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Catalog Last Updated: 08/18/17 308 items.

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Adlmann, Jan Ernst.   VIENNA MODERNE: 1898-1918: AN EARLY ENCOUNTER BETWEEN TASTE AND UTILITY  
Houston: Blaffer Gallery/Univ. Ho, 1978. 96 pages. Paperback. Catalog for exhibition organized by the Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery of the University of Houston. Color and b/w photos. A Chronology of History and the Arts in Austria and Elsewhere. Biographical clips of 46 artists, bibliography.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight. No indication of use or handling. Several little foxing spots on cover. # B7357. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Aldrich, Lanning, & Solvi Dos Santos.   MAJORCA: THE ART OF LIVING: IBIZA, MENORCA AND FORMENTERA  
New York: Stewart, Tabori & Chang, 1998. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 1556708475 1-55670-847-5. Over 220 color photos bring the invitingly warm, rustic and colorful world of architecture and interior design of the Spanish islands of Majorca, Ibiza, Menorca & Formentera. 10.25 inch square format.
Fine/Near Fine. Just a hint of wear on dustjacket tips, else Fine. # B9242. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
American Showcase, .   AMERICAN SHOWCASE 21ST EDITION: ILLUSTRATION BOOK 1  
New York: American Showcase, 1998. 848 pages. Paperback. 1887165126 1-887165-12-6. Showcase of artists and graphics companies functions as a directory. Thousands of colorful illustrations. Large, heavy book designed with French flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. There is a reader crease and a small bump on the spine. # B8545. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Andersen. Timothy J., & Moore & Winter.   CALIFORNIA DESIGN 1910  
Salt Lake City: Peregrine Smith Books, 1980. Reprint. 144 pages. Paperback. 0879050551 0-87905-055-1. Study of architecture, pottery, painting, printing and furnishings during the Arts & Crafts movement in California. B/w photos throughout. Reprint of the 1974 original.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B6061. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Arasse, Daniel.   LEONARDO DA VINCI: THE RHYTHM OF THE WORLD  
New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1998. Reprint. 543 pages. Hardcover. 1568521987 1-56852-198-7. Translated from French by Rosetta Translations. Follows Da Vinci's work in scientific and artistic fields.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. No Dj. # B7809. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bacquart, Jean-Baptiste.   THE TRIBAL ARTS OF AFRICA: SURVEYING AFRICA'S ARTISTIC GEOGRAPHY  
London: Thames & Hudson, 2002. Reprint. Paperback. 0500282315 0-500-28231-5. 865 illustrations, 195 in color. Surveys social and political structure, and artistic production in i49 cultural areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Bibliography, major collections and dealers, glossary, and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1282. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ballantine (introduction), Ian.   MARINE PAINTINGS OF CARL G. EVERS  
New York: Peacock Press/Bantam, 1975. 1st ed. Paperback. First printing, unpaginated, 44 color plates. Landscape format.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear or name. # E1278. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Barnes, Jr., Clare.   JOHN F. KENNEDY: SCRIMSHAW COLLECTOR  
Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. Describes President Kennedy's passion for scrimshaw work and his collection, photographed in color by Alan Fontane.
VG/Fair. Binding firm, corners sharp, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has small edge-chips and a 1.0 x 1.5 inch triangle missingfrom lower front. Dustjacket is price-clipped and its clear coating is peeling. # E1014. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baron, Petre.   ROMANIA: LAND OF THE ICON  
Bucharest: Editura Royal Company, 2003. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 9738622808 9-7386228-0-8. Text and captions in Romanian, French, and English. Color illustrations every page. Religious art in wood, fresco, and stained glass. Ribbon page marker.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5993. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baroni, Daniele, & Antonio D'Auria.   KOLO MOSER: GRAPHIC ARTIST AND DESIGNER  
New York: Rizzoli, 1986. 1st Am. ed. 141 pages. Paperback. 0847806677 0-8478-0667-7. Ceramics, glass, furniture, metals, painting, drawing are some of the mediums in which Kolo Moser's talents were displayed. Filled with b/w illustrations and a few color plates.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use. # B6072. $41.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Baskett, Mickey.   CHARMING GUEST ROOMS: DECORATING SECRETS FROM COUNTRY INNS  
New York: Sterling Publishing, 2005. Reprint. 128 pages. Paperback. 1402728018 1402728018.
Near Fine/Wraps. clean, tight, no marks. # B3947. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beardsley, Aubrey.   LATER WORK OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY  
New York: Dover Publications, 1967. Reprint. 174 pages. Paperback. 174 plates with 2 in color.
VG/Wraps. Tight, unmarked, but a little cocked. # B7873. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beardsley, Aubrey, & H.C. Marillier.   THE EARLY WORK OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY AND LATER WORK OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY IN TWO VOLUMES  
New York: Dover Publications, 1967. Reprint. 331 pages. Hardcover. Two volumes set, Early Work in dark red cloth and Later Work in black cloth, both with bright gilt titles on spine. A reprint of 1920 edition published by John Lane, The Bodley Head. Reproductions made from the best available editions or collections of Beardsley's work.
