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This is Where the Rubber Meets the Road

By: Maloney, Steve

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Maloney Gallery: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005738

ISBN: 0979142903

Condition: As New


79 PP. with color plates. New, in shrink wrap. Includes an interview with the artist by Neal Santelmann. A selection of Maloney's work which pays tribute to NASCAR through scultpural collages formed from dented sheet metal, scuffed ad logos, tire scraps and other pickings from race tracks and garages. Rear cover states: "All proceeds to benefit H.O.O.C.E.F" (Hooters Community Endowment Fund.) View more info

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The Mind Of Leonardo Da Vinci

By: McCurdy, Edward

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mineola, New York, Dover Publications: 2005

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009080

ISBN: 0486441423

Condition: Good


360 pp. 1-inch tear along upper end of joint, but binding still firm. Three dots on lower edge. Text clean. Some rubbing on corners of spine. Text clean. Part of the Dover series on art and art history. Reprint of the Dodd, Mead edition of 1928. McCurdy, a Leonardo scholar and translator, explores the nature of his genius and his travel experiences in Europe. It reviews the artist's work not only in painting and sculpture but also in music, engineering and early aviation. Includes several of his rough sketches. 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

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Cuba Avant-Garde: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Farber Collection (Spanish and English Edition)

By: Mena, Abelardo; Gonzalez Mora, Magda; Oliver-Smith, Kerry

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, F., Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009736

ISBN: 0976255251

Condition: As New


As new, in shrink wrap. A selection of 59 examples of contemporary Cuban art drawn from the collection of Howard and Patricia Farber (New York and Miami Beach). These evocative works represent the combination of utopian impulses and dystopian realities, the ruptures and new beginnings that have characterized Cuban art. Although the underlying issues are serious, many of the works are imbued with a sense of humor and irony, and all demonstrate a clear commitment to the Cuban homeland. View more info

Trompe L'oeil Painting: The Illusions of Reality

By: Milman, Mirian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Skira/Rizzoli Int'l Publications:

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 005838

ISBN: 0847804704

Condition: Very Good


Milman, Miriam Trompe L'oeil Painting: The Illusions of Reality 127 pp.,105 color plates. 5 pp. list of illustrations, 6 pp. reference notes. Light crinkling in lower right corner of front cover. Text clean, spine uncreased. Lightly thumbed. Milman presents trompe-l'oeil painting as "a mirror full of suggestive reflections, visually fascinating, both moralizing and indiscreet, provocative and ironical, strange and full of hidden meanings." Price: 15.00 USD View more info

The New Painting: Impressionism 1874-1886

By: Moffett, Charles, Ed.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: 1986

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 005030

ISBN: 0884010473

Condition: Very Good


527 pp. on heavy coated stock; numerous color and black & white plates. With bibliography, index of artists. Lightly read; previous owner's name and quotation on inside cover and endpaper. Slightly thumbed and curled corners. Twelve essays by Moffett and several others provide commentary on a project by the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco and the National Gallery to recreate the Impressionism exhibitions that scandalized the Paris art world a century ago. Front cover shows Degas' "Portraits dans un bureau (Nouvelle Orleans)." Size: 4to -- 11 in Tall View more info

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Gift from the Hills: Miss Lucy Morgan's Story of Her Unique Penland School

By: Morgan, Lucy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C., The University of North Carolina Press: 1971

Edition: Enlarged Edition, 1st Printing.

Inscription: By Author

Seller ID: 009347

ISBN: 0807811653

Condition: Very Good


331 pp. Some rippling to cover and first dozen pages but no dampstains. Author's sig in shaky but legible ink on half title page. Legette Blythe is co-author. Text clean, bright; spine uncreased. Includes 20 pp. historical photos and a 16-page epilogue added in 1971. An engaging first-person account of a teacher who goes into the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina and sets out to preserve hand-weaving and dyeing techniques that were being threatened by industrialization. The mission started in 1920 and 10 years later, the Penland School and a a handicraft cottage industry were well establi... View more info

Second Paradise: Indian Courtly Life 1590-1947

By: Patnaik, Naveen; Bannu

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday: 1985

Edition: First Edition Stated

Seller ID: 005305

ISBN: 0385199937

Condition: Very Good -


192 pp. Corners thumbed, several pages have faint water-spot rippling near upper right corner of margin but most of text is perfect. Light edgewear on fore edge. No writing or markings. Intrroduction by art historian Stuart Cary Welch. A detailed but readable survey of painting of India's various maharajahs, with detail about their decline into powerlessness under British imperialism. Excellent resource for Indian art and social history. View more info

The Englishness of English Art

By: Pevsner, Nikolaus

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Hammondsworth UK, Peregrine (Penguin Books): 1965

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 005550

Condition: Very Good +


229 pp.notes, index, numerous black and white photos and plates. Light spine creasing, small trace of price sticker on lower right front corner. Else close to new. No markings or writing. Binding sturdy. A well-known authority on Briitish art examines the national characterics found in English art. This is an updated edition of the 1955 original. View more info

Vatican City

By: Roncalli, Francesco

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Vatican City, Monumenti, Musei e Gallerie Pontificie: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007107

Condition: Very Good +


159 glossy pp. Many color photos. Spine uncreased, no markings. A detailed and readable guide to the architecture and art in the Vatican complex, with many details of the Sistine chapel. Primarily written for the informed art lover, rather than the religious pilgrim. Includes maps and diagrams. View more info

