NY: Abbeville, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. 215 pp. Profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Bibliography. Index. Produced under the auspices of the Walker Art Center, Mildred Friedman, Editor. Ex-library.
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London: John Lane, 1897. Beerbohm, Max. First edition. Hardcover. 53 pages. 16.5 x 13 cm. Number One of the Bodley Booklets printed by Will Bradley at the Wayside Press in Springfield, Mass. BOMBACE A16. Front cover of the pictorial wrappers chipped at edges with some loss. Interior clean, housed in...
Paris: Librarie des Arts Decoratifs, 1960. First edition. Paperback. 16 pages in text. Folio, 30 x 23 cm. Fifty-two plates, a few in color loose as issued. Lithographs by major French artists -- Ingres, Daumier, Manet, Dore, Renoir, Lautrec, Bonnard, Matisse et al.
NY: Arts Inc., 1960. Grosz, George. First edition. Hardcover. 166 pages. 28 x 22 cm. 114 reproductions, six in color. Introduction by Ruth Berenson and Norbert Muhlen. Bibliography. Grosz's essay illuminates his later, American period.
Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. First edition. Hardcover. 163 pp. 246 illustrations some in color. Catalogue of Selected Drawings. Checklist of the Weinbrenner Collection at the Univ. of Pennsylvania.Bibliography. Concordance of Inventory Numbers. Weinbrenner was the first internationally important German architect of the 19th Century.
Np: Np, ca 1753. 30.3 x 24 cm. (plate size) with image 19 x 15 cm. Portrait of Elizabeth Canning in the witness box during her abduction trial which divided London during the 18th century, and remains an unsolved mystery. She was eventually convicted of perjury, transported to America, married...
Paris: Editions de la Revue Blanche, 1899. First edition. Hardcover. 45 x 35 cm. One page Preface by Marcel Prevost, French novelist and women's rights advocate. Limited edition, copy 16 of 44 on Japan imperial paper. 18 color pochoir plates of contemporary actresses in their famous roles, including Sara Bernhardt...
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1974. First edition. Boards. 97 pp. With fifty-six posters in black and white, sixteen in full-color, and seventeen text figures. Index. This monograph tracks the relationship between film making and the graphic arts which developed in the Soviet Union during the1920's.
Paris: Editions Vialetay, 1956. Dufy, Raoul. Hardcover. 218 pages in text. Wood engravings by Jacques Beltrand. Twenty-four full-color illustrations in the text by Raoul Dufy, and a separate suite reproduced and housed in its own volume with each illustration on a single sheet. This fac-simile edition 23.5 x 30.4 cm...
NP: NP, ND. 21 x 16 inches, gouache on paper of Art Deco jewelry shop designed by R. Tailliard.
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1974. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 315 pp. With essay on The Development of Poster Art by Carlo Arturo Quintavalle. Translated by Alfred and Bruni Mayor. Profusely illustrated with 450 illustrations, 250 in full-color. Bibliography. The color reproduction is particularly exquisite.
NY: October House, 1965. Gaudier-Brzeska, Henri. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 30 pages in text. Introduction by Mervyn Levy. Eighty-four reproductions, and four color plates. Deadat 23 years of age, Gaudier-Brzeska is honored here on the 50th anniversary of his death. Ex-library. FREITAG 3302.
NY: Vance Jordan Fine Art, 2000. First edition. Paperback. 94 pages. 11 x 9". Color and black and white plates. Works by American artiists.
NY: Abrams, 1960. Klee, Paul. First American edition. Boards. 177 pp. Fifty duo-tone and black and white plates. Catalogue of Works Produced. The forty-seven pages of text outline the different aspects of Klee's work, and the reproductions span nearly fifty years of his art. FREITAG 4845.
NY: Abrams, 1984. Chagall, Marc. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 210 pp. Translated from the German by Robert Erich Wolf. Forty-two full-color illustrations within a total of seventy-seven plates. Apart from the specific emotive and mystical Russian-Jewish themes, Chagall is discussed in context of the emerging art movements in Paris, especially...
Munich: Prestel, 1991. First edition. Paperback. 31235 pages. 28 x 21 cm. Copiously illustrated: black and white and color plates. Bibliography. Index. Exhibition of 20th century book illustration held at the Bayrischen Staatsbibliothek, Munich,
NP: ND. 15.5 x 39.5 inches. Two framed in glass and matted drawings by Rockwell Kent, both signed by him in pencil at lower right present ten characters from the original tale by Geoffrey Chaucer with some contention by critics that the Tale was incomplete at the time of Chaucer's...
Kyoto: Uchida Woodblock Printer, ca.1950. Hardcover. Four color woodblock prints, each 11 x 9 inches matted, in pictorial board portfolio -- (1) Taikenbyo Nitenmon Gate in Spring, (2) The Row of Cedar Trees in Summer, (3) Kegan-no-tuki Fall in Autumn, (4) Five-Storied Pagoda in Winter.
London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1962. First edition. Hardcover. 211 pp. Twenty-four pages of plates and more than sixty text figures. Glossary. Bibliography. Index. Lamb writes, "This book brings under one cover the theoretical, contractual, and technical aspects of drawing for illustration."
Pall Mall East, London: Colnaghi Sons. Two portraits drawn by Thomas Lawrence of his mother dated 1797, one colored, one lightly tinted. 38 x 30 cm. and 42 x 29. cm. respectively. The latter carries the penciled notation and description. Lawrence's reputation was well established by 1791 when he was...
London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. 376 pages. 21 x 15 cm. Limited edition, copy 117 of 150 (145 for sale). With 205 illustrations and four original etchings by the author, signed or initialed by the author. Lumsden describes the history and development of etching through...
NY: Pantheon, 1943. Maillol, Aristide. First edition. Hardcover. 49 pages in text. Edited by John Rewald. 162 woodcuts in black, and red, and with additional illustrations within the text. Limited edition, one of 550. FREITAG 5907. LUCAS p166. An increasingly scarce and lovely work. Owner inscription and lettering on free front endpaper.
London: T. McLean, January 29, 1839. 28 x 33 cm. Black and white lithograph of a manacled prisoner led by three armed guards.
NP: NP, ND. Archirtectural Drawing framed: 19 5/8 x 16 inches, watercolor and ink on paper. Small nicks to frame.
New York: Abrams, 1957. Chagall, Marc. 1st American edition. Hardcover. 151 pp. 147 full page plates in black and white, as well as six pages of color plates. Bibliography. FREITAG 1577.