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Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$50.00

Cosindas, Marie
Marie Cosindas: Polaroid Color Photographs
NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1966

Quarto. [12] pp; 10 color photographs; checklist of 85 photographs exhibited. Biographical sketch of the photographer, with appreciations by John Szarkowski, Perry T. Rathbone and Hugh Edwards; poem by Kirby Congdon. Original wraps. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; covers moderately toned. Marie Cosindas (1923-2017) was an early pioneer of color photography; Max Eastman asked her to test a new product for its instant camera. This is the catalog for Maria Cosindas's first museum show, held at the Museum of Modern Art, April 12 - July 4, 1966 before traveling to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, November 9 - December 11, 1966 and the Art Institute of Chicago, January 21 - March 5, 1967.
Inventory number #013918



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$75.00

Garache, Claude, Yves Bonnefoy, Jacques Thuiller
Derriere Le Miroir No. 213 : Garache
Paris: Maeght Editeur, 1975

Folio (15" x 11"). 20 pp; with ten original color lithographs, both single and double-page, including the cover, and 30 b/w drawings. Text in French. Loose in portfolio wraps. Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy internally; cover shows minor soil, lower corner on back cover gently creased. This issue devoted to Claude Garache and his best-known subject matter, the female nude painted entirely in one color on a white background. Catalogue of an exhibition held at Galerie Maeght, Paris.
Inventory number #013633



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$150.00

Jackson, David
THE RUSSIAN VISION: The Art of Ilya Repin
Schoten: B A I, 2006

First printing. Quarto. 304 pp; illustrated throughout in color; chronology; notes; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine/Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy; jacket bright with no wear.
Inventory number #013622



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Buhler, Kathryn C.
AMERICAN SILVER 1655-1825 in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1972

Two volumes in slipcase. Quarto. 708 pp; 689 illustrations; index. Half cloth in slipcase. Fine, a crisp, unmarked copy in ndar fine slipcase - appears unused.. "A detailed catalogue of more than 600 pieces of American silver by more than 150 known makers in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, which is unsurpassed in examples of New England manufacture. The catalogue is arranged geographically, then chronologically by makers' dates under place of origin." Arntzen
Inventory number #013432



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$150.00

Tracy, Berry B. & William H. Gerdts
CLASSICAL AMERICA 1815-1845: An Exhibition at The Newark Museum
Newark, NJ: Newark Museum, 1963

First edition. Quarto. 212 pp; 295 objects described, many with b/w photographs; bibliography. Cloth in very good+ condition. A crisp, unmarked copy; ;white covers arte clean & bright, spine a biy darkened. Major exhibition catalogue of American decorative and fine arts of this period, with many high-quality examples. Includes furniture, silver, ceramics, glass, wallpaper & textiles, lamps, stoves & clocks, as well as the fine arts.
Inventory number #013418



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: None


Price:
$125.00

Cowles, Fleur, Editor
FLAIR Annual 1953
NY: Cowles Magazines, 1952

First edition. Folio. 229 pp; profusely illustrated in color & b/w, with many gatefolds & cutouts. Decorated red cloth with cutout in front board. Near FIne, a crisp, unmarked copy; original glassine jacket, edges chipped. A compilation of subjects -- art, fashion, culture, travel, gardens, music, personalities, etc. Published in book form in answer to the many queries Cowles received as to when/if the magazine would resume publication. It was the first and only annual published.
Inventory number #013277



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good+


Price:
$15.00

Kaplan, Wendy
THE ART THAT IS LIFE: The Arts & Crafts Movement in America, 1875-1920
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1987

First edition. Quarto. 410 pp; 55 color & 316 b/w illustrations; index. Paperback. VG, a clean, unmarked copy; light wear at top & bottom of spine. Catalogue published in conjunction with the landmark exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.
Inventory number #013165



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$85.00

LePape, Claude & Thierry Defert
FROM BALLETS RUSSES TO VOGUE: The Art of Georges Lepape
NY: Vendome Press, 1984

First American edition. Folio; 175 pp.; 296 illustrations from photographs & drawings, including 136 in color; bibliography. VG/VG, a clean, unmarked copy; unclipped jacket has light wear to spine ends, short edge tear, faint dampstain at top corner of back cover. "A well-illustrated monograph on the enduring illustrator whose distinctive style helped define art deco. Lepape's work appeared in leading fashion magazines--most notably pochoir prints for "La Gazette du Bon Ton" and Vogue covers--as well as in advertisements for leading couture houses and costume designs for
Inventory number #012992



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$200.00

Alfieri, Dino & Luigi Freddi, editions
EXHIBITION OF THE FASCIST REVOLUTION: 1st decennial of the March on Rome
Rome: National Fascist Party, 1933

First edition of the English language edition. Octavo. 258 pp; illustrated throughout with 12 color plates & 257 b/w illustrations, including 20 photogravure & 237 zincotype. Cloth-backed illustrated boards. VG, some light wear to cloth hinges, top & bottom edges lightly rubbed, spine title faded. Text block starting to loosen. A nice, clean copy of this visually stunning exhibition catalog. Based on the 1st Decennial exhibition, celebrating the 10th anniversary of the March on Rome, this book represents the growing cult of Benito Mussolini - Il Duce - and documents a time in Italian history marked by the rise of fascism. The Fascist Party used expressions of traditional culture, such as art exhibitions, in an attempt to re-contextualize and revolutionize Italy. The frontispiece is a facsimile copy of an autograph statement from Mussolini on the exhibition.
Inventory number #012095



