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Aubrey Beardsley (Reveries)

By: Bade, Patrick

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, Parkstone Press: 2002-01-01

Seller ID: kb014238

ISBN: 1859958303

Condition: Near Fine


95 pages; some light edge wear to jacket; Born in 1872, Aubrey Beardsley was -- with Oscar Wilde -- one of the key figures of the final decadent years of Queen Victoria's England. He was largely self-taught, and at first based his work on the themes and ideals of the Pre-Raphaelites such as Burne-Jones and Rossetti. Later he adopted a stylistic approach that was novel and radical, and which featured in his illustrations for Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur. He also helped foun... View more info

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Complete Guide to Illustration and Design

By: Dalley, Terence [Editor]

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Chartwell Books: 1983

Seller ID: 029794

ISBN: 0890093164

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Describes all aspects of illustration and design--history, equipment, materials, and techniques. Hundreds of color illustrations. View more info

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Man Through His Art Volume 4: Education

By: de Silva, Anne (editor)

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027302

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; light edge wear to boards, some more severe rubbing at spine tips; profusely illustrated in b&w and color; View more info

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Drawing on the Artist Within: A Guide to Innovation, Invention, Imagination and Creativity

By: Edwards, Betty

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1986-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033466

ISBN: 0671493868

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to boards and jacket, some light scuffing; The brilliant sequel to Edwards' bestselling classic Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain, now in paperback. Here, Edwards expands on her previous techniques, using the visual language of drawing to unlock the full creative potential of the human unconscious. Black-and-white drawings and photographs throughout. View more info

Decorative Tole Painting

By: Fraser, B. Kay

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1973-09-30

Seller ID: 030809

ISBN: 0517503735

Condition: Good


edge wear, covers curled a bit; View more info

History of Water Color Painting in America

By: Gardner, Albert Ten Eyck

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Reinhold Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: kb017224

Condition: Fair


160 pages; ex-library with usual markings; binding shaken, rear hinge taped, jacket is heavily worn and taped, boards are edge-worn; interior plates and pages in excellent condition; oblong 12" x 9"; View more info

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In the Image of Man

By: George Michell [Co-editor]; Catherine Lampert [Co-editor]; Tristram Holland [Co-editor];

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Alpine Fine Arts: 1982-10-01

Seller ID: 034228

ISBN: 0933516525

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; some soiling to rear board, light spatter stain on page ends; View more info

Fifty Famous Painters

By: Gerwig, Henrietta

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Tudor Publishing: 1938

Seller ID: 029226

Condition: Good


edge wear to boards, corners bumped, cloth is rubbed; 416 pp; Mini-biographies of historically famous painters, arranged by their respective countries of origin. View more info

Contemporary Art of 79 Countries: Assembled by International Business Machines Corporation in its Gallery of Science and Art in the Business Systems and Insurance Building at the New York World's Fair, 1939

By: International Business Machines

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, International Business Machines: 1939

Seller ID: 030600

Condition: Fair


covers heavily creases, edge wear, ffep stained; View more info

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History of Art

By: Janson, H.W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry Abrams: 1971

Seller ID: 031369

ISBN: 081090179X

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear, some very light soiling to page ends and jacket, small tear on jacket flap along fold of rear panel; For 1000s of art lovers both amateur & professional, esthetic life began with Janson, as his History of Art is often called. In the 1st edition, published in 1962, he spoke to that perennial reader he gently called "the troubled layman." His opening paragraph revealed his sympathy: "Why is this supposed to be art?" he quoted rhetorically. ... View more info

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Twins and the Double

By: Lash, John

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1993-10-01

Seller ID: 034277

ISBN: 0500810427

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Facing the other in the guise of twin or double, one might sense a threat to the idea of personal identity, yet people are teased and delighted by the odd prospect of becoming "otherwise". Twins arouse a sense of awe in many societies around the world. Jacob and Esau, Horus and Set, Jekyll and Hyde - all these and many more are recurrent pairs who lure us into the world found through the looking glass. The author sets out to bring together geneti... View more info

