Art, Artists, Architecture, Photography
[d'Ailly, Gisèle]: Gisèle und Ihre Freunde, Porträts der Malerin Gisèle van Waterschoot van der Gracht im Wechsel mit Ihr Gewidmeten Gedichten [Gisèle and Her Friends, A Portrait of the Artist Gisèle van Waterschoot van der Gracht Through Poems Dedicated to Her]. Castrum Peregrini Presse. Amsterdam: 2000. First edition. 8vo. Paper-bound. Text in German, English and Dutch. Includes tributes by Desmond O'Grady, Terry Risk and many others. Illustrated with her own work, mainly portraits. Fine copy. $25.00
Gisèle van Waterschoot van der Gracht was an extraordinary Dutch artists who lived on the Herengracht, in the center of Amsterdam. During the War she remained in The Netherlands and sheltered a number of Jewish friends, among them the 16-year old Claus Victor Bock. Afterwards she founded the Castrum Peregrini, a literary magazine. Its title was inspired by the Crusader Castle in the Holy Land which was never conquered, a reference to what had happened during the War. Her work as an artist includes innumerable wonderful paintings, stained glass windows, and tapestries. Her portraits of friends are particularly noteworthy. The one shown here is a self-portrait.
Albanese, Marilla: Angkor, Splendors of the Khymer Civilization. Asia Books. Bangkok: 2002. Large 8vo. Boards. Illustrated. Glossary. Index. Fine copy in dj. $28.00
This huge book was created and printed in Italy, translated into English, then published and sold in Thailand. It still retains the original price of 2380 Bhat. It is a tribute to the Khymers, one of the most remarkable of the early civilizations.
Alston, Isabella and Kathryn Dixon: French Posters. TAJ Books International. Charlotte: 2014. First edition. Small 4to. Pictorial boards. Pp. 96. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj. $10.00
Andronicos, Manolis: The Greek Museums, Herakleion Museum and Archaeological Sites of Crete. Translated by Robert Liddell. Special photography by Makis Skiadaresis et al. Ekdotike Athenon S.A. (George A. Christopoulos and John C. Bastias). Athens: 1975. First edition. Folio. Paperbound. Pp. 56. Illustrated. Fine copy. $6.00
Andronicos, Manolis: The Greek Museums, National Museum. Translated by Brian de Jongh. Special photography by Spryos Tsardvaroglou et al. Ekdotike Athenon S.A. (George A. Christopoulos and John C. Bastias). Athens: 1975. First edition. Folio. Paperbound. Pp. 114. Illustrated. Fine copy. $6.00
[Beardsley, Aubrey], Derek Stanford: The Purgatory and Paradise of Aubrey Beardsley, an Essay and a Narrative Confession in Verse. Francestown: Typographeum. 1999. Limited private press edition. First edition. 8vo. Golden cloth over boards. Pp. 76. Illustrated. 150 copies hand-set, printed letterpress and bound by R. T. Risk. Issued without a dust-jacket. Fine copy. $60.00
Aubrey Beardsley (1872-98) was one of the best, and certainly most original, of the English illustrators. Included here is an essay which considers his “difficult, slow and tragic journey from the infernal to the paradisial.” There is also a long poem, written in Beardsley's imagined voice, which allows the author to recreate the artist's life as a confession.
