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‎Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College (GIFT QUALITY)‎

‎New York, Hudson Hills Press. 1985, Stated First Edition. (ISBN: 0933920717) Slip Case. Book, A beautiful copy of book; a very nice dust jacket with minor wear; slipcase has some light edge fading, but is overall in very good condition. An illustrated guide to the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth. 159 pages. Fine/Very Good +.‎

Bookseller reference : 045334 ISBN : 0933920717


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‎The Encyclopedia of Photography - Volume Two (2) The Complete Photographer: The Comprehensive Guide and Reference for All Photographers‎

‎New York, Toronto, London, Greystone Press. 1967. Hardcover. Book, Corner wear, with other light normal exterior scuffs; splitting along rear spine edge . An extensive guide for photographers. 384 pages. Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 041113


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‎Garcia : A Grateful Celebration‎

‎NEW YORK, Dupree's Diamond News , 1995 . Paperback. First edition. Artwork and essays commemorating the life and music of the Grateful Dead guitarist, with extensive full-color photographs. 104 pp. Light shelfwear with light scratching and creasing to panels. Very light edgewear. Crisp, clean, and tight. NEAR FINE .‎

Bookseller reference : 63907


‎Picture the Songs. Lithographs from the Sheet Music of Nineteenth-Century America‎

‎The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1976. 212pp. Hardcover. 4to. Wear to Dust jacket, o/wise good condition. B/w and colour full page plates. ISBN 0-8018-1814-1‎

Bookseller reference : 27058


‎Can the Law Reach Him?-The Dwarf and the Giant Thief.‎

‎Thomas Nast Caricature of "Boss" Tweed Nast, Thomas [1840-1902]. [Tweed, William M., "Boss" (1823-1878)]. Can the Law Reach Him?-The Dwarf and the Giant Thief. New York: Harper's Weekly, January 6, 1872. Attractively glazed and matted 15" x 10" woodcut in handsome 24" x 30" wooden frame, small plaque to center of bottom. Light rubbing to frame, light even toning to background of image. An attractive piece. $950. * This is one of Nast's famous editorial cartoons from Harper's Weekly. An infamous figure in New York City history, Tweed exploited his position as a political leader to amass immense wealth and power. He was a symbol of corruption and the target of urban political reformers. One of these was Nast, who chronicled Tweed's activities in a series of cartoons in Harper's Weekly from 1870 to 1873. Some of the greatest editorial cartoons of the nineteenth-century, and important models for later cartoonists, they played a key role in Tweed's downfall.‎

Bookseller reference : 60650


‎Art for Young America‎

‎Peoria, IL, Chas. A. Bennett Co. Inc. 1952, Revised Edition. Hardcover. Book, Moderate wear; an adequate readable copy. Good +.‎

Bookseller reference : 072085


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‎Claude Monet‎

‎NY, Barnes & Noble. 1994, Second Edition. (ISBN: 9781566194280) Cloth with Dust Jacket, Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall. Ill. : Claude Monet. B-0462 a, 5. 0 # , 128 Pages, Acknowledgments, Introductions, Photos, Credits, Black Boards and Spine, Silver Lettering, Illustrations, Impressionist Painting. Very Good/Very Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 014379

‎Daniel Kemp Illustrated SIGNED Introduction By Amorte Leilah Wendell New Orleans 1993 Cover Artwork & Art on Pg. 3 By R‎

‎Songs of Night Metaphysical Cache of Falling Stars Both Gift & Tribute By One Who Has Looked Up Upon Her Beauty & Brought the Image Down Into the World So That All of Us Might Measure Ourselves Within Her Dark Mirror‎

‎Iraya Publ New Orleans Typeset By Comprehensive Writers Services 1993. PBO 1993 stated 1st Edition Limited Numbered SIGNED #176/250 BIEGE & Black illustrated WRAPS Cover of Bizarre Woman with wild black Hair semi-nude by Ron Cummings NF/NF- SOFTCOVER cover light rub crease wear & small stains on Back Interior nice tight Clean light Wear FoX . Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Iraya Publ, New Orleans, Typeset By Comprehensive Writers Services paperback‎