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Miniatures: 16 Book set

By: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Price: $72.00

Publisher: New York, Book of the Month Club: 1951

Seller ID: 030593

Condition: Good


16 softcover volumes in 3 clamshell boxes; boxes are orange, black, and gray paperboard, with some soiling and bumped corners. Individual volumes vary in condition from Good to VG+. Includes: Album LW - Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, John Singer Sargent; Album LR - Rembrandts in the Metropolitan; Album P- Arts of Ancient Rome; Album U - Arts of the Renaissance; Album O - Vincent Van Gogh; Album K - Manet, Inness, Vedder, Renoir, Panini, Degas and more; Album E - Vermee... View more info

Ritual Art of India

By: Mookerjee, Ajit

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Rochester, VT, Inner Traditions: 1998-09-01

Seller ID: 027321

ISBN: 0892817216

Condition: Very Good


edge wear, previous owner's inscription on title page; The splendour and diversity of India's ritual arts are, as Ajit Mookerjee explains, a door to a new dimension of existence. The great gods and goddess of India 'Siva and Krishna, Durga and Lakshmi, and the countless local deities and forces worshipped in the countryside, all have their icons and symbols, their ceremonies and rites. Each thing that is offered, each object used for a ritual, must be the finest and pure... View more info

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Thinking with a Pencil

By: Nelms, Henning

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Berkeley, Ten Speed Press: 1986-10-01

Seller ID: 033305

ISBN: 0898150523

Condition: Good


edge wear, ex-library with usual markings; Illustrates the use of drawing in a variety of occupations, while focusing on the role of charts, diagrams, and graphs. View more info

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Osborn on Leisure

By: Osborn, Robert

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Ridge Press / Simon & Schuster: 1956

Seller ID: 034401

Condition: Good


edge wear, tanning to boards; View more info

The World of Delacroix 1798 - 1863 (Time-Life Library of Art)

By: Prideaux, Tom

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Time-Life Books: 1966

Seller ID: 030599

Condition: Near Fine


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The Netsuke of Japan: Legends, History, Folklore, and Customs

By: Ryerson, Egerton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Castle Books: 1958

Seller ID: 029771

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear, protective plastic jacket over original; View more info

Sotheby Parke-Bernet Auction Catalog: 20th Century American Paintings, Sculpture, Watercolors & Drawings (May 24, 1972)

By: Sotheby Parke-Bernet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke-Bernet: 1972

Seller ID: 030594

Condition: Good


some soiling to covers, binding weakening, edge wear; Sotheby Sale # 3373; Works by Avery; Benton; Burchfield; Demuth' Evergood; Glackens; Gorky; Marin; Metcalf; Predergast; Pene Du Bois; Pippin; Shahn; Sloan; Wyeth; From the Estate of Lincoln Isham; Mrs. John D. Rockefeller III; The Estate of Arthur B. Spingarn; Mrs. Edward F. Hutton and more. View more info

Sotheby Parke-Bernet Auction Catalog: Important 19th and 20th Century Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture (April 26, 27, 1972)

By: Sotheby Parke-Bernet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby Parke-Bernet: 1972

Seller ID: 030595

Condition: Good


Sotheby's Sale #3354; some soiling to covers, binding weakening, edge wear; handwritten notes, mostly from the second night of the auction indicating starting bids and prices realized with some occasional addenda as well. Works by Ceanne, Pissarro, Monet, Van Gogh, Picasso, Kandinsky, Dali, Leger, Gris, and much more; From the Estate of Col. LeRay Berdeau; The Estate of Samuel A. Berger; Miss Sarah Churchill; The W. Averell and Marie Harriman Collection; The Estate of ... View more info

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Carolina Folk: The Cradle of Southern Tradition

By: Terry, George D.; Myers, Lynn Robertson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Charlestown, SC, McKissick Museum; The University of South Carolina: 1985

Seller ID: 034793

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; An exhibition of Southern Art tradition. 90 pages; View more info