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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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Praeterita: Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life 3 Volumes
Praeterita: Outlines of Scenes and Thoughts Perhaps Worthy of Memory in My Past Life 3 Volumes
by John Ruskin
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Orpington & London: George Allen, 1900 3 volumes. 8vo, matching half morocco, marbled paper over boards, top edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bindings worn, especially at joints. Contemporary notation in pencil to recto of rear endpapers of volumes 2 & 3... (read more)

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Grande Finale Artworks 2000-2006 1st Edition
Grande Finale Artworks 2000-2006 1st Edition
by Ashley Wood
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Spectrum-Award winning artist Ashley Wood is a proven favorite, and this deluxe volume Grande Finale collects the popular-and currently unavailable-art books Uno Fanta, Dos Fanta and Tres Fanta. This collection is presented in a new and larger format and... (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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The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition
The Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting: A Facsimile of the 1887-1888 Shanghai Edition
by Mai-Mai Sze
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Originally published as Volume 2 of The Tao of Painting, this is the first English translation of the famous Chinese handbook, the "Chieh Tzu Yüan Hua Chuan" (original, 1679-1701). Mai-mai Sze has translated and annotated the texts of instructions... (read more)

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Goro Kakei: The Print Works 1984-1991
Goro Kakei: The Print Works 1984-1991
by Goro Kakei
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[Japan]: Green Graphics Book, (1993). Quarto, 29.5 x 22.5 cm. 134 pp. Trade paperback in plain wrappers. Green endpapers. In a printed dustjacket and tissue wrapper. Illustrated throughout in color and black & white. Signed and numbered print (17/65... (read more)

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Les Centaures
Les Centaures
by Andre Lichtenberger
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Paris: Les Editions G. Cres & Cie 1924. 4to printed wrappers #124 of a limited edition red & black print on the title page frontispiece numerous engravings by Victor Prouve including 6 copper plate engravings with tissue guards head & tail of the spine... (read more)

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Rawhide Rawlins Stories
Rawhide Rawlins Stories
by Charles M. Russell
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Great Falls, MT: Montana Newspaper Association, 1921. Quarto, 19.5 x 28 cm, 60pp. Unknown variant in hardcover binding with no title to the spine; no other printings listed. Bound in beige cloth over boards stamped in brown. Binding rubbed and lightly... (read more)

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Landscape
Landscape
by Philip Gilbert Hamerton
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London: Seeley & Co., 1885 Folio. xvi, 386, (2)pp. Quarter pebbled calf, cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Deckle edges. Title page printed in red & black. With 50 illustrations. Corners bumped & worn, 1/2" chip from head of spine. Notations in pencil... (read more)

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Little Anatomy of the Physical Unconscious, or The Anatomy of the Image, Limited 1st Edition
Little Anatomy of the Physical Unconscious, or The Anatomy of the Image, Limited 1st Edition
by Hans Bellmer
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Waterbury Center: Dominion Press 2004. Octavo 14.5 x 20 cm. xviii, 66pp, 4pp. Limited first edition, number 391 of 1100 copies. Original quarter dark brown cloth, brown patterned cloth over boards, front board and spine stamped in gilt. In an unclipped... (read more)

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Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- David Byrne Jacket
Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- David Byrne Jacket
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Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz weighs in with her own SUMO When Benedikt Taschen asked the most important portrait photographer working today to collect her pictures in a SUMO-sized book, she was intrigued and challenged. The project took several... (read more)

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Why Abstract? Signed Edition
Why Abstract? Signed Edition
by Hilaire Hiler
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New York: George Wittenborn, Inc., 1946. Octavo, 23.5 x 15 cm. Unpaginated One of 500 copies of the revised edition of Feb. 1962. Signed by Hilaire Hiler on the limitation sticker. Staple-bound in printed wrappers. Illustrated in black & white. Wrappers... (read more)

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John Currin
John Currin
by John Currin
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(Tokyo: Taka Ishii Gallery, 2002). Quarto, 22 x 28 cm, unpaginated. Limited edition, one of 3,000 unnumbered copies; with 58 color illustration plates. Bound in pictorial paper over boards; no dust jacket. Binding lightly rubbed. Very good condition. KB... (read more)

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Art of Wood Engraving In Italy In the Fifteenth Century
Art of Wood Engraving In Italy In the Fifteenth Century
by Friedrich Lippmann
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London Bernard Quaritch 1888. 4to 1/2 brown morocco orange pebbled cloth; 179pp. 51 illillustrations 8 tipped in plates (6 are 2-page 1 folding and 1 single page). Many pages foxed. Wear and small tears to leather soiling to bookcloth. Good condition... (read more)

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Freak: Traumtänzer, Spiegelbild des Mutanten, Zecke, Ikarus, Cheese (Limited Edition)
Freak: Traumtänzer, Spiegelbild des Mutanten, Zecke, Ikarus, Cheese (Limited Edition)
by Bernhard Jäger
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Frankfurt: Draier Verlag 1971 Limited Edition # 47 of 60 5 color lithographs signed & numbered in pencil 5 photographic reproductions & color poster in board portfolio with cloth hinges 60 x 44.2 . G/NI (covers rubbed cover bright interiour clean... (read more)

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Starart Signed 1st Edition
Starart Signed 1st Edition
by Debby Chesher
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DeWinton: Starart Productions Limited, 1979. Oblong quarto, 29.5 x 22.5 cm. 239 pp. First edition, inscribed and signed by Debby Chesher. Full black cloth-covered boards; front board and spine stamped in silver. Illustrations throughout in color and... (read more)

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Charles Blackman: The Lost Domains
Charles Blackman: The Lost Domains
by Charles Blackman and Nadine Amadio
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New York: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, Ltd., (1982). Folio, 29 x 41 cm. 144pp. Original oatmeal cloth stamped in gilt. Lacking a dust jacket. Illustrations throughout, mostly in color. Binding rubbed, soiled, and stained. Corners a bit worn. Good... (read more)

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The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais, President of the Royal Academy, Limited Edition, 2 Volumes
The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais, President of the Royal Academy, Limited Edition, 2 Volumes
by John Guille Millais
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London: Methuen & Co. 1899. 2 volumes. Full red morocco tooled in gilt with decorated panels framing the marbled paste downs. Top edge gilt. Number 196 of 360 numbered copies. With photogravures illustrations and facsimile letters. Spines darkened front... (read more)

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A Catalogue of the Etchings of Levon West
A Catalogue of the Etchings of Levon West
by Otto M. Torrington
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New York: William Edwin Rudge 1930. Brown buckram with leeather label to spine. Number 416 of an edition of 810 copies. Lower corners bumped; spine label chipped does not affect gilt lettering. 4 leaves creased at foredge with inconspicuous repairs to... (read more)

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Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle
Carl Rungius, Big Game Painter: Fifty Years with Brush and Rifle
by William J. Schaldach
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West Hartford, VT: The Countryman Press, (1945). Quarto, 24.5 x 32 cm, 117pp. Limited edition; #43 of 1250 numbered copies. Original rust cloth stamped in silver; lacking the slipcase. Very light rubbing and soiling to the boards; light wear to the... (read more)

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