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10

By: Bataille, Marion

Price: $14.72

Publisher: New York, Roaring Book Press: 2011

Seller ID: 004543

ISBN: 1596436824

Condition: New with No dust jacket as issued


This is a simple counting book turned into a technical marvel, as one number mutates into another as we count from one to ten and back again. The gorgeous simplicity and playful intelligence of 10 will enchant readers of all ages. The book is printed on heavy paper and provided in a bright red slipcase, in the original publisher's wraps. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; Unpaginated pages View more info

24 Hours in Cyberspace : Painting on the Walls of the Digital Cave

By: Smolan, Rick; Erwitt, Jennifer

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Indianapolis, In, U. S. A., Que: 1996

Seller ID: 003858

ISBN: 0789709252

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - Still in shrink wrap. This book is the result of an unprecedented one-day event that brought together the world's top photographers, editors, programmers, and interactive designers to create a digital time capsule of online life. It features more than 200 of the most compelling photographs culled from 200, 000 images taken that day. The book presents an intimate and emotional portrait of the people whose lives have been dramatically affected by the online revolution. Included is a CD-ROM containing the entire 24 Hours in Cyberspace website; I don't know if the software will run on newer ... View more info

3D Wonderland

By: Flanagan, William (translated by)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bellevue, WA, Tokuma Shoten: 1993

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 003855

ISBN: 4190869775

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Yes, this is a well-designed soft cover book with a dust jacket! Take it off and you have a panorama. We've all seen books about stereograms and have had fun trying to see the picture in the picture. All other books pale when compared to this creation, which has images that are to be viewed in several different ways. Instructions are included in Part 1, along with many images. Part 2 gets into the Multiplying Stereograms, in which you will see several different types of animals, flying letters, sumo wrestler, the four seasons and other designs. The cover of the book has the same illustration a... View more info

A Shared Vision: the Garman Ryan Collection At the New Art Gallery Walsall

By: McGregor, Sheila

Price: $11.04

Publisher: United Kingdom, Merrell Holberton: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001524

ISBN: 1858940869

Condition: New in New dust jacket


This is the first illustrated book on the Garman Ryan Collection, which was formed by two remarkable women and generously given to Walsall, England in 1974. The book includes information on Kathleen Garman's and Sally Ryan's lives. Together they formed a collection that is intimate, adventurous and eclectic, encompassing works by some of the greatest names in European art - Durer, Rembrandt, Constable, Van Gogh, Monet - as well as sculptures, vessels and votive objects from African, Asian, Oceanic and South American cultures. Now housed in a new purpose-built gallery in the centre of Walsall, ... View more info

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African Art Portfolio: an Illustrated Introduction Masterpieces from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries/book and Portfolio

By: Thompson, Carol

Price: $18.40

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., The New Press: 1993

Seller ID: 001301

ISBN: 1565841123

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


How are African masks used? Why are the artists usually not identified when African sculpture is exhibited in the Western museums? These and other intriguing questions are explored in this handsome, full-color portfolio, designed to introduce newcomers to African art and aesthetics. In addition to twenty-four 81/2" x 11" unbound images, the African Art Portfolio comes with a twenty-four-page booklet that includes a brief introduction to African art and four short, well-illustrated essays that provide background information on each image. The essay titles give the portfolios' central th... View more info

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Andy Warhol Nudes

By: Warhol, Andy; Nochlin, Linda

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Bergenfield, New Jersey, U. S. A., Overlook Press: 1997

Seller ID: 001771

ISBN: 0879517948

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Andy Warhol, mostly known for his pop-art, also did a number of drawings and photographs of nudes. This volume contains that material. Warhol said "Sex is so abstract. " "You can get closer to your subject, one piece at a time. " he said, apropos of some startling photo-collages of male and female nudes he created for Playboy in the 1970s. This volume includes simple drawing on flesh-colored paper and also white paper; some photographs, and full drawings of his models, although a face is rarely shown. 53 pages on heavy stock. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. View more info

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Anne Vallayer-Coster Painter to the Court of Marie-Antoinette

By: Kahng, Eik; Roland Michel, Marianne

Price: $36.80

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale Univ. Pr: 2002

Seller ID: 003409

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - STILL IN PUBLISHERS PLASTIC. Anne Valleyer-Coster (1744-1818) was a French rococo-era painter, which is a light, elaborate and decorative style of art. Despite the negative reputation that still-life painting had at this time, Vallayer-Coster's highly developed skills, especially in the depiction of flowers, soon generated a great deal of attention from collectors and other artists. Her "precocious talent and the rave reviews" earned her the attention of the court, where Marie Antoinette took a particular interest in Vallayer-Coster's paintings. These are paintings that Vallayer-... View more info

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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

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Contemporary Public Art in China: a Photographic Tour

By: Young, John T.

Price: $8.74

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U. S. A., Univ Of Washington Press: 1999

Seller ID: 001727

ISBN: 0295977086

Condition: New with no dust jacket


More than ten thousand public artworks have been created in the People's Republic of China since its establishment in 1949. They range from the ubiquitous Chairman Mao statues, to immense monuments and murals commemorating revolutionary uprisings, to abstract pieces inspired by international artistic trends. Eighty-three of the most intriguing of these works are featured here by American sculptor John Young, who traveled to dozens of Chinese cities, photographing public artworks and interviewing artists and arts administrators. Comments from these interviews, along with information about subje... View more info

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Creative Paint Finishes for the Home

By: Myer, Phillip C.

