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Ernst Barlach: Selftold Life
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Penumbra Press, 1990. First Edition Thus. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor to moderate wear of covers and text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Glosssy pictorial covers, translated from the original German text by Naomi Jackson Groves. Photo illustrated wrap clean and without wear. Binding square and not creased. Translated from the German by Naomi Jackson Groves from the edition first published by Paul Cassirer, Berlin, 1928, and she provides an exciting Foreword. According to the publisher's blurb, "Written during the summer of 1927, when Barlach was at the height of his powers and maturity as well as of his renown throughout Germany, A Selftold Life concentrates on the earlier life experiences and development of the artist as a man. Containing reproductions of fifteen significant artworks from throughout Barlach's career, A Selftold Life is both a visual and a literary window through which to view his struggle." [7], 8-103 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Very Good
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Book number: 346598
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP• 3892]
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Keywords: Ernst Barlach|Naomi Jackson Groves|sculpture|artists|sculptors

 
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner: A Retrospective Exhibition
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 1968. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10. Nice-looking, structurally sound, 174-page softcover publication of an exhibition catalog, profusely illustrated with the works of Ernst Ludwig Kirchner. The retrospective exhibition was held at the Seattle Art Museum / November 23, 1968-January 5, 1969. Pasadena Art Museum / January 16- February 23, 1969. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston / March 20- April 27, 1969. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine
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Book number: 348744
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.25 | JP• 1401]
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Keywords: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner|artist monograph

 
Fred Dalkey: Retrospective
Sacramento, California, Crocker Art Museum, 2002. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Tall quarto format, illustrated glossy card stock covers and featuring Dalkey's self-portrait. Fine-looking, structurally sound catalogue of the Crocker Art Museum's retrospective exhibition, held from March of 2002 to May of the same year. A number of contributions: Director's Statement by Lial A. Jones; Acknowledgments by Scott Shields; Artist's Interview by Chris Daubert. Complete with Biographical Chronology and Selected Bibliography. Well over 100 full-color and black-and-white illustrations.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 347560
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 | £UK 4 | JP• 778]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Fred Dalkey|Peter J. Flagg|Wayne Thiebaud|Chris Daubert|Julia Couzens|Michaele LeCompte|Richard Wollheim

 
The Freer Gallery of Art II Japan
Washington, D.C., Kodansha Ltd., for the Freer Gallery of Art, . First Edition. Hardcover. Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound in hardcover format, generally clean, lightly toned at worst, minimal rubbing to extremities. Big, tall, folio format hardcover, date of publication not stated, but appears to be a second printing, from 1981. Bright white cloth binding, with sharp and distinct gilt illustration to front cover, lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket is sunned at spine, lightly wrinkled rear panel. Near Fine condition slipcase, simple cardboard, with only light wear thereto. 184 pp., with 128 beautiful full-color, often full-page reproductions of Japanese art and artists.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Near Fine,
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Book number: 356520
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 19 | JP• 3736]
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Keywords: The Freer Gallery of Art Japan Japanese art history

 
From Poussin to Matisse: The Russian Taste for French Painting--a Loan Exhibition from the U.S. S.R.
New York / Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago / The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. A gorgeous exemplar of a publication issued in connection with the exhibition "From Poussin to Matisse: The Russian Taste for French Painting," held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 20 to July 29, 1990, and at The Art Institute of Chicago from September 8 to November 25, 1990. Superior copy, gift-quality condition, inside and out, no discernible wear, bright and shiny dust jacket, protected. 168 pp. including an index of artists. 51 full-color plates, fully described and captioned.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/As New,
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Book number: 351873
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14.25 | JP• 2802]
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Keywords: French art history French artists U.S.S.R. Russia Russian art history

 
Gezien Door: Paul Citroen - Paul Citroen: Gezien Door
Den Haag, the Netherlands, Boucher, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Dutch language and published in First Edition in Den Haag, Holland, by L.J.C. Boucher, 1956. Bound handsomely in white cloth, bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear along tips and edges, protected by a plastic coat, not price-clipped. Dealer stamp, neatly affixed, at top of first free endpaper. Short quarto in format, unpaginated, but printed on high-gloss paper, with one-page vignettes and a duotone illustration of a number of influential European painters each paying homage to Paul Citroen. Thirty-five plates, including the works of Paul Citroen, Mari Andriessen, Marc Chagall, Nico Jesse, Thomas Mann, Sandberg, Henry Moore and others.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine/Good,
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Book number: 346783
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 32.25 | £UK 27.75 | JP• 5448]
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Keywords: art history|painters|Paul Citroen|Mari Andriessen|Marc Chagall|Nico Jesse|Thomas Mann|Sandberg|Henry Moore

