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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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Bernard Buffet: Lithographs 1952-1966
Bernard Buffet: Lithographs 1952-1966
by Bernard Buffet
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New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1968) Quarto, 24 x 31 cm, 177 pp. Trade paperback in color lithograph paper wrappers. Illustrated throughout with color and black-and-white plates and 11 original lithographs. Wraps slightly bowed. Very light wear to... (read more)

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Obey: Supply & Demand - The Art of Shepard Fairey, 20th Anniversary Edition Signed Edition
Obey: Supply & Demand - The Art of Shepard Fairey, 20th Anniversary Edition Signed Edition
by Shepard Fairey
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From Obey to Obama and all that s in between, Supply & Demand, The Art of Shepard Fairey - 20th Anniversary Edition expands upon the previous version of this book and adds 100 new pages of illustrations and text to showcase Fairey s entire body of work... (read more)

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Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- Patti Smith Jacket
Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- Patti Smith Jacket
About the Author
The photographer: Annie Leibovitz has been a working photographer for 40 years. She was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone and then the first contributing photographer for the revived Vanity Fair. In addition to her editorial work at Vanity Fair... (read more)

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Janfamily: Plans for Other Days
Janfamily: Plans for Other Days
by Janfamily
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Janfamily is a group of young artists who share a unique approach to life. They explore the things that surround them, and together they create alternatives to everyday routines. "Janfamily: Suggestions for Take Overs," their first book, is a manifesto... (read more)

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The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition, Volume II: Industrial Art
The Masterpieces of the Centennial International Exhibition, Volume II: Industrial Art
by Walter Smith
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Philadelphia: Gebbie & Barrie, [no date] Tall 8vo., x, 521pp. Half morocco, marbled paper over boards, beveled edges. All edges gauffered. Illustrated throughout with black & white engravings of items shown at the exhibition. Binding rubbed at... (read more)

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Ireland O Ireland A Limited Edition Folio Signed 1st Edition
Ireland O Ireland A Limited Edition Folio Signed 1st Edition
by Seamus Healy
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Cape Cod, Massachusetts: J.F. Healy 1990 1st Edition Limited Edition Unpaginated This is a screw bound oblong folio with kelly green gilt stamped cloth and sewn in silk ribbon page marker. Number 30 of an edition limited to 500. Includes twelve signed... (read more)

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Empathy, Form, and Space: Problems in German Aesthetics, 1873-1893 (Texts & Documents)
Empathy, Form, and Space: Problems in German Aesthetics, 1873-1893 (Texts & Documents)
by Robert Vischer
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These pioneering essays provide an overview of psychological aesthetics and Kunstwissenschaft.... (read more)

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Walton Ford: Pancha Tantra
Walton Ford: Pancha Tantra
by Walton Ford
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Natural selection Audubon-on-Viagra - New York magazine, New York Walton Ford's life-sized watercolors of animals could be mistaken for 19th-century natural-science illustrations or British colonial paintings. Except they're not. Something strange and... (read more)

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Orazione Del Signor Francesco Maria Zanotti In Lode Della Pittura, Della Scoltura, E Dell'Architettura
Orazione Del Signor Francesco Maria Zanotti In Lode Della Pittura, Della Scoltura, E Dell'Architettura
by Francesco M Zanotti
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Bologna: Lelio dalla Volpe 1750. 8vo. 82pp. Contemporary gray paper wraps. Text in Italian. Wear to wraps crossed out name & date of 1800 in pen on title page. Orazione I II & III with their own title pages. Foxing to text. Good condition. Francesco... (read more)

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Robert Rivera: Painted Gourds
Robert Rivera: Painted Gourds
by Robert Rivera
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Lenexa, KS: Joan Cawley Gallery Ltd., 1993. Quarto, 22 x 28.5 cm, 152pp. Black cloth over boards stamped in gilt. Inscribed and signed by the author on the half-title page. Small label affixed to the half-title. Dust jacket has very light rubbing and... (read more)

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Matthew Barney, Pace Car for the Hubris Pill
Matthew Barney, Pace Car for the Hubris Pill
by Matthew Barney and Neville Wakefield
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Rotterdam: Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, [1995]. Octavo, 16.5 x 24 cm. 89 pp. Exhibition catalog in printed wrappers. Full color illustrations throughout. Lightly edgeworn; front wrapper creased at fore-edge corners. Dampstain to rear wrapper at corner... (read more)

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Virginia Woodcuts
Virginia Woodcuts
by J. J. Lankes
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Newport News, VA: The Virginia Press, Inc., (1930). Folio, 25.5 x 33 cm. Limited edition, #368 of 1200 copies. With 24 black-and-white illustration plates. Bound in grey paper over boards with printed paper label to the front board and white paper... (read more)

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Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- Whoopi Goldberg Jacket
Annie Leibovitz SUMO Collector's Edition -- Whoopi Goldberg 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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L'oeuvre Dessiné de Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806): Catalog Raisonné, Tome III
L'oeuvre Dessiné de Jean-Honoré Fragonard (1732-1806): Catalog Raisonné, Tome III
by Alexandre Ananoff
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Paris: F de Nobele 1968. Quarto 381 pp volume III. G/G. Book has clear plastic dust jacket over paper wrappers. Contains text and reproductions. Excellent condition and spine is tight. pak... (read more)

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Close Reading: Chuck Close and the Art of the Self-Portrait Signed Edition
Close Reading: Chuck Close and the Art of the Self-Portrait Signed Edition
by Martin Friedman
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One of the most admired and innovative contemporary artists working today, Chuck Close has pioneered ideas of scale, form, and color through the theme of portraiture, a genre that he has fundamentally redefined. The first book to focus on Close's self... (read more)

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Le Livre de L'Oreiller Estampes Erotiques Chinoises
Le Livre de L'Oreiller Estampes Erotiques Chinoises
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Paris: Au Cercle du Livre Precieux 1963. Folio 8 signatures + 50 12.25 x17 reproductions unbound in cardboard wraps.#456 of 500 copies. In slipcase. Reproductions on silk paper in paper frames. Reproduction 14 missing. Two copies of reproduction 12... (read more)

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Contemporary American Prints
Contemporary American Prints
by Royal Cortissoz
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NY: American Art Dealers Association 1931. 4to HC Deluxe edition (only 150 copies) with an original etching by John Taylor Arms a signed proof made especially for this edition. Introduction by Royal Cortissoz. 22.5cm x 29cm tall. Brown paper covered... (read more)

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A History of Tapestry: From the Earliest Times until the Present Day, Signed
A History of Tapestry: From the Earliest Times until the Present Day, Signed
by W G Thomson
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London: Hodder & Stoughton 1930. Revised edition. Tall 8vo. in publisher's cloth with decorated morocco panel. Numerous black & white plates 4 color plates 3 of which are folding. Signed by the author on the title page. Some soiling & scuffing to front... (read more)

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Zeichnungen Alter Meister Im Kupferstichkabinett der K. Museen zu Berlin
Zeichnungen Alter Meister Im Kupferstichkabinett der K. Museen zu Berlin
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Berlin: G. Grote 1910. 2 vols. Folio 48x14cm 3/4 leather with marbled paper covers gilt title and design on spinepine teg marbled eps. Bd.1: Italian Frankreich Spanienxviii with 123 plates. Bd.2: Deutschland Niederlande xiv with 177 plates. Each volume... (read more)

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