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Gray-Bennett, Anna
Five Centuries of Tapestry: From the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
San Francisco / New York, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco / Chronicle Books Llc, 1992. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Stellar copy of the Revised Edition, and augmented with the Director's Forewor by Harry S. Parker III, "Tapestry Redux" by Mark Adams, and a full array of gorgeous photographic reproductions, printed on high-gloss paper, reproducing often wall-sized, mural-sized tapestries from European collections and libraries. A superior copy inside and out, being a 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 handsomely in brown cloth, with sharp and distinct black lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Gift-quality condition inside and out.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Very Good
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Book number: 349762
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 24.25 | £UK 20.5 | JP• 4084]
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Keywords: Anna Gray-Bennett|tapestry|the decorative arts|embroidery|fabrics

 
Bennett, Anna G.
Five Centuries of Tapestry
San Francisco Fine Arts Museum, by Charles E. Tutt, The Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California / Rutland, Vermont. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy of a fine museum exhibit catalog, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the glossy illustrated wraps. Sumptuously illustrated, accessible survey of the world of tapestries, a history of the collection, chapters about design and weaving techniques, color and dyes, Late Medieval tapestries, Sixteenth-Century tapestries, seventeenth and eighteenth-century tapestries, and then a list of abbreviated references, notes and bibliography. v [1], 253 pp. Black-and-white, duotone and full color photography galore.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine
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Book number: 352221
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11 | JP• 2199]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Anna G. Bennett tapestries medieval art history materials methods dyes

 
Keith-Bennett, Jean; Letty Grierson, ed.
An Introduction to Ancient Art at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1980. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Staple-bound, fine illustration stamped to front cover, and then with a number of other fine black-and-white photographs. Four thousand copies produced, but still relatively scarce in the trade. Comprises a catalogue for an exhibition opened March 3, 1937, preceded by an Introduction on Pre-Columbian art of Peru, with extensive information on textiles. Features works of pottery, goblets, huacos, and objects in gold, silver and wood, as well as textiles and the fabric arts, including woolen products.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Like New
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Book number: 346889
USD 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 13.5 | JP• 2671]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Ancient art|Ancient Greek art|art history|Wadsworth Atheneum

 
Bennett, Anna G.
Unfolding Beauty: The Art of the Fan
Boston, Massachusetts, Museum of Fine Arts, 1988. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Oblong 12mo 7" - 7. The Collection of Esther Oldham at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Sterling condition softcover copy bound in oblong format, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Double-column texts and sumptuous photography of a fine collection. 268 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 352219
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP• 1885]
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Keywords: the art of the fan Anna G. Bennett

 
Benson, Timothy O.
Expressionist Utopias: Paradise, Metropolis, Architectural Fantasy
Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. A superior copy inside and out, being a 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. Handsomely bound in two-tone, gritty tan paper over boards, black cloth-backed, and with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. just a touch of discoloration to bottom edges. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Gift-quality condition inside and out. 323 pp., [5], 6-231, with plentiful black-and-white illustrations, and including 57 in full, glorious color. Published to augment the 2003-2004 exhibition that "explores how the optimistic and forward-looking themes of utopia and fantasy sustained faith among artists and architects in the power of art to shape a better world during the tumultuous era surrounding World War I in Germany. When the construction of buildings there became nearly impossible, paper became the medium of the unbridled imagination. at the center of the activity were the 'utopian architects' of the Working Council for Art and the Crystal Chain, whose architectural inventions ranged from ideal agrarian communities to futuristic worlds dependent on miraculous advances in technology for their creation or discovery. . Presents the diverse manifestations of the utopia metaphor in its progression throughout Expressionism from arcadian to man-made utopias using selections from the realms of paradise, metropolis, architectural fantasy, anti-utopia, and film and stage." Contributions by Timothy O. Benson, but also by Reinhold Heller, David Frisby, Ian Boyd Whyte, and Anton Kaes.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/Fine,
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Book number: 347362
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 26 | £UK 22 | JP• 4399]
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Keywords: Expressionism|Expressionist painters|art history|architecture|utopian architecture