VG/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Corners sharp, lacking Djs. # B7333. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beckendorf, Charles.   IMAGES OF TEXAS QUARTERLY, SUMMER 1981  
Fredericksburg: Beckendorf, 1981. 1st ed. 24 pages. Paperback. Catalog of Beckendorf's works, many offered as prints. Mostly animals, nature and Texas scenery, including pencil drawings and paintings.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B2563. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Belting, Natalia M., & Will Hillenbrand.   MOON WAS TIRED OF WALKING ON AIR  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0395538068 0-395-53806-8. Origin myths and legends of various South American Indian tribes. Illustrated with captivating color paintings by Will Hillenbrand.
New/New. New book from our old stock. # E1204. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Beng, Tan Hock.   INDONESIAN ACCENTS: ARCHITECTURE, INTERIOR DESIGN, ART  
New York: Visual Reference Pubs., 1999. 1st ed. 216 pages. Hardcover. 0934590702 0-934590-70-2. Over 200 color photos. Dj has coffe splash on inside causing some puckers on outside of Dj back. Was off the book when accident happened.
Good+/Good. Tight binding, unmarked. Book has some silverfish nibbles on top edge. # B5099. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berger, Bruce.   HANGIN' ON: GORDON SNIDOW PORTRAYS THE COWBOY HERITAGE  
Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1980. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0873582667 0-87358-266-7. B/w photos by Linda Fry of a roundup in West Texas in which the artist, the author and she participated. 37 color plates of Snidow paintings and introduction by John Connally. Includes a description of the parties and auctions of the fifth annual Western Heritage Sale in Houston.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price intact. # B4496. $65.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berger, Guy, & Nancy Schiffer.   PUEBLO AND NAVAJO CONTEMPORARY POTTERY AND DIRECTORY OF ARTISTS, REVISED AND EXPANDED 2ND EDITION  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2004. Revised ed. 161 pages. Paperback. 0764318969 0-7643-1896-9. Hundreds of color photos of pots and figures with relevant info and suggested price. 45 page biographical directory of artists. Index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1281. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Berry, Pat.   LONE STARS: A CELEBRATION OF TEXAS  
Austin: Texas Monthly, 1978. Reprint. 54 pages. Paperback. 0932012000 0-932012-00-0.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Just not crisp as new. # B2552. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Bertelsmann, Heinz & Elizabeth.   THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER  
New York: Hudson Hill Press, 1981. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0933920202 0-933920-20-2. 74 full-colour plates showing the "abstract" art within nature as well as man-made objects. On quality stock.
Fine/Fine. # A2747. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Billingsley, Jim.   THE ILLUMINATED ALPHABET  
London: Grange Books, 1994. Reprint. Spiral Bound. 1856275620 1-85627-562-0. Preprinted letters and instructions in the art of illumination. Landscape format with covered spiral binding.
VG/Wraps. Minor shelfwear, no marks. # E0267. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bird, Junius B.   MUSEUMS OF THE ANDES  
New York: Newsweek, Inc., 1981. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 0882253069 0-88225-306-9. From the Great Museums of the World series. 142 color photos show the ceramics and textiles of Pre-Columbian Peru selected from public and private collections.
VG/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Lower edge of boards lightly silverfished. # B5161. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bischoff, Ulrich.   EDVARD MUNCH 1863-1944  
Cologne: Taschen, 1993. 96 pages. Paperback. 3822805696 3-8228056-9-6. History of the life and work of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch with color plates on most every page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # B7824. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bishop, Robert, & Patricia Coblentz.   AMERICAN DECORATIVE ARTS: 360 YEARS OF CREATIVE DESIGN  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1982. 1st ed. 406 pages. Hardcover. 0810906929 0-8109-0692-9. 443 illustrations, including 160 plates in full color. Covers the wide variety of American crafts and designs: furniture, silver, clocks, tapestry, paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and much more. Massive 9-pound volume measures 10.5 x 13.5 inches.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or dustjacket. # E0516. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Black Book Photography, .   EIGHTEENTH ANNUAL AR BLACK B100K AWARD SHOW BLACK BOOK AR 100, 18  
Kew Gardens, NY: The Black Book, Inc., 2003. 18th ed. 307 pages. Boards. 0942454871 0-942454-87-1. The Black Book AR 100 for 2003. Great source for advertising & photographic agencies and photographers. Oversized, heavy book.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B0748. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Blake, Wendon.   ACRYLIC WATERCOLOR PAINTING  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1972. Reprint. 176 pages. Hardcover. 0823001008 0-8230-0100-8. 105 b/w illustrations, 32 color plates, bibliography. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, but cloth top edge faded. Dj has a wrinkle at spine top. How to paint transparent and opaque watercolors in acrylic artists' colors.
