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1 (O'Keeffe, Georgia). Hogrefe, Jeffry O'KEEFFE: The Life of an American Legend
New York: Bantam Books, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with light wear to extremities, soiling of fore-edge pages; in a photo-illustrated dust jacket with light wear and nicks to extremities, nicks and creasing to spine ends, faint scratches with no ink removal to front panel. 
Illustrated with photographs and repros of paintings in b&w. This is an illuminating and in-depth biography of a great 20th century artist who, along with Eleanor Roosevelt and Helen Keller, was voted one of the 12 outstanding living women of the 1930's. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 (Sloan, John). Brooks, Van Wyck JOHN SLOAN: A Painter's Life
New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1955. First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip laid in. Hardcover. Tiny crimp to spine head, else a bright, fine copy in brown over yellow cloth, with printed spine label; in a somewhat edgeworn, lightly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. With 25 illustrations, including photo-frontis portrait of Sloan. 246 pages. 
Biography of the influential American artist perhaps best known as a member of "The Eight" who painted the street life of New York City. Brooks and Sloan were friends, and Sloan's widow granted access to the artist's diaries and personal papers. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 (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. 
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4 Cooke, H. Lester, Jr. FLETCHER MARTIN
New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., (1977). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. Includes a biographical outline, a bibliography, an index and photocredits. 
Oblong quarto. 202 plates, many in color. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Kerr, Laura WONDER OF HIS WORLD: Charles Willson Peale
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, (1968). First edition. Hardcover. Some fading along the shelf edges, otherwise a very good plus copy in a lightly shelfworn and age-toned dust jacket with a short closed tear to the upper rear panel. 
A biography aimed at a juvenile audience illustrated with photographs of some of Peale's more famous paintings. 189 pages. Hardcover. 
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