Bookseller reference : 22363

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‎Pierre Auguste Renoir (A Medaenas Monograph on the Arts)‎

‎New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1980. Soft cover. Book, Light normal exterior wear. Illustrated in color. 17 pages. Very Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 045465


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‎Dantzler Rick; Schulz Paul Artwork‎

‎Under The Panther Moon And Other Florida Tales Signed‎

‎Florida Classics Library. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2003. No Edition Stated. Hardcover. 0912451556 . Signed by both the author & illustrator on special bookplate from Florida Chemical; Book and DJ have very slight edgewear; DJ in protective Brodart cover; 335 pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator . Florida Classics Library hardcover‎

Bookseller reference : F1746 ISBN : 0912451556 9780912451558

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‎Drawn And Quarterly. A Picture Story Book‎

‎Canada, Drawn And Quarterly. 1994, Vol. Two. Number One. August 1994. Large Paper, Wonderful collection of cutting edge comics by Jacques Tardi, Maurice Vellehoop, Marcellus Hall, Carol Tyler & Avril and Petit-Roulet. Beautifully printed in full color. Fine.‎

Bookseller reference : 006848

‎Darabont Frank Artwork by Bernie Wrightson‎

‎FantasyMysteryFictionAutograph WALPUSKI'S TYPEWRITER‎

‎Baltimore 2005 108pp. First ed. Fine in fine dj not clipped. Pub. slipcase. Pub. ltd to 400 copies this #40 SIGNED by author and artist. unknown‎

Bookseller reference : A5641442696

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‎Het Aanzien Van Een Eeuw: De Periode 1856-1956 Weerspiegeld in 950 Illustraties, Uit De Voornaamste Nederlandse Familiebladen Uitgekozen En Ingeleid Door‎

‎N.V. Drukkerij De Spaarnestad. Hardcover. Ex-Library, Dust jacket has significant chipping and tearing, with resulting creases, as well as some dampstains and moderate soiling; normal library marks, including several rubber stamps; light normal book wear. Text in German. Illustrated. 325 pages. Very Good -/Fair.‎

Bookseller reference : 045517


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‎The Art of Vogue Covers 1909-1940‎

‎Twickenham, Middlesex, England, Hamlyn. 1987, Reprint. (ISBN: 0600554724) Softcover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 254pp. colour-art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has tiny corner creases, minor surface scuffs. Introduction by Lady Diana Cooper. From the rear cover: "This unique collection of over 400 drawn covers, all reproduced in colour, includes every cover published between 1920 and 1930 and a large selection from what went before or came after these dates. Conde Nast first published Vogue in 1909, and from then until well into the thirties, when photography began slowly to take over, all the covers were specially commissioned from distinguished artists and designers of the time . In the many covers that artists, such as Lepape and Benito, drew for Vogue the true image of the Roaring Twenties - the Jazz Age - is brilliantly reflected ." Book weight approx. 970g. Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. Very Good +.‎

Bookseller reference : 011606 ISBN : 0600554724


‎The Adventures Of Mr and Mrs. Jim and Ron‎

‎New York, Grossman Pub. 1970, First Paper Edition. (ISBN: 670106119) Large Paper, Charming book of poems by Padgett along with many b&w drawings and collages by Jim Dine who also designed the book. Tiny chip to the top corner of the front cover, and some light what appears to be ink smudges to the endsheets that might be from the printing. Also included is "Jim Dine Designs For A Midsummer Nights' Dream" which is a lovely little 36pg. paper book that was published by the Museum Of Modern Art in 1968 and is illustrated with several nice color drawings and sketches by Dine. Fine. Sold as a collection only.‎