Near Fine/Near Fine. # B5919. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bones, Jim.   TEXAS: IMAGES OF THE LANDSCAPE  
Englewood, CO: Westcliffe Publishers, 1986. 192 pages. Hardcover. 094239416X 0-942394-16-X. 163 Beautiful full color photos of Texas' natural beauty on heavy, glossy stock make this book a fine coffee table item. 14 x 10.5 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. DJ has a just a hint of handling, near fine. # B7743. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowron, Edgar Peters.   ART IN ROME IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY  
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum Art, 2000. Reprint. 628 pages. Paperback. 0876331363 0-87633-136-3. Catalog of an exhibition held in 2000 in Philadelphia and Houston. Three essays on the period and the artists, hundreds of b/w and color illustrations.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, unmarked. # B8581. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bowron, Edgar Peters.   ROMANTICS, REALISTS, REVOLUTIONARIES: MASTERPIECES OF 19TH- CENTURY GERMAN PAINTING FROM THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, LEIPZIG  
Munich: Prestel, 2000. 1st Am. ed. 223 pages. Paperback. 3791323806 3-7913238-0-6. This book was published on the occasion of an exhibit held in 2000 in Leipzig and Houston, and organized by the museums in those cities. There are 84 color plates, each facing a page of description. Thirteen pages of biographical sketches of the artists.
VG/Wraps. Solid copy. # B8548. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bragdon, Bill.   PILLOW PEOPLE: NEEDLEPOINT DESIGNS FOR 40 UNUSUAL DOLL PILLOWS  
New York: Hawthorne Books, 1976. 1st ed. 116 pages. Paperback. 0801558751 0-8015-5875-1. Patterns and instructions for making humorous people pillows.
Near Fine/Wraps. Very light shelfwear. # A7320. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Bramly, Serge.   LEONARDO: DISCOVERING THE LIFE OF LEONARDO DA VINCI  
New York: HarperCollins, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 493 pages. Hardcover. 0060160659 0-06-016065-9. Translated from French by Sian Reynolds.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, no wear on book or Dj. # B7813. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Braun, editor, Barbara.   ARTS OF THE AMAZON  
London: Thames & Hudson, 1995. 1st Am. ed. 128 pages. Paperback. 0500278245 0-500-27824-5. Contains 192 illustrations, 148 in color. Arts and crafts of the indigenous people of the Amazon region.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No Wear. # B5699. $33.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brennan, Rebecca.   DECORATING WITH SOUTHERN LIVING  
Birmingham: Oxmoor House, 1990. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0848707729 0-8487-0772-9. Color photos, drawings, and glossary fill this source for decorating ideas you can use to make your space gracious & livable.
Fine/Fine. # A6701. $9.75     Inquire Now  
Brettell, Richard R., / Anne-Birgitte Fo.   GAUGUIN AND IMPRESSIONISM  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 2005. Reprint. 366 pages. Paperback. 0912804440 0-912804-44-0. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Gauguin and Impressionism , organized by the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, and Ordrupgaard, Copenhagen. Notes, bibliography, and index. Hundreds of color illustrations.
Fine/Wraps. Tight and without wear on writing. # B8308. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brewington, Dorothy E.R.   MARINE PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS IN MYSTIC SEAPORT MUSEUM  
Mystic CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., 1982. 1st ed. 219 pages. Hardcover. 0913372250 0-913372-25-0. Hundreds of b/w images and seventeen color plates. Blue cloth-covered boards with bright gilt title on spine.
Near Fine/Good. Book has no wear, owner name embossed inside. Dustjacket has one-inch tear and associated wrinkle at spine top which has been taped on the outside. # E1019. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bridgewater, Alan and Gill.   A TREASURY OF WOODCARVING DESIGNS  
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1981. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0442200846 0-442-20084-6. Woodcarving designs from all over the world, with over a 1,000 detailed drawings and photos.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners sharp. # B5446. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Brooklyn Public Library, .   BROOKLYN POPS UP  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. 1st ed. 7 pages. Hardcover. 0689840195 0-689-84019-5. Pop-ups by the world's best illustrators and paper engineers. As a tour of Brooklyn icons there are seven scenes plus an action cover by Maurice Sendak. Robert Sabuda is among the other artists.
Near Fine/No Jacket. All parts in perfect working order, no breaks or mends. # B8059. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   ILHA DE MARAJO: CHUVA SOBRE OS CAMPOS  
Sao Paulo: H.B. Cultural Ltda., 1981. 1st ed. 42 pages. Hardcover. Twelve full page watercolors, pen/ink sketches on every page illustrate this praise of the island of Marajo at the mouth of the Amazon River. Full page map. Text in Portuguese, German, and English.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Black boards, silver titles. 12.5" X 18". # B2802. $59.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   O PAIS DOS TUPINAMBAS IMPRESSOES DA ESTRADA RIO-SANTOS: BR-101  
Sao Paulo: H.B. Cultural Ltda., 1983. 1st ed. 36 pages. Hardcover. Filled with pen and ink drawings and full page watercolor illustrations, this is a history of the region in Brazil originally inhabited by the Tupinamba Indians. Europeans took it over for agriculture fueled by imported slaves. That epoch ended in 1888 and the area fell into disuse, but has come back since the construction of the highway BR-101. Text is in Portuguese, with an insert in English & German. Fold-out map o/t region. Heavy paper. 12.5 x 18 in.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Bright Dj has wear, tears, a stain on back. # B2801. $59.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   OS 30 POVOS DAS MISSOES A HISTORIA DAS 'MISSIONES JESUITICAS DEL PARAGUAI'  
Sao Paulo: H.B. Cultural Ltda., 1982. 1st ed. 57 pages. Hardcover. Text in Portuguese, German, and English. Illustrated with color photos and paintings, and drawings in rust colored ink. Frontispiece is map of the area made in 1783. History of the Jesuit missions and South America. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author. Oversize 12.5 x 18 inch format.
