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1 Enciclopedia Dello Spettacolo: Italian Language {encyclopedia of the Show. Update 1955-1965}
Roma Unione Editoriale 1954 Hardcover Very Good- 
Ex-Library; B & W and Color; 8 x 11 x 2 1/4; xvi, 650 pages; ONE VOLUME ONLY. Hard cover is red cloth with a black box on the spine. Typical former library book markings; plus stamps on all edges of text block. Boards have bumping and rubbing. Overall, pages are clean and tight. 2x columns of entries on each page, 1291 altogether. Lavishly illustrated with 100 + b/w photos and dozens of color photos. Covers movies/cinema, plays, musicals, ballet, opera, musical groups [such as the Beatles], Oversized, 6#. 
Price: 74.75 USD
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2 Gainsborough Postcard Book 30 Postcards
Leiscester, England Magna Books 1992 185422364X / 9781854223647 Card Book Near Fine 
Color Illustrations; 4 1/4 x 6 1/4; 30 pages; Soft cover is a collection of 30 different paintings by Thomas Gainsborough [1727-1788]. One of the founding members of England's Royal Academy [RA]. He was a favorite of the royal family, George III and his family, doing many portraits. Each page is a removable postcard, ready for mailing. Some slight rubbing to covers, all postcards are intact and appears as if untouched. 
Price: 16.25 USD
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3 Munnings V. The Moderns Manchester Art Gallery 13 December 1986--25 January 1987
London Pittman Publishing 1986 Soft Cover Near Fine 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 6 X 8 1/4; 23 pages; Soft cover is stapled wraps. Slight rubbing to covers. Pages are clean and tights appears as if unused. Illustrated with 27 b/w pictures. Sir Alfred James Munnings (1878 – 1959) was known as one of England's finest painters of horses, and as an outspoken enemy of Modernism. He often painted horses racing or hunting. The catalogue shows work by such 'Moderns' as John Bratby; Reg Butler; Lynn Chadwick; John Craxton; William Gear; Barbara Hepworth; Robert MacBryde; F. E. McWilliam; Henri Matisse; Henry Moore; Ben Nicholson; Pablo Picasso; Victor Pasmore; Graham Sutherland; Keith Vaughan; Bryan Winter. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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4 The Masterwork Treasury of Great Prints and Printmakers Collector's Edition - A Remarkable Compendium of World-Renowned Masters - Daumier, Goya, Cassatt, Toulouse-Lautrec, Corot, Piranesi
New York Collector's Guild 1970 Reprint; Soft Cover Near Fine 
Soft cover is faux leather, burgundy with gold lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. A collection of reprinted articles, originally published between 1910-1920, in 'The Print-Collector's Quarterly'. Illustrated with b/w pictures. Each of the sections is numbered separately, ranging from 16 pages to 64 pages. "Please Note: Each individual article is paged independently to uphold the uniqueness of each subject and author". Each written by a different authority. States limited to 10000 copies. ; B&W Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8; 206+ pages; Cover has slight bumping. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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5 Zhostovo Painted Trays [Russian/English Edition]
Moscow The Craftsmen Today 1987 Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by Nina goncharova 
Color Illustrations; 8.90 X 6.80 X 0.80 inches; 205 pages; Hard cover has glazed black boards with white lettering on spine. Tail of spine has 3/4" closed tear, slight rubbing, bumping to rest of boards. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Slipcase is white with black lettering, light rubbing, bumping, scuffing. All of the text is in Russian, but the 'List of Plates' is in English and Russian. Book is organized by artist. Beautiful, brightly colored plates of the bright and beautiful folk trays. 
Price: 22.75 USD
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6 ANDERSON, Brooke Davis. Martin Ramirez.