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, U. S. A., North Light Books: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003176

ISBN: 0891344330

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Open up exciting new decorating possibilities by mastering the variety of techniques for decorative painting and paint finishes detailed in this practical how-to guide. From delicately stenciled bands of leaves and flowers to the richness of white alabaster or green serpentine marbleizing, you'll learn how you can give new life to furniture and rooms throughout your home. Even if you're a novice do-it-yourself decorator, you'll be able to easily master nearly two dozen techniques. Let one of the nation's top decorative painters guide you, step by step, in preparing, painting and finishing a va... View more info

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Decorative Glass: Sandblasting, Copper Foil, and Leaded Stained Glass Projects & Patterns

By: Shannon, George; Torlen, Pat

Price: $15.18

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Sterling Pub Co Inc: 1999

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 002993

ISBN: 1895569311

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Beautify your home with this splendid array of decorative glass projects that use sandblasting, copper foil, and leaded stained glass. All three methods are covered by the authors, two well-known experts in the field. Learn about the different types of glass available including full-antique, architectural, iridescent, and cathedral. Move on to a comprehensive section covering the materials and equipment needed; setting up your work area; safety practices and equipment, and cutting glass basics. With patterns and instructions on construction methods and techniques, you're ready to begin. Projec... View more info

Designing Greeting Cards and Paper Products: a Complete Guide

By: Lister, Ron

Price: $20.24

Publisher: Lebanon, Indiana, U. S. A., Prentice Hall, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002550

ISBN: 0132018721

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


If you have a flair for design and a creative imagination, try your hand at greeting cards! Or stationary, gift wrap, or party goods! And this is the perfect book to get you started - whether as a staff designer or as a freelance artist planning to market your own cards. Inside you find scores of helpful hints on every aspect of this lucrative business. The author, a former staff artist for a major greeting card company, thoroughly covers a wide variety of topics, including: Types of materials to use; suggested color media; starting a reference library; basic design steps, as well as "hidd... View more info

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Eternal Egypt: Masterworks of Ancient Art from the British Museum

By: Russmann, Edna R.

Price: $17.48

Publisher: New York, Univ Of California Pr; American Federation Of Arts: 2001

Seller ID: 002844

ISBN: 0520230868

Condition: New with no dust jacket


This volume features a selection of the most important and beautiful objects from ancient Egypt, a civilization of enduring fascination. Written by Edna R. Russmann, with contributions by a distinguished team of international scholars, the lively text examines over 140 works and highlights the extraordinary artistic achievement that they represent. This book was published in conjunction with a traveling exhibition organized by the American Federation of Arts and The British Museum and drawn exclusively from the collection of the British Museum. Lavishly illustrated in full color with the works... View more info

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Fauve Birds, Butterflies, and Flowers

By: Artists

Price: $14.72

Publisher: Germany, Konemann: 1999

Seller ID: 003905

ISBN: 382903895X

Condition: New


NEW-The Fauves were the sensation of Paris in the early years of the 20th century. A group of artists surrounding Matisse, they earned their name - which literally means "wild beast" - for their use of intense, arbitrary color. When Diaghilev's Ballets russes took Paris by storm in 1909, , the costumes designed by Leon Bakst in a Fauvist manner set off a fashion rage that was to last through the 1920s. These brilliant textile designed, created mostly in Paris betweeen 1910 and 1920, capture the spirit of those adventurous times. Includes twelve full-color designs; each tear-out sheet is four 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

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Gaugin Racconti Dal Paradiso (Stories of Paradise)

By: Pederson, Line Clausen; Friborg, Fleming; Pio Marcos, Monserrat (In Collaboration with)

Price: $35.88

Publisher: Milano, ORE Cultura: 2015

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004457

ISBN: 886648279X

Condition: New in New dust jacket


New - Still in publisher's shrinkwrap. A beautiful volume produced for an exhibition for October 2015 through early 2016. Included are color and black & white paintings and illustrations as well as writings by Gauguin. "In Tahiti in the silence of the beautiful tropical night, I hear the soft murmer music of the movements of my heart in loving harmony with the mysterious beings around me." The binding is bright yellow with black lettering; the dust jacket is 3/4 of the book with the above quote on the back. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Gauguin

By: Salvesen, Britt

Price: $12.88

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 2001

Seller ID: 003157

ISBN: 0810967391

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Still in publisher's plastic. To fully understand the scope and originality of the art of Paul Gauguin, one must consider not only his paintings but also his prints, ceramics, sculptures, and drawings. The Art Institute of Chicago's collection of works by Gauguin is one of the most important in the United States, including examples from nearly every material in which he worked and from every period of his career. This selection of almost 40 works of art are reproduced here in full-color. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

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George Inness

By: Cikovsky, Jr. , Nicolai; Quick, Michael

Price: $23.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper & Row, Publishers Inc.: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004189