Beckett, Sister Wendy and Patricia Wright (contributing consultant): The Story of Painting. Dorling Kindersley. New York: 1994. First American edition, reprinted. 4to. Boards. Pp. 400. Illustrated. Glossary. Index. Fine copy in dj with one small tear. Hardcover. $6.00
Blunden, Caroline and Mark Elvin: Cultural Atlas of China. An Equinox Book/Facts on File, Inc. New York: 1983. First edition thus. Folio. Boards. Pp. 238, (ii). Illustrated. List of Illustrations. Bibliography. Index. Fine copy in fine dust-jacket. $12.00
Bode, Wilhelm von and Ernst Kühnel: Antique Rugs from the Near East. Translated by Charles Grant Ellis. Bell & Hyman. London: 1984. Fourth edition, reprinted with revisions. 8vo. Boards. Pp. (iv), 188. Illustrated. Checklist. Notes. Index of rugs on display in museums. Fine copy in dj. $22.00
Borrus, Kathy: One Thousand Buildings of Paris. Photography by Jorg Brockmann and James Driscoll. Black Dog & Leventhal. New York: 2003. Reprinted [?]. Tall 8vo. Pp. 576. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj. $28.00
Brunner, Gisbert L. and Christian Pfeiffer-Belli: Wristwatches. H. F. Ullmann. Potsdam: 2014. Special Edition. 4to. Pictorial boards. Pp. 400. Illustrated. Bibliography. Text in English, German and French. No dust-jacket, as issued. Fine copy. $30.00
[Caravaggio], Helen Langdon: Caravaggio: A Life. Farrar, Straus and Giroux. New York: 1999. First (American) edition. 8vo. Pictorial boards. Pp. xii, 436. Illustrated, including (16) pp. of color plates. Notes. Location of paintings. Index. Owner’s name in ink on first free end-paper, else fine copy in dj. $16.00
Clark, Kenneth (introduces): Masterpieces of Fifty Centuries, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Dutton. New York: 1970. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Fine copy in a dj with one small tear. $28.00
Coletti, Joseph: The Sculpture of Joseph Coletti. Introduction by Alan Priest. The Macmillan Company. New York: 1968. First printing. 4to. Two-tone cloth. Pp. xx, 176, (iv). Illustrated: 132 plates. Erratum slip laid in. Catalogue of the Sculpture. Biographical Chonology. Principal Works. Index of Places. Checklist. Fine copy in slightly torn and worn dust-jacket. Inscribed by Coletti in the year of publication for Marion Hitchcock. Laid in the obituary for Coletti from The Boston Globe, and an editorial about him. $75.00
Although he was born in Italy, Joseph Coletti spent his life in the United States and became one of the great religious sculptors of the 20th Century.
Conlan, Barnett D.: A New Approach to Nature; Une Nouvelle approache de la nature. Illustrated by Georges Brunon. Paris: 1969. Small 4to. 24 leaves. Wrappers. With loose plates laid in. Text in English and French. Includes Brunon's résumé from 1953 to 1968. Inscribed by the artist. Fine copy. $50.00
Cook, Malcolm: Discovering Brasses, A Guide to Monumental Brasses. Shire Publications. Tring (Herts.): 1968. Fourth edition. 7 x 4 1/2 inches. 48 pp. stapled into paper covers. Illustrated. Covers a little rubbed. $6.50
Cook, Olive: English Cottages and Farmhouses. Photographs by Edwin Smith. Thames & Hudson. London: 1954. First edition. Large 8vo. Buckram. Pp. 50, plus illustrations in black & white. Very good copy in a dj which is frayed, torn, and with pieces missing. $40.00
Cooper, Suzanne Fagence: Pre-Raphaelite Art in the Victoria and Albert Museum. V & A Publications/Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. New York: 2003. First edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 176. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj. $28.00
Cormack, Patrick: English Cathedrals. Harmony Books. New York: 1984. First American edition. Small 4to. Boards. Pp. 153 [sic]. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj slightly browned at the top. dust-jacket. $5.00
Davis, Robert C. and Beth Lindsmith: Renaissance People, Lives That Shaped the Modern Age. The J. Paul Getty Museum. Los Angeles: 2011. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 336. Illustrated. Further Reading. Index. Fine copy in dust-jacket. $26.00
Day, F. Holland: Suffering the Ideal. With an Essay by James Crump. Twin Palms Publishers. Santa Fe: 1995. First edition. Folio. Cloth (imprinted with a design adapted from Aubrey Beardsley's cover for Salomé). Pp. 144. Limited to 5000 copies. Fine copy in acetate dj. $45.00
[Della Francesca, Piero]: Maestri del Colore, Piero della Francesca. Instituto Italiano d'Arte Grafiche. Bergamo: 1956. First edition. Folio. Paperbound. Pp. (28). Illustrated: 12 colour plates tipped in. Text of introduction in Italian (author unidentified). Near fine copy in in somewhat tattered glassine dj dust-jacket. $5.00
