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The Art Of Food

By: Abbott, Shirley (Author) / Glusker, Irwin (Editor)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Oxmoor House: 1979

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 001932

ISBN: 0848704975

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


001932: Stated First Printing. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has several small cuts along edges. "The Art of Food is presented as both an art book and a cookbook. Indeed, the act of cooking has been defined as one of the performing arts. In this volume, thirty-one works of art whose essential image is food have been brought together - they come from many cultures, all over the world. Twenty-nine of the paintings are placed opposite... View more info

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An Illustrated Life Of Jesus (From The National Gallery Of Art Collection)

By: Abrams, Richard I. / Hutchinson, Warner

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Abingdon - Cokesbury Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Store ID: 003849

ISBN: 0687013569

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


003849: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition. Copy has stamped name of original owner (a Church) in upper corner of front flyleaf. Dustjacket is slightly worn along edges. "Authors Abrams and Hutchinson have selected 94 art masterpieces, many never before reproduced in print - paintings, sculptures, drawings, bronzes, etchings, tapestries, and manuscript illuminations - and have skillfully blended them with interpretations of ev... View more info

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Drawing From Life

By: Brown, Clint / McLean, Cheryl

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1992

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012708

ISBN: 0030289343

Condition: Very Good


012708: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: The Mind's Eye * Learning to Draw * Drawing Tools * A Sketch to Build On * Proportions, Perception, and Perspective * Line * Value * Introduction to Anatomy * Foundations of the Human Structure * Anatomy of the Limbs * Heads and Portraits * Composition and the Figurative Formalist * Expression and the Figurative Humanist * Becomin... View more info

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Frederic Remington

By: Craze, Sophia

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Crescent Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition: Sixth Printing

Store ID: 011074

ISBN: 0517675978

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


011074: "With nearly 70 full-color and 25 black-and-white illustrations, this volume exhibits some of the finest Remington drawings, paintings, and sculpture which are part of an invaluable record of America's last frontier." Content Chapters include: Introduction * Military Scenes * Cowboys And Other Frontiersmen * Indians * Sculptures * List Of Color Plates. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for very light ... View more info

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The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 1 - Acrylics To Batik

By: Creative Editors

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York And Amsterdam, Plenary Publications International: 1974

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 000297

ISBN: 0884590003

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


000297: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 1 of Acrylics Afghan Stitch, Airplanes of Paper, American Indian Crafts, Animal Dolls, Ant Farms, Antiquing Furniture, Appliqué, Astronomy, Baby Foods, Basketry, and Batik. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages View more info

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The World of Robert Bateman

By: Derry, Ramsay / Bateman, Robert / John, V. John

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Random House / Madison Press: 1985

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012723

ISBN: 0394546547

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


012723: Stated First Edition. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The paintings of Robert Bateman have a powerful impact that photography cannot equal and that few other painters can achieve. His skill at depicting a spectacular variety of birds and mammals in rich, complex settings has brought him to the forefront of his field and to international renown. Bateman's art depicts wildlife withi... View more info

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Delights For The Senses (Dutch And Flemish Still - Life Paintings From Budapest)

By: Ember, Ildiko

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Budapest And Wausau, Wisconsin, Szepmuveszeti Budapest Muzeum/Museum Of Fine Arts And Leighyawkey Woodson Art Museum: 1989

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004127

ISBN: 0945529015

Condition: Fine


004127: Introduction by Istvan Barkoczi. "It is the first exhibition of paintings drawn solely from the vast collections in Budapest to travel to the United States. The exhibition has brought together two museums quite different in origin and character. The Budapest Museum of Fine Arts, though young in terms of European museum standards, opened its doors to the public in 1906: the Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum opened only in 1976." Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. :... View more info

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The World Of Owen Gromme

By: Gromme, Owen J.

