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1 (Bishop, Isabel). Yglesias, Helen; Russell, John, foreword ISABEL BISHOP
New York: Rizzoli, (1989). First edition. Hardcover. Fine quarto volume in cream cloth with mild soiling to upper-edge front cover, sticker with previous owner's name on front pastedown; in an attractive color-illustrated dust jacket which has the slightest wear to spine head. Handsome. 
Beautifully illustrated in color and b&w on coated stock, including frontispiece. Bishop's art is long recognised as an astute observation of life in and around New York's Union Square and has earned praise for empathy with women and feminine themes. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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2 (Cornwell, Dean). Broder, Patricia Janis DEAN CORNWELL: DEAN OF ILLUSTRATORS
New York: Balance House, Ltd., (1978). First edition. Large square quarto. Hardcover. Pale foxing to page edges, else a near fine copy, bound in maroon cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits some mild age-toning and some light edgewear--particularly to spine head. A nice copy of the scarce first. 
Mammoth tribute to the illustrator and muralist, whose work decorated books, magazines, calendars, posters and walls from 1914-1960, and represents a decade-by-decade chronicle of the American aesthetic. 236 b&w illustrations, 63 color plates. Index. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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3 (Dubuffet, Jean). Lang, Kathryn, editor DUBUFFET PRINTS: from the Museum of Modern Art
New York/Fort Worth: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth/Museum of Modern.. 1989. 0929865022 / 9780929865027 First edition: Trade Paperback Original. Square quarto. Trade Paperback. Mild rubbing to the covers, else near fine in illustrated wraps. 107 pages; selected bibliography; and exhibition checklist. 
Thirty-one color plates with facing-page catalogue descriptions are presented from the exhibition from the Museum of Modern Art. Three articles on Dubuffet are contributed by Audrey Isselbacher, Susan J. Cooke, and James L. Fisher. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 (Gat, Moshe). Tal, Miriam MOSHE GAT: Fishermen
(Tel Aviv): Am Hassefer, (1967). First edition: Contains an original lithograph, folded and attached to a preliminary page, pencil SIGNED by Gat. Hardcover. Near fine in cream cloth with a paste-on illustration to front and rear cover and lettering in gilt, with a pin-prick stain to fore-edge and a tiny tear to the fore-edge of one page; no dust jacket. Oblong small octavo. 
In English and Hebrew, and illustrated with paintings, prints and drawings, in color and b&w. The Israeli artist depicts with great affection the modest dwellings of fisherman, their lives, their ocean and the day-to-day happenings of their existence. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 (Holbein, Hans). Roberts, Jane HOLBEIN
London. Bloomsbury Books. (1988). Reprint. Hardcover. Previous owner's small address label removal mark and date in ink to front pastedown, else fine in an illustrated dust jacket. Quarto. 
Over 120 illustrations, including 12 pages in full color on coated stock. The author gives a fully rounded picture of the portrait artist, draughtsman, designer of jewelry and silverware, who was the chief image-maker of the court of Henry VIII. 
Price: 17.50 USD
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6 (Michelangelo). Ramsdon, E.H. MICHELANGELO
London: Phaidon, (1975). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine with very mild age-toning; in a very attractive full-color illustrated price-clipped dust jacket. Folio. 
Beautifully illustrated with 32 b&w and 16 color plates of the master's most famous works, on coated stock. This book gives an informative essay which helps the reader to understand Michelangelo and to appreciate his gigantic achievement as an artist. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 (Michelangelo). Ramsdon, E.H. MICHELANGELO
London: Phaidon, (1978). Reprint. Hardcover. Near fine with very mild age-toning; in a very attractive full-color illustrated price-clipped dust jacket with a slightly faded spine, a crease to the inner flap, and a few scratches to the rear panel. Folio. 
Beautifully illustrated with 32 b&w and 16 color plates of the master's most famous works, on coated stock. This book gives an informative essay which helps the reader to understand Michelangelo and to appreciate his gigantic achievement as an artist. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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8 (Picasso, Pablo). Penrose, Roland THE SCULPTURE OF PICASSO
New York: The Museum of Modern Art, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Faint age-toning, else fine; in a dust jacket with mild age-toning, very light wear to extremities, slight creasing to upper edge of the front panel, pin-prick abrasions to rear panel. Quarto. 
260 illustrations in b&w and a tipped-in color plate as frontispiece. With text by his friend and biographer, Roland Penrose, this book was produced to coincide with a Picasso retrospective of his scuptures at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 (Pitigliani, Letizia). Benzi, Fabio PITIGLIANI
New York: Hudson Hills Press, Inc. (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Slightly splayed boards, owner's small address sticker and date in ink to front pastedown, mild creasing to the front endpaper, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket with minor wear to the extremities. Folio. 
149 color plates and 112 black-and-white illustrations on coated stock. This lavish volume captures the exuberant career and personality of Letizia Pitigliani with a comprehensive presentation of her paintings, graphic designs, and writings. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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10 (Robinson, Boardman). Christ-Janer, Albert BOARDMAN ROBINSON
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, (1946). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with bump to spine head, minor dampstain to lower fore-edge with mild soiling; dust jacket has slight age-toning, chips to spine head and tail, wear, chips and creasing to extremities, small stain to front panel. 