Derrick, Thomas (illustrator): The Prodigal Son and Other Parables. Basil Blackwell (Shakespeare Head Press). Oxford: 1931. Large 8vo. Cloth-backed printed boards. Printed label on back-strip. Corners worn, else very good copy. $30.00
Dreishpoon, Douglas (organized by): The Long Curve, 150 Years of Visionary Collecting at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Contributions by Holly E. Hughes, Mariann W. Smith, Suzana Tejada. Foreword by Lewis Grachos. Preface by Douglas Dreishpoon. Albright-Knox Art Gallery/Skira. Buffalo: 2011. First edition (although also published in Italy the same year). Small 4to. Boards. Pp. 266, (ii). Illustrated. Works in the Exhibition. Selected Bibliography. Index. Photography Credits. Fine copy in dj. $35.00
Dupont, Jacques and Cesare Gnudi: The Great Centuries of Gothic Painting. Editions d’Art Skira. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Geneva: 1954. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 216. Illustrated: numerous colour plates tipped in. Fine copy in dj has one 1-inch tear in the dust-jacket. $28.00
Eisler, William: Lustrous Images From the Enlightenment: The Medals of the Dassiers of Geneva, Incorporating an Illustrated General Catalogue. Edited by Matteo Campagnolo. Skira. Milano, Italy: 2010. First edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 222, (ii). Illustrated. Text in English and French. Index of Historical Personages. Fine copy in dj. $35.00
Gill, Eric (wood-engraving by): The Dressmaker. St. Dominic's Press (Douglas Pepler). Ditchling: . First edition thus, but originally published in 1916. Broadside: 11 x 6 inches (27.8 x15.3 cm). Set in Caslon type and printed in black on hand-made paper. Lightly foxed. This is Broadside No. 1, the first of 12 or 13. $85.00
Goldschmidt, Peter: “Noch ein Totentanz” und andere Felerzeichnungen [“Still a Danse Macabre,” and other pen and ink drawings]. Mit einem Vorwort von Wolf van Cassel [With a Foreword by Wolf van Cassel]. Castrum Peregrini Presse. Amsterdam: 1987. First edition. Small 4to. Paper-bound. Limited to 800 copies, printed letterpress. Pp. 36. Illustrated: frontispice portrait, 12 black & white plates. Text in German. Verzeichnis der Abbildungen [Checklist of the Reproductions]. Also a list of his exhibitions and a brief chronology of his life. Inscribed by Gisèle [d'Ailly], the publisher, for Terry Risk, 9 October 1989, Amsterdam]. Covers very slightly foxed, else fine copy. $50.00
Govignon, Brigitte (editor): The Abrams Encyclopedia of Photography. Translated by Graham Edwards, Nicholas Elliott, Elizabeth Nash, Molly Stevens. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York: 2004. First edition. Small 4to. Boards. Pp. 288. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj. $15.00
Griswold, Mac: Pleasures of the Garden, Images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. Publishers. New York: 1987. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 160. Illustrated. List of Illustrations. Back-strip panel of dj appears to be faded, else fine copy. Includes chapters on Gardens of Paradise, Follies & Features, Gardens of the Far East, and Botanical Treasure. $8.50
Guinness, Desmond and William Ryan: Irish Houses & Castles. Crescent Books. New York: 1971. First U.S. edition. Large 8vo. Boards. Pp. 352. Map. Illustrated: 371 plates, 51 in color, and 33 plans. Checklist. Index. Fine copy in price-clipped dj. $15.00
Hafner, German: Art of Rome, Etruria, and Magna Graecia. Abrams. New York: 1969. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Fine copy in dj. $20.00
[Harrow School]. George Townsend Warner (editor): Harrow in Prose & Verse. Illustrated by Arthur Garratt. [1914.] London: Hodder & Stoughton. First edition. 4to. Buckram with Harrow crest in gilt on front. T.e.g., other edges untrimmed. Illustrated: 25 color plates. Back-strip a little soiled, else near fine copy. $75.00
This famous Public School got its Royal Charter from Queen Elizabeth in 1571. There appears to have been a school there much earlier, however, and the very first mention of the place in historical records was in 767. Interestingly, there is an extant document from the time of Henry II (r. 1154-89) which speaks of three principal schools in the London area, which may have included Harrow, for “the exercises of the pupils both intellectual and athletic,” although by then it was admitted that “cockfighting on Shrove Tuesdays be a thing of the distant past, and attendance at ‘bear-fights, bull-fights, and tournaments’ be modified to Christmas visits to the pantomime...” It seems, though, that from an early time privileged boys were educated in logic and philosophy, and in Latin which was the requisite language for further studies at university. The most famous old Harrovian was, of course, Lord Byron, and here are included a number of poems by him.
