New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, (1986). First Edition, stated.
Seller ID: 9718gcs
Quarto, purple cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, full-color illus. endpapers, 224 pp. Near-Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket that has been price-clipped. From dust jacket: Lagerfeld's Sketchbook is a personal illustrative tribute to Anna Piaggi. A brilliant fashion editor, an arbiter of taste and design, and one of the most original personalities of the modern fashion world, she has developed a unique mode of dressing. Drawing on the past as well as the present, she consistently invents her own costumes: possibly a cloak from the 1920s by Poiret combined with a warrior's tunic f... View More...
Atlanta: Turner Publishing, Inc., . First Edition, As Stated.
Seller ID: 00113s
Square quarto, black blind-stamped boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 175 pp. Fine (As New), in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. ÒOn 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... View More...
New York: Reinhold Publishing Corporation, (1966).
Seller ID: 60858bd
Royal octavo, orange cloth (hardcover), illustrated endpapers, 136 pp. Very Good in a Very Good, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: Wood as a medium is enjoying a renaissance in the arts and crafts. The ease of working in wood, once one has mastered the basic technical knowhow, and the beauty of wood itself make it an ideal material for students and beginners as well as experienced craftsmen. Illustrating the full range of wooden images from sophisticated historic examples from all over the world to folk-art images and contemporary examples, the authors take us through a wide r... View More...
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. View More...
Bloomington: Indiana University Press, (1994). First Edition.
Seller ID: 51236bd
Square quarto, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xxxii + 227 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: From the early 1900s through the 1940s, the scenic hill country of Brown County, Indiana, was home to a flourishing colony of artists who migrated there from urban areas of the Midwest. The Artists of Brown County is the first book to document the history of this remarkable art colony. Following an introduction to ÒPeaceful Valley,Ó as the area was affectionately called, indiidual chapters are devoted to sixteen of the artists, ciluding three couples: T. C. Steele, Will Vaw... View More...
New York: Arch Cape Press, In Association with the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1988.
Seller ID: 16170scs
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. View More...
Signed and inscribed by Lok Tok. Square octavo, paperbound (stiff, stapled, illus. wrappers), 27 pp. Fine. Text in Chinese and English. Illustrated in full color. Contents: A Dissertation on the Horse; Good Morning! Good Morning!; Swifter than the Lightening; Off We Go, for a Pot of Gold!; Come and Play with Me Where the Grass is Green; Anybody over There?; Hey! Can't You Run Straight?; Follow the Leader; One Thousand Peaks; One Hundred Horses; Very Exhilarating; Moonlight Sonata; Flying; Old, Stronger, Fullest of Life; The Sun Also Rises; Fall; Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes -- Ref... View More...
Sarasota, Florida: Pineapple Press, Inc., (1999). First Edition.
Seller ID: 9750gcs
Quarto, blue & gray cloth (hardcover), ix, 191 pp. Very Good+, in a Fine dust jacket.From dust jacket: His authoritative and wide-ranging book presents for the first time the history of art in Florida from the first European artist, Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues, who arrived in 1564, until the end of the SEcond World War, when art in Florida exploded into the modern forms and styles. For many years few artists came to Florida, a lingering frontier due to the swampy terrain and subtropical climate. Those artists who did come, however, were intrigued by Florida's spectacular sunsets and sunris... View More...
Minneapolis, MN: Control Data Arts, A Control Data Company, 1981.
Seller ID: 4027bd
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 ÒSpi... View More...
Washinton, DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. In Collaboration with Shogakukan, Inc., Tokyo. (2007).
Seller ID: 10016gcs
Quarto, softbound (slick, full-color illus. wrappers with black spine, white letters), slick pages, vii + 261 pp. Fine. From cover flap: Joe Price purchased his first Japanese painting in the 1950s, under the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. Over the next five decades, he and his wife Etsuko would collect more than 200 masterpieces from the Edo period (1615 -1868), a time when Japan had isolated itself from the rest of the world. Curiously, during that period of national seclusion, independent and diversely creative artists flourished as never before. Today, the Etsuko and Joe Price Coll... View More...