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Alice Neel
1 Alice Neel
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harry N. Abrams, Inc./Philadelphia Museum of Art 2000 0810942151 / 9780810942158 First American Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Neel, Alice 
Presumed first printing of the first American edition. Printed and bound in Great Britain. Oatmeal cloth binding, with crisp blue-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 198 numbered pages, and with 224 illustrations, including 86 full-color plates, all on coated stock. An exceptionally clean volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Very gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive pictorial DJ, unclipped and with light rubbing. Moderate edgewear/curling along the top of the DJ. A Very Good Plus copy in a Very Good Minus DJ. 
Price: 39.50 USD
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Art in Latin America : The Modern Era, 1820-1980
2 Art in Latin America : The Modern Era, 1820-1980
London, England The South Bank Centre 1989 1853320420 / 9781853320422 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
11 x 8.75 inches. With xxii and 361 numbered pages and with numerous color and B&W illus., some full-page. Very clean pictorial wrappers. The text block is solidly attached to the binding. The book is very clean, inside and out. Very gently read, if read at all. No remainder marks. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Beyond Bounds, Glow
3 Beyond Bounds, Glow
Overland Park, Kansas Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art 2009 0971298548 / 9780971298545 First Paperback Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 
Presumed first edition. Presumed printed and bound in the USA. Issued to commemorate the second anniversary ofthe Nerman Museum. Semi-glossy full-pictorial paper wrappers, with white-stamped lettering to the spine. Spine head, tail and corners generally unbumped. The text block is tight, with little fanning. Oblong, 8.5 x 11 inches. 135 numbered pages, with numerous color plates, mostly full-page. All pages are medium-weight semi-coated stock. A very clean copy. Gently read. A Very Good Plus copy. Scarce in any condition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Caricature and Its Role in Graphic Satire
4 Caricature and Its Role in Graphic Satire
Providence, RI, U.S.A. Rhode Island School of Design 1971 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Illustrated heavy paper wrappers. 11 x 8.5 inches. 120 numbered pages, with 109 B&W illustrations, some full page, all on heavy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Presumed unread. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Das frühe Plakat in Europa und den USA. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1
5 Das frühe Plakat in Europa und den USA. Ein Bestandskatalog. Band I: Grossbritannien Vereinigte Staaten van Nordamerika; Band 2: Frankreich und Belgien; Band 3: Deutschland, Teil 1
Berlin, Germany Gebr. Mann Verlag 1973 First German Edition Cloth Very Good Plus Very Good Minus Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text nur in deutscher Sprache, nicht in Englisch, ausnahmen: Band I mit einer kurzen Zusammenfassung in Englisch; Band II mit kurzen Zusammenfassungen in Französisch und Englisch. Text in German, not in English, except that: Volume I with brief summary in English; Volume II with brief summaries in French and in English. In essence this is not a bilingual edition. Present are the first three volumes in a four-volume series. [ISBN 0378661399, 3786161607, and 3786111332.] The missing volume is Part II, Plates, for Volume 3, Deutschland. Printed and bound in Germany. Gray cloth hardboard bindings, with crisp paper title labels to the front boards and to the spines. Generally unbumped spine heads and tails, with fairly sharp corners. Note that the rear board of Vol. III at one time apparently suffered some water damage and both sides of the rear board now have a cosmetic repair, a heavy paper sheet neatly affixed to either side. 12.5 x 9.25 inches. With lxxvii, 226, clv, 481, xvi and 506 numbered pages. The volumes with full-color, full-page plates and numerous B&W illustrations. All plates on heavy coated stock. The color plate printing technique is evocative of 19th century chromolithography. Exceptionally clean volumes, except as noted to Vol. III, and rather tight. Gently read. No remainder marks. Attractive, full-pictorial DJs, unclipped. Vol. I DJ with edge wear at spine head and tail and with 4 inch repaired vertical tear at spine tail. Vol. II DJ with tidewater mark at the botton corner, not at all affecting the book binding. Vol. III DJ with large stain to rear and with corresponding protective board affixed to the rear board of the book. All DJs protected by transparent plastic over-wrappers. Very Good Plus volumes in Very Good Minus DJs. A very heavy set, weighing almost 18 pounds. 
