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200 Years Of American Sculpture, Armstrong, Tom / Craven, Wayne / Feder, Norman / Haskell, Barbara / Krauss, Rosalind E. / Robbins, Daniel / Tucker, Marcia
1 200 Years Of American Sculpture
Armstrong, Tom / Craven, Wayne / Feder, Norman / Haskell, Barbara / Krauss, Rosalind E. / Robbins, Daniel / Tucker, Marcia: David R. Godine And Whitney Museum Of American Art; 1976 
Presumed First Edition Soft Cover Very Good: 9 x 11.5 in.: 350 pages 

005362005362: Copy has prior owner's name neatly inscribed in corner of front flyleaf. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Aboriginal Art * Images of a Nation in Wood, Marble and Bronze: American Sculpture From 1776 to 1900 * The Innocent Eye: American Folk Sculpture * Statues to Sculpture: From the Nineties to the Thirties * Magician's Game: Decades of Transformation, 1930 - 1950 * Two Decades of American Sculpture: A Survey * Shared Space: Contemporary Sculpture and Its Environment * Selected Bibliography * Artists' Biographies and Bibliographies.

Price: 42.50 USD
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Art Of The Western World (From Ancient Greece To Post - Modernism), Cole, Bruce / Gealt, Adelheid
2 Art Of The Western World (From Ancient Greece To Post - Modernism)
Cole, Bruce / Gealt, Adelheid: Summit Books; New York, New York 1989 0671670077 / 9780671670078
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 8.25 x 10.25 in.: 345 pages 

004030004030: Introduction by Michael Wood. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "In this magnificently illustrated and comprehensive book, readers will take one of the most beautiful journeys our world has to offer: an exploration of the great paintings, sculptures, and buildings of Western art. ... Integrates the works of each period with the history, values, and ideals that gave birth to Western art. "

Price: 20.00 USD
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Browning's Italy : A Story Of Italian Life And Art In Browning, Clarke, Helen Archibald
3 Browning's Italy : A Story Of Italian Life And Art In Browning
Clarke, Helen Archibald: The Baker & Taylor Company; New York, New York 1907 
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 5.5 x 8.25 in.: 382 pages 

011309011309: Spine is somewhat faded, picture on front board is still colored and bright. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. An in-depth look at things in the Italian culture that may have influenced Robert Browning, with many B&W photos and illustrations.

Price: 42.00 USD
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Framing America (A Social History Of American Art): Second Edition Series, Pohl, Frances K.
4 Framing America (A Social History Of American Art): Second Edition Series
Pohl, Frances K.: Thames & Hudson; 2007 0500287155 / 9780500287156
Second Edition: First Printing Soft Cover Fine: 8.5 x 11 in.: 600 pages 

009599009599: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "This enlarged vision of American art draws together the many strands of North America's history and visual culture. A tradition once assumed to be mainly European and oriented toward painting and sculpture has been enriched by the inclusion of other media such as ceramics and needlework, as well as the work of previously marginalized groups such as Native Americans, African Americans, Latinos, and Asian Americans. For the second edition, the author has updated and expanded the text, and has significantly increased the coverage of architecture. Contains 685 illustrations, 348 in color. The Author, Frances K. Pohl. is Professor of Art History at Pomona College."

Price: 61.00 USD
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Metropolitan Seminars In Art: Great Periods In Painting - Portfolio A - Glory And Grandeur, Canaday, John
5 Metropolitan Seminars In Art: Great Periods In Painting - Portfolio A - Glory And Grandeur
Canaday, John: The Metropolitan Museum Of Art; 1959 
First Edition: First Printing Hard Cover Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued: 10 x 13 in.: 30 pages 

010502010502: John Canaday, the author, was the Art Editor and Critic for the New York Times. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound (except for archive-taped support in places on the spine) and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Each portfolio is an illustrated class in art appreciation and knowledge, with 12 collectible full-color plates, suitable for framing, in a special pocket envelope attached to the inside front cover. This volume includes color plates of: Kouros * Aphrodite * Mars Disarmed by Venus and the Graces * Italian Landscape * The Aldobrandini Wedding * The Dionysiac Mysteries * Young Woman Picking Flowers * Stll Life with Eggs and Game * Doves * Saint Agnes * Saint Matthew * The Poet and His Muse. : Color Photographs