Bookseller reference : 010582


‎Snowy River Riders‎

‎Angus & Robertson, New South Wales, 1991. First Edition, Hardcover, Illustrated by: Robert Lovett. Good Condition/Good. 550 g; VI, 78 pages, illustrated throughout with part page, single page, and double page illustrations side-by-side with the poems that inspired the artwork. Colour Illustrated Boards matching the colour illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket is chipped at the lower fold over corner, and on the bottom edge of the front panel, and the outside upper corners of the front and rear board have been bumped. An image is available upon request. Size: Oblong Quarto. We haven't photographed this book yet. An image can be provided on request. Illustrator: Robert Lovett. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo.‎

Bookseller reference : 0213830 ISBN : 0207172897


‎Archaic Marble Sculpture from the Acropolis‎

‎New York, William Morrow & Company. Hardcover. Book, Some light but visible soils, with uneven spine and light edge fading. Illustrated. 140 pages. Very Good -/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 045401


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‎Davis Brian L./Turner Pierre color artwork‎

‎German Parachute Forces 1935 45 Key Uniforms Guide 5‎

‎NY: Arco Publishing Co. 1974. 1st American printing. VG. 32 p. photos color illus trade paperback rebound with buckram retaining original covers; Arco Publishing Co. hardcover‎

Bookseller reference : 46758 ISBN : 0668033657 9780668033657

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‎Titter - America's Merriest Magazine: August 1952 (Volume 9, Number 1)‎

‎New York, Titter, Inc. 1952. Magazine. Ill.: Cover art by Peter Driben. Small initials near spine at top front cover. One page has the coupons neatly cut out but the photos on the page are untouched. Our condition grades are listed under Bookseller Information. Otherwise (Near Fine).‎

Bookseller reference : 31807


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‎Davis Maggie Steincrohn artwork by: Raymaker Cara‎

‎Glory! To the Flowers: A Celebration‎

‎Blue Hill ME: Heartsong Books 1995 Trade paperback. Very Good plus; stated first ptg. Signed by author ffep; rectangular shape paperback vividly illustrated by artwork in full-color. A vibrant book for both adults and children celebrating the beauty of flowers and the interconnecte dness of all life. Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Blue Hill, ME: Heartsong Books paperback‎

Bookseller reference : 72831 ISBN : 0963881329 9780963881328

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‎[Bac Hô va ....].‎

‎, 1972. A painting, water color and ink, of "Uncle Ho" -- Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh -- among a group of female soldiers who are handing him blossoms from a tree in the background. Painted by Pham Van Don, one of Vietnam's most celebrated artists, signed by him and dated in 1972. Pham Van Don was a graduate of the Fine Arts College of Indochina, and later a professor for many years at the Fine Arts College of Vietnam, in Hanoi. His work frequently has a political subject matter and has won many awards, including prizes at the Salon Unique Fine Arts Exhibition in 1943 and the National Fine Arts Exhibition in 1951, the grand prize at the Intergrafik exhibition in Germany in 1980, and an "A" prize at the "Ten Years of Graphic Arts" show in Hanoi in 1985. His work is in the Vietnam National Fine Arts Museum, the Museum of the Revolution, the Museum of Dien Bien Phu, the People's Army Museum in Vietnam and in several museums in others countries (Germany, Russia, France, Sweden, etc.). 14" x 9-3/4". Fine, matted to 18" x 14". An original, unique work of art by one of Vietnam's greatest painters, celebrating one of the most beloved figures in Vietnamese history, Ho Chi Minh. Fine.‎

Bookseller reference : 029823

‎De Balzac Honore 1799 1850 Dust Wrapper Artwork by Jean Routier‎

‎Le Pere Goriot Collection Nelson No. 233‎

‎Published Paris Nelson Éditeurs 25 Rue Henri Barbusse Paris 1955. Paris 1955. Hard back binding in publisher's original decorated cream cloth covers. 8vo. 6½'' x 4¼''. Contains 381 printed pages of French text. Foxing to the page edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with one small chip to the bottom right hand corner of the front cover shallow rubs to the other corners and spine ends. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A. Published Paris Nelson Éditeurs 25, Rue Henri Barbusse, Paris 1955. Paris 1955. hardcover‎