Seattle, WA Marquand Books and the American Folk Art Museum 2007 0977802817 / 9780977802814 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket Illustrated by Martin Ramirez 
Exhbition Catalogue Series; Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 12 1/4; 192 pages; Hard cover is black cloth with silver lettering on front and spine. Slight bumping; gift inscription on front end paper. Pages are clean and tight, appears as if unused. DJ has slight rubbing, is double-sided; in a mylar cover. Exhaustively illustrated with color pictures. Essays by 6 authors. Chronology; checklist of exhibition; bibliography; about author and contributors; index. Exhibiton presented at: January 23 - May 13, 2007, at the American Folk Art Museum, New York, June 9 - September 9, 2007 at the San Jose´ Museum of Art and Mexican Heritage Plaza, California, and October 6, 2007 - January 6, 2008, at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin. "Martín Ramírez (1895–1963) created nearly 300 drawings of remarkable visual clarity and expressive power within the confines of DeWitt State Hospital in northern California, where he resided the last 15 years of his life. Ramírez has been codified primarily as a “schizophrenic artist”; this project goes beyond the boundaries of Ramirez’s diagnosis of mental illness and considers the artistic quality and merit of his artwork. In this way, Ramirez’s works are understood—and appreciated—for the complex, multilayered drawings that they are. “Martin Ramirez, ” the first major retrospective of the self-taught master in more than 20 years, features approximately 97 works on paper and is accompanied by a full-color catalog". Oversized. 
Price: 41.25 USD
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7 Anderson, C. W. C. W. Anderson's Favorite Horse Stories
New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1969 Fourth Printing; Hardcover Very Good+ Illustrated by C. W. Anderson 
B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.50 X 0.80 inches; 192 pages; Hard cover has light rubbing/bumping to covers; final 3 leaves have an upper crease near corner. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Delightfully illustrated by one of the best horse illustrators, C. W. Anderson. The horses are so lively in appearance, look like they could bounce off the page and wiggle their ears at you. Wonderful selection of classic horse stories. A great treat for any lover of horses and horse stories. 
Price: 24.25 USD
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8 Anderson, C. W. Phantom, Son Of Gray Ghost
New York Macmillan 1969 Paperback Very Good Illustrated by C. W. Anderson 
B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 7.20 X 0.70 inches; 86 pages; Hard cover has illustrated cover. Green spine with grey lettering. Covers have some light rubbing, bumping, scuffing, and a few small marks on back cover. Some sunning and light spotting on edges of text block. Pages are clean and tight. Besides the great story, they are full of the wonderful original horse art one expects from the master horse illustrator, Anderson." From the moment he first sees her ride, Mr. Jameson knows Sally has the courage and spirit to match the wonderful horse Phantom". 
Price: 35.50 USD
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9 Angel, Marie A Floral Calendar And Other Flower Lore
London Pelham Books 1985 0720716101 / 9780720716108 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Marie Angel 
Color Illustrations; 8.27 X 7.17 X 0.63 inches; 73 pages; Hard cover has slight bumping. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing, shelf wear; in a mylar cover. Cover is red with white lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with charming, colorful drawings of the various flowers. Flowers arranged by month, then alphabetically in 'The Language of Flowers'; and includes a Chinese and Japanese Calendar of Flowers. Flowers have long had many meanings, in art, in floral gifts, in romance. This book covers many of these fascinating and disappearing meanings. 
Price: 11.50 USD
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10 Barkhouse, Joycebox The Lorenzen Collection
Halifax, NS Maritime Flavour Gallery 2005 0969238703 / 9780969238706 First Edition (?) Soft Cover As New Illustrated by Dinamarca Lorenzen-King 
Color Illustrations; 5 1/2 x 8 1/2; 58 pages; Soft cover has cream spine with black lettering. Cover has slight rubbing; 2 pages have minimal bottom corner crease. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 150 color illustrations of the ceramic mushrooms. " Each piece is modeled by Ernst Lorenzen or his wife, Alma; he does the simpler ones and she does the ones with gills. The couple have worked together for more than 40 years and have modeled more than 180 species. They keep their glazing formulas secret and admit no outsiders to their studio. It takes about 15 days to produce a single mushroom, from clay sculpture to final firing. Unstinting research has gone into duplicating the sometimes brilliant, sometimes subtle colors of mushrooms in the wild: reds, yellows, greens, lilacs, browns and grays." 
