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The Arts Council of Great Britain
Sculpture and Drawings by Henri Laurens: 1885-1954
London, The Arts Council of Great Britain, 1971. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Square 12mo 7" - 7. Sterling condition softcover copy, in As New condition, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Bound in simple, blindingly white wraps, and then covered by printed, illustrated wraps, featuring a fine black-and-white photographic portrait of the French painter and sculptor. A fine and lovely-to-look-at catalog that augmented the exhibition of his works at the Hayward Gallery in London and at the Ulster Museum in Belfast, both in 1971. Foreword by Robin Campbell. 109 pieces in caption, title, and context, with black-and-white photographs throughout. Guy Brett provides a critical essay, "Henri Laurens: a slow-motion quality," Alberto Giacometti pens "Henri Laurens: a sculptor as seen by a sculptor," followed by the Artist Statement by Laurens himself.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 347842
USD 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 | £UK 7.75 | JP¥ 1581]
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Keywords: artist exhibit catalog|French artists|French painters|French sculptors|Henri Laurens

 
Le Brocquy, Anne Madden
Seeing His Way: Louis le Brocquy, a Painter
Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. A superior copy inside and out of this fine and loving homage to the Irish painter Louis Le Brocquy, born in Dublin in 1916, by his wife Anne Madden Le Brocquy. "This book traces the growth of le Brocquy's artistic sensibility in relation to his life and origins. The latter part recounts a shared experience during the second half of the artist's life" (publisher's blurb). 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, 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. xvi [2], 1-317 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: 349896
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 35 | £UK 29.5 | JP¥ 6009]
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Keywords: Anne Madden Le Brocquy|Louis Le Brocquy|painters|Irish art history

 
Bronstein, Leo
Fragments of Life, Metaphysics and Art
New York, Bond Wheelwright Company, 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 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 in a greenish buckram cloth, with gilt lettering to spine, rubbed. Laid in is the remains of the former dust jacket, in three pieces. Frontispiece and other black-and-white illustrations. bound in a tall, slim octavo format. A probing work of art historical value by the noted critic and art historian, Leo Bronstein. xii + 217 [1] pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Very Good
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Book number: 346439
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 2846]
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Keywords: Leo Bronstein|art history|metaphysics|painting

 
Brooke, Janet M.
Discerning Tastes: Montreal Collectors, 1880 - 1920
Montreal, Canada, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1989. 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 to the glossy illustrated wraps. Acknowledgments, List of Lenders, a long Introduction, a long range of color plates, the full catalogue, inventory, a list of collectors, exhibitions cited, archival sources, and full bibliography. 16 color plates and 143 black-and-white illustrations. From the exhibition of the same name, held between December 1989 to February 1990. The annotated and illustrated catalogue presents 61 pieces in all, beautifully reproduced here in full color. [7], 8-254 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 352308
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 18.5 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 3163]
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Keywords: Janet M. Brooke Montreal collectors art history Canadian art history

 
Brookes, Fred
Craftsmanlike: A Sunderland Arts Centre-Touring Exhibition
Sunderland, England, Sunderland Arts Centre, 1978. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall. Nearly square softcover format, a fine-looking, structurally sound exhibition catalog, stapled, unpaginated, but roughly 40 pp. and featuring one-page biographies of a number of talented artists whose work is featuring with a single black-and-white photograph each, featuring crafts particularly, from rug-making to pottery, cane bottoming to violin-making, table leg-turning to weaving. Features artists such as Boggitt Alderton, Ana Balfour, Audrey Barker, Hannah Barker, Kenneth Dow Barker, Mrs. Guy Barton, June Bennett, Maggie Angus Berkowitz, Phill Brown, David Burleigh, and others. Illustrated card stock wraps.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 347558
USD 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 | £UK 4 | JP¥ 791]
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Keywords: Fred Brookes|Sunderland Arts Centre|art history|arts and crafts

 
Brooks, Geraldine
Imazighen: The Vanishing Traditions of Berber Women
New York, Clarkson-Potter Publishing Company, 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall. Superior copy, gift-quality condition, inside and out, no discernible wear, bright and shiny dust jacket, protected. 192 pages with an index and bibliography. 230 full-color photos. From the publisher's blurb, "In a part of North Africa where, within miles, the backdrop can change dramatically from snow-blasted mountains to wind-scoured dunes live the Berber people of the Atlas Mountains. As modern times and modern warfare in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia have encroached on their centuries-old traditions, Berber women have begun to give up the old ways. Imazighen: The Vanishing Traditions of Berber Women is a record of a quickly disappearing way of life."Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/Fine,
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Book number: 356189
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25.75 | £UK 21.75 | JP¥ 4428]
Catalogue: Art and Artists
Keywords: Berber art history Margaret Courtney-Clarke Geraldine Brooks

 
Brooks, Peter
Realist Vision
New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press, 2005. 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 handsomely in green paper over boards, 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. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Fine discussion by French and British artists, poets, and writers in the vein of Realist in art and literature. Plentiful black-and-white reproductions. [6], 2-255 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: 347767
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16.75 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 2846]
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Keywords: Peter Brooks|realist art|art history

 
Broos, Ben
Great Dutch Paintings from America
The Hague / Zwolle, Mauritshuis / Waanders Publishers, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Massively heavy, oversized volume, being a joint publication between Waanders Publishers in Zwolle and Mauritshuis, The Hague, the museum that sponsored the show of the same name that ran from 28 September 1990 to 13 January, 1991. 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. Bright and shiny dust jacket, paper-backed, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Contributions by the editor of the catalogue, Ben Broos, and then with contributions also by Edwin Buijsen, Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Walter Liedtke, Lynn Federle Orr, Juliette Roding and Peter S. Sutton. Gift-quality condition inside and out. [8], 9-561 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: 347509
USD 26.00 [Appr.: EURO 24 | £UK 20.25 | JP¥ 4111]
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Keywords: Dutch artists|Dutch painters|Dutch art history|American art history

