Paris: Veith & Hauser, (1854). First edition. Hardcover. Folio, 43 x 29 cm. Engraved title and 114 engraved plates, each with small publisher's blind stamp in lower margin, a few plates with light spotting, balance exceptionally bright and clean. Provenance: Furstliche Furstenbergische Hofbibliothek at Donaueschingen with inkstamp on lower corner...
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London: Phaidon, 1970. First English language edition. Hardcover. 144 pages in text. 28.5 x 25. 800 artists, 1460 reproductions. An extensive guide presenting for the first time coverage of the "minor" masters with author lists in alphabetical order. Owner inscription. Interior contents and plates fresh and clean.
London: Phaidon, 1978. First English language edition. Hardcover. 176 pages. 4to, 115 illustrations, eighteen in color. Catalogue. Index. of all known Vermeer paintings.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1921. Hardcover. 219 & 233 pages. 28 x 19.5 cm. Total of 200 plates, most with plans and drawings to scale. Bibliography. Index. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER J167. "A standard work of French classical architecture." CHAMBERLAIN 846. LUCAS p53. Printed by the Chiswick Press, small owner label and...
London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1933. Hardcover. Three volumes in one, each with itsown Index and a list of illustrations in black and white. Approximately 300 pages in text total. Backstrip worn at joints and extremities with small tear at head. Orig. blue cloth. Very good.
New York: Abbeville, 1980. Hardcover. Limited edition, copy 332 of 400. A monumentally large production, 52 x 43 cm. weighing approximately forty pounds. Volume I: 173 plates; Vol. II: 179 plates, all printed on glossy stock are reproductions of photographs by Takashi Okamura. In a separate navy cloth portfolio with...
NY: Tabard Press, 1980. First edition. Cloth. 264 pages. 30 x 27 cm. 250 illustrations, forty-two in color. An important study in light of the many paintings destroyed in religious controversies. Catalogue herein completes this ground breaking study, listing almost all the significant paintings of the period under review -- the 1400's.
London: Sir Isaac Pitman, 1909. First edition. Hardcover. 290 pages. 28.5 x 23 cm. 60 full-page plates, photographs and drawings, plus illustrations in the text. Historical overview of the two universities and their buildings reviewed in chronological order and the modifications as time proceeded. Armorial bookplate, scattered toning mostly marginal.
NY: New York Univ. Press, 1964. Rembrandt, H. van Rijn. First edition. Hardcover. 225 pp. 181 black and white plates. Bibliography. Index. First volume of The Wrightsman Lectures, New York University Institute of Fine Arts. The author discusses the influences of the great Italians of the 15th and 16th centuries on Rembrandt.
NY: Abrams, 1992. Verrocchio, Andrea del. First edition. Hardcover. 125 pp. Square 4to, profusely illustrated in color and black and white. Thepainter-sculptor-goldsmith Andrea del Verrocchio of Florence.
NY: M. Knoedler & Co, 1928. First edition. Paperback. 55 pages. Illustrated in black and white. 109 entries.
Berlin: Walter De Gruyter, 1930. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 99 pages in text. 115 illustrations in the text and nine plates. A survey of Spanish church architecture. Text in German. Ex-library.
Milan & Rome: Case Editrice D'Arte Bestetti E Tumminelli, 1927-1928. First edition. Hardcover. 471, 372 pages. 29 x 23 cm. 961 illustrations in the text, some are full-paged. Well documented scholarly study with copious notes, plus bibliographical references and index. Text in Italian, printed on glossy stock. An Italian critic...
Florence & New York: Pantheon & Harcourt, Brace and World, 1928. First edition. Hardcover. [XVII], [XVII] 35 & 38 pages in text respectively -- Vols 1-2. 31 x 24 cm. 88 and 112 plates. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER M227. "Trans. of `Die deutsche Buchmalerei.' An older, standard survey of German illumination; valuable for...
NY: New York Univ. Press, 1978. First edition. Hardcover. 157 pp. 106 black and white illustrations. Index. The primary purpose of this book, "has been to bring together a varied array of decorated gables from all regions where Netherlandish craftsmen worked at home and abroad and to arrange them chronologically...."
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1972. Durer, Albrecht. 1stAmerican edition. Hardcover. 365 pp. Small 4to, 170 drawings in color and black and white. Extensive Bibliography. Detailed description of each drawing.
Greenwich: New York Graphic Society, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. 321 pp. 100 full-page, color drawings with analysis by the author, and two other specialists; Konrad Oberhuberand Eckhart Knab. This volume is an introduction to the Albertina's great treasures from the anonymous masters of the Florentine Trecento to FrancescoGuardi. ARNTZEN/RAINWATER L59......
Paris: Firmin-Didot, 1873. First edition. Hardcover. 571 pages. 28.5 x 21.5 cm. Fourteen chromolithograph plates (with tissue guards) by Kellerhoven, Regamey and Allard, 409 wood engravings. Index. The author was a prodigious chronicler of art. Text in French. Intermittent age-toning to text; mostly marginal, chromolitho and other plates clean. Elaborate...
NY: Abrams, 1988. First edition. Hardcover. 200 pages. Folio, 35 x 27 cm.21. 188 illustrations including 150 photgraphs in color. Foreword by Sir Harold Acton. List of Villas. Bibliography.
NY: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971. Bella, Stefano della. First edition. Hardcover. 141 pp. Voluminously illustrated in black and white. Notes on the Illustrations.Deleted Inscriptions. One of the most admired printmakers of the 17th century. First book in English on his career. FREITAG 543.
NY: Abrams, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. 288 pages. 21 x 15 cm. 191 black and white illustrations, and 6 maps. Bookplate on half title.
New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1966. First edition. Hardcover. 546 pages. 28.5 x 21 cm. 266 illustrations: many from unique unpublished sources, include drawings and plans as well as photographs. Bibliography. Index. A definitive study. Slight toning to endpapers and fore-edges.
Chicago: Art Institute, 1941. First edition. Paperback. An exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago Jan.13 - March 2, 1911. Black and white illustrated examples of prints described in text. Chronological Table of Paper and Papermaking. Bibliography. Orig.illustrated wrappers. Near fine.
NY: Macmillan, 1905. First edition. Hardcover. 270 pp. Twenty-five plates in photogravure and 139 illustrations in the text. Index. A respected authority, author of "The Medieval Church Architecture of England," a more well known work.
NY: Grolier Club, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. 62 pages in text. Introduction by Willis Van Devanter. Six pages of plates. Bibliography. An Exhibition From The Collection of Paul Mellon January 17 - March 3, 1968. William Caxton, Wynkyn De Worde and Richard Pynson share the major portion of entries represented...