Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1997. First Edition.
Seller ID: 51216bd
Quarto, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xx + 68 pp. Full-color illustrations throughout. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: ...the Renaissance man and bon vivant best known as Muhammad Ali's ÒFight DoctorÓ -- a man who has also worn the hats of family physician, Emmy Award-winning boxing commentator, historian, playwright, screenplay writer, and author of five books -- here offers 33 of the paintings that have established his reputation as an artist. In these full-color reproductions we see the Ybor City of the 1930s and 40s (and earlier) that inspired Pacheco from the beg... View More...
Rastatt, Germany, Art Fantastix Select, (2004).
Seller ID: 9335512qs
Quarto, softbound (slick, full-color illus. gray wrappers), 127 pp. Near Fine. Illustrated in full color. From lower cover: Keith Parkinson and SQP/Fanfare are proud to present this popular artist's second bound collection: KingsGate: The Art of Keith Parkinson. Inside are cover paintings from best selling books by Terry Goodkind, David Eddings, and R. A. Salvatore, as well as computer game art from EverQuest and Diablo, and a look back at Ketih's work at TSR, plus sketches never seen before, colorful commentary by the artist, and much more. View More...
Columbiana, Ohio: William J. Rakocy, 1972.
Seller ID: 3261qsl
Signed & inscribed by the author. Quarto, green cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 176 pp. Near-Fine, with bumped corners. From Introduction: You are indeed fortunate to have in your possession this book representing the intellectual processes, life interpretation and sensitivity of Artist William (Rak) Rakocy. My introduction to Rak goes back many years. I feel capable of doing an objective analysis of this man and artist. He was born in Youngstown, Ohio on April 14, 1924. His beginnings are impressive. His obvious ability, interest, and talent were apparent very early... View More...
Copublished by Thames and Hudson Ltd., London, and Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., .
Seller ID: 70080s
First Edition. Folio, black cloth (hardcover), silver letters and decoration to upper cover, 208 pp. With 95 illus., 67 full-color plates. Fine (As New), in a Near-Fine dust jacket with very slight edgewear. ÒBased on a major retrospective exhibition, this is the first book to survey the whole range of Moskowitz's career to date, reproducing over sixty of his works in color. Ned Rifkin, Chief Curator for Exhibitions at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, provides a full biographical and critical commentary, and the book also contains an illuminating interview with the artist by Lin... View More...
New York: Studio Publications and Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1955.
Seller ID: vas5361
Quarto, pink boards (hardcover), v, 122 pp. Fine in a Very Good, mylar protected dust jacket with edgewear that includes chipping. From dust jacket: Masks and Magic transports the reader into strange, primitive realms of the imagination and spirit. From the snowy lands of the Eskimos, the forests and mesas of the Indians of the New World, the tropical jungles of Africa and the South Seas, masks shave been chosen for their power and beauty in performing the role for which they were created. In the striking plates, great variety of materials and skills in the art of mask-making is shown. ... View More...
Portsmouth, NH: Peter E. Randall Publisher LLC, 2008. First Edition, Numbered Copy #162.
Seller ID: qms499
Signed by the Author on title; Signed & Inscribed by the Author on Dedication page. Large octavo, hardcover (red cloth), gilt letters, 89 pp. Fine (As New) in a Fine (As New) dust jacket. From jacket: ...As a museum docent, Bubb began to research the obscure artist, uncovering his life in Nashua, New Harmpshire, and his ties to Madison families. In his search the author learned about many more paintings, found a number of old photographs related to the artist and his family and, as much as possible, answered the question [who was Charles A. Hunt?]... In preparing this book, Roy Bubb rese... View More...
The Bond Wheelwright Company, Publishers, 1952. First Edition.
Seller ID: 70422s
Octavo, black cloth & brown illus. boards (hardcover), gilt letters, slick pages, xx, 180 pp. Former-owner signature; otherwise, Fine in a Very Good-, edgeworn dust jacket. ÒThis challenging book by an author who has lived and worked in the art world for his entire life raises fundamental questions with which sensitive people in all fields should deal. Although chiefly concerned with standards and origins of taste in art, Mr. Seligman's keen understanding of how judgments are made -- and of how judgments should be better made -- points the way toward new and fresh evaluations and real rathe... View More...
Boston: Journey Editions, (1996). First Edition.
Seller ID: 9867gcs
Square quarto, burgundy boards (hardcover), silver letters, 180 pp. Near-Fine in a Fine dust jacket. With signed photograph laid-in. With signed illustration to endpaper. From dust jacket: Robert Shields believes in two things: humor and magic. He is a one-man creativity machine who has spent his life sharing his sense of energy and awe and wonder with people all over the world. At the age of twenty-three, Robert's unusual and brilliant talent landed him at the top of stardom's ladder -- you may perhaps know him best as one half of the internationally renowned mime duo, Shields and Yar... View More...