Price: 395.00 USD
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One Hundred Selected Masterpieces XIX/XX Century
6 One Hundred Selected Masterpieces XIX/XX Century
Montclair, NJ Kasser Art Foundation 1992 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Jacket Privately Printed 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Presumed first printing. Red cloth binding, with gold-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. The front board photo illus. of a Rodin sculpture is detached but intact. It is slipped in, inside a protective envelope. All the lettering is crisp and fresh. Slight spotting to the front board, hard to notice. 12 x 9 inches. 219 numbered pages. Text in English. Coated stock with numerous full-page plates, in B&W and color. Virtually unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. An exceptionally clean and tight copy. Either unread or very gently read. No DJ [as issued?]. A Very Good copy. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Painted Light: California Impressionist Paintings from the Gardena High School
7 Painted Light: California Impressionist Paintings from the Gardena High School
Dominguez Hills, CA California State University 1999 0966249011 / 9780966249019 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Stated first edition, first printing. 12.25 x 9.25 inches. Eggplant cloth binding, with blind-stamped lettering to the front board. Square and tight, with unbumped spine tail and head and with sharp corners. 54 numbered pp. with numerous full-color single-page plates on coated stock. Immensely clean. Almost certainly unread. No remainder marks. Just a hint of shelf life. The original full-pictorial DJ is present, and is unclipped. DJ with just a trace of rubbing. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Note that slipped into the book are:an inventtory fo the Gardena High School Art Collection and an Index of Pictures. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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World Ceramics: The J.W.N. van Achterbergh Collection
8 World Ceramics: The J.W.N. van Achterbergh Collection
Amsterdam Christie's 2005 First Edition Paperback Very Good Plus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
An auction catalog for 1 November 2005. Produced and printed in Great Britain. Full-pictorial wrappers. Unbumped spine head and tail, with fairly sharp corners. 10.5 x 8.25 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 82 numbered pages, and with numerous color illustrations, some full page and all on coated stock. A very clean volume, and fairly tight. No remainder marks. A Very Good Plus copy. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Sam Francis, Paintings 1947-1990, Agee, William C.
9 Agee, William C. Sam Francis, Paintings 1947-1990
Los Angeles, CA Museum of Contemporary Art 1999 0914357654 / 9780914357650 Presumed First Edition Cloth Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Francis, Sam 
Printed and presumed bound in Germany. Oatmeal heather cloth binding, with crisp silver-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 12 x 12 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Text block firmly bound in. 164 numbered pages. Heavy-duty glossy stock with 86 color full-page plates. An extensive list of plates, a chronology and credits follow the plates themselves. An immensely clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. Handsome full-pictorial dust jacket with crisp black lettering to the front and spine. DJ is unclipped, very clean and with just a hint of rubbing.One deftly repaired 1-inch tear to the DJ. A Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Thomas Eakins, Darrel Sewell, Lloyd Goodrich
10 Darrel Sewell, Lloyd Goodrich Thomas Eakins
U.S.A. Philadelphia Museum of Art 2001 0300091117 / 9780300091113 First American Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Presumed first printing of the first American edition. Printed and bound in Belgium. Blue-green cloth binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 12 x 10 inches. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. With xli and 446 numbered pages, plus numerous figures and approximately 243 B&W and full-color plates throughout, a few full-page, and all on semi-glossy coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. just a hint of shelf life. Very gently read. Attractive full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. Light rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 24.50 USD
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Rookwood Pottery: The Glorious Gamble, Ellis, Anita J.