Bookseller reference : 71870

Little Stour Books PBFA
United Kingdom Reino Unido Reino Unido Royaume-Uni
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‎The Illustrated Dictionary of Art & Artists‎

‎New York, Random House. 1984. (ISBN: 0394540484) Hardcover. Book, Light normal wear; a nice copy. 448 pages. Very Good/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 052369 ISBN : 0394540484


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‎. A 19" x 25" portrait by Plath of her high school classmate and friend Arden Tapley, executed in pastels. Undated, but probably from 1950, the year both of them graduated from Wellesley High School. Arden is wearing her hair in the same style as her graduation photograph and may be wearing the same shirt. Plath's mastery of the craft of portraiture is limited: her anatomy is far from perfect, but her intent to capture the essence of her subject is boldly realized not only in the outer depiction of her hairstyle and nondescript clothing, but more importantly in the intensity of the gaze captured by the artist. The portrait would be remarkable if it contained only her eyes, which look askance with a combination of intensity and vulnerability that seems to perfectly embody the artist herself, perhaps as much as her friend. Arden Tapley's daughter recalled that her mother often spoke of her high school friendship with Sylvia, and that both were rather "shy, sensitive girls who naturally gravitated toward each other." She said that when she first saw the image she immediately recognized it as her mother, and in that sense Plath did capture an essence of her young friend. We have never seen such an artwork by Plath offered on the market; her sketch of Ted Hughes that was done seven years later and recently sold for $49,000 was a considerably less "finished" work, albeit one that showed a more mature command of style and representation. All of Plath's significant works have long been institutionalized. Once creased near the lower edge, apparently to display the image without showing the hands; small red stamp lower left corner; else fine. Matted and framed to 23-1/4" x 30". A powerful image of a close friend by the noted writer while she was still a high school student.‎

Bookseller reference : 015999


‎Flash Art: Two Decades of History XXI Years.‎

‎Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, (1990). - Quarto [approximately 10-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards. [xix], 196 & [3] pages. Illustrated in color and black & white. Near fine. "...From Arte Povera, Process Art, Conceptual Art, Performance, and Post-Conceptualism to Pictures, the Transavantgarde, the East Village, and Neo-Conceptualism, Flash Art has functioned as both forum and catalyst for current art trends....This anthology presents the most memorable articles and issues from Flash Art's 21 years, documenting the magazine's policy and trajectory throughout the course of contemporary culture..." [From the rear cover copy].‎

Bookseller reference : 23787


‎Archive of Original Photographs and Autograph Letter Signed.‎

‎, [c. 1990]. Sixteen original pieces of horror art (including one print and one set of contact sheets, in addition to photographs) by Potter, one of the most renowned contemporary fantasy artists. Potter uses traditional darkroom techniques to generate startling, often erotic, mind-bending, sensual images with both dramatic shock value and a dark sense of foreboding. His art has illustrated works by J.G. Ballard, Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, Poppy Z. Brite, Lucius Shepard, Ramsey Campbell, Clive Barker, William Gibson, William Burroughs and others. Poppy Z. Brite and Lydia Lunch are among his most frequent models. All of the photographs in this collection are from an unpublished book on his work. Most are 11" x 14", and most are signed by Potter. Together with an autograph letter signed by Potter to the would-be editor of the book, Stanley Wiater. Two pages, in which Potter weighs in on the idea of a dark fantasy children's book and works out the medium for an interview with Wiater. A fine collection from a work that was scuttled by the publisher and will never see light of day. Unique.‎

