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1 American Art Summer 2005 -- 18th Century Cover Issue
Washington D.C. Smithsonian American Art Museum 2005 Vol. 19, No. 2. Magazine Very Good + Magazine 4to --11 in Tall By 9 in. Wide 
111 pp. on glossy stock plus rear advertising pages. Close to new, light thumbing. No markings. Front cover in color shows John Greenwood's "Sea Captains Carousing in Surinam." Cover story about the comeback of 18th century art features essays by Wendy Ballion, Maurie D. McInnis and Ellen G. Miles. Other articles: Jennifer Wingate on WW 1 doughboys; Sue Taylor on Grant Wood; William T. Wiley interview; Judy Bullington on Thelma Johnson Streat; and Sam Hunter remembers pop artist Tom Wesselmann. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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2 Aperture Fall 2006 Issue
NY Aperture Foundation 2006 Issue 184 Magazine Very Good + 4to -- 11 in Tall By 9.5 In Wide 
88 pp. on coated stock. Nearly new, trace of subscription label on front cover. Cover photo is Edgar Martins' "Accidental Tourist" from his spread on beach landscapes. Other contents include: Post-Katrina New Orleans by Katherine Wolkoff; Afghan opium wars by Zalmai; Washington lobbyist portraits made by Neil Selkirk. Preview of Ecotopia exhibition. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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3 ARTNews ARTNews January 1991 -- The World's Top 200 Art Collectors
NY ARTNews Associates 1991 Volume 90, No. 1 Magazine Very Good  4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
179 pp. but pp. 131-141, which include an article about Robert Yarber's painting, are mssing. Small smudge near upper right edge of front cover. Binding sturdy, overall very clean. The cover story compiles the world's leading art collectors, with nutshell bios of each, and color photos of many, such as Walter Annenberg and actor Steve Martin. Other articles include a piece on the Dusseldorf Restoration Center.  
Price: 3.15 USD
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4 ARTNews ARTNews January 1996 -- The Collection That Lost Its Way -- The Queen's Pictures
NY . ARTNews Associates 1991 Volume 95, No. 1 Magazine Very Good  4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
144 pp. Lightly read, diaganal creasing on pp. 107-110 pp, which include a piece on the Shelburne Museum in Vermont selling off impressionism paintings. Binding sturdy, overall very clean. The cover story deals with 150 years of stagnation in the collection of the British royal family. Also includes a piece by Camille Paglia on Picasso's women.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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5 Atlanta Art Papers Art Papers -- Jan-Feb 1995
Atlanta Atlanta Art Papers 1995 Vol. 19, No. 1 Magazine Very Good  Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
77 pp. Lightly thumbed, sturdy stapling. B&w photos. Contents include a final report on a dollhouse architecture project; an interview with British political artists Conrad Atkinson; interview with Philadelphia multimedia artist Homer Jackson; a critique of the Chris Newby film "Anchoress"; an interview with performance artist Karen Finley whose National Endowment grant was rescinded. Plus 42 short reviews of various exhibits.  
Price: 4.50 USD
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6 Bauer, Fred The Faith of America
Carmel, NY Guideposts 1980 First Edition Leatherette on Boards Very Good Good + 4to --11 in Tall. Rockwell, Norman 
160 pp. Color illustrations on nearly every page. Small tear on jacket corner. Text clean. Colored endpapers.A remembrance of Norman Rockwell published by Guideposts a year after his death, including interviews with his widow and neighbors in Stockbridge Mass. The theme of the book is the faith that binds Americans to one another, as expressed in religion, politics, work and friendship. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 Bazin, Germain French Impressionist Paintings in the Louvre
NY Harry N. Abrams Inc. 1966 First U.S. Edition Cloth Very Good +  No Jacket 8vo -- 8 in Tall. 
319 pp. Very clean, bright, slight wear on spine, but titling intact. No markings. Translated by S. Cunliffe-Owen. Bazin, curator-in-chief, provides a compact, easy to carry guidebook to the Louvre's Impressionist treasures. About 90+ full color illustrations, each with a page of explanatory detail, information on provenance, etc. Plus hundreds of b&w thumbnail illustrations. Introductory text of 77 pp.  