Hawking, Stephen: The Universe in a Nutshell. Bantam Books. New York: 2001. First edition. Small 4to. Boards. Pp. viii, 216. Illustrated: many by Malcolm Godwin. Glossary. Suggested Further Reading. Index. Fine copy in dust-jacket. $18.00
Hedgecoe, John: Advanced Photography. Simon and Schuster. New York: 1982. First edition thus (first published in Britain). 4to. Leatherette boards. Pp. 304. Illustrated. Dictionary. Index. Dj torn in several places, else near fine copy. $10.00
Howard, Michael (editor): The Impressionists by Themselves, More Than Twenty Artists, Their Works, and Their Words. Smithmark. New York: 1991. First edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 328. Illustrated. List of Plates. Guide to Principal Personalities. Fine copy in a dj with a few very minor tears. $12.00
Jackson-Stops, Gervase: The English Country House In Perspective. Illustrations by Brian Delf, Peter Morter, Mel Wright. Grove Weidenfeld/The National Trust. New York: 1990. First American edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 160. illustrated. Select Bibliography. Index. Fine copy in dust-jacket. $25.00
Inside and out of eleven beautiful stately homes in England and one in Ireland. Exceptionally interesting.
Jacobi, Lotte (photographs by): Lotte Jacobi, Photographs. Introduction and Notes by Peter Moriarty. Pocket Paragon Book/David R. Godine. Boston: 2003. First edition. Paper-bound. Illustrated. Fine copy. $15.00
[Jewitt, Orlando], Frank Broomhead: The Book Illustrations of Orlando Jewitt. Private Libraries Association. Pinner: 1995. Limited edition. First edition. 8vo. Cloth. Pp. xvi, 256. Illus. Checklist. Index. Limited to 1250 copies. No dust-jacket, as issued. Fine. $45.00
Johnston, Roy: Parisian Architecture of the Belle Epoque. Photography by Steve Gorton. Wiley-Academy. Chichester: 2007. First edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 216. Illustrated. Fine copy in dj. $10.00
Korn, Marian: The Prints of Marian Korn, A Catalogue Raisonné. With an introduction by Oliver Statler and essays by Donald Ritchie and Tsuguo Yanai. Weatherhill/Graphic Editions. New York and Tokyo: 1988. First edition. 4to. Linen boards. Pp. 208. Illustrated. Memorabilia [8 pp. of black & white photographs]. Chronology. Title Index. Fine copy in dj. $15.00
Marian Korn was a Czech artist who moved to Japan and there began making etchings and prints. She died in 1987, so this book summarizes her work.
Kostenevich, Albert: Hidden Treasures Revealed, Impressionist Masterpieces and Other Important French Paintings Preserved by The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Foreword by Dr. Yevgeny Sidorov. Preface by Dr. Mikhail Piotrovsky. The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. Moscow, St. Petersburg, New York: 1995. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 292. Illustrated. List of Plates. Fine copy in dj. $12.00
Lassaigne, Jacques and Giulio Carlo Argan: The Great Centuries of Painting: The Fifteenth Century From Van Eyck to Botticelli. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Skira, Inc. New York: 1955. First edition. 4to. Buckram. Pp. 236. Numerous color plates tipped in. Bibliography. Index of Names. List of colorplates. Fine copy in fine dust-jacket. $25.00
[Leonardo da Vinci], Serge Bramly: Leonardo, Discovering the Life of Leonardo da Vinci. Edward Burlingame/HarperCollins Publishers. New York: 1991. First edition. 8vo. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. xviii, 494. Illustrated: including (8) pp. of color plates. Chronology. Notes. Leonardo's Paintings. Leonardo's Writings. Selected Bibliography. Index. Fine copy in dj which has a 1½ inch tear. $6.50
Lottman, Herbert R.: Man Ray's Montparnasse. Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York: 2001. First edition. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 264. Illustrated. Notes. Index. Fine copy in dj. $16.00
This is an account of the Parisian literary and artistic world centered in and around Montparnasse during the first three decades of the 20th Century. It was all recorded in the photographs of Man Ray.