Price: 113.75 USD
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11 Baron, Frank, Helmut Arntzen and David Cateforis, Ed. Albert Bloch: Artistic and Literary Perspectives
Munich Prestel-Verlag 1997 3791317776 / 9783791317779 Hard Cover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Cover is green with white lettering on the spine; light bumping. DJ has faint scuffing; in a Brodart cover. Pages are clean and tight; printed on high quality, glossy, acid-free paper. This is a NEW book. End papers are black. Extensively illustrated with 60 color and 40 b/w paintings and drawings. Albert Bloch [1882-1961] was an American artist, and at an early age he produced caricatures for the St. Louis satirical weekly the Mirror. He was in Munich from 1909-1921, where he met and worked with Kandinsky and Mare, the founders of the revolutionary art movement the Blue Rider Group. On his return to America he became a Prof. Of Art at the Univeristy of Kansas (Lawrence) . Essays are written by both American and German scholars, each in their native language of English or German. Some of the essays are: Albert Bloch, the Blue Rider, and the "European Idea; " Visionary Landscapes; Images of Christ; annotated bibliography. Oversized, 4.# ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; Photographs; 8 3/4 x 11 1/4; 175 pages 
Price: 31.25 USD
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12 Baskin, Leonard Leonard Baskin Drawings and Sculpture; Exhibition February 24-March 24, 1974
New York Summit, N.J. : Summit Art Center, 1974 1974 First Edition Stapled wraps Very Good- 
Softcover is stapled wraps. White with black lettering on front. 1/4" tan stain in upper corner, near spine on first leaf and same spot in next leaf the 'chronology page.' B/w photogrpahs of 24 works, drawings and sculpture. Leonard Baskin ( 1922 – 2000) an American sculptor, book-illustrator, wood-engraver, printmaker, graphic artist, writer and teacher. Awards and Honors: Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1966) ; Guggenheim Fellowship; Gold Medal of The American Academy of Arts and Letters Special Medal of Merit of the American Institute of Graphic Arts Gold Medal of the National Academy of Design. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W Illustrations; 8 x 10 1/4; Cover has crease in bottom corner, light rubbing/scuffing. 
Price: 25.25 USD
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13 Bennett, Megan & Teri Thompson Crane Art in Motion Presented by 500 Festival
IBJ Corp 2003 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Banayote Photography 
Hard cover is black with title blind stamped on front grey/white checked end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in is a card regarding Peter Max and his art. Book is oblong shaped. Lavishly illustrated with dozens of brightly colored cars, which have been transformed, by artists, into a special art palate. ; Color Illustrations; 12 x 9; 96 pages; Hard cover has light bumping. DJ has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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14 Beston, Henry Five Bears and Miranda [5 Bears and Miranda]
New York The MacMillan Company 1945 Second Printing; Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket Illustrated by Frank Dobias 
Hard cover is blue with black lettering on front and spine. States 'reprinted February 1945,' on copyright page. Binding is tight. Overall, pages are very clean, minor signs of usage. Pages not numbered, there are 60 pages in this book. Illustrated by Frank Dobias with color and b/w drawings on virtually every page, some pages have more than one drawing. Beston [1888-1968] was a prolific and popular author of juvenile stories. Elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS) in 1954. In 1959, he was the third recipient of the AAAS' Emerson-Thoreau Medal, previously awarded to only Robert Frost and T. S. Eliot. Scarce title. ; Ex-Library; B & W and Color; 7 1/2 x 9; Unpaginated pages; 2d printing. Former library book with typical markings. Book plate inside front cover is from Michigan State Library and has an extra piece of information printed on it 'damaged in the sstate office building fire February, 1951.' minor foxing to some pages. Cover has bumping, shelf wear, rubbing, sunning, no DJ. 
Price: 56.75 USD
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15 Bishai, Wilson B Humanities in the Arabic-Islamic World
Dubuque, Iowa W. C. Brown Co. 1973 0697031047 / 9780697031044 First Edition (?) Soft Cover Very Good- 
Soft cover has black spine with white lettering. Pages are clean and tight; shows signs of light use; no underlining or highlighting. Illustrated with 14 b/w photographs, as well as 3 maps, a page of music and a chart . Sections: Background of the Arabic-Islamic Culture; Islam as a religion and way of life; Al-Ghazali and Ibn Rushd: a Muslim theologian and a philospher speak out; Arabic language and literature; pictorial art, architecture and music; the changless and the changeable in the Arabic-Islamic Culture: glossary of Arabic terms: index. ; Studies in Ethnic and Non-Western Cultures Series; B&W Photographs & maps; 8.90 X 6 X 0.50 inches; xii, 147 pages; Cover has shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, sunning, light creasing, bumping. Former owner's name tidily written inside front cover. 