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin, Stanton & Lee Publishers: 1983

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012724

ISBN: 0883610884

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


012724: Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket is complete but has some short well-repaired edge cuts. Includes Introduction by Roger Tory Peterson, Biography by Michael Mentzer, and Commentaries by Judith Redline Coopey. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "THE WORLD OF OWEN GROMME presents the life and art of a man who through eight decades of accomplishment as a naturalist and artist has provided us with a link... View more info

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Drawing The Head and Figure

By: Hamm, Jack

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1963

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013932

Condition: Very Good


013932: "A how-to handbook that makes drawing easy. ... Offers simplified techniques and scores of brand-new hints and helps ... Step-by-step procedures. Hundreds of illustrations." Book has small worn spot on front cover and a whited-out area at top of title page. Otherwise, covers and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered (except for light wear along spine edges). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "When taken st... View more info

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La Crosse In Light & Shadow (A Pictorial Recollection Of La Crosse, Wisconsin)

By: Hill, Edwin (Editor) / Connell, Douglas (Editor)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: La Crosse, Wisconsin, Murphy Library, Univ. Of Wisconsin - La Crosse: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005725

Condition: Fine with no Dust Jacket


005725: Front and back endpapers are decorated with an 1859 map of La Crosse. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In bringing this collection of images up to date, we took hundreds of new photographs. Some are included here, but most have been deposited in Murphy Library's Special Collections room for future use. The documentation of the city and its everyday life must continue with the awareness that in decades and centuries to come, these images will be the subject of muc... View more info

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Fifties Style: Then And Now

By: Horn, Richard

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Courage Books - Running Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 006542

ISBN: 0894716247

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


006542: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Printing Number Line (9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Dustjacket has a short edge tear, well-repaired by archival tape. Has 200 Color and Black-and-White Photographs. "Captures the spirit of the fifties and shows how the boldly imaginative style of that decade is reappearing in the eighties. A grand salute to American design, Fifties Style compares fifties originals with fifties-influence... View more info

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Character Sketches - From The Pages Of Scripture, Illustrated In The World Of Nature

By: Institute In Basic Youth Conflicts

Price: $40.50

Publisher: Institute In Basic Youth Conflicts: 1976

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 013931

ISBN: 0916888010

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


013931: No slipcase is included. Book has a registered number bookplate with original owner's name and No. 292 on front flyleaf. Otherwise, book is in Fine condition; boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Stated First Edition. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 76-3050. "Each section of this Character Sketches volume begins with a captivating read-aloud nature story that introduces the character quality being taught and conti... View more info

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How To Draw Our Little Furry Friends (How To Draw Series #189)

By: Mano, Sadako

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tustin, California, Walter Foster Art Books: 1986

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001649

Condition: Good


001649: Book is #189 of the "How to Draw" Art Books produced by Walter Foster. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other books in this Walter Foster Art Books Series available. : 10.25 x 13.75 in.: 34 pages View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $189.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007639

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007639: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations... View more info

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Farm Animal Portraits

By: Moncrieff, Elspeth / Joseph, Stephen / Joseph, Iona

Price: $184.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, Antique Collectors' Club: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Store ID: 007640

ISBN: 1851492399

Condition: New in New Dust Jacket


007640: Book is SIGNED BY AUTHOR, ELSPETH MONCRIEFF (directly confirmed by her) on the Title Page. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Front and back endpapers are decorated with color plate illustrations. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "This is the first comprehensive study of an exceptional period in livestock experimentation and of the social and economic aspirations which led to the commissioning of these paintings. Over four hundred illustrations... View more info

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How To Arrange Dried Florals If You Think You Can't: Christmas Remembered Series

By: Nelson, Teresa (Editor) / Hill, Lynda (Editor) / Muir, om (Editor)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Little Rock, Arkansas, Leisure Arts, Inc.: 1998

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 002330

ISBN: 1574860801

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


002330: No Jacket as Issued. Reader Reviews: By "craftycatsmeow" (Montreal, Quebec CAN) : "This is a wonderful book! If you only want one book on dried floral arranging this is the one to have. Whether you are just starting out or have been doing floral crafts for years, this book offers plenty of projects (over 90) to create or to be inspired by and in typical Leisure Arts fashion; each project is beautifully illustrated with colored photographs of both the... View more info

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Louise Nevelson (Atmospheres And Environments)

By: Nevelson, Louise (Author) / Albee, Edward (Introduction By)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Clarkson N. Potter: 1980

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 002736

ISBN: 0517540517

Condition: Fine


002736: First Printing (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1) . Distributed by Crown Publishers in Association With The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. "The illustrations of each of the five environments are preceded by a summary of their history and an iconological interpretation by Laurie Wilson, Assistant Professor at New York University. " Corners of covers are very slightly rubbed. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 9.5 x 13 in.: 192 pages View more info

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The Bard Brothers : Painting America Under Steam and Sail