Near Fine/Good. Book is Fine, clean & solid, but dustjacket is worn with a piece missing at lower front. # B2800. $76.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Budweg, Heinz.   RIO SAO FRANCISCO: O DESTINO DE UM RIO  
Sao Paulo: VDO, 1981. 48 pages. Hardcover. Text in Portuguese, German, and English describing the people, history, and beauty of the river and land, and how industry has hurt them. Twelve full page prints of watercolor paintings along the river. Oversize 12.5 x 18 ich format.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no marks. Dj edgeworn, small tears. # B2799. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Bush, David, & Jim Parsons.   HILL COUNTRY DECO: MODERNISTIC ARCHITECTURE OF CENTRAL TEXAS  
Fort Worth: Texas Christian Univ., 2010. 1st ed. 194 pages. Hardcover. 0875654134 0-87565-413-4. This book illustrates the history and evolution of the Art Deco, Art Moderne, and WPA Deco styles in Central Texas. Mostly color photos throughout.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, publisher mark on front endpaper. # E1106. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Camesasca, Ettore.   MANTEGNA: THE LIBRARY OF GREAT MASTERS  
New York: Scala/Riverside, 1982. 80 pages. Paperback. 1878351168 1-878351-16-8. Biography and history of the works of 15th century artist Andrea Mantegna with color plates on every page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # B7819. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Campbell, Tyrone, & Joel and Kate Kopp.   NAVAJO PICTORIAL WEAVING 1880-1950: FOLK IMAGES OF NATIVE AMERICANS  
New York: Dutton, 1991. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0525249737 0-525-24973-7. History of Navajo weaving and pictorial weaving and evolution of designs. One hundred seventy examples pictured with descriptions.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, but has a remainder mark on the bottom edge. # E1239. $7.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Canfield, Cass.   INCREDIBLE PIERPONT MORGAN: FINANCIER AND ART COLLECTOR  
New York: Harper & Row, 1974. 1st ed. 171 pages. Hardcover. 0060105992 0-06-010599-2. History of railroad magnate's collection, travels and acquisitions. B/w and color photos.
Near Fine/VG. # B1359. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Canon Cameras, .   CANON DIGITAL REBEL EOS 300-D DIGITAL 300D MANUALS (SPANISH)  
Tokyo: CanonInc., 2003. Paperback. Two SPANISH language factory manuals: Pocket sized guide to using the camera (CT1-4104-004) 135 pages. Trade paperback sized manual for using the software (EOS Digital Solutions version 6.0). No software.
Fine/Wraps. # A8875. $9.25     Inquire Now  
Caoimh, Fia O.   THE AVIATION BOOK: A SURVEY OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2006. 1st Am. ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0811856186 0-8118-5618-6. Wonderful catalog of aircraft of the world, illustrated with extemely detailed pencil drawings by the author. Large 11.75 inch square format. 8 pounds.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Square corners. Dustjacket has two 1/4 inch tears and slight wrinkling at top edge. # B9177. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Capretti, Elena.   THE GREAT MASTERS OF ITALIAN ART  
New York: MetroBooks, 2005. Reprint. 399 pages. Hardcover. 0760771464 0-7607-7146-4. Five centuries of artworks from the Italian peninsula, displayed in color images. Large 9.75 x 11.6 inch format.