11 Ellis, Anita J. Rookwood Pottery: The Glorious Gamble
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. Cincinnati Art Museum 1992 0847816036 / 9780847816033 First Paperback Edition Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
With an author inscription and date in a neat ink hand to the title page. Printed and bound in Singapore. Lovely semi-glossy pictorial paper wrappers. Spine head and tail and corners unbumped. The text block is tight. 11 x 9 inches. 164 numbered pages, with 97 full-color, full-page plates, plus B&W illus. All pages are medium-weight semi-coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy. Almost certainly unread. A Near Fine copy. Featuring important museum quality pieces from the collection of Dr. Gerald Loetterle and other fine consignments. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Premio MARCO 1996, Emerich, Luís Carlos
12 Emerich, Luís Carlos Premio MARCO 1996
Monterrey, México Museo De Arte Contemporáneo De Monterrey 1997 968662340x / 9789686623406 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Limited Edition Folio - over 12" - 15" tall 
Una edición en español y no en inglés. La edicíon consta de 1000 ejemplares. El premio MARCO es un certamen en donde los factores de la valoración crítica, la difusión cultural y la comercialización se manifiestan a través de la pintura, escultura, dibujo, grafica, tapiz, instalación y los medios alternativos. El estímulo que representa la posibilidad de obtener el premio de mayor monto económico de Latinoamérica conferido a un artista plástico implica un desafío creativo. El premio fue otorgado a Jörg Immendorff por su obra Accumulation 2, 1996. Textos: Fernando Lozano Jr. / Luis Carlos Emerich. 267 páginas. 90 ilustraciones. Stated first edition, March 3, 1997. One of a limited edition of 1,000 copies only. In Spanish only, not in English. Printed and bound in Mexico. Black cloth binding, with crisp blind-stamped lettering. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.5 x 9.75 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 267 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with approximately 90 full-color, full-page plates. An exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Attractive pictorial DJ, not price-clipped but with moderate rubbing and scratching. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Federico Castellon, His Graphic Work 1936-1971, Freundlich, August
13 Freundlich, August Federico Castellon, His Graphic Work 1936-1971
Syracuse, NY Syracuse University Press 1978 First Edition Paperback Very Good Minus 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Castellon, Federico 
Printed in Syracuse, NY. Brown pictorial wrappers with white lettering. Wrappers clean but much rubbed, especially along the spine edges. 11 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 156 numbered pages. Also with numerous full-page B&W plates on medium-weight, semi-glossy stock. No remainder marks. A Very Good Minus copy of a fairly scarce book. This monograph on the graphic works of Federico Castellon [1936-1971] reflects in large measure the Castellon collection at Syracuse University. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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Nineteenth-Century Decoration: The Art of the Interior, Gere, Charlotte
14 Gere, Charlotte Nineteenth-Century Decoration: The Art of the Interior
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harry N Abrams Inc 1989 0810913828 / 9780810913820 First American Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Printed and bound in Italy. The book is bound in brown cloth, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 10.25 x 10.25 inches. With 408 numbered pages, with 250 color plates and 250 B&W illustrations, all on heavy coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Almost certainly unread. Just a touch of shelf life. The lovely full-pictorial DJ is unclipped. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Jennifer Bartlett, Goldwater, Marge; Smith, Roberta; Tomkins, Calvin
15 Goldwater, Marge; Smith, Roberta; Tomkins, Calvin Jennifer Bartlett
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Pr 1990 1558591257 / 9781558591257 Paperback Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is a paperback edition, not hardback. Printed and bound in Japan. Attractive full-pictorial wrappers, with crisp lettering and illustration. Unbumped spine head and tail, and with sharp corners. 9.75 x 9.75 inches. With 192 numbered pages and with numerous B/W and color plates, some full-page on coated stock. An exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. A Near Fine copy. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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On the Way to Work, Gordon Burn; Damien Hirst
16 Gordon Burn; Damien Hirst On the Way to Work
New York, New York, U.S.A. Universe Publishing 2002 0789306646 / 9780789306647 First Edition Decorative Boards Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
Stated first edition. Printed and bound in Italy. Glossy paper hardboards, with crisp white-stamped lettering. 9.25 x 7 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 232 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous illustrations, many in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. Tiny tan blotch to center of page 99, not into text. Else an exceptionally clean copy, and very tight. Very gently read. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. Just a hint of rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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Popular Art Deco: Depression Era Style and Design, Heide, Robert; Gilman, John
17 Heide, Robert; Gilman, John Popular Art Deco: Depression Era Style and Design
New York, New York, U.S.A. Abbeville Pr 1991 1558590307 / 9781558590304 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Stated first edition. Printed and bound in Japan. Purple cloth binding, with crisp red-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10 x 10 inches. Text block firmly bound in. With 228 numbered pages, and including numerous B&W and color plates throughout, some full-page and some half-page, all on coated stock. An exceptionally clean volume, and very tight, with little hint of shelf life. Either unread or very gently read. No remainder marks. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped and lightly rubbed. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. 