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$20.00

D'Harnoncourt, Anne & Kynaston McShine
MARCEL DUCHAMP
NY / Philadelphia: Museum of Modern Art / Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1973

Quarto. 345 pp; illustrated in b/w and 4 color plates. Paperback. VG in slightly chipped mylar over wrap.
Inventory number #011454



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$30.00

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 110
Fort Worth, TX: Modern Art Museum Fort Worth, 2002

Quarto. 328 pp; illustrated throughout in color; commentaries on the artists by Michael Auping, Andrea Karnes, and Mark Thistlethwaite. Illustrated flexi covers. VG to near fine, slight corner bumps and a little bit of wrinkling of the cover lamination, mostly to rear cover. Catalog for the inaugural exhibition at the newly constructed Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, designed by Tadao Ando.
Inventory number #011453



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$50.00

Craven, Wayne
STANFORD WHITE: Decorator in Opulence and Dealer in Antiquities
NY: Columbia University Press, 2005

Octavo. 264 pp; 5 color plates & 63 b/w illustrations; notes; glossary; bibliography; index. Hardcover with dustjacket. Near Fine/Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, small abrasion at top of front free endpaper from removal of price sticker, tiny stain on fore edge. This is the first study of Stanford White as an interior decorator and a dealer in antiques and the fine arts. The author offers a vivid portrait of the sweeping social and cultural changes taking place in the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as the wealthy rejected the dominant middle-class tastes and values. The Whitneys, Vanderbilts, Astors, Paynes and other wealthy NY families saw themselves as the new aristocracy and desired both the furnishings and architectural elements of the best houses in Europe.
Inventory number #011440



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: Very Good


Price:
$35.00

Pallucchini, Rodolfo
I DISEGNI DEL GUARDI AL MUSEO CORRER DI VENEZIA
Venice: Edizioni Daria Guarnati, 1943

Limited edition of 1500 copies. Folio. 251 pp; illustrated throughout with monochrome & color reproductions, many fold-outs. Text in Italian. Cloth with dustjacket. G+ to VG-. Non-removable dustjacket has some chipping near spine ends, interior lightly toned as is common to this volume, one quad-fold plate detached but present and intact. Good working or reading copy.
Inventory number #010973



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Hovdenakk, Per
CHRISTO, Complete Editions, 1964-1982
NY: New York University Press, 1982

Octavo. unpaginated; photographs and illustrations of 66 projects realized and unrealized. Text in German and English. Paperback. Near fine. Catalogue Raisonne and Introduction by Per Hovdenakk.
Inventory number #010970



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$12.00

Mason, James
FRA ANGELICO (Masterpieces in Colour)
NY: Frederick A. Stokes, n.d.

Octavo. 80 pp; 8 color illustrations. Paper covered boards. VG minor rubbing to spine, endpapers toned, former owner bookplate on front pastedown.
Inventory number #010531



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket: None


Price:
$10.00

Hind, C. Lewis
TURNER: Five Letters and a Postscript (Masterpieces in Colour)
NY: Frederick A. Stokes, n.d.

Octavo. 78 pp; 8 color illustrations. Paper covered boards with pasted down illustration. VG-. paper has rubbed off the spine in a few places exposing the super; binding is firm.
Inventory number #010530



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Near Fine


Price:
$15.00

Rathbone, Perry
In Memory of Curt Valentin 1902-1954: An Exhibition of Modern Masterpieces Lent by American Museums October 5 - October 30, 1954
NY: Curt Valentin Gallery, 1954

Twelvemo. Unpaginated; b/w illustrations of selected works in the exhibition. Stapled paperback. Near fine. Catalogue of 30 masterworks of painting and sculpture.
Inventory number #010423



Binding: Soft Cover
Condition: Very Good


Price:
$25.00

Freschi Renzo
MON AND KHMER SCULPTURE OF THE 6TH TO 13TH CENTURY
Milan: Galleria Mandala, 1988

Octavo. 55 pp; color and b/w plates, illustrations, and maps; bibliography; text in Italian and English. paperback. VG minor toning cover edges. Italian title - Sculture Mon e Khmer dal VI al XIII secolo. Exhibition catalog from Galleria Mandala focuses on these two specific aspects of Indochinese sculpture of the 6th to 13th century
Inventory number #010285



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Near Fine
Jacket: Near Fine


Price:
$35.00

Ipsiroglu, Mazhar
Chefs-d'Oeuvre du Topkapi: Peintures et Miniatures
Paris: Bibliotheque des Arts, 1980

Quarto. 152 pp; illustrated with 50 tipped-in color plates of Topkapi paintings; bibliography. Text in FRENCH. Cloth in dustjacket. Near Fine/Near Fine, a clean, unmarked copy, tiny nick to cloth at fore edge; jacket flaps lightly toned; no rips or tears. This scholarly work focuses on the illustrations in Nizami's -Khamseh- at the Topkapi Museum in Istanbul.
Inventory number #010281



Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: As New
Jacket: Fine


Price:
$20.00

Pal, Pratapaditya
INDIAN PAINTING: A Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Collection
LA: Los Angeles County Museum, 1993

Quarto. 384 pp; illustrated throughout in color and b/w; bibliography. Cloth with dustjacket. Fine in fine jacket, a fresh, unmarked copy; jacket with no visible wear. This book is devoted to the museum
Inventory number #010272