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Book of Miracles
Book of Miracles
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Apocalypse then: Newly uncovered illuminations from the Renaissance depicting miraculous phenomena   The Book of Miracles that first surfaced a few years ago and recently made its way into an American private collection is one... (read more)

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Hieronymus Bosch. the Complete Works
Hieronymus Bosch. the Complete Works
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Delicious demons: Deciphering allegories in the complex, fantastical works of Hieronymus Bosch   In the midst of the realist-leaning artistic climate of the Late Gothic and Early Renaissance, Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch (c.... (read more)

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Plaquettes, Medals and Reliefs from the Collection L
Plaquettes, Medals and Reliefs from the Collection L
by Charles Avery
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London: Christie's, 1985. Quarto, 19 x 24.5 cm, 57pp. Bound in brown cloth over boards stamped in gilt. With glossy black-and-white illustration plates throughout. Binding rubbed and worn, with some small areas of soiling to the spine and rear board, and... (read more)

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Guide du Collectionneur de Tabatieres Chinoises
Guide du Collectionneur de Tabatieres Chinoises
by Viviane Jutheau
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(Paris): Denoel (1980). 4to. 167pp. All photographs in color. Text in French. White silk over boards green dustjacket. In black printed slipcase. Original cardboard box for shipping. Age-toning to silk at head & tail of spine. Offset from dustjacket on... (read more)

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The Folk Arts of Yunnan Ethnics, 2 Volumes
The Folk Arts of Yunnan Ethnics, 2 Volumes
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Kunming Shi: Yunnan Ren Min Chu Ban She 1994. 2 volumes 26x34 cm. Silver paper over boards. Illustrated throughout with color photographs. Captions are in Chinese; table of contents in Chinese and English. Bindings with wear at extremities; some chipping... (read more)

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Bartolozzi and His Works Signed Edition
Bartolozzi and His Works Signed Edition
by Andrew W. Tuer
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London: Leadenhall Press, 1885 8vo., viii, 478, (2)pp. Full vellum with printed ribbon threaded through & affixed to binding. Number 236 of 500 produced, signed by the author. Binding worn, spotted. Spine chipped at head & tail. Text age-toned, foxed... (read more)

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The Netherlandish Painters of the Seventeenth Century, 3 Volumes
The Netherlandish Painters of the Seventeenth Century, 3 Volumes
by Walther Bernt
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(London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1970). 3 volumes, all quarto, 25 x 29 cm. First English language edition, translated from the third German edition. All volumes in dark blue cloth over boards with spines stamped in gilt and ribbon markers. Boards lightly... (read more)

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Nordeste Historico e Monumental Volume 4
Nordeste Historico e Monumental Volume 4
by Clarival do Prado Valladares
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(Rio de Janeiro): Odebrecht (1991). Quarto 32 x 32cm 518pp. Beige paper over boards stamped in dark blue. Text in Portuguese and English. A few gatherings slightly loosened light edgewear to the dust jacket. Good/Very good... (read more)

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Kitty Kantilla
Kitty Kantilla
by Judith Ryan
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Melbourne: National Gallery of Victoria, 2007. Softcover, 24 x 28.5 cm, 107pp. Wrappers lightly rubbed; Near Fine condition. BJ... (read more)

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Evangelium Lucas: Book of Luke
Evangelium Lucas: Book of Luke
by Walther Klemm
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(unknown)(1917) 13 woodcuts on thin Japanese paper each numbered 51/100 and signed by Walther Klemm. Excellent condition except for # 13 which has water stain to bottom left quarter of matting. The Portfolio is 13 wide by 19 inches tall with black cloth... (read more)

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The National Portrait Gallery, 2 Volumes
The National Portrait Gallery, 2 Volumes
by Lionel Cust
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London: Cassell & Co. 1901. 2 volumes. Later full morocco decorated in gilt inner gilt dentelles marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. Some loss at head of spines front joints showing wear. Good condition. A handsome set illustrating the holdings of Britain'... (read more)

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Small Mountains Signed Edition
Small Mountains Signed Edition
by W. D. Wetherell and Jules Olitski
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Hanover, N.H.: Terra Nova Productions, 2000. Folio, 26.5 x 36.5 cm, 102pp. Limited edition, #192 of 466 numbered and signed copies (only 200 of which were bound). Signed by W. D. Wetherell, Jules Olitski, and Isaac Oelgart (the designer) on the colophon... (read more)

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You Can Design
You Can Design
by Winold Reiss and Albert Charles Schweizer
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New York: Whittlesey House, (1939). Quarto, 23.5 x 31 cm. Unpaginated. Original spiral-bound blue cloth case stamped in dark blue. Illustrations throughout, many in color. Lacking the dust jacket in which it was issued. Binding rubbed and toned. Very... (read more)

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Selected Woodcuts
Selected Woodcuts
by Un Ichi Hiratsuka
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Japan: Nippon Geijyutsu Hangasha 1954 24 black & white and 7 color reproductions with 12 pages of commentary by Hiratsuka; these exquisitely produced prints show to great effect why Hiratsuka is considered one of the masters of the sosaku hanga movement.... (read more)

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Young Belgian Fashion Design 1st Edition
Young Belgian Fashion Design 1st Edition
by Veerle Windels
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Amsterdam: Ludion Ghent Amsterdam and Veerle Windels 2001 1st Edition trade paperback 131 pp. Glossy pictorial wrappers with French folds. Illustrated throughout with full color plates. Wrappers' front panel shows some minor scuffing and the fore edge of... (read more)

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Louise Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois
by Frances Morris
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Louise Bourgeois is among the most prominent contemporary sculptors. Strongly influenced by surrealism, abstract expressionism, and minimalism, her work focuses on the exploration of her psyche. A recurring theme is her troubled childhood and difficult... (read more)

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35 Anni Di Design 1961-1996 Al Salone Del Mobile
35 Anni Di Design 1961-1996 Al Salone Del Mobile
by Laura Lazzaroni
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Milan: Cosmit, (1996). Quarto, 28 x 24.5 cm. 159 pp. Trade paperback in printed paper wraps. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. Text in Italian. Wrappers lightly rubbed and bumped at corners. Front and rear wrappers lightly creased at... (read more)

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Nature's Forms, Nature's Forces: The Art of Alexandre Hogue Signed Edition
Nature's Forms, Nature's Forces: The Art of Alexandre Hogue Signed Edition
by Lea Rosson DeLong
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, (1984). Softcover, 28 x 28 cm, 211pp. Signed by Alexander Hogue on the half-title page. Features numerous illustrations in black-and-white and color. Pictorial white paper wrapper is mildy scuffed; spine creased... (read more)

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The Life of George Romney, Esq.
The Life of George Romney, Esq.
by William Hayley
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Chichester: Printed by W. Mason for T. Payne 1809. Quarto contemporary full calf with decorative gilt borders to boards; marbled edges. Corners bumped and edges heavily worn; boards soiled and scuffed; rear joint cracked about 4 at head and leather... (read more)

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Hans Hofmann
Hans Hofmann
by Hans Hofmann
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New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., [no date] Second edition. 10.5 x 11" 51pp., 168 plates. Cloth over boards stamped in black, illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated throughout in black & white; color plates are tipped in. Final 25 pages lightly waved at the... (read more)

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