NY: Clarkson N.Potter, 1979. Rivers, Larry. First edition. Hardcover. 263 pp. 4to, seventy color and 215 duotone illustrations. Edited by Carol Southern. Foreword by John Ashbury. A pictorial, autobiographical study of Larry Rivers with a notable prose foreword by poet Ashbury. Owner inscription. FREITAG 8238.
Boston: Edward Livermore, 1854. Fourth Edition. leather_bound. 140 pages. 28 1/2 x 24 cm. First published, 1848. Fifty full-page engraved plates and sixty wood engravings. Uncommon publication, being both a builder's guide and house pattern book." HITCHCOCK. 219. KARPEL B268. "Contains a supplement on rural architecture by Louis E. Joy...
London: Collins, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. 112 pp. Sixteen color plates andsixty-four black and white illustrations. With a Foreword by Eric Newton. Index. CHAMBERLAIN 1248. "Tries to give a chart of 20th century painting inCanada. Not an orthodox history of Canadian Art. Covers the work of 27 artists who are discussed in the text."
New York: Modern Age Books, 1937. Bourke-White, Margaret. First edition. Original Wraps. 54 pages. 28.5 x 21 cm. An important examination of the plight of the southern sharecroppers, and one of the most successful collaborative works of photo-reportage and text of its decade. Illustrated throughout with Bourke-White's photographs, rubbing to joints and backstrip extremities.
Np: Gage, 1976. Cockburn, James. First edition. Hardcover. 176 pp. 154 black and white plates. Bibliography. Index. A British officer, Cockburn was stationed in Quebec during the 1830's. He loved the city. No other artist working before the age of photography has left as systematic and faithful a description of a Canadian city.
NY: Moffat, Yard, 1907. Whistler, James McNeill. First edition. Hardcover. 302 pp. Thirty-nine black and whiteplates. With an incomplete List of Whistler's Paintings in Oil and in Water-Colour, Pastels and Drawings. A List of Whistler's Etchings. A List ofWhistler's Lithographs. Index. Extremities rubbed. Orig. thick tan boards and brown cloth...