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Sculpture at Greenwich  1975, Seaton, David (Foreword); Hilary Chapman (Introduction)
81 Seaton, David (Foreword); Hilary Chapman (Introduction) Sculpture at Greenwich 1975
Greenwich, [England] [1975] Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Our intention in organizing this exhibition was to make use of an excellent outdoor site, by inviting those British Sculptors, who are making large, abstract sculpture, to show work which could be seen to its best advantage in a large space. Presents the work of Anthony Caro, John Crossley, David Evison, John Foster, Helene Fesenmaier, Katherine Gili, Peter Hide, Anthony Hill, Jeffrey Lowe, Tim Scott, David Seaton, Anne Smart, Anthony Smart, Jocelyn Tooke, William Tucker, Lee Tribe and Tom Weaver. Stiff white wraps, cover with b&w photo, presents biographical info and full page b&w photo for each artist. Approximately 40 pages. Uncommon, Worldcat lists but three holdings.; 7-1/4" x 10-1/4"; Minor soiling to wraps, minor corner creasing, clean and unmarked within. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Paris Librairie D'Art R. Ducher 1925-1929 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Publishers tan wrappers, between 47 and 80 illustrations in 63 pages + index for each volume, each is either a second or third edition, text in French. ; 6" x 8-1/2"; Nicely preserved volumes. Covers show little wear and only light soiling. Each has a name (one word) inked at top of first leaf (half title page). Three pages are dogeared (one in La Renaissance Italienne, two in Le Style Louis XV. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Somyot Hananuntasuk: Paintings, 1971-1996., Hananuntasuk, Somyot
83 Hananuntasuk, Somyot Somyot Hananuntasuk: Paintings, 1971-1996.
Bangkok, Thailand Amarin Printing and Publishing Company (1996) No edition noted Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Catalogue from an exhibition held at the National Galley in Bangkok, November 1996 and at Chieng Mai University Art Hall, December 1996 - January 1997. Stiff white wraps, perfect bound, Preface by Somlak Charoenpot, Texts by Hanne Weskott and Somporn Rodboon, illustrated with most reproductions in color, text in English and Thai and partly in German. ; 9-1/2" x 11-1/2"; 85 pp; Covers with slight soiling and minor corner wear. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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SPECIAL DESIGNS FOR PORCELAIN ART, Porcelain Painters of Paradise;  Sonie Ames et. al.
84 Porcelain Painters of Paradise; Sonie Ames et. al. SPECIAL DESIGNS FOR PORCELAIN ART
Paradise, CA Porcelain Painters of Paradise (1986) Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A series of floral designs for china painting or decoration by various artists. Each is described and pictured in b&w, with the author named. White covers, b&w cover image, comb binding, some advertising. ; 8-1/2" x 11"; 112 pp; Covers lightly worn, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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85 Oldenburg, Claes and Emmett Williams (Selected by); Robert R. McElroy (Photographs) STORE DAYS: Documents from The Store (1961) and the Ray Gun Theater (1962)
New York / Villefranche-sur-mer / Frankfurt am Main Something Else Press 1967 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
White cloth with blindstamped lettering to front cover, silver lettering on spine, top stain green, decorative endpapers, illustrated (some color). Black dust jacket with color cover photograph. Heavy, internationa l extra.; 8-1/2" x 11-1/4"; Slight soiling to cloth around edges of book, solid binding, clean and unmarked within. Jacket with a few nicks along spine, some light scratches, slight edgewear including a small closed tear along bottom edge, not price clipped ($12.95), protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Techniques and Materials of GOUACHE Painting, Lonergan, John
86 Lonergan, John Techniques and Materials of GOUACHE Painting
New York Creative Arts Press (1939) No edition noted Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Blue cloth, red lettering on front board, cartoon illustrations by John Groth. Cream-colored dust jacket lettered and illustrated in black. Copyright 1939 with no additional dates noted. ; 5-1/2" x 8-1/4"; 30 pp; Book lightly sunned along top edge, little worn with solid hinges, paper lightly toned with pages clean and unmarked, bookseller stamp (The White House) inside rear cover. Jacket toned at edges, lightly worn along bottom edge, two small closed tears along top edge, price not clipped ($1.00), in clear protective cover. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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87 Anon The Antique Journal (Volume I, Number 1, September 1925)