By: Peluso Jr., Anthony J. / Mariners' Museum

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams / The Mariners' Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011368

ISBN: 0810912406

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


011368: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Contains 152 illustrations, including 121 plates in full color. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Much of what we know about how steamboats looked between about 1835 and 1900 comes from the meticulously detailed paintings of John and James Bard, twin brothers who were born in New York City in 1815, coincidentally the sa... View more info

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The Country Diary Book Of Flowers (Drying, Pressing, And Potpourri)

By: Petelin, Carol

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1991

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004137

ISBN: 0805017704

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


004137: Stated First Edition (1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2) . Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "Practical advice on growing, drying, wiring, storing and pressing * Step-by-step instructions on creating arrangement, making pot pourri and using dried flowers in a hostof delightful ways * Over one hundred colour photographs. " Book. : Photographs: 9 x 11.25 in.: 159 pages View more info

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The Country Flowers Of A Victorian Lady

By: Robinson, Fanny

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Scranton, Pennsylvania, Harpercollins Publishers: 2000

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007117

ISBN: 006019703X

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007117: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Over the past 150 years Fanny Robinson's "Book of Memory, " as she called it, has been enjoyed as a treasured heirloom by her family. Now, for the first time, her beautiful work -- arguably the most exquisite collection of Victorian flower paintings in existence -- can be appreciated by all. Fanny's exceptional book combines elegant watercolors with evocative poetry th... View more info

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The Arts Of The Sikh Kingdoms

By: Stronge, Susan (Editor)

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Prakash Books: 1999

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004807

ISBN: 8172340206

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


004807: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Lightly worn sticker spot on inside of front cover and dustjacket has small worn spot on back near spine. Price INCLUDES FULL EXTRA COST of Media Delivery. USPS Priority would be an extra charge. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "In 1801 Ranjit Singh was proclaimed the first Sikh maharaja of the Panjab, the 'land of the five rivers', at Lahore. The magnificent illustrations include jewellery and gemstones from... View more info

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Man At Work (400 Years In Paintings And Bronzes - Labor And The Evolution Of Industry In Art)

By: Turk, Klaus

Price: $44.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, MSOE - Milwaukee School Of Engineering: 2003

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004164

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


004164: No Jacket as Issued. Copy displays ISBN#0912804404 on back cover and back of title page, but is an invalid ISBN # - due to misprinting by publisher. "This volume presents the Eckhart G. Grohmann Collection At Milwaukee School of Engineering. The collection consists of more than 400 paintings and bronzes, depicting work and industry. It comprises a time span of 400 years and allows a comprehensive insight into the history of individual labor, trades, industry... View more info

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Man At Work (400 Years In Paintings And Bronzes - Labor And The Evolution Of Industry In Art)

By: Turk, Klaus

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, MSOE - Milwaukee School Of Engineering: 2003

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 004681

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


004681: No Jacket as Issued. Copy displays ISBN#0912804404 on back cover and back of title page, but is an invalid ISBN # - due to misprinting by publisher. "This volume presents the Eckhart G. Grohmann Collection At Milwaukee School of Engineering. The collection consists of more than 400 paintings and bronzes, depicting work and industry. It comprises a time span of 400 years and allows a comprehensive insight into the history of individual labor, trades, industry... View more info

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Art Fare (A Commemorative Celebration Of Art And Food)

By: Van Mol, Debbie (Recipe Editor) / Cummings, Mary (Managing Editor)

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee, Toledo Museum Of Art Aides: 2000

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007332

ISBN: 0967833205

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


007332: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "A celebration of the centennial year of the Toledo Museum of Art, ART FARE is a cookbook enhanced by archival photographs of food-related pieces from the Museum's exceptional collection of paintings and decorative arts. Image Dutch painter Jan Davidsz De Heem's STILL LIFE WITH LOBSTER... View more info

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Gourmet Bouquet (Decorative Centerpieces To Eat And Enjoy)

By: Weinberg, Julia

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Butterick Publishing Company: 1979

Edition: 1978 Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 007183

ISBN: 0884210421

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007183: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has two short well-repaired edge cuts. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. LCCN# 77-608283. "Unique Food Ideas for Entertaining Easy-to-Make Quick-to-Create. You can create vegetable blossoms and construct bouquets that look like they came from your own flower garden - in less time than you think! And even the bou... View more info