VG/Near Fine. Binding firm, no name or marks. Board edges lightly scuffed. # B9134. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cardwell, Kenneth H.   BERNARD MAYBECK: ARTISAN, ARCHITECT, ARTIST (SIGNED)  
Santa Monica: Hennessey & Ingalls, 1996. Reprint. 256 pages. Paperback. 0912158999 0-912158-99-9. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, Signed by author dated 1998. # B4608. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carlson, Paul H., & John T. Becker.   GEORGIA O'KEEFFE IN TEXAS : A GUIDE  
Buffalo Gap: State House Press, 2012. 1st ed. 131 pages. Paperback. 1933337494 1-933337-49-4. Notes, bibliography, and index. Describes how her four years in Texas helped shape the artist's work through the rest of her long life.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Fine. # E0757. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Carter, Alice.   THE ART OF NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: A CENTURY OF ILLUSTRATION  
Washington D.C.: National Geographic, 1999. 239 pages. Hardcover. 0792279204 0-7922-7920-4. Endpaper maps by N. C Wyeth. Artists have taken readers beyond the reach of the camera and 156 of these 12,000 archived paintings are featured here.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B5625. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chadwick, Whitney.   WONEN ARTISTS AND THE SURREALIST MOVEMENT  
London: Thames & Hudson, 1997. Reprint. 256 pages. Paperback. 0500276226 0-500-27622-6. 220 illustrations, 20 in color. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9958. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chambers, Donald L.   HOW TO GOLD LEAF ANTIQUES AND OTHER ART OBJECTS  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1973. Reprint. 108 pages. Paperback. 051754217X 0-517-54217-X. Techniques explained step-by-step in text with 145 photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Tight, no wear or marks. Owner name embossed inside, else fine. # E0990. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chapp, editor, Belena S.   LAND OF ICE, HEARTS OF FIRE: INUIT ART AND CULTURE  
Newark: Univ. Delaware, 2003. 1st ed. 85 pages. Paperback. 1887421076 1-887421-07-6. Selected drawings, prints, and sculptures from the University Gallery Collection of Canadian Inuit Art, highlighting the Frederick and Lucy S. Herman Collection of Native American Art.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Never read. # B4437. $31.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chaucer, Geoffrey, & Guidry and Jones.   KNIGHT'S TALE: FROM THE CANTERBURY TALES (WITH CD)  
Nacogdoches: Stephen F. Austin Univ., 2011. 1st ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. 1936205238 1-936205-23-8. A new interpretation by Marc Guidry and Charles Jones. Illustrated with new woodcuts in a Classical Greek style. Unopened CD in rear pocket. Dark red cloth-covered boards with black title on spine.
Near Fine/No Jacket. No wear, publisher stamp on FFEP. # E1185. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Chicago Art Institute, .   THE AGE OF PICASSO AND MATISSE  
Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 2013. 132 pages. Paperback. 0865592608 0-86559-260-8. Issued in conjunction with a 2013-2014 exhibition. Color plates.
New/Wraps. New in publisher shrink wrap. # E1267. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cirlot, Juan Eduardo.   LA PINTURA DE MONTSERRAT GUDIOL  
Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, 1972. 1st ed. 204 pages. Hardcover. Spanish and English text. Illustrated throughoutin b/w and many color plates.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5053. $68.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cleghorn, Mark.   PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY: SECRETS OF POSING AND LIGHTING  
New York: Lark Books/Sterling, 2004. Reprint. 127 pages. Paperback. 157990548X 1-57990-548-X. A Lark Photography Book, illustrated on every page. Covers equipment, poses, and lighting. 8.5 X 11 inches, and made with french flaps.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9273. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cordello, Becky Stevens.   CELEBRATIONS  
New York: Butterick Publishing, 1977. 311 pages. Hardcover. 0884210340 0-88421-034-0. Holiday ideas featuring recipes, games, decorations, and crafts for 25 occasions. Filled with line drawings and 32 color plates.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, no marks. Dj has several 1"-2" tears, in mylar. # A8546. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Cordello, Becky Stevens.   NEEDLEWORK CLASSICS  
New York: Butterick, 1976. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0884210235 0-88421-023-5. Nostalgic designs from the Butterick archives for decorating clothing & accessories, along with design histories & instructions for their use.
Fine/Near Fine. # A4089. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Courthion, Pierre.   DUTCH AND FLEMISH PAINTING  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1983. Reprint. 184 pages. Hardcover. 0890099065 0-89009-906-5. Translated by Larry Lockwood. Hundreds of color plates, many full page, show the work of Van Eyck, Bruegel, Bosch, Rubens, Vermeer, Mondrian, Rembrandt,and many others. Bibliography and index to the plates.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0518. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Courthion, Pierre.   MANET  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1984. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0810913186 0-8109-1318-6. With 115 illustrations, including 40 plates in color. This is a concise edition of the book originally published in 1959. 9.25 x 12.125 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. No indication of use on the book. Dustjacket has very light scuffing on the surface. # B8374. $10.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Craze, Sophia.   FREDERIC REMINGTON  
New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1999. Reprint. 112 pages. Paperback. 1577150791 1-57715-079-1. Contains 67 color plates and 25 b/w illustrations showing some of the finest Remington paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Over 14 inches tall, produced with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no nameor marks, but has been read. # B9755. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Craze, Sophia.   MARY CASSATT  
N. Dighton, MA: World Publications, 2005. Reprint. 112 pages. Hardcover. 1572153407 1-57215-340-7. Contains 75 full color plates. Large book is 14.5 inches tall and 10.5 inches wide.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sharp, square corners. # B3861. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Cyphers, Emma H.   FLOWER ARRANGEMENT AT THE CROSSROADS  
Boston: Christopher Publishing, 1953. 1st ed. 219 pages. Hardcover. A book for the advanced student of flower arrangement with challenging new ideas. Book is tight, has darkened area on FEP from note paper left in. Remains of address label on FEP. Corners square.
VG/VG. Dj without chips or tears, but darkened some on spine. Edges foxed. # A9033. $12.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dale, Julie Schafler.   ART TO WEAR  
New York: Abbeville Press, 1986. 1st ed. 319 pages. Hardcover. 0896596648 0-89659-664-8.