 
Benson, Timothy O.
Expressionist Utopias: Paradise, Metropolis, Architectural Fantasy
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1993. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. A superior copy inside and out, being a sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear beyond slight waviness to text-block; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Handsomely bound in two-tone, gritty tan paper over boards, black cloth-backed, and with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. just a touch of discoloration to bottom edges. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Gift-quality condition inside and out. 323 pp., [5], 6-231, with plentiful black-and-white illustrations, and including 57 in full, glorious color. Published to augment the 2003-2004 exhibition that "explores how the optimistic and forward-looking themes of utopia and fantasy sustained faith among artists and architects in the power of art to shape a better world during the tumultuous era surrounding World War I in Germany. When the construction of buildings there became nearly impossible, paper became the medium of the unbridled imagination. at the center of the activity were the 'utopian architects' of the Working Council for Art and the Crystal Chain, whose architectural inventions ranged from ideal agrarian communities to futuristic worlds dependent on miraculous advances in technology for their creation or discovery. . Presents the diverse manifestations of the utopia metaphor in its progression throughout Expressionism from arcadian to man-made utopias using selections from the realms of paradise, metropolis, architectural fantasy, anti-utopia, and film and stage." Contributions by Timothy O. Benson, but also by Reinhold Heller, David Frisby, Ian Boyd Whyte, and Anton Kaes.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 348602
USD 27.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.25 | JP• 4242]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Expressionism|Expressionist painters|art history|architecture|utopian architecture

 
Pierre Beres
Choix de Livres Illustres Par Les Principaux Artistes Modernes: Exemplaires Avec Suites Enrichis de Dessins Originaux Et RevãªTus de Reliures Decorees, Catalogue 52
Paris, Pierre Beres, . First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Published in Paris by the art gallery owner, Pierre Berès, n.d., in a trade softcover format, printed wraps illustrated by Henri Laurens, unpaginated, comprising a sales catalog at marked prices with 166 notices. Well over 50 illustrations in black-and-white and full color. Includes an index of artist names, Andre to Zack, Grocz to Rodin, Picasso to Vallotton. Laid in is a note of invitation to the exhibition. Some light wear to covers, a bit of peeling to paper on spine. Bound in is a drawing of a bird by Pablo Picasso that says it's an original drawing made for the catalogue. Note of Errata laid in, and Colophon notes that the front cover is a lithograph pulled by Mourlot.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good
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Book number: 347147
USD 45.00 [Appr.: EURO 41.75 | £UK 35.25 | JP• 7069]
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Keywords: Pierre Beres|modern art|art history|French language|modern painters

 
Berkoff, Marshall R.
Currier & Ives: The New Best 50
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, American Historical Print Collectors Society, 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound hardcover, clean, if lightly toned interior, minimal rubbing to extremities, light sunning along two edges. Bound in blue cloth, single vertical dent, faint, to front cover, else with sharp and distinct gilt lettering and ruling. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, some wear along spine head, faint creasing and soiling along bottom edge. 80 pp., featuring 19 folio-sized prints, reproduced here in quarto, and 31 quarto-sized prints. Stated First Edition, being Limited to only 2000 copies..Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine/Good,
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Book number: 353305
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP• 1885]
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Keywords: Currier & Ives prints Americana

 
Berkson, Bill
Inez Storer
San Francisco, California, Olga Dollar Gallery, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Uber-scarce in the trade, there being currently no additional copies available on-line. Sterling condition softcover copy of a gallery exhibit catalog for Inez Storer, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the illustrated stiff card stock wraps. Unpaginated, but roughly 14 pp. of fine reproductions of Inez Storer's paintings, printed on high-gloss paper. Bill Berkson's essay opens the catalog.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 355153
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.5 | JP• 1885]
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Keywords: Inez Storer Bill Berkson