Price: 8.10 USD
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8 Bonnefoi, Genevieve and Hunter, Sam J. Dubuffet from the 50s to the 80s
New York, Paris Gallery Urban 1990 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good + No Jacket Folio -- 11.5 In Tall By 8.25 in Wide 
Unpaginated, approx . 60 pp. on heavy glossy stock. 17 color plates. Black glossy wraps. Upper front corner rubbed, slight edgewear. Text clean. Two essays: "Jean Dubuffet et L'Esprit de la Terre" in French by Bonnefoi; and "Jean Dubuffet in Retrospect" by Hunter. Rear material includes a biographical time line in French and English, a list of exhibitions, mostly in English; also, a list of his writings and recordings. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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9 Bradbury, Kirsten Essential Dali
London Parragon 1999 1840845090 / 9781840845099 First Edition Pictorial Boards Fine Very Good 4to -- 11.5 In Tall 
256 pp. on coated stock, more than 100 full page color plates, dozens of smaller ones. Text clean and no markings. Slight soil to front panel of dj. Rear panel is partially adhered to rear cover apparently because of faint water stain. No traces of dampness in the text. Dali paintings shown on front and back covers. Author is an English art historian; introduction by Dr. Jonathan Wood. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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10 Calder, Alexander; Mulas Ugo; and Arnason, H. Harvard Calder
NY Viking 1971 670112194 First Cloth Very Good + Very Good Folio -- 12 in Tall 
236 pp., with bibliography, list of plates, index. 79 plates and photos, nearly all full page; several double-page plates. Photos by Mulas, extensive comments by Calder and introduction by Arnason, a former Guggenheim Museum vice president. Vivid black and white photos of Calder and his work in various natural settings, including his studios in Connecticut and France. Ink check marks on 2 or 3 pages; otherwise text is clean. Dj has small tear at upper spine. Price clipped. Slight fading of black cloth. 
Price: 43.00 USD
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11 Carrier, David Artwriting
Amherst Massachusetts Univ of Massachusetts Press 1987 0870235621 / 9780870235627 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good + 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
161 pp., footnotes, index. No spine creasing, close to new. Text clean. A philosophical examination of American art criticism, especially the work of Clement Greenberg, Ernst Gombrich, Michael Fried and Adrian Stokes. He explores how the art marketplace interacts with the critic. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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12 Chwast, Seymour;Heller, Steven, Eds. The Art of New York
NY Harry N. Abrams Inc. 1983 0810918099 / 9780810918092 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Folio -- 13.5 In Tall 
191 pp. on coated stock, 120 color plates, 113 b&w illustrations. Small bump on lower right corner of front cover. Previous owner's circular embossed ID mark on front endpaper. No other markings. Light scuffing, rubbing and edgewear on dust jacket. Still close to new. A collection of 20th century paintings of New York City landscapes. Artists represented include Childe Hassam, Edward Hopper, Richard Estes, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, Goergia O'Keefe and Christo. Introduction by James Atlas, assoc. editor of The Atlantic. Dust jacket shows a Joseph Stella painting of the Brooklyn Bridge. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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13 Curtis, Gregory Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo
NY Alfred A. Knopf 2003 0375415238 / 9780375415234 First Edition Stated Cloth & Boards Fine Fine 9.5 In 
245 pp. Nearly new, crisp. Text clean. With bibliography, notes, index. A few b&w photos, plus color photo of the Venus statue on dust jacket. The former editor of Texas Monthly traces the history of the famous sculpture from its discovery on the Island of Melos in 1820 to its current position in the Louvre. 