Fine/Fine. A new book still in publisher's shrink-wrap. # B4484. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Danly, Susan.   CASA MANANA: THE MORROW COLLECTION OF MEXICAN POPULAR ARTS  
Albuquerque: Univ. New Mexico, 2002. 1st ed. 199 pages. Hardcover. 0826328059 0-8263-2805-9. Essays are written in English and Spanish. Illustrated throughout, mostly in color.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B4464. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Davidson, Marshall B.   LIFE IN AMERICA (2 VOLUME SET IN SLIPCASES)  
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1951. 1076 pages. Hardcover. "The story of the American Adventure form the medieval dream of a western paradise to the complex society of today" Wasn't post-war America just so fun, just & right. Here's the story of how we got there. Over 1,200 b/w illustrations help present the American experience. In two windowed slipcases.
Near Fine/Good+. One dj has spine chips, else VG in slightly edgeworn slipcases. PON. # A5625. $15.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Grazia, .   DE GRAZIA PAINTS CABEZA DE VACA: THE FIRST NON-INDIAN IN TEXAS, NEW MEXICO, AND ARIZONA 1527-1536  
Tucson: De Grazia Gallery, 1973. Limited ed. 67 pages. Hardcover. This book illustrates many episodes of Cabeza de Vaca's trek across the unknown wilderness, many of them harrowing. They began their travels from Florida across the Southwest to Mexico Ciy after shipwreck. Title page states ARTIST'S PROOF EDITION, first printing limited. Dj chipped top front near spine. His 1973 illustrated catalog of reproductions is laid in.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Signed by the artist, dated 1973. # B4635. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
De Menil (forward), Dominique.   RAID THE ICEBOX 1 WITH ANDY WARHOL  
Rhode Island School Desi, 1969. 1st ed. 103 pages. Paperback. An Exhibition selected from the storage vaults of the Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design by Andy Warhol, at the instigation of John and Dominique De Menil.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Light rub at foot of spine. A very nice copy. # B3900. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Derry, Ramsay.   THE WORLD OF ROBERT BATEMAN (SIGNED)  
New York: Random House, 1985. 1st ed. 167 pages. Hardcover. 0394546547 0-394-54654-7. More than ninety paintings, with much commentary by the artist. Signed by the artist on the halftitle page. 12 x 11 inch format.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, no wear on book. Owner name blacked out. Dustjacket has no tears, but tiny scuff at top edge of spine. # B9425. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Dockstader, Frederick J.   INDIAN ART IN AMERICA: THE ARTS AND CRAFTS OF THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN  
New York: Promontory Press, No Date. Reprint. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0883940086 0-88394-008-6. Nice study of pottery, baskets, clothing and objects of American Indians. 69 Color plates, 180 b/w illustratoins. Not dated, but 1973 or so.
Fine/VG. Minor edgewear to dj. # A6452. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donald, Elsie Burch.   FLOWER ARRANGING  
London: Octopus Books, 1979. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0706409841 0-7064-0984-1. With an introduction by John Clayton of the Royal Horticultural Society. Hundreds of drawings and large color photos.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, square and unmarked. Very slight rubbing at spine tips of book, o/w no wear. # B8136. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Donna Garden Club, .   ARRANGEMENTS ON PARADE 1950, 1951, 1953  
Mission, TX: Times Publishing Co.,. Paperback. Volumes for 1950, 1951, and 1953 by the Donna, Texas Garden Club in connection with the Texas Flower Festival. Photos of hundreds of arrangements w/description and name of designer on each.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight. 1951 has PON inside and some edgewear on cover. # A9871. $9.25     Inquire Now  
Driscoll, John, & Arnold Skolnick.   THE ARTIST AND THE AMERICAN LANDSCAPE  
Cobb, CA: First Glance Books, 1998. 1st ed. 176 pages. Hardcover. 1885440375 1-885440-37-5. Survey of landscape painting in the U.S., tracing the work of 200 years region by region. Features 162 artists. Color illustrations throughout.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear on book or dustjacket. # B8864. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Earle, Joe.   INFINITE SPACES: THE ART AND WISDOM OF THE JAPANESE GARDEN  
Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2000. 1st ed. 125 pages. Hardcover. 0804832595 0-8048-3259-5. Based on the SAKUTEIKI by Tachibana no Toshitsuna. An ancient and revered style of gardening derived from the precepts formulated by eleventh century poet. Color photos throughout.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B4613. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Egerton, Judy.   TURNER: THE FIGHTING TEMERAIRE (MAKING & MEANING SERIES)  
London: National Gallery Publications, 1995. 1st ed. 145 pages. Paperback. 1857090675 1-85709-067-5. This book published to accompany an exhibition at The National Gallery, London, 8 July-1 October 1995. With a technical examination of the painting by Martin Wyld and Ashok Roy. Illustrated throughout, mostly in color.
VG/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # E0944. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Eisenhofer, Stefan.   AFRICAN ART  
Koln: Taschen, 2010. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 3822855766 3-8228557-6-6. A study of African art and its contribution to world culture. More than 65 color plates.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1274. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Elam, Jane.   INTRODUCING LINOCUTS  
London/New York: Batsford/Watson-Guptill, 19. 1st ed. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0713424192 0-7134-2419-2.