 
Houser and Haozous: A Sculptural Retrospective
Phoenix, The Heard Museum, 1983. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. A nearly As New condition museum exhibit catalog published by The Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, 1983, in tall, staple-bound softcover format. 41 pp., and an opening Foreword by Robert G. Breunig, Chief Curator of the exhibit, which was held from September 10, 1983 - May 1, 1984, at the Heard Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, displaying the work of Houser, Allan and Robert Haozous, master sculptors. Black-and-white photographs galore. Measures 8 1/2" x 11" in size. Full panoply of the work of Allan Houser. 37 pp. and with bibliography and list of lenders.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 345911
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 | £UK 12.75 | JP• 2491]
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Keywords: The Heard Museum|Native American art|sculpture|Robert Breunig

 
Hubert Kiecol 23. Marz - 24. April 1988
Bonn, Germany, St√§dtisches Kunstmuseum, 1988. First Edition. . Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy of an artist exhibit catalog, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the heavy card stock covers. Exhibition was sponsored by a state art museum from March 23 to April 24, 1988, at the St√§dtisches Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany. Acknowledgments by Katharina Schmidt and Klaus Schrenk. Unpaginated, but several score fine black-and-white and duotone reproductions of Kiecol's finest sculptures, printed on high-gloss paper. Hubert Kiecol (born October 26, 1950 in Bremen-Blumenthal) is a German artist who holds a professorship at the Staatliche Kunstakademie D√ľsseldorf to this day (Wikipedia).Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 352865
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 | £UK 12.75 | JP• 2491]
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Keywords: German language Hubert Kiecol artist exhibit catalog

 
Una Importante Coleccion de Obra Grafica Y Libros Ilustrados de Joan Miro
Sotheby's Auctioneers, Madrid, Spain, Sotheby's Auctioneers, Madrid, Spain, 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Spanish-language texts regarding an exception auction of the graphic works and illustrated books of Joan Miro. Procedentes De La Fundacion Joan Miro De Barcelona. 22 Febrero 1989, sponsored by the Sotheby's Auctioneers of Madrid, Spain. Fine catalogue in Spanish and Catalan for a major auction held in Barcelona of 305 of Miro's graphic works, and augmented with illustrations of each item auctioned. Accompanied by an insert with prices realized. Bound handsomely in green cloth, with gilt lettering to spine and cover. Forward cock to spine. Near pristine interior. Roughly 200 unpaginated pages, but many, many score fine reproductions of his finest works, printed on high-gloss paper.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 352055
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Keywords: Joan Miro illustrated books graphic works

 
A - D: An Intimate Journal for Art Directors, Production Managers, and Their Associates
New York, A - D Publishing Co., . First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Comprises Volume VII of A - D, a non - profit, cooperative magazine published by the A - D Publishing Company of New York from 1940-1941. All covers for the individual issues bound in. Stiff pictorial and printed paper wrappers, all bound inside medium blue buckram cloth covers and with gilt lettering over a burgundy leather label affixed neatly to spine. Amongst many wonderful articles and designs there is Moholy-Nagy's illustrated article on Paul Rand, this being the second article on Paul Rand, which takes up most of Vol. VII, No. 3, February - March, 1941. Paul Rand designed the cover for this issue as well. In Volume VII, No. 1, October - November, 1940, there is a full-page review of the famous issue of Architectural Forum, "Design Decade," Number 1930 - 1940, October, 1940, reproducing a full-page illustration of playground equipment to be designed by Isamu Noguchi. Quite stunning. Two bruised but not broken tips to buckram cloth covers, scuffing of tips and edges to an individual volume bound in (and that is itself bound in cloth, not just wraps).Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good
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Book number: 345762
USD 225.00 [Appr.: EURO 207.25 | £UK 177.25 | JP• 35024]
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Keywords: A - D Publishing Company|design|furniture|interior design

 
Japanese Decorative Style. Catalogue by Sherman E. Lee.
Cleveland / New York, Cleveland Museum of Art, distributed by Harry N. Abrams, 1961. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bound most handsomely in brown cloth over boards, gilt lettering to spine, and lovely gilt crane illustrations, cranes flying east to west across the covers. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Five chapters devoted the histories of various decorative arts in Japan, including Buddhist art of the Heian Period, Yamato-e, the Muromachi interim, and the Momoyama and Edo periods. Notes to both text and illustrations, selected bibliography, index of artists and a list of lenders to the exhibition. [1], 2-161 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Very Good
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Book number: 346603
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Keywords: Sherman Lee|Japanese decorative art|Japanese art history