Price: 4.85 USD
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14 D'Harnoncourt, Anne;McShine, Kynaston;Philadelphia Museum of Art;Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) Marcel Duchamp
New York Museum of Modern Art/Phladelphia Museum of Art 1973 0870702955 / 9780870702952 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good - 4to -- 11 in Tall By 8.5 In Wide 
360 pp. on glossy stock, 429 illustrations, including 11 in color. Moderate wear, lower corner of front cover has diagonal crease. Small rippled spot in bottom margin through most pages; text not affected. Binding strong, light spine creasing. Light soil to cover. No markings. A comprehensive survey of Duchamp's contributions to art, poetry, language, etc. Chonology cover his life from birth in 1887 to his death in 1968 and a major exhibition inn 1972. Contributors include: Michel Sanouillet, Richard Hamilton, Lawrence D. Steeful Jr., Arturo Schwarz, davidantin, Lucy R. Lippard, Kynaston McShine, Robert Lebel, Octavio Paz and John Tancock Complete inventory of his work, plus list of his exhibitions. Front cover shows color reproduction of "L.H.O.O.Q" (Mona Lisa with moustache and goatee graffiti). 
Price: 10.00 USD
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15 Diederich, Phillipe and Nordstrom, Alison Devine Harlista!
Daytona Beach Southeast Museum of Photography 1998 1887040234 / 9781887040235 First Edition Stapled Booklet As New No Jacket Art Catalog 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 8.5 In Wide 
10 pp. on glossy stock. 16 b&w glossy prints, 4 full-page size. A catalog of a 1998 exhibit at the Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach. Diederich, a commercial photographer based in Miami, captures Cubans lovingly maintaining and repairing their aging Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Essay by Alison Devine Nordstrom. Prints are untitled and without caption notes . The catalog is one of a 1500 copy first edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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16 Evans, Helen Marie Man the Designer
NY Macmillan Publishing Co. 1975 2nd Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall By 10.5 In. Horizontal Format 
390 pp. Some rubbing on upper cover, corners rubbed. Some fading to black spine strip. B&W illustrations on most pages; many color plates as well. A survey that guides students in how to appreciate not only objects stored in museums and galleries but also the physical make-up of their everyday surroundings. Part One covers various design principals. Part two looks at designs from various cultures. Part Three focuses on materials (rocks, copper, glass, precious metals, etc); Part Four deals with plastics, trees and textiles. Part Five examines fashion, furniture, landscapes, and objects regarded as museum-worthy. While some work of past centuries is mentioned, most of material concerns 19th and 20th century design movements. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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17 Feuchtwanger, Lion This is the Hour
NY Heritage Press 1956 Reprint Cloth Good +  No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
522 pp. on glossy stock. with 12 color plates and numerous b&w plates. Frontispiece shows a Goya self portrait. Lacks the Sandglass publisher's insert. Slight smudge like stain on front endpaper. Cover somewhat bowed outward, binding is OK. A historical novel based on the life of Goya. Translated by H.T. Lowe-Porter and Frances Fawcett.  
Price: 3.60 USD
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18 Frank, Elizabeth Pollock
NY Abbeville Press 1983 0896593843 / 9780896593848 2nd Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine  4to -- 11in Tall 
128 pp. on heavy stock. Close to new, a few bottom page corners wrinkled. Spine uncreased. Piece of pink post-it on bottom margin of page 114. Else clean. Appox 50 color plates, several full-page. Also has photos of Pollock at work. Part of the Modern Masters Series. Includes bibliography, list of exhibitions, musuems with Pollock works.  
Price: 10.80 USD
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Headlong, Frayn, Michael
19 Frayn, Michael Headlong
NY Picador (St. Martin's Press) 1999 0312267460 / 9780312267469 2nd Paperback Printing Trade Paperback Very Good + No Jacket 8vo --8.25 in Tall 
344 pp. Light thumbing, bookstore stamping on preliminary page, address jotted on rear insider cover. Text clean. Textured wraps. Booker Prize finalist. In this novel, Martin Clay thinks he has stumbled upon a valuable painting in his neighbor's cellar. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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20 Freeman, Phyllis; Himmel, Eric; Pavese, Edith, and Yarowski, Anne, Eds. New Art
NY Abrams 1984 0810922878 / 9780810922877 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket Folio - 14.25 in Tall 
207 pp., a few handwritten notes on pp. 7. Most of text clean. Upper and lower corners thumbed, with a few pages having corner creases. Binding firm. Many full page illustrations, most b&w but about a third in color. A sampling of contemporary U.S. and European artists active in the early 1980s. Each artist receives 1-3 pages a few examples of his work. Many are large installations. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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