Near Fine/Near Fine. New from our old stock, never sold, but has some shelfwear and foxing # B2711. $16.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Erickson, Rick.   ROYAL DELFT: A GUIDE TO DE PORCELEYNE FLES  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 2003. 1st ed. 299 pages. Hardcover. 0764318047 0-7643-1804-7. History and guide for collectors with hundreds of color photos, list of painters and painters signatures, glossary, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1238. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Erte, .   THINGS I REMEMBER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY  
New York: Quadrangle/New York Time, 1975. 1st Am. ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 081290575X 0-8129-0575-X. Celebrated fashion artist and stage designer once at the heart of the Art Deco movement, has written the story of his long and fascinating life. Lots of illustrations, some color, most b/w.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. Sharp corners. Dj light wear at top of spine. # B4788. $63.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ewers, John C.   ARTISTS OF THE OLD WEST  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1973. Revised ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0385044747 0-385-04474-7. Enlarged edition by Chanticleer Press of 1965 pictorial record of the pioneer artists who explored the plains & mountains of the trans- Mississippi, including Peale, Catlin, Miller & others. Nice.
Fine/No Jacket. # A2907. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fabri, Raloh.   PAINTING CITYSCAPES  
New York: Watson-Guptill, no date. 192 pages. Hardcover. Heavily illustrated with demonstrations in oil, watercolor, polymer, casein & pastel. Offers help with composition, perspective, color, lights & shadows, textures & architectural styles.
Near Fine/VG. 3/8" tear top front of Dj near spine, price clipped. # A3728. $6.75     Inquire Now  
Fabri, Ralph.   SCULPTURE IN PAPER  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1971. Reprint. 166 pages. Hardcover. 200 b/w illustrations, 10 full color plates. Book clean, tight, unmarked, no wear. Dj spine derkened, chipped. Remnants of old price sticker on front of Dj.
VG/Good. # B5921. $6.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farr, Roger C.   COLLECTIONS: A HARCOURT READING/LANGUAGE ARTS PROGRAM  
Orlando, FL: Harcourt, 2001. Reprint. 211 pages. Hardcover. 0153120371 0-15-312037-1. Reading, art, crafts, and activities for children in grades 1-3.
X-Lib VG/No Jacket. Clean, solid copy. Classroom text with book number & name, but no other markings. # E0903. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Farris, Lynne.   FRESH FELT FLOWERS: 17 STUNNING FLOWERS TO SEW AND DISPLAY  
Lafayette, CA: C&T Publishing, 2007. 79 pages. Paperback. 1571204156 1-57120-415-6. Projects for all skill levels. Large folding pull-out pattern sheets never removed. Full color throughout.
Near Fine/Wraps. No marks, tight binding, corners lightly fluffed. # B9828. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Filho. Godofredo, & Diogenes Reboucas.   SALVADOR DA BAHIA DE TODOS OS SANTOS NO SECULO XIX  
Salvador, Bahia: Odebrecht, 1996. 3rd ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 8585023643 8-5850236-4-3. Celebration of the city of Salvador-Bahia as it was in the nineteenth-century, with a collection of paintings by Diogenes Reboucas. Includes large fold-out panarama of the old city. Reorganized and expanded third edition. Maps, including a large fold-out of the city. Text by Godofredo Filho, Pedro Calmon, and Thales de Azevedo.
Fine/VG. Book is without wear or marks. Dustjacket has a mended 2.5 inch tear on front near spine. # B9193. $48.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Finck, Furman J.   COMPLETE GUIDE TO PORTRAIT PAINTING  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1972. Reprint. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0823008258 0-8230-0825-8. Over 200 b/w illustrations and 27 color plates. The author discusses materials, anatomy, the model and posing conditions, and the process of painting.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5918. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fine Woodworking Editors, .   FINE WOODWORKING TECHNIQUES 1  
Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1981. Reprint. 189 pages. Hardcover. 0918804027 0-918804-02-7. Methods, tools, and materials for serious woodworkers, selected from the first seven issues of Fine Woodworking Magazine. B/w photos and drawings.
Fine/Good+. Book has no marks or wear. Price-clipped dustjacket has tears and piece missing at spine foot. # B8882. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flemming, Monika, & Peter Pommerencke.   PAPERWEIGHTS OF THE WORLD (REVISED 2ND ED.)  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1998. Revised ed. 168 pages. Boards. 0764304526 0-7643-0452-6. Revised 2nd edition, with 1998 values. Beautiful color photographs highlight the variety of glass, ceramic & sulfide paperweights. Arranged by country, then artists. B/w & color photos, index of makers.