San Francisco Pickwick Publishing Company 1925 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Articles discuss Currier & Ives prints, ship models, Bohemian glass, Spanish Cabinets, Oriental Porcelain, etc. Illustrated wraps, stapled, illustrations include front cover and one additional page in color, many ads for S.F businesses (A. M. Robertson, Paul Elder, et al), C. Raymond Beran Co., Printers. ; 9 x 12"; 39 pp; An uncommon publication indeed, not found in a search of OCLC and with no editor identified. The Pickwick Publishing Company was one name publishing at the 133 Kearny address with the phone number Garfield 5120. This combination was also in use by Western States Publishing Company (publishers of Pacific Coast Architect) and C. Raymond Beran Co., Printers (identified on the rear cover as the printer of this magazine).; Light cover soiling, small thinned area where label was removed, one small (1/4") closed tear at right edge, spine joint with 1" tear at bottom. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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88 Trapp, Kenneth R. (Editor); essays by others The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life
Oakland, California The Oakland Museum 1993 1-55859-493-0 / 9781558594937 Stated First Edition Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Stiff wraps, perfect bound, color cover illustration, brown endpapers, nicely illustrated (much in color). Heavy, extra for international shippng. ; 10" x 11"; 328 pp; A nice copy, slight corner wear, lightly sunned spine, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The BARBIZON SCHOOL of PAINTERS: Corot, Rousseau, Diaz, Millet, Daubigny, Etc., Thomson, David Croal
89 Thomson, David Croal The BARBIZON SCHOOL of PAINTERS: Corot, Rousseau, Diaz, Millet, Daubigny, Etc.
London Chapman and Hall 1890 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
With One Hundred and Thirty Illustrations. Decorative brown cloth, small illustration in black and gilt rule to front, gilt lettering to front cover and spine, top edge gilt. decorative endpapers, Includes illustrations on plates with guards and additional small illustrations within text. Inscription to copyright page reads: This Edition is limited to Two Hundred and Eighty Copies / of which this is a Presentation Copy E / D. C. T.[author's initials] / With the author's compliments / June 27th 1890. Large and heavy, USPS Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 11" x 14-1/4"; xvi, 294, [2] pp; Signed by Author; Boards with some scratches and a small black spot to rear, edgeworn (esp. at corners). Spine well-worn, with small losses at top and losses and significant fraying at bottom of spine. Hinges remain sound but page grouping between pp. 217-233 has loosened, one guard is partly detached and a bit proud.. No inscriptions (apart from that of the author), pages are generally clean though a few small spots can be observed, no foxing. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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New York D. Appleton and Company 1898 (1897) Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Brown leather spine and corners, marbled paper boards, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, With Thirty-two Illustrations in the Text and Three Plates. ; 5-1/2" x 8"; xiv, 327 pp; A very nicely preserved copy. Light wear to the leather at corners and spine top/bottom, some pages remain unopened, solid binding, light soiling to front endpaper, pinhole in half-title page, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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THE DEVELOPMENT of ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE, Beazley, J. D. [Sir John Davidson]
91 Beazley, J. D. [Sir John Davidson] THE DEVELOPMENT of ATTIC BLACK-FIGURE
Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1951 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
Sather Classical Lectures, Volume Twenty-Four [24]. Charcoal cloth, gilt decoration to front cover, gilt decoration and lettering to spine, b&w plates follow text. Red dust jacket with b&w cover illustration. ; 7" x 10-1/2"; xiv, 127, 49 pp; Light wear to book, no inscriptions or writing. Jacket rubbed along folds, edgeworn including a 1" closed tear and tiny losses, not price clipped ($6.50), protected by mylar cover. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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92 Silber, Julie The Esprit Quilt Collection
San Francisco, CA Esprit De Corp 1985 0-9614437-1-5 / 9780961443719 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
White wraps, covers with color illustrations, 248 items described, color illustrations including 20 full-page plates. This copy with signature of author/curator on the Note from ... page dated 12-12-85. ; 9" x 9"; Signed by Author; Very slight cover wear. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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93 Mervyn Kurlansky and Jon Narr (Documented by); Norman Mailer (Text) THE FAITH OF GRAFFITI
New York Praeger Publishers 1974 0-275-43660-8 / 9780275436605 Stated First Printing Hardcover Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 