ISBN: 0064307107

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


George Inness (1825-1894) was a landscape painter, and one of 19th century's great American artists. This beautiful catalogue displays the full range of Inness's mature artistic output, from realistic images of the 1850s to the unique masterpieces of the late style he perfected in the final decade of his life. 63 oil paintings are illustrated in full-color plates and discussed in acompanying entries. The catalogue also contains two essays, 68 black & white illustrations, selected bibliography, and an 1878 interview with the artist. Binding is green cloth with gilt lettering, and a few small li... View more info

Glass Flowers from the Ware Collection in the Botanical Museum of Harvard University

By: Unknown

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace and Company: 1946

Seller ID: 004488

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


The spine ends show heavy wear; the corners light to moderate wear. The jacket is lightweight with a few small chips in the front, paper missing at both ends of the spine, small chips in the back and wear at all corners. There is a gift note on the front endpaper. The binding has tanned a bit around the front and back edges. ; Sixteen color plates show a fraction of the thousands of magnificent glass flower models created in nearly half a century by Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka in Dresden, Germany for Harvard University. The models are of astonishing perfection, and nowhere else is there a com... View more info

Hand Illustrated Postal Envelopes

By: Swales, David

Price: $9.66

Publisher: Bishop Auckland, County Durham, United Kingdom, Pentland Press Ltd: 1996

Seller ID: 002752

ISBN: 1858213169

Condition: New in New dust jacket


In this beautiful and innovative book, David Swales studies hand-illustrated postal envelopes from their origins in the nineteenth century, to the lastest greatly enhanced forms, made possible by the use of modern materials, graphical styles and postal practices. Swales describes how the integration of clever ideas, good artwork and an appropriate choice of postal stamp into the design of an envelope illustration can result in an attractive or meaningful message of communication to send to a friend or loved one. All successful examples have, to some degree, and element of surprise for the reci... View more info

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How to Get Hung: a Practical Guide for Emerging Artists

By: Barnes, Molly; Hilton, Pat

Price: $10.12

Publisher: Boston, MA, Journey Editions: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003582

ISBN: 188520308X

Condition: New


In this accessible, easy-to-read, detailed guide for artists, students, and aspiring art professionals, Molly Barnes takes the mystique out of "how to get hung. " Readers learn how to present their work and themselves to the professional art world step by step. Molly Barnes explains the details, including how to know when your body of work is ready to be presented, networking and strategizing in the art community, how to work and communicate with gallery owners, marketing the work once the dealer says "yes, " hanging the show (best methods for diplaying pieces in the space, fro... View more info

I Paesaggi (Landscapes)

By: Delafosse, Claude

Price: $26.68

Publisher: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003821

ISBN: 8870686736

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


This is a wonderful little art book, one of a set, that features Landscapes. Written in Italian, most of the pages include a landscape from a famous artist (indicated) . Some have different views on each page, and the middle page has a window to view the same area in different ways. There are a few pages that are cleart for interesting parts or the whole of a painting; one Magritte painting shows how he perfectly paints a scene out of the window. All are very interesting and incorporate humor; in the back is a listing of each artist, work included from that person, and the museum or private co... View more info

Japan: a History in Art

By: Jansen, Marius B. ; Asana, Nagatake

Price: $27.60

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon & Schuster: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003980

Condition: Fine in Very Good dust jacket


This beautiful book presents the history of Japan through twenty centuries - as seen, remembered and recorded by her artists. The Japanese vision of life, in its richness, delicacy and complexity of pattern, is captured and clarified here as never before. Japan's history is projected not only through a brilliant historical narrative but also an array of art treasures newly photographed in color in Japan's museums, Buddhist temples, Shinto shrines and private collections, including that of the Imperial Household. The art included encompasses the rise and fall of dynasties, sweep of religious an... View more info

M. C. Escher the Graphic Work Introduced and Explained by the Artist

By: Escher, M. C. ; Brigham, John E. (English translation)

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Cologne, Taschen: 2001

Seller ID: 003373

Condition: New


I consider my work the most beautiful and also the ugliest. " M. C. Escher. This book on Escher's work is well-illustrated in black & white and color. He wrote the introduction, followed by a classification and description of his works. 76 illustrations are included, along with bibliographical notes. 7 1/4" x 9" high; Octavo (standard book size) View more info

Masterpieces from the Collections of the Prince of Liechtenstein Sculpture, Decorative Arts, Weaponry

By: Bã¼ckling, Mariake; Syndram, Dirk; Ramharter, Johannes (Commentary by)

Price: $59.80

Publisher: Switzerland, Benteli: 1997

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 003500

Condition: New in New dust jacket


NEW - Quite heavy and oversized. This book presents in text and pictures the most beautiful and important masterpieces of sculpture, decorative arts, and weaponry in the Collections of H. S. H. The Reigning Prince Hans Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein. The thoughtful selection of exquisite pieces, photographed with the greatest care, includes bronze statuary, ceramics, ivory, silver and enamel objects, stone carvings and intarsia of breathtaking delicacy, as well as sumptuously decorated hunting weapons, made between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries by the greatest master craftsmen in Eu... View more info