Lunghi, Elvio: The Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi. Scala/Riverside. New York: 1996. First edition. 4to. Paper-bound. Pp. 192. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy. $10.00
Maillol, Aristide: The Woodcuts of Aristide Maillol, A Complete Catalogue with 176 Illustrations. Edited by John Rewald. Pantheon Books Inc. New York: 1951. First edition thus. Small 4to. Pp. (ii), l, (260). Illustrated: 176 plates. Near fine copy in dj. $65.00
Mapplethorpe, Robert (photographs by): Robert Mapplethorpe and the Classical Tradition: Photographs and Mannerist Prints. Germano Celant, Arkady Ippolitov, with Karole Vail. Guggenheim Museum. New York: 2004. First edition. 4to. Paper-bound. Pp. 232. Illustrated. Checklist. Fine copy without dj as issued. $28.00
Mekhitarian, Arpag: The Great Centuries of Painting: Egyptian Painting. Translated by Stuart Gilbert. Editions d'Art Skira. Geneva: 1954. First edition. 4to. Buckram. Pp. 168. Numerous color plates tipped in. Chronological Table. Bibliography. Index of Names and Subjects. List of Colorplates. Fine copy in slightly foxed and torn dj dust-jacket. $25.00
Miller, Judith, with Jill Bace, David Rago and Suzanne Perrault: Art Nouveau. D K. Publishing. New York: 2004. First American edition. 4to. Boards. Pp. 240. Illustrated. Glossary, Directory. Index. Fine copy in a snagged dj. Beautifully laid out with ‘Key Features’ for each class of artwork and extensive photographs. $22.00
Mode, Heinz (editor). Great Centres of Art: Calcutta. Revised by Heinz Kucharski. Contributions by Asoke Kumar Bhattacharyya, D. P. Ghosh et al. A. S. Barnes/ Thomas Yoseloff. Cranbury/London: 1973. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 168. Illustrated. Edges and end-paper a little foxed; former owner’s name on first free end-paper; else near fine in very good dust-jacket. $20.00
[Monet, Claude], Paul Hayes Tucker: Monet in the ’90s, The Series Paintings. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in association with Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 1989. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. xvi, 308. Illustrated. Notes. Selected Bibliography. Checklist of the Exhibition. Index. Fine copy in dust-jacket. $15.00
[Monet, Claude], Paul Hayes Tucker, with George T. M. Shackelford and MaryAnne Stevens: Monet in the 20th Century. Essays by Romy Golan, John House, and Michael Leja. Preface by Terrence Murray. Foreword by Malcolm Rogers and Sir Philip Dowson. Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 1998. First edition. I4to. Paperbound. Pp. x, 300. Illustrated. Exhibition Checklist. Notes to the Essays. Select Bibliography. Photographic Credits. Index. Fine copy. $15.00
Mulatier, Jean (photographer): Autumn. Rizzoli. New York: 2004. First edition. Small oblong: 5 3/8 x 7 3/8 inches. Boards. Pp. 224. Illustrated. A List of Plates. Acknowledgments. Photographs taken in France, Great Britain, Germany, New England, Canada and Japan. Fine copy in dj. $12.00
Muraro, Michelangelo and André Grabar: Treasures of Venice: The Church of St Mark’s, The Treasure of St Mark’s, The Ducal Palace, The Gallerie Dell’accademia, The Architecture and Monuments of Venice. The World Publishing Company/Editions d’Art Albert Skira. New York/Geneva: 1963. First edition. Folio. Cloth. Pp. x, 220. Illustrated: numerous colour plates tipped in. List of Illustrations. Bibliography. General Index. Fine copy in torn and (badly) repaired dust-jacket. $20.00
Nicolle, David: Crusader Castles in the Holy Land, An Illustrated History of the Crusader Fortifications of the Middle East and Mediterranean. Osprey Publishing. Oxford: 2008. First edition thus. 4to. Boards. Pp. 240. Illustrated. Maps. Glossary. Further Reading. Index. Fine copy in dj. $20.00
Nineteenth Century Photographs. 20 vintage photographs, all of male subjects, mostly of individuals, but four include pairs. 19 of the photographs are about 4 x 2½ inches, and one is 7½ x 5¼ inches. All are mounted on stiff cards. Near fine. $45.00
A most fascinating collection of Victorian photographs from the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Some of the photographers are identified, such as Charles K. Bill, 747 Broadway, New York, and Photographie Atelier Fr. Bingel of Hamburg, Germany, while at least one of the subject is also identified: Phineas Rice, Jr.
