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Image for Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia

Carl Faberge: Goldsmith to the Imperial Court of Russia

By: Snowman, A. Kenneth

Price: $16.56

Publisher: New York, NY, Greenwich House: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004192

ISBN: 0517405024

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


The author is the world's leading expert on Faberge'. For Faberge', gold was never just gold - it could be red or white or green - which delightful effects were created by contrasting the colors. Their work also included enameling and lapidary, not just for the Russian, but European and Far Eastern royal families. Not held back by technical or financial limitations, Faberge' was given free reign. His masterpieces include carvings of animals and flowers, boxes of every shape, jewels, picture frames and the famous Russian Imperial Easter Eggs given to the Tsarina by the Tsar from 1884 to 1917. T... View more info

Friends of Promise; Cyril Connolly and the World of Horizon

By: Palliser, Charles

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row, Publishers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: B-19005

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


This book has never been read. The price is not clipped. The jacket is near fine. There is a mark on the front from a sticker, and the back has two places where the finish on the paper is wrinkled; also a few scuff marks. Includes an index. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Rapture of the Deep the Art of Ray Troll

By: Troll, Ray; Matsen, Brad (Introduction by) ; Duncan, David James (Foreword by)

Price: $23.92

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press: 2004

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003498

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - For more than two decades, Ray Troll has been luring, hooking, and landing fans around the world with his zany, irreverent, often surreal art. Featured in museums, galleries, and books and on immensely popular T-shirts, his work - part natural history adventure and part underground comic - depicts all kinds of beautiful fish with scientific accuracy, as well as Northwest Coast totems, Freud and Darwin, fossils, resurrections of extinct animals and much more. This book collects some of Troll's best-known art along with many images never before published. The book makes powerful connection... View more info

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Signed, Abiah Rose

By: Browning, Diane

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U. S. A., Tricycle Pr: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003897

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Abiah Rose has always wanted to paint pictures. Everyone told her it was not a good thing to do. Serious painting is "not girl's workd. " Best not show your paintings. Best not sign them either. But still Abiah continues to make her mark on each of her paintings: A small, hidden rose. A moving story of feminine strength and perseverance, Signed, Abiah Rose honors the everyday struggles of anonymous women artists whose only encouragement was their own inborn drive to create. Pictorial cover same as dust jacket.; 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall View more info

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The "Lost" Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany

By: McKean, Hugh F.

Price: $16.56

Publisher: Garden Ciy, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 004004

ISBN: 0385095856

Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


There are special Tiffany pieces not well known - the "lost" works of Louis Tiffany himself, that are, in a real sense, the core of his astonishing achievement. They comprise his personal portfolio - objects made from his original designs for exhibition, private commissions for the studios, or for use in Tiffany's own homes. Many have vanished outright, accidentally or purposely destroyed in the years following Tiffany's death. Many have remained unidentified, and many are simply neglected today. This book re-evaluates his art in terms of his personal work - stained glass, mosaics, blo... View more info

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The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do

By: Kogan, Lee

Price: $15.18

Publisher: Mississippi, The Museum Of American Folk Art: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004278

ISBN: 1578061326

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This is the first major book to explore the full range of creativity of Nellie Mae Rowe. A self-taught artist from Vinings, Georgia, included in this volume are 84 full-color reproductions of the artist's work, plus black-and-white contextual photographs. She lived her life in a rural area on the fringes of Atlanta, and her vibrant works show small churches, flowers, trees, farm animals and engaging people. This book was created as part of an exhibition of these and many other works. The maroon binding has lettering on the cover and spine in metallic blue. ; Folio - 12" - 15" tall; 112 pages View more info