germany 1959 Fourth Edition Paperback Near Fine 
Unpaginated pages; Near Fine condition. 4th Edition! No creases. Tiny name and date to first page. Solid, clean. Great photographs. This pamplet shows the art on display at the Windsheim Alter of the Twelve Apostles. Up close photos of The Christ and the twelve apostles art work. In looking over the damage suffered by works of art belonging to the Kurpfalzische Museum which had been stored elsewhere for safe-keeping during the last war, it seemed advisable to completely restore a carved wooden altar of the late Gothic period which had long been one of the most important pieces in the Heidelberg city art collection. This is its history. 
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16 14931Shell, Curtis H. ; McAndrew, John Catalogue of European and American Sculpture and Paintings At Wellesley College, Second Edition - Jewett Arts Center
Jewett Arts Center / Wellesley College MA 1964 Second Edition Paperback Very Good+ 
121 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of foxing to inside covers and first page. Solid, otherwise clean. An excellent gift! Art reproductions are great. Now housed in the Jewett Arts Center at Wellesley College, There are Masks in Sculptures, beautiful scenes in painting, portraits. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 14820Simpson, Fronia W. (Ed) Monet: Late Paintings of Giverny from the Musee Marmotten
Harry N. Abrams UK 1994 0810926105 / 9780810926103 First Edition; First Printing Paperback Near Fine 
87 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Claude Monet was a skilled landscape designer as well as a great artist. He turned his garden at Giverny into a magnificent living canvas which appears and reappears in many of his paintings, an intriguing mix of art history and garden theory, this beautifully illustrated book provides a unique look at the last masterworks of this ever popular impressionist painter. Trade Paperback. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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18 15814Trowell, Margaret Classical African Sculpture
Frederick A. Praeger NY 1954 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Ex-Library; 151 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Former university library book, with stamps and usual markings. Gray Linen-cloth and white boards with white lettering and illustration. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Great illustrations. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. It is generally accepted today that what may be termed "Classical" African art is a great art, worthy of a place among the other great arts of the world; yet it is not easy to study it, for neither actual material nor comprehensive books on the subject are easily accessible to the student. 
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