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Bilski, Emily D., ed.
Objects of the Spirit Ritual and the Art of Tobi Kahn
New York, Avoda Institute, Ltd. / Hudson Hills Press, 2004. 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. Bound handsomely in burgundy cloth, with sharp and distinct gilt 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.133 illustrations, 113 of them in full color. Essays by the editor, noted art historian Emily Bilski, Leora Auslander, Terrence E. Dempsey, Tom Freudenheim, Jonathan Rosen, and Ruth Weisberg. [5], 6-159 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/Fine,
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Book number: 347734
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 3163]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Tobi Kahn|Old Testament|Jewish history|Jewish culture|Jewish artists

 
Bingham, Alice, Penelope Schmidt
Morris Graves: Vessels of Transformation 1932-1986
New York, Schmidt-Bingham Gallery, 1990. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Fine-looking exhibition catalog in First Edition; First Printing state, bound in printed, card stock wraps, staple-bound, and with 17 full-page, full-color plates. Foreword by Alice Bingham, though titled "Forward." Poem by John Montague, "The Well-Wrought Urn (for Morris Graves)," essay of Introduction by Robert McDonald. Published to augment the exhibition of the same name that was held October 31 - November 24, 1990. Just a hint of sunning to wrap edges, else about pristine. 36 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Like New
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Book number: 348209
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1581]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Morris Graves|Alice Bingham|John Montague

 
Biryukova, N.Y.
The Hermitage, Leningrad: Gothic & Renaissance Tapestries
London, Paul Hamlyn, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound hardcover, clean, if toned, minimal rubbing to extremities. Big, tall, quarto format, bound in light oatmeal cloth, sunned a bit along bottom and other edges. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, moderately worn, chipped along top edge, price-clipped, protected by a plastic coat. A fine and due homage to the Hermitage Collection in Leningrad, Russia. [8], 9-36 [1] pp. plus an extensive range of black-and-white and full-color illustrations, printed on high-gloss paper.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good/Good,
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Book number: 352095
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 2846]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: The Hermitage Leningrad Gothic Tapestries Renaissance Tapestries art history Middle Ages art history N.Y. Biryukova W. Forman B. Forman

 
Bishop, Janet
Women Revisiting Art History
, Mills College, 2007. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sterling condition softcover copy of a museum exhibit catalogue, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the glossy illustrated heavy card stock wraps. Focus on the works of Janine Antoni, Beate Gutschow, Sherrie Levine, Cindy Sherman, Shahzia Sikander, Stephanie Syjuco, Sam Taylor-Wood, Catherine Wagner and Kara Walker. Lori Chinn provides artist biographies, and each artist is represented in full. 64 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 355155
USD 29.00 [Appr.: EURO 26.75 | £UK 22.5 | JP¥ 4586]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Janine Antoni Beate Gutschow Sherrie Levine Cindy Sherman Shahzia Sikander Stephanie Syjuco Sam Taylor-Wood Catherine Wagner Kara Walker

 
Bjelajac, David
Millennial Desire and the Apocalyptic Vision of Washington Allston
Washington D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press, . . Hardcover. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10. Another fine contribution to the series, New Directions in American Art. An apparent First Edition, but not so stated. A fine and scholarly work that is based on Bjelajac's thesis devoted to the work of Washington Allston (1779-1843). 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 burgundy cloth covers, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. xiv + 225 pp. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/Fine,
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Book number: 347005
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.75 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 2530]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Washington Allston|artist monographs|Millennial desire|apocalyptic visions|art history|David Bjelajac

 
Bjerke, Oivind Storm
Edvard Munch and Harald Sohlberg: Landscapes of the Mind
New York, National Academy of Design, 1995. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10. 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 green cloth over boards, with sharp and distinct white lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Gift-quality condition inside and out. Measures 9 1/2" x 12" in size. 267 pp., and with a full bibliography and replete with black-and-white illustrations.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Fine,
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Book number: 346097
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 31.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 5377]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Edvard Munch|Harald Sohlberg|Oivind Storm Bjerke|art history|Swedish artists

 
Blazkova, J.
A Book of Tapestries
, Spring Books, . First English Edition. . . Bound handsomely in an illustrated brown and tan cloth over boards, reproducing one of the illustrations internal. Still sharp, distinct gilt lettering to spine. Big, tall quarto hardcover format. Housed in a battered, tape-repaired, illustrated slipcase. Translated from the Czech by Hedda Vesela-Stranska. English texts, full bibliography, and then 72 full-page plates including double-page. Full disquisition upon the history of tapestries in the Middle Ages, then the 16th century, then heraldic tapestries, the Baroque Period, and finally the 18th century. Decorated endpapers in the form of wallpapers. Quite nice, and exquisite illustrations.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good
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Book number: 349917
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 24.75 | JP¥ 5060]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: W. Forman|B. Forman|J. Blazkova|tapestries|Czechoslovakia|Czech tapestries