Nogara, Bartolomeo: Art Treasures of the Vatican. Tudor Publishing Company/Instituto Italiano d’Arte Grafiche. New York/Bergamo: 1950. First edition. Large 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 322, (ii). Illustrated: 200 half-tones and 57 colour plates. Text in English, Spanish, French, and Italian. Index of the Illustrations. Fine copy in slightly frayed dust-jacket. $15.00
O'Keeffe, Georgia: Art and Letters. National Gallery of Art/New York Graphic Society Books/Little, Brown. Washington/Boston:1987. Edited by Jack Cowart and Juan Hamilton. Letters selected and annotated by Sarah Greenough. Foreword by J. Carter Brown. First edition. 4to. Case-bound in linen. Pp. x, 308. Illustrated. Notes to the Letters. Bibliography. Index of titles, and names and places in letters. Previous owner's inscription on first free end-paper, else fine in price-clipped dust-jacket. $40.00
O'Neill, John P. (Editor in Chief): The Art of Medieval Spain, A.D. 500-1200. Introductions by Bernard F. Reilly, John W. Williams, and Jerrilynn D. Dodds. The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Harry N. Abrams, Inc. New York: 1993. First edition. Paper-bound. Pp. xiv, 358. Bibliography. Index. Fine copy. $16.00
[Picasso, Pablo], Françoise and Carlton Lake: Life With Picasso. Nelson. London: 1965. First (British) edition. 8vo. Boards. Pp. 352. Illustrated: frontispiece,  pp. of plates. Index. Very good copy in a dj with two small tears. $30.00
[Picasso, Pablo], Norman Mailer: Portrait of Picasso as a Young Man, An Interpretive Biography. The Atlantic Monthly Press. New York: 1995. First edition. Small 4to. Cloth-backed boards. Pp. xiv, 400. Illustrated. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Fine copy in dj. $20.00
Pierre [Commoy] and Gilles [Blanchard]: Pierre et Gilles. Foreword by Lisa Phillips. Text ‘The Look of Love’ by Dan Cameron. Merrell Publishers Ltd., with the New Museum of Contemporary Art. London and New York: 2000. First edition. 8vo. Paper-bound. Pp. 120. $20.00
This is the catalogue of an exhibition held at the New Museum of Contemporary Art from 15 September 2000 to 21 January 200l. The photographs by Pierre et Gilles are highly stylized, even kitschy, but still have a distinctive quality.
