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Art Museums in Japan

By: All Japan Art Museums Conference, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha: 1964

Seller ID: 14918

Condition: 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. View more info

The Baths of Diocletian and the Museo Nazionale Romano, 4th Edition

By: Aurigemma, Salvatore; Guthrie, John (Trans) ; Van Buren A. W. (Revised Trans)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Italy, Instituto Poligrafico Dello Stato: 1958

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 15491

Condition: 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. View more info

Treasures of the British Library

By: Barker, Nicolas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N Abrams: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19249

ISBN: 0810916533

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Early Celtic Masterpieces from Britain: in the British Museum

By: Brailsford, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: UK, British Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 20401

ISBN: 0714113638

Condition: 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. View more info

Venice Past and Present

By: Brinton, Selwyn; Holme, Geoffrey (Ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: UK, The Studio Ltd: 1925

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16807

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Les Picasso de la Donation Cuttoli-Laugier - 1969

By: Cassou, Jean; Leymarie, Jean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: France, Alfred A. Knopf: 1969

Seller ID: 18184

Condition: 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. View more info

German Porcelain of 18th Century (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin - Spring 1990 - Volume 47, No. 4)

By: Corbeiller, Clare Le

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1990

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16931

Condition: 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. View more info

A Selection of 20th Century British Art on Board Queen Elizabeth 2

By: Cunard Marlborough London Gallery

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Marlborough Fine Arts: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16933

Condition: 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. View more info

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

By: editors Of Unesco

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris, Unesco: 1974

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 14686

ISBN: 9230011231

Condition: 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 f... View more info

Sotheby's Art at Auction, 1986-87

By: Fogg, Georgia (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sotheby's Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18613

ISBN: 0856673420

Condition: 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 - 8½ x 11 x 1½ . 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 fi... View more info

Japanese Art in the Seattle Art Museum

By: Fuller, Richard E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WA, Seattle Art Museum: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16932

Condition: 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 Ameri... View more info

Lyonel Feininger, April - May 1969

By: Marborough-Gerson Gallery; Feininger, Lyonel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Marlborough-Gerson Gallery: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16934

Condition: 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. View more info

Exploring the Earth and its Life - in a Natural History Museum

By: McCreery, James Lindsay

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes: 1933

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15704

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


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 recor... View more info

Great Museums Of The World - Brera Milan

By: Ragghianti, Carlo Ludovico (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Newsweek: 1970

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14011

Condition: 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 Bibli... View more info

The Windsheim Altar Of The Twelve Apostles - In The Kurpfalzische Museum In Heidelberg

By: Riemenschneider, Tilman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Germany, F. H. Kerle Verlag: 1959

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 13847

Condition: 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 ... View more info

Catalogue of European and American Sculpture and Paintings At Wellesley College, Second Edition - Jewett Arts Center

By: Shell, Curtis H. ; McAndrew, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: MA, Jewett Arts Center / Wellesley College: 1964

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 14931

Condition: 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. View more info

Monet: Late Paintings of Giverny from the Musee Marmotten

By: Simpson, Fronia W. (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Harry N. Abrams: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14820

ISBN: 0810926105

Condition: 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... View more info

Classical African Sculpture

By: Trowell, Margaret

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Praeger: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15814

Condition: 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 th... View more info