Bookseller reference : 030133


‎7" x 9" Black-and White Portrait Photograph of 1955 Miss America...‎

‎"She May Even Become the First Female Supreme Court Justice". Potter, Vivienne [b.1933]. [7" x 9" Black-and White Portrait Photograph of 1955 Miss America Contestant, And Law Student, Vivienne Potter]. [New York: United Press Photos, August 16, 1955]. Some rubbing to edges, minor wrinkling, stamps and tipped-in caption to verso. $50. * The caption reads: "LADY AND THE LAW: Shapely Vivienne Potter of Reno, Miss Nevada of 1955, stands with her law books on the U.S. Supreme Court Steps in Washington, where she is studying for the bar at American University. Vivienne is the first law student ever to enter the Miss America Contest. She's an accomplished golfer, skier and swimmer, and come 1980, she may be even become the first female Supreme Court justice."‎

Bookseller reference : 62371


‎5" x 7" Black-and-White Press Photograph of New York State Court...‎

‎The Judge Who Replaced Cardozo - Pound, Cuthbert W. [1864-1935]. [5" x 7" Black-and-White Press Photograph of New York State Court of Appeals Chief Justice Cuthbert W. Pound]. [New York: Acme News Agency, March 8, 1932]. Minor wrinkling, stamps, annotations and tipped-in caption to verso. $50. * The caption reads (in part): "Following the appointment of Judge Benjamin Cardozo to the Supreme Court, Justice Cuthbert W. Pound...has been appointed to fill the vacancy caused by Cardozo, and is now Chief Justice of the New York State Court of Appeals."‎

Bookseller reference : 62374


‎Awful Ogre's Awful Day‎

‎Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins. 2001, First Edition / First Printing. (ISBN: 0-688-07778-1). Hard Cover, Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Ill.: Zelinsky, Paul O. Folio, unpaginated, in original illustrated covers, with binding and hinges tight. SIGNED by Zelinsky, WITH ORIGINAL ART WORK BELOW HIS SIGNATURE, with beautiful color illustrations throughout the book. CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED. NO LABELS, MARKINGS, NOR OWNERSHIP. VERY GOOD ++. BOOK SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR.‎

Bookseller reference : 005150 ISBN : 0688077781


‎Planning Facilities for Art Instruction‎

‎. Soft cover. Ill.: Evjenth, Henry. Book, A scarce volume. Very musty. Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 071679


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‎Histoire de Manon Lescaut‎

‎0. et du Chevalier des Grieux [WITH AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY MAURICE LELOIR]. Preface de Guy de Maupassant. Illustrations de Maurice Leloir. Paris, Charles Tallandier, [1898]; xxiv, 208 pp. with frontispiece, 212 wood-engraved vignettes or head-pieces [i.e. an illustration at the head of every page of text], two etchings, and eleven colour plates; title-page printed in red and black, text and vignettes within a red border throughout; 20th century half cloth, speckled edges; binding faded and a little worn, slight embrowning to the edges of the pages, marginal spotting to the two etchings and to the endpapers. A beautiful and lavishly-illustrated edition: the effect of a small but finely-executed illustration heading every page is virtually of a precursor of the graphic novel, as the story is almost told in pictures as well as in words. Apparently copies were issued with the border in black instead of red. OUR COPY IS OFFERED WITH A GRACEFUL AND FINELY-EXECUTED ORIGINAL INK AND GREY WASH ILLUSTRATION BY MAURICE LELOIR [1853 - 1940], signed with his monogram, which was engraved by Jules Huyot and appears as the vignette at on page 144 of this edition. It shows the young couple at cards at a small table turning round to a footman who is announcing a visitor. The dimensions of the drawing are about 12 x 6 cm. i.e. about 50% larger than the wood-engraving; it is mounted behind a thick passe-partout with a deep, gold inner frame [aperture c. 14 x 10 cm.] and framed in a broad modern gilt frame [overall dimensions c. 42 x 37 cm.]. It has clearly been re-framed in the past twenty years, but the backing-paper from its original framing has been re-usued, preserving the label of "J.Boyer - Encadrements - Dorure - 38bis Rue Fontaine".‎

Bookseller reference : IS00667


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‎Adolf Hitler. The Unknown Artist.‎

