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61 Kramer, Hilton. [Lachaise, Gaston]. Gaston Lachaise [1882-1935]: Sculpture and Drawings. Essay by Hilton Kramer.
New York: Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, [1998]. This catalogue accompanies an exhibition from Arpil 28 to May 30, 1998 at Salander-O'Reilly Galleries, LLC. 
Quarto, navy blue cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 152 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. Illustrated with full-color plates. From jacket: Gaston Lachaise: Sculpture and Drawings provides a remarkable overview of one of the 20th Century's most important sculptors. This exhibition has travelled to 119 museum, university and gallery venues throughout the United States and canada since 1967, and has been seen by over one million people. Salander-O'Reilly Galleries is pleased to have this opportunity to both honor the Lachaise Foundation and celebrate the 31-year history of this continuing tour. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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62 Kwirney, Alisa. Vertigo Visions: Artwork from the Cutting Edge of Comics.
New York: Watson-Guptill, (2000). First Editon. 
Quarto, red boards (hardcover), 191 pp. Color illustrations throughout. Very Good in dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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63 Lakey, Andy and Paul Robert Walker. Andy Lakey: Art, Angels, and Miracles. Foreword by James Redfield.
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, Inc., [1996]. First Edition, As Stated. 
Square quarto, black blind-stamped boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 175 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. “On New Year's Eve 1986, Andy Lakey had a near death experience during which he encountered seven angels. The experience changed his life and ultimately touched the lives of countless others. After his recovery, Lakey sat for hours, sketching pictures of the heavenly visitors who saved his life and gave him a second chance. He didn't fully understand what was driving him to constantly draw these images until 1990, when he was revisited by three angels who appeared in a ball of light. When the artist emerged from this vision, he had a clearly-defined mission: to create 2,000 angel paintings by the year 2,000. Today, Andy Lakey is one of the world's foremost painters of angels, and his works are collected by museums and art lovers around the globe. Showcasing over one hundred of his finest pieces, Andy Lakey...chronicles this unique artist's six year explosion of creative output and the critical acclaim and astonishing success that has embraced him. Filled with testimonials from those who have been touched by the angel paintings and their healing power, from art critics who affirm the quality of the art to collectors like Presiden Jimmy Carter, author Betty J. Eadie, and actor Ed Asner....a natural extension of Andy Lakey's effort to share his extraordinary and inspirational art with as many people as possible.” 
Price: 20.00 USD
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64 Lavagnino, Emilio. L'Opera del Genio Italiano all'Estero. Gli Artisti in Portogallo. Volume Unico.
Rome: La Libreria dello Stato, 1940. 
First Edition. Of an edition of 500 copies, this is No. 163.Quarto, full green sheep, top edge gilt, uncut, [xiii], 200 pp., 184 black & white plates. Very Good, some shelf wear and scuffing. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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65 Leroy, Jules. Ethiopian Painting in the late Middle Ages and during the Gondar Dynasty.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1964). First Edition. 
Quarto, brown cloth (hardcover), red letters, full-color illus. paper label, 60 + lx Plates + [x] Index. Fine, in protective mylar wrapper, with original, Near-Fine Slipcase (slight rubbing to edges]. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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66 Leslie, Clare Walker. The Art of Field Sketching. Foreword by Roger Tory Peterson.
Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, (1984). First Edition. 
Signed and Inscribed by the Author. Quarto, softbound (slick, full-color illus. wrappers), xviii + 190 pp. Near-Fine, with light soiling to covers. From lower cover: For the classroom teacher, for the nature center science educator, or for the individual explorer, here is the now classic book on field sketching which offers to all levels of ability a way of recording nature rapidly and without much fuss. Using simple methods and exercises, The Art of Field Sketching helps you to observe robins, caterpillars, pine trees, acorns, and stone walls more carefully and to sketch them quickly. Many field sketches can be reworked into finer drawings later on, as illustrated in the numerous examples by the superb artists represented in this book. As a well-knonw nature educator and wildlife artist, Clare Walker Leslie has worked with hundreds of students of all ages in a broad range of classrooms through out the country. She continually finds the very act of drawing something in nature can connect people on a profound level with the outdoor world, causing boundless excitement with children, awe with teenagers, and pride with adults. In this useful manual, you will find: suggested equipment that is available and inexpensive; easy to follow text and exercies used in varieties of learning situations; examples of sketches by students, the author, and professional wildlife, botanical and landscape artists; a way of teaching Natural Science through the observations of drawing; Roger Tory Peterson's updated Foreword; Index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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67 Lipman, Jean and Tom Armstrong; Editors. American Folk Painters of Three Centuries.
