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DIE MACHT DER KAMERA

By: Auberger, Pidder ; [ SIGNED ]

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Dusseldorf, Edition Marzona: 1985

Seller ID: 41380


Autograph; 46 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in very nice dustjacket. OCLC: 16703185 Amazing photographs combining people & objects, vaguely reminiscent of Hans Bellmer. Pidder Auberger (1946 - 2012) was a German visual artist and photographer who studied at the Dusseldorf Art Academy (1970-1975). He worked as a freelance artist and lived in Dusseldorf and in the Westerwald. His work has appeared in numerous solo and group exhibitions. ; Signed by Photog... View more info

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CHINESE TRADE PORCELAIN

By: Beurdeley, Michel

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Rutland, Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1969

Seller ID: 39595


xii, 220 pages; Clean and tight in original cloth binding in bright nice dustjacket. Translated by Diana Imber. An excellent study of Chinese Export porcelains. 24 magnificent tipped-in color plates and about a hundred b&w figures. In the first part, the form and decoration of the porcelain and their artistic influence from the west are described; then follow historical surveys of the Far Eastern connections of each of the countries named above, and a systematic analys... View more info

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A MOMENT BEFORE - Jews in the Soviet Union

By: Brenner, Frederic ; Michael Zand ; [Isaac Stern's Copy]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, International Center for Photography: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41362


Intorduction by Cornell Capa. Catalog for Brenner's 1992 exhibition at the International Center of Photography. These photographs were taken during a 5 year journey through the Soviet Union reflecting many aspects of Jewish life. From the collection of the violinist Isaac Stern [1920-2001] -- with his "chop" mark in Chinese characters at the rear. (In the Oscar-winning documentary of his 1979 trip to China "From Mao to Mozart," Maestro Stern is seen rec... View more info

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TINTORET in attractive leather binding

By: Fosca, Francois

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Paris, Albin Michel, Editeur: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39050


Les Maitres Du Moyen Age Et De La Renaissance; 173 pp & 100 ff pages; Beautiful limited edition in Fine Leather Binding. A standard monograph on Tintoretto (text in French), with the original wrappers (including spine) neatly preserved in a handsome private binding of quarter brown morocco leather over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt spine, top edges gilt, others trimmed rough. Copy number 768/1650 on papier Alfa. Minimal light rubbing to the spine. Freitag 9407. Tex... View more info

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LES MAISONS FLEURIES

By: Gallotti-Thaureaux, Myriam

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Paris, Editions Charles Massin: 1970

Seller ID: 39798


Illustrated with more than 100 photographs. Clean and tight in original binding in nice dustjacket with a short closed tear at top edge. OCLC: 41715635 ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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ENGLISH AND OTHER SILVER IN THE UNTERMYER COLLECTION

By: Hackenbroch, Yvonne

Price: $34.94

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38559


Dustjacket is price-clipped. Fabulous silver objects from the Tudor period to the nineteenth century, presented in chronological order, with enlargements of hallmarks. Wonderful photographic illustrations. An important collection of silver and useful reference. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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CHATS ON ENGLISH CHINA

By: Hayden, Arthur

Price: $19.94

Publisher: London, T.Fisher Unwin: 1909

Seller ID: 39810


287 pages; Clean and tight in original decorative green cloth binding with lettering in white and dark green and images of chinaware with a floral border on front cover and an urn at the spine, endpapers toned. Illustrated with photographs and drawings throughout. Original owner's inscription on ffep -- "To Elspeth / with much love/ from Bill / Oct 4th MCMIX" Elspeth Champcommunal was a noted fashion designer and the first editor of Vogue Magazine in Britain (... View more info

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WOODLAND PORTRAITS with 50 magnificent photographic plates in full colour

By: Klute, Jeannette

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38500


136 pages; Clean and tight in original gray cloth binding in original box (book in excellent condition, box worn and split). "Here, in fifty unique color photographs, are Nature's wonders -- transfixed forever by the camera of a great artist." Of these fifty plate, forty-six contain full page images and four contain halfpage images. Jeannette Klute photographed elements of nature in the Bristol, New York area, as well as in New England, using a large format ... View more info

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WITH GLORY I SO HUMBLY STAND

