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Anthony Van Dyck A Life 1599-1641

By: Blake, Robin

Price: $19.95

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Ltd.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5733

ISBN: 009479720X

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Cover is dark blue with silver lettering on spine. Blue endpapes. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. Illustrated with 62 b/w photographs. "This new biography re-evaluates the man not only as a remarkably individual portratist, but as a fully rounded Baroque artist of memorable power...an engrossing account of the public and private life of an unusually driven genius [who started as an apprentice to Sir Peter Paul Reubens]...keeping up a punishing work-rat... View more info

Lake Lover's Year A Writer Learns to Paint

By: Blocksma, Mary

Price: $36.75

Publisher: Bay City, MI, Beaver Island Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7155

ISBN: 0970857500

Condition: Near Fine


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,... View more info

Pontiac They Built Excitement: The Story of an American Automobile Company, 1926 to 1992

By: Bonsall, Thomas E.

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Baltimore, Stony Run Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5791

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Hardcover is green oblong with gold lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Grey end papers. Printed in Italy. Stated 'first edition, first printing' on copyright page. Extensively illustrated with 100+ color and b/w photographs. Has 10 chapters breaking down the history of the brand by years, from 1926-1992, with information about the legendary GMC head designer Harley Earl. Chapters on designing; advertising; racing; Canada; trucks. Three appendices: Pontiac Emb... View more info

American Illustration 6 The Sixth Annual of American Editorial, Book, Advertising, Poster, Promotion Art, Unpublished Work and Film Animation

By: Booth-Clibborn, Edward, edited by

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N Abrams: 1987

Seller ID: 7208

ISBN: 0810918706

Condition: New in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 13 X 9.60 X 1.20 inches; 276 pages; Hard cover is blue with silver writing on front and spine. B/w photographs on end papers. Pages are clean and tight; this is a NEW book. DJ has light rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated with 238 pictures, 229 in full color. "...the many talents of the different cultures that exist in North America today surface; thus the volume provides a revealing portrait of our times". "...the ma... View more info

Mendocino Rust

By: Bosk, Beth Robinson & Gary Thompson-Moraga

Price: $129.50

Publisher: Albion, CA, Albion Albums: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6456

ISBN: 0960410007

Condition: Very Good


Soft cover is heavy, glaze paper. Brown with black lettering on front and spine. Brown endpapers. Pages are clean and tight. States on copyright page 'first printing 1000 copies'. SCARCE TITLE. Pages are clean tight; oblong shaped book. Extensively illustrated with dozens of sepia colored lithographies. Done by Thomson-Shore of Dexter, Michigan. This book is a photographic homage to decades of trucks and the people who love them. ; B&W Photographs; 10 1/2 x 8 1/2; 87 pag... View more info

The Bradford Book of Collector's Plates

By: Bradford

Price: $10.75

Publisher: New York, Bradford Exchange: 1990

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 9308

ISBN: 0961101245

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 10.80 X 8.50 X 1 inches; 464 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with gold embossed lettering on front and spine. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 1400+ color pictures. 'The definitive guide to the worldwide collector's plate market, as reported by The Bradford Exchange'. Index and glossary. Excellent reference resource. Oversized, 4#. View more info

Percy V. Bradshaw Invites You To Come Sketching

By: Bradshaw, Percy

Price: $47.25

Publisher: London, The Studio Publications: 1949

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 6581

Condition: 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 draughtsm... View more info

The Georgian Gentleman

By: Brander, Michael

Price: $11.25

Publisher: England, Saxon House: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6404

ISBN: 0347000053

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hard cover is green with gold lettering on spine. Brown and white monochrome end papers. Pages are clean and tight. Illustrated with dozens of b/w pictures and 5 color plates. "...Brander penetrates the myths of the Georgian gentleman to show in graphic detail the clothes he wore, his education and travels, hunting, shooting, gaming, wagering, clubbing, duelling, entertainment, servants, wenching, his diet and sanitary habits, the pretence, the financial scrambling, ... View more info

Never A Tide: Signed Edition

By: Braun, Philip J.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: No Place, No Publisher Listed.: 1980

Seller ID: 8265

Condition: Very Good+


AUTHOR SIGNED on front end paper, with an inscription, his initials and 82'. Soft cover is tan with brown lettering. Tan spine. Brown/white monochrome. No copyright date listed; appears to be from sometime in the 1980s. An anthology of poetry and prose, from a vastly ranging group of authors: Sherwood Anderson, Bernard Baruch; Willa Cather; Antoine St. Exupery; Dag Hammerskjold; Langston Hughes; Ernie Pyle; Ayn Rand; William Saroyan; Robert Penn Warren; et al. Front of t... View more info

A Day in the Country Impressionism and the French Landscape

By: Brettell, Richard et al. & Profusely illustrated

Price: $19.75

Publisher: New York, LACMA / Abrams: 1984

Seller ID: 9528

ISBN: 0810908271

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Lavishly illustrated with hundreds of color pictures of magnificent Impressionist and French Landscapes. Very oversized, 5#. ; Color Illustrations; 10 1/4 x 11 1/2 x 1 1/2; 375 pages; Hard cover is green cloth with gold lettering on spine. Light sunning to edges, some rubbing. DJ has slight rubbing/scuffing; in a mylar cover. Brown textured end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Exhibition itinerary: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, June 28-Septemb... View more info

Kachina Dolls Form and Function in Hopi Tithu Plateau Series #4

By: Breunig, Robert and Michael Lomatuway'ma

Price: $11.25

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Museum of Northern Arizona: 1985

Seller ID: 5970

Condition: Very Good+


Cover is stapled wraps, orange ground with black lettering on front. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Extensively illustrated with 18 b/w photographs and drawings and 26 color photographs. Sections are: introduction to Hopi Kachinas; the Ceremonial Year; Hopi Kachina Dolls. Great title on a Native American cultural treasure. ; Museum of Northern Arizona Quarterly Series; Vol. 54; Photographs; 8 1/2 x 11; 32 pages; Cover has slight rubbing/scuffing. View more info

Bosch [French Language]

By: Brion, Marcel

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Plon: 1938

Seller ID: 6675

Condition: Very Good-


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 pai... View more info

Best Editorial Cartoons Of 1972 A Pictorial History Of The Year.