Price: 19.50 USD
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Martha's Vineyard and Other Places: My Third Sketchbook from the Summer of 1982 (Abrams Facsimile Reproduction Sketchbook Series), Hockney, David
18 Hockney, David Martha's Vineyard and Other Places: My Third Sketchbook from the Summer of 1982 (Abrams Facsimile Reproduction Sketchbook Series)
New York, New York, U.S.A. Harry N Abrams Inc 1985 0810910861 / 9780810910867 First Edition Half-Leather Fine No Jacket Folio - over 12" - 15" tall Hockney, David 
An Abrams facsimile reproduction sketchbook. This edition consists of a paperback book and a hardback book, both housed in a slipcase. The paperback consists of 31 numbered pages and has B&W illustrations. Just a touch of yellowing along the fore edge of the front and back wrappers, and a tiny 1/16 inch corner crease to the front wrapper, else a fine paperback copy. The principal book bound in navy blue half leather and with marbled paper boards. The interior is a faithful reproduction of the Hockney sketchbook. For example, two leaves torn from the original have also been torn from this edition. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 12.5 x 9 inches. Text block firmly bound in. Numerous color illustrations throughout. Navy blue silk-satin ribbon page marker. An immaculate copy, Housed in the original, light-duty, cardboard box. A Fine copy, as to both the paperback and the hardback, in a Very Good Plus box. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Modern Pen Drawings: European and American, Holme, Charles, Ed.
19 Holme, Charles, Ed. Modern Pen Drawings: European and American
London, England The Studio 1901 First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good Limited Edition 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
This is no. 216 of 300 copies; so stated on the limitation page. Presumed first printing of the first edition. Presumed printed and bound in England. Deluxe full vellum binding with elaborate design in blind-stamp to the boards. Gilt title and date to the spine [spine states 1900 but title page states 1901]. With generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. The binding very lightly soiled. Boards with olive green, sturdy fabric ties in very good condition. Text block firmly bound in. 12 x 8.25 inches. T.E.G. Fore-edge and bottom edge deckled to a handsome effect. Decorative pastedowns/FEPs. Olive green silk-satin page marker ribbon. With 212 numbered pages, plus numerous B&W drawings, many full page. Some drawings were either made expressly for this publication or were appearing for the first time. Gently read. Light spotting to the preliminaries. Light age-toning to some of the pages. Else a very clean and presentable copy. A Very Good copy. The limited edition is scarce in any condition. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors, Howe, Jennifer
20 Howe, Jennifer Cincinnati Art Carved Furniture and Interiors
Cincinnati, OH Ohio University Press 2003 0821415115 / 9780821415115 First Edition Cloth Fine Fine 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
First printing of the first edition. Printed and presumed bound in Hong Kong. Rich red cloth binding resembling linen tweed, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. 11.25 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. xv and 295 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock featuring 39 full-page, full-color plates, and with many additional illustrations, some in sepia-tone and some in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certainly unread. Lovely full-pictorial DJ, unclipped. A Fine copy in a Fine DJ. This is the first book devoted to the study of the nationally significant Cincinnati art-carved furniture movement. In particular the book documents the careers of Henry Fry, William Fry and Benn Pitman in England and America, explores their domestic and ecclesiastical interior commissions, and examines the central role women played in this movement. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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