 
Berman, Leonid
The Three Worlds of Leonid
New York, Basic Books, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Preface by Virgil Thomson and translated from the original French by Olivier Bernier, being the bracing autobiography of a Jewish painter who fled from Bolshevik Russia to Spain, moved to France and who was imprisoned during WWWII by the Germans and who moved eventually to the U.S. xii + 275 pp. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, price-clipped. Nice range of black-and-white photographs of the artist's work and life.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 348993
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 12.75 | JP• 2514]
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Keywords: Jewish artists|WWII|Neo-Romantic painters|art history|autobiography

 
Berman, Leonid
The Three Worlds of Leonid
New York, Basic Books, 1978. . Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Preface by Virgil Thomson and translated from the original French by Olivier Bernier, being the bracing autobiography of a Jewish painter who fled from Bolshevik Russia to Spain, moved to France and who was imprisoned during WWWII by the Germans and who moved eventually to the U.S. xii + 275 pp. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, price-clipped. Nice range of black-and-white photographs of the artist's work and life.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 350513
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 15 | £UK 12.75 | JP• 2514]
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Keywords: Jewish artists|WWII|Neo-Romantic painters|art history|autobiography

 
Galerie Claude Bernard and Sam Szafran
Sam Szafran: Aquarelles
Paris, France, Galerie Claude Bernard, 2014. First Edition. . Size: Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy of a fine and comprehensive artist exhibit catalog and that features both photographs and watercolors, mostly of people and botanical subjects. Unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the glossy pictorial covers. First Edition, published in Paris in 1988 on occasion of the gallery exhibit of Szafran's finest watercolors. Tall, quarto-sized format, with 72 pp. and with 46 full-color reproductions including 20 in full color; six boards are presented on two triptychs (boards IX, X, XI and boards XXXV, XX, XXXIII). This catalog augments the 46 works presented at the Exhibition that was held from December 1987 - January 1988.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 352858
USD 55.00 [Appr.: EURO 51 | £UK 43.25 | JP• 8640]
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Keywords: Sam Szafran watercolors aquarelles

 
Dorival, Bernard and the Tate Gallery
Sculpture by Jacques Lipchitz
London, England, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1959. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Fine condition copy in tall softcover format, printed, illustrated card stock wraps, a gallery exhibit catalog from 1959 of the Jewish artist born in Lithuania, with an Introduction by G.W. and a note from the artist himself, en Francaise, a letter he wrote to Jhr. W. Sandberg, Director of the Municipal Museums, Amsterdam. 105 captioned items described, and plentiful black-and-white reproductions galore.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 349280
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11 | JP• 2199]
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Keywords: Jacques Lipchitz|sculptors

 
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Important European Porcelain, Pottery and Objects of Vertu
New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, 1980. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall. A Collection Formed by Nelson A. Rockefeller and Offered for the Benefit of His Estate-with prices realized Auction Catalog. 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. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Replete with black-and-white reproductions of fine objects. Unpaginated, but roughly 80 pages of fine black-and-white photographs. Illustrated endpapers.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 348676
USD 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 8.5 | £UK 7.25 | JP• 1414]
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Keywords: Nelson Rockefeller estate|objects of vertu|European porcelain|European pottery

 
Sotheby Parke Bernet
Important Gold Boxes and Objects of Vertu, an Auction Held on Nov. 29, 1975
Monte Carlo, Monaco, Sotheby Parke Bernet Inc., Monaco, 1975. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy an auction catalog held in Monte Carlo at the Sporting d'Hiver, sponsored by the Sotheby Parke Bernet Monaca, S.A. Unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear beyond slight wear to rear bottom tip. Two ink-stamps from previous owner (the Crocker Art Gallery). Sumptuous full-color photographs galore of sealing wax cases, jewelry boxes, snuff-boxes, ashtrays, tie-clips, and the like. 103 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 352158
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.5 | £UK 8 | JP• 1571]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: objets d'art objects of vertu snuff-boxes tie clips sealing wax cases

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