The Tate Gallery

By: Rothenstein, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1964

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010294

Condition: Good +


288 pp. with 65 full page color plates, and more than 200 b&w thumbnails of a cross section of the gallery's holdings in both British art and modern European art. Vertical crease along the front cover near spine. Text clean. Small chip on head of spine, light edgewear. Part of the World of Art Library. The editor is director of the Tate and chose the paintings and sculptures for inclusion. Each of the color plates has a full page of text about the artist and the artwork. About 50 pages of history about the Tate. Size: 8mo -- 8 in Tall View more info

Modern Art 19th and 20th Centuries: Selected Papers

By: Schapiro, Meyer

Price: $12.50

Publisher: NY, George Braziller: 1979

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005844

ISBN: 0807608998

Condition: Very Good


277 pp.; 11 color plates. Dj tattered along top edge, rubbed on edge. Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Text clean. A collection of erudite essays by an eminent art historian on Seurat, Cezzane, Chagall, Picasso, Mondrian, Van Gogh, et al. View more info

South Indian Bronzes

By: Sivaramamurti, C.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005764

Condition: Very Good


68 pp. on heavy stock, plus approx 100 pp. unpaginated glossy b&w illustrations. Several color plates tipped in throughout main text. Corner chips and tears in dust jacket. Previous owner's name on endpaper, no other markings. Binding has some wear but still fairly sturdy; all pages intact. Light rippling and slight toning on a few pages. Includes glossary, reference notes. A seminal technical work on South Indian bronzes, with several diagrams of mudras. Includes discussion of dating issues, forgery risks, etc. Part of the Lalit Kala Akademi art series. View more info

The New Yorker 25th Anniversary Album

By: The New Yorker

Price: $9.50

Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros.: 1951

Seller ID: 009849

Condition: Good


Unpaginated. More than 200 pp. on glossy stock. Front cover has moderate soil and scuffing on pale yellow cloth. Moderate rubbing of spine, but titling intact. A sampling of cartoons from the New Yorker in the period of 1925 to 1950. Some show how the New Yorker in early years ran slightly risque cartoons, and many based on events of WW2. Size: 4to -- 12 IN TALL View more info

Jacopo Tintoretto and the Scuolo Grande of San Rocco

By: Valcanover, Francesco

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Venice, Storti Edizioni: 2001

Edition: Later Printing.

Seller ID: 009151

Condition: Good +


127 pp. on glossy stock, 139 color plates. Corners curled, moderate wear. Text clean. A detailed survey of Tintoretto's paintings of Christ and other religious scenes, housed in the Scuola Grande of San Rocco. Includes detailed notes on the architecture. Size: 4to -- 10 in Tall View more info

Paul Cezanne: His Life and Art

By: Vollard, Ambrose

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1937

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006040

Condition: Fair


126 pp. Text is clean, and 8 color plates interspersed in text are in good condition. However, most of the 33 b&w plates at the rear are rippled and damaged by dampness. OK as reading copy. Moderate fading and soil to red cloth cover, rubbed spots along edges. Light to moderate foxing of end papers. Previous owner's bookplate on endpaper includes an interesting Social Realism graphic from the Worker's Book Shop in New York City. Fascinating account of Cezanne, his artistic methods, and his volatile temperment by a Paris art dealer. View more info

Keepers of the Fire: Journey to the Tree of Life Based on Black Elk's Vision

By: Walking Turtle, Eagle

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Bear & Co: 1987

Edition: 2nd Printing.

Seller ID: 010108

ISBN: 0939680300

Condition: Very Good


128 pp., 23 color illustrations. Crease on rear cover, smaller crease on front cover, some rubbing and one inch tear along spine. Text clean. A narrative and series of folk paintings based on Black Elk's childhood vision in 1872, as related to John G. Niehardt in 1931. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall Bu 11 in Wide View more info

Pompeii A.D. 79, Volume 1

By: Ward-Perkins, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston, Museum of Fine Arts: 1978

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009242

ISBN: 0878461248

Condition: Good


111 pp. on glossy stock. Approximately 20 pp. of color plates. Numerous b&w photos of relics and sites in Pompeii. Essays on painting, sculpture, town design entertainment, history of Pompeii, the Pompeiian house and other topics. Corners thumbed, a few rear pages rippled but text clean. Light edgewear. A catalog of a major exhibit that toured Europe and then was shown at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Chicago Art Institute, the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts and the American Museum of Natural History in 1978-79. Volume 1 only. Size: 4to -- 11.25 in Tall View more info

Rembrandt and his Art

By: Wright, Christopher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Galahad Books: 1975

Seller ID: 010107

ISBN: 0883652765

Condition: Near Fine


128 glossy pp. in tan cloth boards. A couple of small disclored dots on front and back board, else close to new. Text clean, no markings. 101 plates, most in color, many full page. Colored end papers. Text includes biography, description and analysis of his painting techniques, timeline, bibliography. Captions include information on provenance. Size: Foliio -- 13.5 In Tall View more info

A Night at the Oscars

By: Yamagata, Hiro

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005690

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated, approx 56 pp. on glossy stock. Light soil and faint scuff to dark green cover. No markings or page creases. Cover has cutout of an Oscar silhouette, gold titling bright. A souvenir book for the ball held in conjunction with the 69th annual Oscar awards ceremony in 1997. Featuring numerous full-page color plates showing Mercedes-Benz roadsters decorated by Yamagata with vivid tropical flower designs, butterflies, etc. The car images, part of Yamagata's "Earthly Paradise" series, were projected on a large scrim at the ball. With essays by poet Allen Ginsberg and art historia... View more info