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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 found the influential periodical The Yellow Book. But it was with his darkly erotic drawings, notably in illustrating Wilde's pla... View more info

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The Success and Failure of Picasso

By: Berger, John

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 1989-03-11

Seller ID: 038216

ISBN: 0679722726

Condition: Very Good


edge wear; In this classic of art criticism, one of our foremost cultural historians grapples with the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most mercurial and prodigious artists. In The Success and Failure of Picasso, John Berger places the artist in the historical, social and political contexts that made his work possible. View more info

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Greek Temples Theatres and Shrines

By: Berve, Helmut; Gruben, Gottfried

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1962

Seller ID: 038714

Condition: Good


508 pages; ex-library with usual markings; binding shaken; 36 colour plates, 176 monochrome plates, and 160 diagrams in the text. View more info

Image for Ready-to-Use Humorous Illustrations of Children's Recreations: 96 Different Copyright-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip-Art Series)

Ready-to-Use Humorous Illustrations of Children's Recreations: 96 Different Copyright-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip-Art Series)

By: Censoni, Bob

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications: 1994-09-02

Seller ID: 022135

ISBN: 0486281957

Condition: Very Good


32 pages; light edge wear; Upbeat illustrations (each in 3 sizes): youngsters on a bus, playing soccer, flying kites, eating healthy meals and more. View more info

Image for Ready-to-Use Humorous Illustrations of Trades and Services: 96 Different Copyright-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use)

Ready-to-Use Humorous Illustrations of Trades and Services: 96 Different Copyright-Free Designs Printed One Side (Dover Clip Art Ready-to-Use)

By: Censoni, Bob

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Mineola, NY, Dover Publications: 1993-04-12

Seller ID: kb015940

ISBN: 0486275361

Condition: Very Good


64 pages; light edge wear; Sparkling, cartoon-like illustrations, each in 3 popular sizes, depict men and women plumbing, barbering, piano tuning, gardening, many more. 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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Degas

By: Dunlop, Ian

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1979-01-01

Seller ID: 038184

ISBN: 0061111198

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to jacket and boards, some light soiling to jacket; hundreds of black and white and color illustrations; A biography and study of the work of Degas 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

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Hidden Art in Nature: Synchromies

By: Forel, Oscar Louis

Price: $14.99

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972-01-01

Seller ID: 038246

ISBN: 0060113170

Condition: Good


smudge on page ends, some edge wear to boards, half title page creased; ex-library stamp on title page; 100+ tipped-in color plates; dark brown burlap cloth binding; View more info

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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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Turner: The Life & Work of the Artist

By: Gatt, Giuseppe

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Thames & Hudson: 1974

Seller ID: 038594

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Turner: The life and work of the artist illustrated with 80 Colour Plates: A Dolphin Art Book. 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

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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

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Digital Mosaics: The Esthetics of Cyberspace

By: Holtzman, Steven

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1997-07-09

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038086

ISBN: 0684832070

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Gravity-defying sculptures that can only exist in cyberspace...an interactive opera in which members of the audience become part of the performance...fractal images that rival nature's greatest masterpieces. "Digital Mosaics" is the first book to explore the new digital media and the variety of art forms emerging from our computer culture. It is destined to change our traditional perceptions and definitions of digital expression. Through the works of cutting-edge computer artists, composers, and designers, "Digital Mosaics" explores the pos... View more info

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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901)

By: Hunter, Sam

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1953

Seller ID: kb012660

Condition: Good


spine and edge wear; an Abrams Art Book/Pocket Library of Great Art; Published by Harry N. Abrams in association with Pocket Books. mass-market sized paperback with superior quality paper, heavy paper covers with flaps, full-color fold-out reproductions of Toulouse-Latrec's paintings; View more info

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Doubleday Pictorial Library ( Volume Ten ) The Growth Of Ideas: Knowledge, Thought, Imagination

By: Huxley, Sir Julian (editor)

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1966

Seller ID: 038695

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; edge wear to boards and jacket; View more info

Image for 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

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: $4.99

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. "How often have we heard this question asked--or asked it ourselves, perhaps--in front of one of the strange, disquieting... View more info