Illustrated with b&w halftones and color plates, including frontispiece, this book shows in many mediums and techniques the power and scope of the illustrator of American classics such as Whitman's LEAVES OF GRASS and Masters' SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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11 (Rodin, Auguste). Hale, William Harlan & the Editors of Time Life-Books THE WORLD OF RODIN: 1840-1917
New York: Time-Life Books, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Slightly splayed boards, else fine in dark green leatherette over paper-covered boards lettered in gilt, illustrated endpapers; in paper-covered slipcase with a paste-on photo of Rodin's THE THINKER silhouetted against the evening sky. 
Illustrated throughout with photographs of sculptures and photo-repros of drawings and paintings in color and b&w, an interesting look at the art of the celebrated 19th century French sculptor and includes a chronology of other artists of the time. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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12 (Rubens, Peter Paul). Wedgewood, C.V. & the Editors of Time-Life Books THE WORLD OF RUBENS: 1577 - 1640
New York: Time Incorporated, (1967). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in light brown leatherette over paper-covered boards with lettering in gilt, illustrated end-papers; in paper-covered slipcase with paste-on portrait of Rubens' LE CHAPEAU DE PAILLE. Folio. 
Illustrated throughout with drawings, etchings and paintings in color and black-and-white. This is an interesting look at the celebrated 17th century artist and his work, and includes a chronology of other artists of the time. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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13 (Stanton, Larry). Hockney, David, Henry Geldzahler, Tim Dlugos, Julia Mayo & Arthur Lambert, Jr. LARRY STANTON: Painting And Drawing
(Pasadena, CA): Twelvetrees Press, 1986. 0942642295 / 9780942642292 First edition. Limited to 2000 copies. Hardcover. Very fine in illustrated dust jacket--still in the publisher's shrinkwrap. 
Quarto. [96] pages; 40 full-page illustrations with most in color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 (Therrien, Robert). Zelevansky, Lynn ROBERT THERRIEN
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 2000. First edition. Very fine in illustrated stiff wraps, still in publisher's shrinkwrap. Quarto. 
Illustrated throughout in color and b&w, with essays by Thomas Frick and Norman Bryson, this book accompanies Therrien's exhibition at LACMA and examines the work of a contemporary artist who occupies an ambiguous zone between abstract and figurative art. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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15 (Tobey, Mark). Seitz, William C. MARK TOBEY
New York: The Museum of Modern Art/Doubleday and Co., Inc. (1962). First edition. Mild age-toning, very light wear to extremities, else near fine in illustrated stiff wraps. Square octavo. 
Illustrated in color and b&w, on coated stock. Produced after a series of conversations with the American avant-garde artist during the spring of '62, Toby was considered by artists and art dealers of Europe to be America's foremost artist of the time. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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16 (Velazquez, Diego De Silva). Brown, Dale, and the Editors of Time-Life Books THE WORLD OF VELAZQUEZ: 1599 - 1660
New York: Time-Life Books, Inc. (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in brown leatherette over cream paper boards, decorated endpapers; in a very slightly shelfworn paper-covered slipcase with paste-on color illustration depicting Velazquez' LAS MENINAS portaying the Princess Margarita, daughter of Philip IV. Folio. 
Illustrated throughout with paintings and sketches in color and black-and-white, this is an interesting study of the art of the 17th century's most famous Spanish Baroque painter, Velazquez, who's most constant patron was King Philip IV. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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17 (Watteau, Jean-Antoine). Schneider, Pierre and the Editors of Time-Life Books THE WORLD OF WATTEAU: 1684 - 1721
New York: Time Incorporated, (1967). First edition. Quarto. Hardcover. Near fine in brown leatherette over cream paper boards with three small tears to spine head; in paper-covered slipcase with a paste-on color illustration depicting Watteau's MEZZETIN. 
Illustrated throughout with paintings and drawings in color and black-and-white, this is an interesting look at 18th century French society, and the art of its leading Rococo painter, Jean-Antoine Watteau. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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18 Green, W. Curtis THE DRAWINGS OF W. CURTIS GREEN, R.A.
London: B.T. Batsford Ltd, (1949). First edition. With an autobiographical introduction by the artist and a foreword by A.E. Richardson. Hardcover. Mild wear to the extremities, pale soiling to lower front cover, else near fine, in a lightly age-toned color-pictorial dust jacket with a couple of very insignificant grease pencil marks to rear panel. A nice copy. 
One hundred forty-eight of the eminent architectural draughtsman's exquisite drawings are herein reproduced, seven of them in color; among the subjects treated: the cathedrals, houses and churches of England, as well as buildings and scenes in Europe. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 Ofer, Itzhak ITZHAK OFER: Sculptor
(Israel): Edition Ofarim, (1994). First edition: Paperbound Original. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine in stiff wraps in a fine dust jacket bound at the spine. 
Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the artist to the title-page. The dual-text--including the autobiographical introduction--is rendered in both English and Hebrew. 125 plates display Ofer's creations, including holocaust-themed stained glass windows. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 rnst, Max). Bischoff, Ulrich MAX ERNST
Germany: Benedict Taschen, (1988). Reprint. Previous owner's address label and date in pencil on the verso of the front cover, else fine in illustrated stiff wraps. Quarto. 
Beautifully illustrated throughout in color and black-and-white, this is an interesting study of the artist and his intriguing works. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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