‎Billy F. Price Publishing Co.:. 1984. Hard Cover, 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 260 pages, illustrated in color and b&w. "More books have been written about Aldof Hitler and the Third Reich than perhaps about any other epoch in modern history. Yet despite Hitler's frequent comments that art and architecture dominated his personality, historians have largely ignored his art or dismissed it as an adolescent pasttime. The primary reason may well be that, until now, no comprehensive and authoritiatve catalog of Hitler's art work has been assembled and available. This splendid volume by one of the world's greatest collectors of Hilter's art, the author, accomplishes, in a way, what officials of the Third Reich were unable to do: it brings together a sweeping and impressive collection of Hitler's paintings, drawings, sketches, doodles and daydreasm. First published in a German edition in 1983, this book contains a number of paintings and drawings discovered since." FINE HARDCOVER, FINE- DUST JACKET. Fine/Fine-.‎

Bookseller reference : 019505


‎Arts of Wood‎

‎Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976. Hardcover. Clean text. Reinforced binding. Unclipped dust jacket has a few small, closed tears. An illustrated survey of everyday wooden artwork made by various cultures. Covers bowls, ladles, spoons, headrests, combs, and more. Map of people and places. Well illustrated. 64pp. Drawings by the author.‎

Bookseller reference : 15007


‎Portraits of Dutchess 1680-1807‎

‎Poughkeepsie, NY, Hamilton Reproductions, Inc. 1976. Soft cover. Book, Exterior wear includes a large crease on lower right corner of front cover, with minor soils and splattered stains along edges. A guide to portraiture of influential figures from the American Colonial period in Dutchess County, with many illustrations and listing information, as well as descriptions. 47 pages. Very Good -/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 038747


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‎'Just as the swineherd was taking the eighty-sixth kiss'‎

‎A Superb Original Arthur Rackham Watercolor Drawing RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939). 'Just as the swineherd was taking the eighty-sixth kiss.' [N.p.: n.d., ca. 1932]. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the color plate facing p. 84, illustrating the fairy tale 'The Swineherd' in Arthur Rackham’s Fairy Tales by Hans Andersen (London: [1932]). Signed at lower left. Image size: 11 13/16 x 9 1/16 inches; 300 x 231 mm. Matted, framed, and glazed. This highly detailed pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing depicts the swineherd, 'that is to say, the Prince (but, of course, they did not know that he was not a real swineherd),' and the Princess sitting just outside the pigsty, kissing, with three pigs in the pigsty at lower left, five maids of honor standing around them at right counting the kisses, and the Emperor watching them from behind a brick fence.‎