 
Bliss, Joseph R.
The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of English Silver on Loan to the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Including the Addendum, English Silver
New York, ARN, for the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1999. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Complete in two volumes, English Silver: The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection, with Addendum, both in sterling condition (!) in tall trade softcover format, with unfurled tips, tight bindings, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear to the glossy pictorial covers and that are then protected also in a glossy pictorial sets of wraps, in gate-fold. Sumptuously illustrated in sharp and distinctive black-and-white and full color. [3], 4-247 pp. The Addendum is 63 pp. and is stuffed with similarly gorgeous reproductions of this fine collection.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 347073
USD 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 2688]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: English silver|Jerome Gans|Rita Gans|The Jerome and Rita Gans Collection of English Silver|collectibles

 
E. Maurice Bloch
George Caleb Bingham: A Catalogue Raisonne
Berkeley, California, University of California, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10. Another fine contribution to the series, California Studies in the History of Art, being a collection of drawings, paintings and prints by the beloved American artist George Caleb Bingham.. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bound handsomely in brick-red cloth over boards, and with lovely gilt lettering to spine. Unobtrusive remainder mark along bottom edge close to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear and a hole at spine middle, protected by a plastic coat, price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. x [3], 3-238 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: 348182
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 2214]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: George Caleb Bingham|E. Maurice Bloch|catalogue raisonne|artist monograph

 
Bloom, Jonathan M.
Arts of the City Victorious: Islamic Art and Architecture in Fatimid North Africa and Egypt
New Haven, Connecticut / London, England, Yale University Press /The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Well over 150 gorgeous photographic reproductions augment this fine study of Fatimid Egypt. 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 produced in creamy black cloth, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Illustrated endpapers. xv [3], 1-236 pp. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Used: Like New
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Book number: 348630
USD 17.00 [Appr.: EURO 15.75 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 2688]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Islamic art history|Islamic architecture|Jonathan M. Bloom|Fatimid North |Fatimid Egypt

 
Blum, Julius M.
Konstantin Fedin: A Descriptive and Analytic Study
The Hague / Paris, Mouton, 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Handsomely produced in dark blue cloth with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to spine. Not ex-library, neither marked or unclean. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume LXIII of the series edited by C.H. Van Schooneveld, Slavistic Printings and Reprintings. [7], 8-235 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: 346447
USD 24.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.25 | £UK 18.5 | JP¥ 3795]
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Keywords: Julius M. Blum|Konstantin Fedin|descriptive study|analytic study

 
Blunt, Anthony
The Art of William Blake
New York, Icon Editions, by Harper & Row, 1974. . Softcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. No. 12 of the "Bampton Lectures in America" series, this lecture having been delivered at Columbia University in 1959Sturdy, still tightly bound softcover copy, minor wear of covers, light sunning of them, less to text-block, but with neither underlining nor highlighting. Perfectly readable, usable copy. Glossy pictorial covers. 122 pp. and with publisher's then-updated list of publications. A fine and access artist biography, a learned disquisition about his obsession with illuminated books, and then with a list of the subjects of biblical paintings executed by Blake for William Butts, followed by a range of black-and-white plates, a bibliography and an index.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good
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Book number: 348844
USD 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 | £UK 9.25 | JP¥ 1898]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: William Blake|Anthony Blunt

 
Blunt, Anthony
The French Drawings in the Collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle
London, Phaidon Press Ltd., 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound hardcover, clean, if toned, minimal rubbing to extremities. Bound handsomely in an orange cloth cover, with sharp and distinct gilt lettering to cover and spine. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, little worn front panel, a bit sunned of rear panel, protected by a plastic coat, price-clippe. 81 pp. of text, then a concordance of numbers, then a long range of roughly 150 mostly black-and-white plates, but some in full color, quite fine.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Near Fine/Very Good,
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Book number: 351901
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 3163]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: French art history Anthony Blunt Windsor Castle English art history

 
Bochner, Mel
Solar System & Rest Rooms: Writings and Interviews, 1965
Cambridge, Massachusetts, The M.I.T. Press, 2008. First Edition. . Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. A fun and fine condition, accessible introduction to the works and philosophies of Mel Bochner via interviews between him and, in order, John Coplans, Frederic Valabreque, Joan Simon and James Meyer. Not a remainder, no remainder remark along bottom edge, being a superior copy inside and out, 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, 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. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. xviii [2], 2-217 pp.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: 348329
USD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 14 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 2372]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Mel Bochner |John Coplans|Frederic Valabreque|Joan Simon|James Meyer

 
Campbell, Bonita and Nan Curtis
Depression Silver: Machine Age Craft and Design in Aluminum
Northridge, California / Oxnard, California, Art Galleries School of the Arts, California State University, Northridge / Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, California, 1995. First Edition. Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Otherwise unavailable to the trade, this being a sterling condition gallery exhibition catalog, staple-bound in stiff illustrated wraps, curated by Bonita Campbell and Nan Curtis focused on Depression-era silver, with an Introductory essay by them, and then about a score of fine black-and-white reproductions of fine works of such silver. 24 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 348216
USD 22.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17 | JP¥ 3479]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Depression Silver|machine age craft|machine age design|Nan Curtis|Bonita Campbell

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