 
Joan Miro: Equilibri a Lâ´Espai
Barcelona, Spain , Fundacion Joan Miro, 1997. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy of a fine artist retrospective-collection devoted to the great Spanish artist Joan Miro, founded upon the collection of Kazumasa Katsuta. Published by Fundacion Joan Miro, 1997. Unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the glossy illustrated covers, in gatefold. Published in First Edition state by the Fundacion Joan Miro, Spain, 1997. Text in Catalan and English. Art. Biographies. Profusely illustrated with b/w and color photographs with artistic work. 122 pages 29 x 24. Illustrated editorial paperback. No underlining. Perfect state of conservation.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 352871
USD 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 23 | JP• 4514]
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Keywords: Joan Miro Spanish language artist exhibit catalog Kazemuasa Katsuta

 
John F. Kensett Drawings
University Park, Pennsylvania, The Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, measuring 8 1/2" by 11" in size, with minor wear of covers, less to text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Exhibition catalog, drawn from a show that ran from August 27 - October 22, 1978 at the Museum of Art, the Pennsylvania State University. x + 91 pp., 79 black-and-white illustrations.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine
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Book number: 348743
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.25 | JP• 1401]
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Keywords: John F. Kensett|artist monographs

 
Living Letters / Lifandi Letur: International Exhibition of Calligraphy / Alpjooleg Syning a Skrautskrift
Reykjavik, Iceland, College of Arts and Crafts, Iceland, 1982. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy bound as a booklet, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. 55 pp. Bound in printed form in a gate-fold wrap. English and Icelandic texts throughout. Stuffed with duotone illustrations of fine lettering and calligraphy drawn from a 1982 international exhibition of same.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Very Good
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Book number: 345778
USD 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 23.25 | £UK 19.75 | JP• 3892]
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Keywords: Iceland|Icelandic language|arts and crafts|calligraphy|letters|books about books

 
A Lot of Seven (7) Max Beckmann-Related Items
, , . First Edition. . . A lot of seven (7) Max Beckmann-related items, each in easily Good condition, showing moderate wear and tear, but clean and relatively unmarked. 1) "Max Beckmann 1948), an exhibit catalog from a 1948 exhibit held at the City Art Museum of St. Louis, with Prefatory Note by Hanns Swarzenski, an Introduction by Perry T. Rathbone, excerpts of writings from the artist, a chronology, plates, catalogue proper, and bibliography by Hannah B. Muller. Moderately worn and soiled blue softpaper wraps, in gatefold, at 114 pp.; 2) "Max Beckmann," published by Buchheim Verlag, Germany, 1954, a 24mo bound in illustrated paper over boards, moderately worn, from the Welt des Einzelnen series, mit 46 holzschnitte radierungen lithographien in black-and-white; 3) Heinrich Simon, "Max Beckmann," Band 46 from Junge Kunst, published in Berlin in 1930 by Verlag von Klinkhardt & Biermann, 32 pp. replete with many black-and-white and a single full color reproductions of Beckmann's paintings to 1930; 4) Whitechapel Art Gallery, "Max Beckmann: the triptychs, an exhibition organized by the Whitechapel Art Gallery in association with the Arts Council of Great Britain, 13 November 1980 - 11 January 1981, an oblong softcover format item with contributions by Nicholas Serota, by Beckmann himself, Gert Schiff, Stephan Lackner, Claude Gandelman, and Margot Clark, at 59 pp., colorful portraits at front and rear panels, protected in Mylar; 5) Grace Borgenicht Gallery, "Max Beckmann: paintings & sculpture," an exhibit shown October 17 - November 19, 1981, with 25 plates printed on high-gloss paper, including two in full color; 6) Grace Borgenicht Gallery, "Max Beckmann: paintings and works on paper," February 3 - February 29, 1984, bound in blue softpaper wraps, mildly soiled, with plentiful black-and-white and a few full color plates; 7) Alice Adam, "Max Beckmann: a selection of Beckmann's prints in honor of his 100 anniversary, a Fine condition softpaper-wrapped catalog, embossed gallery name to front cover, with 24 works printed on high-gloss paper, in black-and-white.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Good
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Book number: 347525
USD 95.00 [Appr.: EURO 87.5 | £UK 75 | JP• 14788]
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Keywords: Max Beckmann|German Expressionists|Expressionism|German Expressionism|Alice Adams|artist exhibit

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