 
Broos, Ben
Great Dutch Paintings from America
The Hague, the Netherlands, Mauritshuis / Waanders Publishers, . . Softcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Massively heavy, oversized volume, being a joint publication between Waanders Publishers in Zwolle and Mauritshuis, The Hague, the museum that sponsored the show of the same name that ran from 28 September 1990 to 13 January, 1991. A superior copy inside and out, being a sterling condition softcover 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. Contributions by the editor of the catalogue, Ben Broos, and then with contributions also by Edwin Buijsen, Susan Donahue Kuretsky, Walter Liedtke, Lynn Federle Orr, Juliette Roding and Peter S. Sutton. Gift-quality condition inside and out. [8], 9-561 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 352336
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Keywords: Dutch artists|Dutch painters|Dutch art history|American art history

 
Brotton, Jeremy
Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World
London, Reaktion Books, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Another fine contribution to the series, Picturing History. 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, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Published in First Edition state by Reaktion Books, London, 1997. [6], 7-208 pp. Fully illustrated throughout, including at title page. Color photographs, black-and-white illustrations, and with maps, notes, and a full bibliography. History, Cartographers, Cartography, Map-Making.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New/Fine,
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Book number: 346442
USD 32.00 [Appr.: EURO 29.5 | £UK 24.75 | JP¥ 5060]
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Keywords: Jerry Brotton|cartography|Early Modern World|European history|cartographers|cartography|map-making|Early Modern Europe

 
Broude, Norma, ed.
World Impressionism: The International Movement, 1860-1920
New York, H.N. Abrams, 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Massively heavy, oversized volume. Fine-looking, structurally sound hardcover, little discernible wear, single faint spot to front cover, with a bright interior, unmarked. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, little worn, but spine is sunned to white, now protected by a plastic coat. 517 brilliant reproductions, including 300 plates in full color, regarding the works of Renoir and Degas, Monet and Manet, Pissarro and Morisot, among many, many others. 424 pp. and including notes, biographies, and bibliographical references. Chapters contributed by William H. Gerdts, Elinsor Tufts, Brooks Adams, Dennis Reid, Virginia Spate, Horst Uhr, Alison Hilton and many others.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Very Good,
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Book number: 351665
USD 39.00 [Appr.: EURO 36 | £UK 30.25 | JP¥ 6167]
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Keywords: Impressionism Norma Broude Impressionist painters Pissarro Morisot Manet Monet Renoir Degas

 
Brown, David
Aiga Graphic Design Usa: 3
New York, Watson-Guptill Publications and American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. Size: 4to 11" - 13" tall. Fine-looking, structurally sound hardcover, little discernible wear, bright interior, unmarked but for a small red remainder dot along bottom edge. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, moderately worn in terms of chipping, else little wear to panels, protected by a plastic coat, not price-clipped. The annual publication of the American Institute of Graphic Arts from the 1982-83 season including award-winning work from the year's several AIGA exhibitions. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. [6], 7-431 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine/Near Fine,
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Book number: 352099
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Keywords: Annual of The American Institute of Graphic Arts David Brown design

 
Brown, Betty Ann
Gradiva's Mirror: Reflections on Women, Surrealism and Art History
New York, Midmarch Arts Press, 2002. . Softcover. . Scarce title in the trade, there being only two copies available currently. Plentiful black-and-white illustrations of women's art history in and leading up to Surrealism, printed on high-gloss paper. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. From the personal library of the feminist art historian extraordinaire, Dr. Whitney Chadwick, a giant across many fields. xxxiii [3], 4-302 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . As New
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Book number: 353728
USD 70.00 [Appr.: EURO 64.25 | £UK 54 | JP¥ 11069]
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Keywords: Surrealism Betty Ann Brown art history women artists women's art history Surrealist painters

 
Brown, Denise Scott, Robert Venturi
The Highway: An Exhibition of the Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania Jan 14-Feb 25 1970
Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania Art Museum, University of Pennsylvania, 1970. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Square 8vo 8" to 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, bound in square format, with illustrated wraps and plentiful illustrations in black-and-white and full color, extolling the virtues of the Highway, cars, travelers and petroleum. Foreword by Stephen Prokopoff, a list of Lenders to the Exhibition, [7], 8-45 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: 347245
USD 14.00 [Appr.: EURO 13 | £UK 11 | JP¥ 2214]
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Keywords: The Highway|Denise Scott Brown|Robert Venturi|the road|art history|Stephen Prokopoff|contemporary art

 
Brown, Kathan; John Cage
John Cage: Etchings 1978-1982
Oakland, California, Crown Point Gallery, 1982. First Edition. Softcover. Size: Large 8vo 9" - 10. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Tall quarto softcover format with a nice, gilt-ruled presentation on front cover, with a nice Introduction, "Changing Art," by Kathan Brown, and then a collection of lovely etchings, and a final epilogue about John Cage at 70 years of age by Ann D'Harnoncourt, and John Cage's own autobiographical essay, mixed in and amongst his poetry, too. 60 pp.Member, I.O.B.A., C.B.A., and adherent to the highest ethical standards. . . . Fine
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Book number: 345335
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Keywords: exhibition catalog|John Cage|Crown Point Gallery|etchings|Kathan Brown

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