New York: Arch Cape Press, In Association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1988. 
Large, square quarto, green leatherette (hardcover), gilt letters, 233 pp. Fine, in a Near-Fine dust jacket with slight wear along edges. With 159 Color Plates and 67 Text Illustrations. This lavishly illustrated treasury marks a magnificent milestone in the recent rediscovery of American folk art. It presents the richest collection of American folk paintings ever assembled -- all reproduced in full color - along with authoritative biographical essays. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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68 MacIver, Roderick. Heron Dance. Issue 55: Still Dancing.
North Ferrisburgh, VT: Heron Dance Art Studio, n.d. 
Oblong octavo, softbound (slick, full-color illus. white wrappers), 71 pp. Fine (As New). 
Price: 15.00 USD
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69 Maddox, Conroy. Dali.
New York: Crown, (1979). First American Edition. 
Folio, black boards, 96 pp. Color illus., b&w illus., photos. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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70 Mansfield, Howard. Whistler in Belgium and Holland. [with] Mansfield, Howard. Whistler as a Critic of His Own Prints.
New York: M. Knoedler & Company, (19--). 2 volumes. First edition. Of an edition of 525 printed by D. B. Updike at the Merrymount Press, this is No. 173. 
Octavo, cloth-backed boards, 25 pp. + 33 pp. Plates. Near-Fine in a broken slip case. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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71 McDermott, John Francis; Associate Professor of English, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. The Art of Seth Eastman. From the Smithsonian Report for 1960, Pages 577-595 (With 8 Plates).
Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1961. Publication 4456. 
Octavo, paperbound (stiff, olive wrappers, stapled), [18] pp. Near-Fine, with lightly rubbed edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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72 Meyer, Georg H.; Editor. Folk Artists Biographical Index.
Detroit, Michigan: Gale Research in Association with the Museum of American Folk Art, 1987. First Edition. 
Quarto, slick illus. boards (hardcover), xxxviii, 496 pp. Near-Fine. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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73 Millais, John Guille. The Life and Letters of Sir John Everett Millais, President of the Royal Academy. By His Son, John Guille Millais. With 316 Illustrations. Vol. II.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, MDCCCXCIX. 
Octavo, rebound in cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, uncut, top edge gilt, tissue protected frontis. port., viii + 511 pp. Near-Fine, with bumped corners. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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74 Mohrt, Francoise. The Givenchy Style. Foreword by Hubert de Givenchy.
New York: Vendome Press, (1998). First Edition. 
Quarto, gilt-stamped black cloth (hardcoveR), 208 pp. Color photographs throughout. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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75 Monroe, Gary. The Highwaymen: Florida's African-American Landscape Painters.
Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001. 