Bookseller reference : 00026


‎'Paradise of Children, The'‎

‎A Superb Original Arthur Rackham Watercolor Drawing for Nathaniel Hawthorne’s 'A Wonder Book' RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939). 'The Paradise of Children.' London: 1922. Original pen-and-ink and watercolor drawing for the tinted line drawing illustrating 'The Paradise of Children' ('Pandora’s Box') in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s A Wonder Book (London: [n.d., 1922]). Signed and dated at lower right. Image size: 15 x 11 inches (381 x 279 mm.). Matted, framed, and glazed. 'Long, long ago, when this old world was in its tender infancy, there was a child, who never had either a father or a mother; and, that he might not be lonely, another child, fatherless and motherless like himself, was sent from a far country, to live with him, and be his playfellow and helpmate. Her name was Pandora. The first thing that Pandora saw, when she entered the cottage where Epimetheus dwelt, was a great box. And almost the first question which she put to him, after crossing the threshold, was this," ‘Epimetheus, what have you in that box?’ ‘My dear little Pandora,’ answered Epimetheus, ‘That is a secret, and you must be kind enough not to ask any questions about it. The box was left here to be kept safely, and I do not myself know what it contains.’ ‘But who gave it to you?’ asked Pandora. ‘And where did it come from?’ ‘That is a secret too,’ replied Epimetheus. ‘How provoking!’ exclaimed Pandora, pouting her lip. ‘I wish the great ugly box were out of the way!’ ‘Oh come, don’t think of it anymore' cried Epimetheus. 'Let us run out of doors, and have some nice play with the other children.’ It is thousands of years since Epimetheus and Pandora were alive; and the world, nowadays, is a very different sort of thing from what it was in their time. Then, everybody was a child. There needed no fathers and mothers to take care of the children; because there was no danger, nor trouble of any kind, and no clothes to be mended, and there was always plenty to eat and drink. Whenever a child wanted his dinner, he found it growing on a tree; and, if he looked at the tree in the morning, he could see the expanding blossom of that night’s supper; or, at eventide, he saw the tender bud of tomorrow’s breakfast. It was a very pleasant life indeed. No labor to be done, no tasks to be studied; nothing but sports and dances, and sweet voices of children talking, or caroling like birds, or gushing out in merry laughter, throughout the livelong day.' This charming watercolor drawing depicts life as it was before Pandora opened the 'great ugly box'" a wonderfully gentle pastoral scene, with a group of three naked children dancing merrily, without a care in the world, with 'the expanding blossoms of that night’s supper' hanging heavily on the tree above their heads and 'the tender bud of tomorrow’s breakfast' growing on the plants in the foreground. 'The moment one opens Hawthorne’s Wonder Book one becomes aware of the rounding and softening of form in Rackham’s work. The modern Pandora of Hawthorne opens her box for the world in 1921, and she is a very living young girl, with breasts just beginning to swell, indicating that Rackham was aware of the undertones of this story which is being retold with every lifetime. In ‘The Paradise of Children’ from the same text the children are drawn in line, but the washes of colour give them a rotundity of form and a very human life. The point which Rackham is making, surely, is that these are real children, a real Pandora, and not some dream from fairy land' (Fred Gettings, Arthur Rackham, p. 141).‎

Bookseller reference : 00625


‎Gauguin: Masterpieces of French Painting - Ten Full Color-Plates Including Cover Plate, With a Biographical Foreword‎

‎Geneva, Paris, Albert Skira. Hardcover. Book, Glassine dust jacket has some chips and tears, with tape on lower spine corner of front cover; normal book wear; embossment on title page. Very Good -/Good Glassine.‎

Bookseller reference : 045502


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‎Derosa Tony artwork‎

‎Christopher St. West: the gay parade SundayJune 27. 7pm Hollywood Blv'd. handbill/poster‎

‎Los Angeles: Christopher St. West at Peace Press 1971. handbill leaflet. Single 8.5x11 inch offset printed handbill for the 1971 parade in Hollywood illustrated with a linocut by DeRosa very good. The handbill/poster for the second-ever Gay Pride Parade held on Hollywood Blvd. in 1971. After no other printer would agree to print the handbill the organizers had Peace Press an ant-war collective do the work Christopher St. West at Peace Press unknown‎

Bookseller reference : 187723

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‎Early Adolescent Art Education‎

‎Peoria, IL, Chas. A. Bennett Co. Inc. 1957, First Printing. Hardcover. Book, Smells musty; has some stains, scuffs and soils. A readable copy. Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 071750


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‎Desmith David Artwork Great Color‎

‎Camel Named Joe : the Illustrated Story of an American Pop Icon‎

‎Ducap Books. Very Good. 1/1/1998. Hardcover. 0966500601 . This book is in very good condition; no remainder marks. Dustjacket does have some shelfwear. Inside pages are clean. . Ducap Books hardcover‎

Bookseller reference : 121707-22-112 ISBN : 0966500601 9780966500608

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‎The Materials and Methods of Sculpture‎

‎New York, Oxford University Press. 1961, Fourth Printing. Hardcover. Book, Dust jacket has scuffs, edge chips and other wear; a nice copy of book. 416 pages. Very Good/Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 052359


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‎Raku Art & Technique‎

‎New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 1970. (ISBN: 0442369484) Hardcover. Book, Normal dust jacket wear; a nice copy of book. Very Good/Very Good -.‎