By: BROOKS, CHARLES (EDITOR); LONG, SCOTT (FOREWORD).

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Gretna, Pelican Publishing Company, Gretna: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5620

Condition: Good+


Hardcover is orange with white lettering on spine; this is a library rebind. Originally a hardcover version; stated first printing. "Anonly annual compilation of editorial cartoons, focusing on all the newsworthy events of the year as expressed through the pens of the major cartoonists from North America". Includes a list of other issues and past award winners. Oversized, 4#. ; Ex-Library; 8 1/2 x 11; xvi, 143 pages; Cover is a library rebind. Has some shelf wear... View more info

Ancient Art Of The American Woodland Indians Exhibition Catalogue

By: Brose, David S, James A. Brown, and David W. Penney

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, in Association With the Detroit Institute of Arts: 1985

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 5434

ISBN: 0895581051

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover is heavy, glazed paper. Grey spine with burgundy lettering. Pages are clean and tight; appears as if unused. Lavishly illustrated with 141 color and b/w plates; 32 figures; and a map. This is an exhibition catalogue for a show that appeared at: The National Gallery of Art, Washington , D. C. , March 17 - August 4, 1985; The Detroit Institute of Arts, September 2 - November 11, 1985; The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, December 16 - March 2, 1986. Printed and bound... View more info

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Two Little Trains

By: Brown, Margaret Wise & Leo and Diane Dillon

Price: $9.25

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10522

ISBN: 0060283769

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; 11x 9; 32 pages; Oblong shaped hard cover has glazed boards, light rubbing, bumping. DJ has some light rubbing, scuffing, creasing. Grey spine with colored lettering. Pages not numbered, 32 pages . Pages are illustrated with very colorful pictures. Pages show faint signs of loving use. Two-time Caldecott Medalists Leo and Diane Dillon team up with Margaret Wise Brown in Two Little Trains, first published in 1949. Right from the cover, the sleek, hori... View more info

Silver Nutmeg The Story of Anna Lavinia and Toby

By: Brown, Palmer

Price: $43.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1956

Seller ID: 5067

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Illustrated hardcover. Green lettering on white spine. Tan end papers. Pages are clean and tight; appears almost as if unused. Illustrated with75 b/w line drawings by the author. Palmer Brown wrote only four books, all in the 1950s, and all highly prized. This is the most valued of his titles; the four are: Beyond the Pawpaw Trees, 1954; Cheerful; a Picture Story, 1957; Silver Nutmeg, 1956; Something for Christmas, 1958. The 'Silver Nutmeg' is a sequel to 'Beyond the Paw... View more info

Silver Heels

By: Brown, Paul

Price: $165.75

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8018

Condition: Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; 6 1/4 x 8 1/2; Unpaginated pages; Hard cover is grey cloth boards with red outlined horse on front and red lettering on spine. Pages not numbered, ca. 125 pages. Cover has some bumping, corner fraying, sunning. Pages are clean and tight. No marks on book or DJ. Complete DJ has a blurry price stamp on front flap. Sunning rubbing/scuffing/bumping, closed tear on the back from edge of rear flap to spine; in a mylar cover. Illustrated with delightful b/w d... View more info

He Saw a Hummingbird How the Tiniest of Birds and a Man's Indomitable Spirit Combined to Bring about a Miracle

By: Browning, Norma Lee & Russell Ogg

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Midland, MI, Northwood Institute Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 6875

ISBN: 0873590430

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Hardcover is red with silver lettering on spine. Pages are clean and tight. Orange endpapers. Inscription and signature of both authors on front end paper, dated with location. Laid in is original bookmark for this book. 8 color photographs at rear of book. Reprint of first edition from 1978, as stated on copyright page. ; Color Photographs; 0.9 x 8.1 x 6.1 Inches; ix, 143 pages; Cover has light shelf wear, bumping, dated location of purchase on front end paper. DJ has ... View more info

The Earth Under Sky Bear's Feet: Native American Poems Of The Land Signed Copy

By: Bruchac, Joseph

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1996

Seller ID: 6876

Condition: Very Good+


Soft cover is stapled wraps. Inside the front cover is an inscription and SIGNATURE OF THE AUTHOR, dated 1996. Pages are clean and tight, overall; first 3 leaves are loose at bottom, but still attached the rest of the way to the book. Illustrated with lavish, colored pictures. Pages not numbered. ISBN in book is 0590131532. ; Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; Unpaginated pages; Cover has light shelf wear, rubbing/scuffing, bumping; owner's name written inside front cover.... View more info

Frank O. Gehry Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

By: Bruggen, Coosje Van

Price: $41.25

Publisher: New York, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum: 1997

Seller ID: 10000

ISBN: 0892071923

Condition: As New


Color Illustrations; 9 1/4 x 11 ; 211 pages; Soft cover has blue spine with white and green lettering. Slight bmping. Pages are clean and tight. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs and b/w drawings. "No building was more anticipated than Frank Gehry's stunning new museum in Bilbao, an industrial city in the Basque Country of northern Spain. Philip Johnson, the dean of American architects, declared it "the greatest building of our time," while Sverre F... View more info