Oblong quarto, green cloth & cream boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 149 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: The Highwaymen introduces a group of young black artists who painted their way out of the despair awaiting them in the citrus groves and packing houses of 1950s Florida. As their story recpatures the imagination of Floridians and their paintings fetch ever-escalating prices, the legacy of their freshly conceived landscapes exerts a new and powerful influence on the popular conception of the Sunshine State. While the value of Highwaymen paintings has soared in recent years, until now no authoritative account of the lives and work of these black Florida artists has existed. Emerging in the late 1950s, the Highwaymen created idyllic, quickly realized images of the Florida dream and peddled some 100,000 of them from the trunks of their cars. Working with inexpensive materials, the Highwaymen produced an astonishing number of landcapes that depict a romanticized Florida -- a faraway place of wind-swept palm trees, billowing cumulus clouds, wetlands, lakes, rivers, ocean, and setting sun. With paintings still wet, they loaded their cars and traveled the state's east coast, selling the images door-to-door and store-to-store, in restaurants, offices, courthouses, and bank lobbies. Sometimes characterized as motel art, the work is a hybrid form of landscape painting, corrupting the classically influenced ideals of the Highwaymen's white mentor, A. E. “Bean” Backus. At first, the paintings sold like boom-time real eastate. In succeeding decades, however, they were consigned to attics and garage sales. Rediscovered in the mid-1990s, today they are recognized as the work of American folk artists. Gary Monroe tells the story behind the Hgihwaymen, a loose association of 25 men and 1 woman from the Ft. Pierce area -- a fascinating mixture of individual talent, collective enterprise, and cultural heritage. He also offers a critical look at the paintings and the movement's development. Added to this are personal reminiscences by some of the artists, along with a gallery of 63 full-color reproductions of their paintings. 
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76 Montgomery, George. Haniwa. As Shown in Four American Museums, 1960: The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D. C.; Asia House, New York City, NY; The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington. Sponsored by The Tokyo National Museum, The Society for International Cultural Relations (KBS), Tokyo, and the Japan Society, Inc., New York City, NY. Exhibition Organized and Directed by The Asia Society, and circulated with the cooperation of the International Program of the Museum of Modern Art, New York City.
New York, NY: The Asia Society, Inc., (1960). 
Square octavo, white boards (hardcover), unpaginated, fold-out map, 55 Plates. Very Good+, with slight sunning to spine; in a Very Good slipcase with darkened edges. From Foreword: This book was produced as the catalogue for the largest exhibition of prehistoric Japanese sculpture ever to be sent abroad. Chosen by Mr. Seiroku Noma from among the best extant examples of ancient clay art, the collection was sent to the United States in October, 1959, to be displayed at the National Gallery of Art, Asia House, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Seattle Art Museum in 1960. Aside from being an artistic display of the first water, it is also an outstanding example of international cooperation in the field of art, as the names mentioned on the credit page of this book clearly indicate... 
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77 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Asiatic Art in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1982. First Edition. 
Quarto, softbound, 216 pp. Color photos, b&w photos. Very Good. 
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78 Near, Pinkney L. Farny: Henry F. Farny, 1847-1916.
Cincinnati Art Museum, 1965. 
Octavo, paperbound (stapled, stiff white illus. wrappers), [19] pp. Good+ with age darkning and edgewear. Illustrated guide to the museum's holdings. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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79 Nemeth, Lajos. Tivadar Csontvary Kosztka. Selected and Introduced by Lajos Nemeth. [Written in German, English, French].
Minneapolis, MN: Control Data Arts, A Control Data Company, 1981. 
Square quarto, olive green cloth (hardcover), 21 pp + 84 plates (some folding). Near-Fine, in a Very Good dust jacket with edgewear. This oversized volume will require additional fees for overseas or priority shipping. From dust jacket: I am not speaking of myself, for all my life I have been the servant of an unseen creative force, like the force perceptible in Greek scupture, but unfortunately not visible in painting. When the time comes, my paintings will shine like single stars in the sky. -- Thus did Tivadar Csontvary Kosztka, the pharmacist who became a painter by a call of the “Spirit,” describe himself. And, although both he and his work were ridiculed by his contemporaries, the passage of time has justified his claims. This collection of eighty-four of the artist's pictures, most of which are reproduced in color, includes an introduction by Lajos Nemeth, an art historian who has written extensively on Csontvary, and a selection from the artists own writings. 
Price: 15.01 USD
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80 Noortman Master Paintings. Contemporary Chinese Art.
Noortman Master Paintings, Maastricht, (2007). 
Square quarto, paperbound (full-color illus. black wrappers), cover flaps, unpaginated. Illustrated with full-color plates. 51 featured artitsts. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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