Bookseller reference : 072501 ISBN : 0442369484


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‎For the Sake of a Single Verse: From the Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge‎

‎NY: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc, 1974. First Edition. First Printing. Softcover. Illustrated by Ben Shahn. Lithographs. Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall. Unpaginated pp. Very Good- with no dust jacket .‎

Bookseller reference : 23523


‎The Comics. An Illustrated History of Comic Strip Art.‎

‎New York, Berkley/Windhover. 1976, 1st Paper Edition. (ISBN: 42503268X) Oversize Paper, Lively history of the comics from 1896 to the early 70's. Includes commentaries by many artists: Caniff, Schulz, Chic Young, Walt Kelly & others. Illus. with 100's of b&w comics + 32pgs. in color. Very light minute soiling to covers. Vg.‎

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‎The Magna Book of Renoir‎

‎Leicester, England, Magna Books. 1993. (ISBN: 1854225391) Hardcover. Book, A very nice copy. 59 pages. Very Good +/Very Good +.‎

Bookseller reference : 052353 ISBN : 1854225391


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‎Album Cover Album 3‎

‎London, Dragons World/Book Club. 1986. Cloth with dust jacket, Large 4to - Nearly 12" Tall. 142 pages, fully illustrated throughout in colour. Loads of record sleeves reproduced in full colour in this, the third celebrarion of the art of record albums. Includes the Artistes, Recording Company, Designer and Date for every album listed. A brilliant work of reference. Co-author David Howells, text by Bob Fisher and Colin Greenland. Near Fine/Near-Fine.‎

Bookseller reference : 1818


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‎Album Cover Album 3‎

‎London, Paper Tiger. 1984, First Edition. (ISBN: 0905895991) Laminated Card Covers, Square 4to - 12" x 12". 142 pages, fully illustrated throughout in colour. Loads of record sleeves reproduced in full colour in this, the third celebrarion of the art of record albums. Includes the Artistes, Recording Company, Designer and Date for every album listed. A brilliant work of reference. Co-author David Howells. Slightly creased and curled covers. Very Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 4510 ISBN : 0905895991


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‎Album Cover Album 5‎

‎London, Paper Tiger. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 1850280770) Laminated Card Covers, Square 4to - 12" x 12". 142 pages, fully illustrated throughout in colour. Loads of record sleeves reproduced in full colour in this, the third celebrarion of the art of record albums. Includes the Artistes, Recording Company, Designer and Date for every album listed. A brilliant work of reference. Co-authors Storm Thorgerson and Nigel Grierson.Contents Fine in sSlightly marked and curled covers, smal tear at foot of spine. Very Good.‎

Bookseller reference : 4511 ISBN : 1850280770


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‎French Master Drawings from the Rouen Museum - From Caron to Delacroix‎

‎Washington, DC, International Exhibitions Foundation. 1981. (ISBN: 0883970376) Soft cover. Book, Light normal exterior wear; a very nice copy. A detailed guide to French art from displays at the Rouen Museum, with many illustrations and descriptions. 188 pages. Very Good +/No Jacket.‎

Bookseller reference : 038648 ISBN : 0883970376


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‎Etched Portrait of Oliver Ellsworth‎

‎Rosenthal, Max [1833-1939]. [Etched Portrait of Oliver Ellsworth]. [N.p.: S.n., 1888]. Attractively glazed and matted 5" x 6-3/4" print in attractive 9-1/2" x 11-1/2" wooden frame, small brass plaque to center of bottom. Some rubbing and a few nicks to frame, otherwise fine. $300. * Most famous for his work on the drafting of the U.S. Constitution, Ellsworth [1745-1807] was an important figure in Revolutionary and Federal periods, was the third chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Born in Poland and trained in Paris and Philadelphia, Rosenthal was a respected artist who specialized in portraits of notable individuals and historical figures.‎

Bookseller reference : 60663

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