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200 Years Of American Sculpture

By: Armstrong, Tom / Craven, Wayne / Feder, Norman / Haskell, Barbara / Krauss, Rosalind E. / Robbins, Daniel / Tucker, Marcia

Price: $42.50

Publisher: David R. Godine And Whitney Museum Of American Art: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005362


005362: 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 Transf... View more info

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A Smithsonian Book of Comic - Book Comics

By: Barrier, Michael / Williams, Martin (Editors)

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Smithsonian: 1982

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011397


011397: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket is complete but has several edge cuts and is worn along edges. Book's boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "There are thirty-two complete stories - almost 300 pages in color - among them the very first appearances of Superman, Batman, and Pogo Possum. And there are Captain Marvel, Donald Duck and his Uncle Scro... View more info

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The Art Of Watercolor Painting (B - 374)

By: Brooks, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: A Grumbacher Library Book: 1966

Store ID: 003142


003142: Original price of $1.00 is printed on front cover. Book is #B-374 of the Grumbacher Library Series. Many pages are done in full color. "Step by step instruction and demonstration of techniques for painting flowers, still life, landscapes and seascapes in watercolor and polymer, the newest painting medium for the artist. Hot-To-Do-It Lessons in painting planned and illustrated by professional artists. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 10.5 x 12.25 in.: 48 pa... 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


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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Norman Rockwell * A Sixty Year Retrospective

By: Buechner, Thomas S.

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N. Abrams Publishers: 1972

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 001582


001582: "Catalogue of an Exhibition Organized by Bernard Danenberg Galleries, New York, with Text by Thomas S. Buechner. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x 11.75 in.: 155 pages View more info

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Paint (A Manual Of Pictorial Thought And Practical Advice)

By: Camp, Jeffery

Price: $23.50

Publisher: East Rutherford, New Jersey, DK Publishing: 1996

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007113


007113: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Hundreds of sketches and illustrations, accompanied by precise instructions and advice, demonstrate various techniques and methods for working in a broad spectrum of painting styles, along with tips on choosing equipment and materials, color, and more. By copying the works of artists you admire and studying your environment, you le... View more info

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Paint (A Manual Of Pictorial Thought And Practical Advice)

By: Camp, Jeffery

Price: $21.50

Publisher: East Rutherford, New Jersey, DK Publishing: 1996

Edition: First American Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007114


007114: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Printing Number Line (2 4 6 8 10 9 7 5 3 1) . Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket has small edge cut, well-repaired by archival tape. "Hundreds of sketches and illustrations, accompanied by precise instructions and advice, demonstrate various techniques and methods for working in a broad spectrum of painting styles, along with tips on choosing equipment and materials, color, and more. By copying the wo... View more info

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An Artist's Notebook : Techniques and Materials

By: Chaet, Bernard

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1979

Edition: First Edition: Sixth Printing

Store ID: 012713


012713: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. A complete and up-to-date introduction to the materials and techniques of painting and drawing for college students at all levels. Includes all mediums. Illustrated. Content Chapters include: Drawing: Instrument and Instrumentation * Supports and Grounds for Painting * Media * Painting Surfaces * The Permanent Palette * Color Theory and Painting * Collage *... View more info

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Designing With Type (A Basic Course In Typography)

By: Craig, James (Author) / Meyer, Susan E. (Editor)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1971

Edition: Fifth Printing

Store ID: 004629


004629: No Jacket as Issued. LCCN# 70-159564. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Wire Spiral Bound. Book is part textbook and part reference work. It is a classic typographic textbook, which begins with a history of written language's development. It also has a very complete glossary at the back. Boards are slightly worn along edges and flyleaf pages have some small stains on them. Otherwise, boards and pages are bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Includes over 180 typo... 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


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. 13 (Pin Striping To Puzzles)

By: Creative Editors

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York And Amsterdam, Plenary Publications International: 1975

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 000300


000300: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 13 of Pin Striping, Pipe Making, Plastic Pipe Constructions, Plywood and Foam Furnishings, Pod and Cone Art, Potpourris and Pomanders, Pottery, Preschool Activities, Puppetry, and Puzzles. Contains PP. 1537-1664. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Vol. 13: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages View more info

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The Family Creative Workshop, Vol. 21 (Traditional Knitting Motifs To Vegetable Dyes)

By: Creative Editors

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York And Amsterdam, Plenary Publications International: 1976

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 000302


000302: No Jacket as Issued. Vol. 21 of Traditional Knitting Motifs, Trapunto, Tree Houses, Treen Ware, Trellises, Tropical Fish, Typing Flies, Upholstery, Valentines and Vegetable Dyes. Contains PP. 2561-2688. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : Vol. 21: 9.25 x 10.75 in.: 128 pages View more info

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Complete Guide To Illustration And Design (Techniques And Materials)

By: Dalley, Terence (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Secaucus, New Jersey, Chartwell Books: 1981

Store ID: 005800


005800: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Content Chapters include: Introduction to Illustration (Pencils and Other Point Media * Pen and Ink * Oils and Other Paint Media * Printmaking * Technical Illustration) ; Graphic Design; Introduction to Graphic Design (Design Equipment * Copying and Photoprinting * Design and Typography * Design Procedures * Design and Photography * Reproduction and Printing) . : 9 x 11.75 in.: 224 pages View more info