Price: 19.00 USD
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Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists, (No Author Listed)
6 Phaidon Encyclopedia Of Art And Artists
(No Author Listed): Phaidon Press; United Kingdom 1978 0714815136 / 9780714815138
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket: 8 x 10.75 in.: 704 pages 

003084003084: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Based on the five-volume set that Saturday Review called "the art reference book of the year, " The Phaidon Encyclopedia of Art and Artists provides a comprehensive, convenient and authoritative guide for both student and general reader. The book contains: 1,618 entries * Over 1,000 biographies of painters, sculptors, architects and graphic artists * Separate articles on movements, styles and schools * Extended essays on the art of major cultures and periods * Special attention paid to American art * 1,434 illustrations, 301 in color * 500,000-word text, cross-referenced." Front flyleaf has a large rough area where a bookplate was previously located. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be extra.

Price: 26.00 USD
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The Beauty Of America (In Great American Art), Polley, Robert (Editor)
7 The Beauty Of America (In Great American Art)
Polley, Robert (Editor): Country Beautiful Foundation; Waukesha, Wisconsin 1965 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no Dust Jacket: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 162 pages Illustrated by Robert W. Pradt 

004139004139: "With selections from the writings of renowned American authors. More than 120 reproductions. " Corners of boards and spine are rubbed. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Introduction by Tracy Atkinson (Director, Milwaukee Art Center) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book

Price: 19.00 USD
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The Human Figure (In Art From Prehistoric Times To The Present Day), Wentinck, Charles
8 The Human Figure (In Art From Prehistoric Times To The Present Day)
Wentinck, Charles: Livingston Publishing Company; Wynnewood, Pennsylvania 1971 0870980378 / 9780870980374
Hard Cover Fine in Good Dust Jacket: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 160 pages 

004449004449: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. LCCN# 72-167747. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Translated From The French By Eva Cooper. Dustjacket has a well-repaired cut along the top edge, is rough along other edge area, has crease in front flap and has a small soiled area on the back. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. "Traces the theme of the Human Figure through prehistoric and primitive art, the art of Mesopotamia and Egypt, of Greece, of the Renaissance, and finally of the 20th century. This theme allowes him - better than any other subject - to combine the knowledge of the art-historian with the excitement that the art critic feels for works of art. "

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Story Of Painting (From Cave Painting To Modern Times), Janson, H. W. / Janson, Dora Jane
9 The Story Of Painting (From Cave Painting To Modern Times)
Janson, H. W. / Janson, Dora Jane: Harry N Abrams Inc; New York, New York 1977 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Fine in Fine Dust Jacket: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 164 pages 

003800003800: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Copy is undated; believe was published in 1977. "65 Full-Page Full-Color Reproductions and 81 Monochromes. While thee primary purpose of the book is to tell the story of painting, it is unusual in that it is also a guide to the enjoyment of pictures. The 146 illustrations of which 65 are color plates - provide a collection of masterpieces that is unique. Included are types of art which only recently have begun to get the attention they deserve - the painting of the Middle Ages, for instance, and Mannerism; and here the reader will find a simple and intelligible explanation of modern art - Cubism, Futurism, non-objective art, Expressionism, Surrealism. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Includes as a frontispiece, a tipped-in painting, "An Old Man and His Grandson, " by Domenico Ghirlandaio (About 1480 Louvre Museum, Paris) .

Price: 39.50 USD
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Treasures Of The Great National Galleries (An Introduction To The Paintings In The Famous Museums Of The Western World), Tietze, Hans
10 Treasures Of The Great National Galleries (An Introduction To The Paintings In The Famous Museums Of The Western World)
Tietze, Hans: Phaidon Publishers, Distributed By Garden City Books; London, England 1954 
Presumed First Edition Hard Cover Very Good with no Dust Jacket: 7.25 x 10.5 in.: 424 pages 

003802003802: Boards are dark burgundy cloth with white cloth spine. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.

Price: 16.00 USD
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