By: Lynch, Edie ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41382


Autograph; A book of wonderful photographs of people in Jamaica by this noted African American photographer and film maker (see DAUGHTERS OF THE DIASPORA - A Filmography of Black Women Independent Film and Video Makers Compiled by John Williams; published in Black Scholar, Vol. 25, No. 2.) Includes a long poem "The Jamaicans" by Barbara Blake. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR on ffep. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating th... View more info

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THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF SIR JOHN EVERETT MILLAIS in Two Volumes

By: Millais, John Guille

Price: $39.94

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38962


956 pages; Two volume set. Clean and tight in original blue cloth bindings with gilt lettering at spines, foxing to frontispieces, lower corners of binding rounded. Sir John Everett Millais, 1st Baronet, (1829 – 1896) was an English painter and illustrator and one of the founders of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, along with William Holman Hunt, D.G. Rossetti, William Michael Rossetti, James Collinson, Thomas Woolner, and F. G. Stephens. Millais' early works were extr... View more info

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L'AMI DES MONUMENTS - Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4

By: Normand, Charles

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Paris, Comite des Monuments Francais: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39493


Four quarto volumes bound in half brown leather over marbled boards with five raised bands at spine with gilt lettering. Printed bookplate on ffeps, remains of pockets on rear endpapers, otherwise contents clean and tight. Chipped at the top of volume 4, still an attractive set. These are the first four annual volumes of this prestigious journal of French public art and architectural history Charles Normand was born into a long line of architects, including his father... View more info

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COLONIAL HOMES AND THEIR FURNISHINGS WITH NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS

By: Northend, Mary H

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1912

Seller ID: 40217


Clean and tight in original decorative blue cloth binding with lettering in gilt and white and beautiful gilt image of an elaborate colonial doorway on front cover. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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BARCELONA OPEN - AIR SCULPTURE GALLERY

By: Permanyer, Lluis ; Melba Levick

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, Rizzoli: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41440


299 pages; Former owner's initials embossed on title page, otherwise clean and tight in nice fresh dustjacket. OCLC: 24910196 More than 300 full colour photographs. From the text: "In addition to the rich and eclectic architectural heritage of the city, Barcelona is noted for a town-planning policy that has surprised people the world over. Its high standard of design and large number of projects encompass not only buildings but parks, squares, and especially sculp... View more info

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THE ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF INDIA

By: Rowland, Benjamin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Baltimore, Penguin: 1967

Seller ID: 39811


xxii, 314 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding in very good dustjacket with edgewear along spine top in original slipcasewith rubbing at edges. Quite a nice example of this important reference work on South Asian art. After describing the artistic heritage of the recently discovered ancient cities of Harappa and Mohenjo-daro, the author recounts the story of the civilizations that followed through fifty centuries. Special attention is paid to the influen... View more info

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Antoni Gaudi [Binding and dust jacket designed by Joan Miró]

By: Sweeney, James Johnson ; Josep Lluis Sert ; Joan Miro

Price: $39.94

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39570


191 & [1] pages; Handsome publisher's binding of yellow/tan cloth with a vivid design screen-printed in blue, flat spine lettered in blue, and a striking pictorial dust jacket -- both the binding and dust jacket were designed by Joan Miró]. Both authors of this significant monograph on the great Catalan architect Gaudi (1852–1926) have a connection to architecture and their subject. Josep Lluís Sert i López, of course, was, himself, a great architect -- born in ... View more info

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THE ART OF MUGHAL INDIA - Painting & Precious Objects

By: Welch, Stuart C.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, The Asia Society / Abrams: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38988


Clean and tight in original green cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket with some short tears and chipping at head of spine. Printed Errata sheet laid-in. Arntzen I545. Illustrated with a map and 88 plates, including 13 tipped-in colour plates. “The Art of Mughal India” (1964) at the Asia Society in New York was the first important display in this country of artwork from the Mughal empire, a Muslim empire that flourished on the Indian subcontinent from 1526 to 1857. ... View more info

THE MODE IN HATS AND HEADDRESS

By: Wilcox, R. Turner

Price: $44.94

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Son's: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39701


332 pages; Toning to front endpapers from news article about hats, otherwise clean and tight in original light blue cloth binding with lettering in dark blue Dustjacket edgeworn and chipped at spine ends and corners, closed tear to front panel (now in mylar cover). A broad examination with numerous illustrations of the development of hats and headdresses through the Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Saracenic, and Renaissance times to developments of the seventeenth t... View more info