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Keys To Drawing

By: Dodson, Bert

Price: $22.50

Publisher: North Light Books: 1990

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 012715


012715: Covers and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name neatly at top of front flyleaf), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "'Anyone who can hold a pencil can learn to draw with some degree of proficiency.'" Bert Dodson proclaims. In this book, he shares as complete drawing system that you can use for any subject or type of drawing - even if you've doubted your ability to draw. It's based on 55 'keys to draw... View more info

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Stephen E. Fabian's Ladies & Legends

By: Fabian, Stephen E.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Novato, California, Underwood-Miller: 1993

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 006305


006305: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Review by Dennis Mullin of Kitchener, Canada: "The book contains over 140 of Fabian's science fiction & fantasy illustrations (all in B&W, even those that originally appeared in colour) . Fabian has a very interesting style which works very well in black & white. Especially his use of tones. This collection is not recommended for those offended by scantily-clad women (there are a few scattered throughout the book) . ": 8.75 x 1... View more info

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The Art Of Walt Disney (From Mickey Mouse To The Magic Kingdoms)

By: Finch, Christopher

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1975

Edition: Revised Edition

Store ID: 005407


005407: Book is Concise New Edition. Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards are blue cloth with gold lettering, including a gold embossed Mickey Mouse on front cover. Corners are sharp; however two have been slightly bumped. Includes beautiful, full-color, foldouts and illustrations. No writing found in book; boards and pages are clean, brightly colored, tightly bound. Corners of dustjacket are rubbed, and displays ISBN# 0810903210 on back flap. &... View more info

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Practical Calligraphy

By: Fleuss, John R. Nash / Gerald

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, England, Smithmark Publishers - Hamlyn Publishers: 1992

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003400


003400: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. "An easy-to-follow guide to calligraphy for beginners as well as graphic designers and typographers * Fully illustrated with over 300 two-color lettering diagrams * Step-by-step guides to letterform * Covers history and modern practice. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 8.75 x 11.25 in.: 144 pages View more info

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How To Do Water Colors (How To Draw Series #5)

By: Foster, Walter

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Tustin, California, Walter Foster Art Books: 1950

Store ID: 003140


003140: No Publication Date. Believe it is from 1950s - 1960s. Price is printed $1.00 on front cover. Book is #5 of the "How to Draw" Art Books produced by Walter Foster. Front and back covers are in full-color, the center spread pages, as well several additional pages inside this book. 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.: 31 pages View more info

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Treasury Of Japanese Designs And Motifs For Artists And Craftsmen

By: Grafton, Carol Belanger

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Dover Publications: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003147


003147: "This exceptionally versatile collection of traditional Japanese designs and motifs presents the working artist with a treasury of 360 copyright-free designs. All have been especially adapted by noted artist Carol Belanger Grafton for ready use by illustrators, designers and craftspeople. Painstaking effort has been made to preserve the original spirit and subtlety of detail while simultaneously sharpening the lines and enhancing the reproducibility of the de... View more info

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The Great Rubber Stamp Book (Designing * Making * Using)

By: Gruenig, Dee

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Sterling Publishing Company: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 003586


003586: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a small, well-repaired cut on bottom edge, else would be considered As New condition. "Start by learning about the tools of the trade - 40 of them are shown in full-page, full-color photographs and explained in detail. Use brush markers to make a stamp of beautifully blended tones. Try different techniques to mask, streak, or fade out an image for a variety of effects. " Scarce, Out Of... View more info

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Designer China (Hand Painting Ceramics To Decorate Your Home)

By: Harle, Lesley / Conder, Susan

Price: $17.00

Publisher: New York, New York, Hearst Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 007590


007590: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Stated First Edition, Printing Number Line (1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, brightly colored, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Dustjacket has original price of $28.00 on the front flap. "The Fine Art Of Ceramic Painting Made Simple. Now you can create your own one-of-a-kind handpainted tableware, tiles, and decorative accessories with this bre... View more info

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How To Draw Cartoon Animals

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Watson-Guptill Publications: 1996

Edition: Second Printing

Store ID: 004634


004634: Has 25 color and 150 black and white illustrations. "Dogs and cats, lions and tigers, and all the rest of the animal world are everybody's favorites in cartoon land - and they are the most fun to draw. Now the ever-popular Christopher Hart offers all the best tips on creating the essential critters in the cartoonist's repertoire - for comic strips, animation, illustration, and every other breed of cartoon creativity!" Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Beca... View more info

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How To Draw Comic Book Heroes And Villains

By: Hart, Christopher

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Watson-Guptill Publications: 1998

Edition: Fourth Printing

Store ID: 006309


006309: Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Well-known comic book artists cover such subjects as heroic anatomy; monsters and mythical creatures; action scenes and fights; and designing special powers for heroes. Contains everything you need to know about creating super-powered images, and gives you the inside scoop on the comic book biz. ": 8.25 x 11 in.: 144 pages View more info

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How To Draw Manga (Bishoujo / Pretty Gals)

By: Hayashi, Hikaru

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Tokyo, Japan, Graphic-Sha Publishing Company: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 004635


004635: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. This is a Softcover book, with a Dustjacket. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "BISHOUJO (beautiful girls) is indispensable in the world of manga. Even if you can draw women, it is difficult to draw attractively. This book explains how to draw hair, faces, eyes and figure of BISHOUJO in the Japanese manga style. " Content chapters include: BISHOUJO Character Drawing Theory * BISHOUJO Bodies * Situations An... View more info

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The Story Of Painting (From Cave Painting To Modern Times)

By: Janson, H. W. / Janson, Dora Jane

Price: $39.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Harry N Abrams Inc: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003800


003800: 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 ... View more info