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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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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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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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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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Gardner's Art Through The Ages

By: Gardner, Helen

Price: $4.99

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and Company: 1948

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 019510

Condition: Good


851 pages; corners bumped, edge wear, writing on endpapers and page ends; The market-leading text for the art history survey course, GARDNER'S ART THROUGH THE AGES has served as a comprehensive and thoughtfully crafted guide to the defining phases of the world's artistic tradition. With this book in hand, thousands of students have watched the story of art unfold in its full historical, social, religious, economic, and cultural context, and thus deepened their understanding of art, architecture, painting, and sculpture. By virtue of its comprehensive coverage, strong emphasis on context, and r... 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

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

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Your Doodles and What They Mean To You

By: King, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Fleet Publishing Corporation: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 037578

Condition: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by the author on the ffep; light edge wear to boards; 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 genetics, psychology, mythology and art in order to clarify the lore and reveal the enigma of the dyadic principle, common to moder... 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 - Vermeer, Rembrandt, Hals and more (17th Century Dutch); Album T - The Life and Civilization of Egypt; Album J - The New Testament i... View more info

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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 purest of its kind. Forms and colours are not arbitrary, but a distillation or concentration of meaning. That ritual art is an ar... 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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Commercial Art as a Business

By: Rodewald, Fred C.; Gottschall, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Viking Press: 1960

Seller ID: 022130

Condition: Very Good


180 pages; edge wear, small edge tears to jacket, some sunning to spine; light edge wear to boards, some uneven sunning near edges; View more info