The Norman Mailer essay, documented with a stunning portfolio of forty double-page color photographs by Mervyn Kurlansky and Jon Narr. An Alskog Book. Prepared by Lawrence Schiller. Brown leatherette, blindstamped title front, gilt spine lettering. Oversize and heavy, Media Mail as expected, others extra.; 10-3/4" x 14"; Three solidly bumped spots on the tops of boards, internally fine. Dust jacket complete but worn along top and bottom edges, including two closed tears, scrapes, curling, spine sunned, in clear protective cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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94 The Library of Congress Mural Paintings In the Colors of the Originals With the Library Quotations, the Poems of the Poetry Series, and the Greek Hero Myths
New York - Washington Foster & Reynolds 1902 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Green paper boards, green cloth spine, color front pastedown illustration and gilt lettering, 35 color plates printed one side, printed section at rear. ; Oblong, 12.5 x 9.5"; Covers edgeworn, ex-library with call number on spine, packet expertly removed, faint embossings throughout (not affecting the images), front hinge loose, missing over half of FFEP, next leaf is torn and creased, tear on contents leaf, a few fingerprints at edges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Little Masters, Waldmann, Emil
95 Waldmann, Emil The Little Masters
New York M. Knoedler & Co. 1927 Softcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
The text of this Booklet is translated from Chapter IV of Die Nurnberger Kleinmeister, printed for presentation only and not [originally] for sale. Present images of print artists after Durer, including Aldegrever, Beham, Pencz, Altdorfer, Krug and Vellert. Gray wraps, perfect bound with yapp (overlapping) edges. Printing House of William Edwin Rudge, Inc. ; 4" x 5-1/2"; 44 pp; Light soiling and wear to wraps, fine within. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Tibetan Sky, Matsubara, Naoko
96 Matsubara, Naoko Tibetan Sky
Calgary, Canada Bayeux Arts (1997) 1-896209-28-9 / 9781896209289 No edition noted Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Woodcuts that are the outcome of a visit to Tibet in 1986. Stiff black coated paper wraps, French-fold flaps, color designs and portrait of artist on front cover, white lettering, red endpapers, full page color reproductions, photographs of the artist at work, commentary. This copy with the signature of the author on the half title page. ; 10-3/4" x 11-3/4"; 72 pp; Signed by Author; Light scuffing/wear to covers, internally fine. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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TRUNK TALK: The Publication for Trunk Restorers (Issues 1 - 4), Ford, Jerry (Managing Editor), Charolette Ford, Tamala Ford, Kamala Ford
97 Ford, Jerry (Managing Editor), Charolette Ford, Tamala Ford, Kamala Ford TRUNK TALK: The Publication for Trunk Restorers (Issues 1 - 4)
Spearman, Texas Charolette Ford Trunks 1988 (1984) Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Seldom seen publication for collectors and restorers of trunks. Stapled wraps, color illustrations on covers, color and b&w illustrations inside, 21 pp. per issue. OCLC lists only one institution with holdings and notes only these 4 issues as having been produced. These are later printings of these issues. ; 8.5 x 11"; Covers slightly soiled and worn. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Türkische Keramik, Otto-Dorn, Katharina
98 Otto-Dorn, Katharina Türkische Keramik
Ankara Turk Tarih Kurumu Basimevi 1957 Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
Black leatherette binding, front board with gray pastedown, spine with silver lettering, text in German followed by section of b&w plates. ; 8" x 11-1-4" (20,3 x 28,6); 194, 91 pp; Quite bumped at top of spine, front cover and perhaps 20 pages stamped, otherwise little wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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99 Gentles, Margaret O. Volume II. The Clarence Buckingham Collection of JAPANESE PRINTS: Harunobu, Koryusai, Shigemasa, their followers and contemporaries. Catalogue.
The Art Institute of Chicago 1965 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Reddish cloth, gilt spine lettering, top edge gilt, black endpapers, well illustrated including eight color plates. Limited edition of 1000 copies. In matching reddish cloth slipcase lettered in black. Heavy, price includes USPS Media Mail shipping within continental U.S. for normal shipping charge. Other locations/methods extra.; 12" x 16"; vi, 307 pp; Book fine apart from slight curling top and bottom at spine. Slipcase lightly scuffed else fine. 
Price: 195.00 USD
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Western Dry Arrangements, Hayes, Naida Gilmore
100 Hayes, Naida Gilmore Western Dry Arrangements
Berkeley, California Hayes Studio Reprint Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Yellow stapled wraps, illustrated cover, pages have b&w photographs by Helen D. Faas of dried plant arrangements and descriptive text below, undated presumed later printing. This copy with a presentation inscription penned and signed by the author (Naida Hayes Palmer).; 5.5 x 8.5"; 47 pp; Signed by Author; Slight wear to covers including faint red mark on reverse, clean and unmarked within apart from the noted signature. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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