Pope-Hennessy, John: The Portrait in the Renaissance. Pantheon Books. New York: 1966. 4to. Cloth. Pp. xxxii, 352. Illustrated. Notes. Index. The dj is slightly snagged and frayed; two corners are a bit bruised; there is a slight odor due to the age and nature of the paper used in this book; else near fine copy. $40.00
Regoli, Gigetta Dalli, Giorgio Faggin, Gian Lorenzo Mellini, Raffaele Monti, Anna Pallucchini: Uffizi Florence. Introduction by Luisa Becherucci, Director, Uffizi Gallery. Newsweek & Arnoldo Mondadori Editore. Milan: 1968. First edition. 4to. Cloth. Pp. 172. Illustrated. Selected Bibliography. Index of Illustrations. Index of Names. General Index. Signed by Becherucci. Former owner's bookplate pasted to first free end-paper; else near fine copy in dj. From the Great Museums of the World Series. Printed in Italy. $12.00
Richardson, Diana Edkins (editor): Vanity Fair, Photographs of an Age 1914-1936. Introduction by John Russell. The photographers include Man Ray, Alfred Stieglitz, Cecil Beaton, Edward Steichen, and Imogen Cunningham. Designed by Miki Denhof. Clarkson N. Potter, Inc./Crown Publishers. New York: 1982. First edition. Pp. xx, 204. The Photographers. Index. Top of the back-strip panel dj just a little worn, else fine copy. $16.00
Saslow, James M.: Pictures and Passions, A History of Homosexuality in the Visual Arts. Viking. New York: 1999. First edition. Small 4to. Two-tone cloth. Pp. x, 342. Illustrated: includes (16) pp. of color plates. Further reading. Index. Fine copy in dj. $12.00
Schwartz, Emmanuel: The Legacy of Homer, Four Centuries of Art from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. With contributions by George Steiner and Philippe Sénéchal. Dahesh Museum of Art/Princeton University Art Museum/Yale University Press. New Haven and London: 2006. First edition thus. 4to. Cloth. Pp. xxii, 338. Illustrated. Checklist. Glossary. Index of Artists. Fine copy in dj. $18.00
Scott-Clark, Catherine and Adrian Levy: The Amber Room, The Fate of the World's Greatest Lost Treasure. Walker & Company. New York: 2004. First edition. 8vo. Boards. Maps. Illustrated. Notes. Index. Fine copy in dj. $12.00
Shafer, Jay: Tumbleweed DIY Book of Backyard Sheds & Tiny Houses Build Your Own Guest Cottage, Writing Studio, Home Office, Craft Workshop, or Personal Retreat. Tumbleweed. East Petersburg: 2012. First printing. 4to. Paper-bound. Pp. 144. Illustrated. Plans. Fine copy. $10.00
[Van Gogh, Vincent], Philip Callow: Vincent Van Gogh: A Life. Allison & Busby. London: 1990. First edition. 8vo. Boards. As new in dj. $22.00
[Van Gogh, Vincent], A. M. Hammacher and Renilde Hammacher: Van Gogh, A Documentary Biography. Macmillan. New York: 1982. First American Edition. Large 8vo. Cloth. Pp. 240. Illustrated in color and black/white. Bibliographical Note. List of Illustrations. Index. Fine copy in dj with one-inch tear and small piece missing from edge. $16.00
Vilage, Gérard and Michel: 2xVilage. Edition GKM Siwert Berström. Malmö: 1987. 6 x 8 3/8 inches. 16 unnumbered leaves stapled into paper covers and enclosed with a printed paper wrapper. Illustrated with black & white photographs of the artists, and in color and black & white of their art work. Text in French and Swedish. Inscribed by Gisèle d'Ailly for Terry Risk. Fine copy. $25.00
Warhol, Andy: Andy Warhol, Das zeichnerische Werk 1942-1975. Würtembergischer Kunstverein. Stuttgart: 1976. First edition. 4to. Paper covers. Pp. 226. Illustrated. Text in German. This is a catalogue of an exhibition. $100.00
Wiseman, Carter (general editor): A Place for the Arts, The Macdowell Colony, 1907-2007. Introduction by Carter Wiseman. Articles by Verlyn Klinkenborg, Joan Acocella, Kevin Young, Ruth Reichl, Robin Rausch, Carol Diehl, Wendy Wasserstein, Paul Moravec, Robert MacNeil, Peter Cameron, Michael Chabon, Jacqueline Woodson. Postscript by Jean Valentine. The Macdowell Colony/University Press of New England. Hanover and London: 2006. Second printing. Small 4to. Cloth. Pp. 240. Illustrated. Index. Fine copy in dj. $25.00
To purchase, please send me an e-mail from my Ordering page. You are also most welcome to telephone me if you have any questions or comments: 1-603-547-2425. I am always eager to talk about books! Thank you for your interest and support.