Price: 13.50 USD
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16 Blair, William M. , Foreword Treasures Of Versailles A Loan Exhibition from the French Government Organized by the Art Istitute of Chicago 1962-1963
Chicago Art Institute of Chicago 1962 Second Printing; Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Exhibition Catalogue Series; B & W illustrations; 10 x 7 3/4; Unpaginated pages; Soft cover is stiff paper, grey spine with black lettering. Previous owner's name sticker inside back cover. Slight bumping. Red endpapers. Pages are clean and tight, still stiff. 60 pages of text and 48 b/w illustrations. Sections cover paintings; drawings; sculpture; furniture and objets d'art. Final leaf, figure 58, has some red color transfer from end papers. Excellent guide which gives a terrific look at the arts used to decorate the massive palace complex of Versailles, now one of the finest museums in the world. 
Price: 15.75 USD
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17 Blanck, Helen Elizabeth Rosemaling, the Beautiful Norwegian Art Volume 1, Instructions and Designs
Minneapolis, MN Helene Blanck Rosemaling Studio 1974 0960370005 / 9780960370009 First Edition (?) Plastic comb binding Very Good+ 
Soft cover is bound with a black, plastic comb. Colorful covers, back and front different designs; black lettering on the front. 32 pages of instructions and designs, in b/w. One full page color example of Rosemaling. Pages are clean and tight. Laid in front is a letter describing the types of paints and brushes used. Rosemaling is a style of decorative painting on wood [and other surfaces] that uses stylized flower ornamentation, scrollwork, lining and geometric elements, often in flowing patterns. ; B&W and color llustrations; maps; 32+ pages; Covers have light rubbing/scuffing, minor bumping, shelf wear. 
Price: 14.50 USD
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18 Blocksma, Mary Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint
Bay City, MI Beaver Island Arts 2001 0970857500 / 9780970857507 First Edition First Printing; Soft Cover Near Fine Illustrated by Mary Blocksma 
Color Illustrations; 9 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 144 pages; SIGNED AND INSCRIBED ON TITLE PAGE BY AUTHOR. Soft cover has minor shelf wear and rubbing. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Red spine with white lettering. Signed '? ? Jan---Best Wishes on printing your new book! Mary Blocksma'. Over 100 watercolor paintings of the Great Lakes by the author/artist. Paintings and journal entries cover locations from the northern tip of the lower peninsula of Michigan, not far from the Mackinaw Bridge, south to Saugatuck, an artists' colony on the southern coast of Lake Michigan. See why Michigan has rightly been called 'A Winter/Water Wonderlad.' ; Signed by Author 
Price: 46.75 USD
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19 Bradshaw, Percy Percy V. Bradshaw Invites You To Come Sketching
London The Studio Publications 1949 First Edition (?) Hardcover Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 7 1/4 x 10; 96 pages; Cover shows signs of damp exposure along front and back covers. Green with gold lettering on front and spine. DJ has shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing, creases, tears, upper edge of front flap is clipped. DJ is entire; in a mylar cover. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with 100+ b/w drawings by "two Royal Academicians and an ARA, the presidents of 3 famous Art Societies, 2 outstanding architectural draughtsmen, an illustrator of unique individuality, and an artist who has won a wide reputation by his animal drawings..." [Sir Frank Brangwyn; Sir William Russell Flint; Sydney R. Jones; Francis Marshall; Bertram Nicholls; Fred Taylor; C. F. Tunnicliffe; Norman Wilkinson]. 
Price: 47.25 USD
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20 Brion, Marcel Bosch [French Language]
Paris Librairie Plon 1938 Soft Cover Very Good- Illustrated by Hieronymus Bosch 
Editions D'Historie Et D'Art Series; B&W Illustrations; 7 x 9; 64 pages; Soft cover has rubbing/scuffing, bumping, light sunning, 1 1/2" strip missing from bottom of spine. Cover is heavy white paper with black lettering on front and spine. Glued pages. Pages are clean and tight. Hieronymus Bosch (c. 1450 – 1516) , was a Dutch painter known for his use of fantastic imagery to illustrate moral and religious concepts and narratives. Illustrated with dozens of b/w paintings by the artist, most famously known for his work 'the Garden of Earthly Delights'. 
Price: 29.50 USD
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