VG/No Jacket. Owner stamp on endpaper, small rubbed stop bottom of spine. # E0917. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flesher, Irene.   PRESSED FLOWER PICTURE BOOK  
New York: Butterick Publishing, 1978. 192 pages. Paperback. 0884210561 0-88421-056-1. The art of collecting, pressing, arranging and framing garden and wild flowers for your home. Illustrated throughout with b/w & color photos and drawings.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks or creases. # A8553. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Fletcher, Valerie.   CROSSCURRANTS OF MODERNISM: FOUR LATIN AMERICAN PIONEERS, DIEGO RIVERA, JOAQUIN TORRES-GARCIA, WILFREDO LAM, MATTA  
Washington D.C.: Hirshhorn/Smithsonian, 1992. Reprint. 292 pages. Paperback. 1560982063 1-56098-206-3. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same title organized by the Hirshhorn Museum in 1992. All text in English and Spanish. Many color plates and b/w illustrations.
Good+/Wraps. Binding tight, previous owner name, edges rubbed. # B7797. $9.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Flores, Dan.   CAPROCK CANYONLANDS: JOURNEYS INTO THE HEART OF THE SOUTHERN PLAINS, TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION  
College Station: Texas A & M, 2010. New Edition. 204 pages. Paperback. 1603441808 1-60344-180-8. Nice work presenting the history of the Caprock Escarpment, Palo Duro Canyon and the dramatic vistas of the Texas Plains. Color photos, foreword by Annie Proulx, afterword by Thomas R. Dunlap. Bibliography and index. Flex bound, with french flaps.
VG/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, nick at spine top. # E0687. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Foster, Walter.   MODERN CARTOON (# 24)  
Tustin, CA: Foster Art Service, 1959. Reprint. 40 pages. Paperback. Drawing instruction illustrated in b/w with color center-fold. Large format, 10.25 x 13.75 inches. Stapled magazine format. Book is undated. # 24 in Foster's 'How To Draw' series.
Good+/Wraps. All firm, no marks. A couple of short tears on cover. # E0145. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frankel, David.   MASTERPIECES: THE BEST LOVED PAINTINGS FROM AMERICA'S MUSEUMS  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. 1st ed. 162 pages. Hardcover. 0684801973 0-684-80197-3. Thirty-three of America's most popular paintings, as indicated by museum-goers, are displayed in this book along with info about the artist, his technique, the subject, and the museum.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Has a remainder mark on bottom. # A8561. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frary, Michael.   WATERCOLORS OF THE RIO GRANDE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1984. 1st ed. 131 pages. Hardcover. 0890962073 0-89096-207-3. 48 lovely watercolor paintings trace the Rio Grande over 1,880 miles from its headwaters on the Continental Divide, through the southwest, the canyons of Big Bend and onward to the Gulf. 11 x 9 format.
New/New. # 02175. $14.95   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Frazier, Nancy.   GEORGIA O'KEEFFE  
London: Bison Books, 1992. Reprint. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0861246373 0-86124-637-3. 70 full color and 15 black and white illustrations.
VG/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has some corner wear and light scratches. # B3860. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freer Gallery of Art, .   FREER GALLERY OF ART: I CHINA (IN SLIPCASE)  
Tokyo: Kodansha, 1972. 184 pages. Hardcover. Preface by John A. Pope is a biographical essay of Charles Lang Freer. Explanation of the plates is by Thomas Lawton. There are 131 plates, mostly in full color. Includes very good slipcase. 15 inches tall.
Near Fine/Fine. Tight, no wear on book or dustjacket. Embossed owner stamp on title page. Minor discoloration on slipcase from rubbing against other books. # E0199. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Freeston, Ewart C.   PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODELS 1775-1825  
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1987. Reprint. 174 pages. Hardcover. 0851774687 0-85177-468-7. Historical background on housing prisoners of war, tools and materials used in the art, and history of the models. Appendices, including a glossary and bibliography.
VG/VG. Firm and straight. Owner name embossed inside. # E0942. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Fujioka, Ryoichi.   ARTS OF JAPAN 3: TEA CEREMONY UTENSILS  
New York: Weatherhill/Shibundo, 1973. 1st ed. 142 pages. Paperback. 0834827050 0-8348-2705-0. Provides a wealth of information about the history of each utensil, its aesthetic values, and its role in the ritual. Filled with b/w and color photos.
Fine/Wraps. clean, tight, unmarked. Light rubbing to shiny back cover. # B4780. $37.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gallup, Alison.   GREAT PAINTINGS OF THE WESTERN WORLD  
New York: Beaux Arts Editions, 1997. 320 pages. Hardcover. 0883632594 0-88363-259-4. 300 color images of many of the world's greatest paintings, with information about the work and the artist.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B9133. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gannon, Ruth.   WINTER BOUQUETS WITH COLOR THE ART OF ARRANGING DRIED FLOWERS  
New York: Studio Publications, 1949. 72 pages. Hardcover. PON inked FEP, o/w clean and tight. B/w pictures throughout. Dj is insect nibbled on edges, and spine top chipped.
Near Fine/VG. # A9053. $9.25     Inquire Now  
Gelman, editor, Steve.   LIFE PRESENTS 30 YEARS OF PHOTOGRAPHY 1960-1990  
New York: Time, 1990. 192 pages. Wraps. Thirty years of U.S. and World history preserved in photos from the magazines of Time,Inc.
Fine/Wraps. Completely unmarked in any way-appears new. # A8287. $13.50     Inquire Now  
George, Mary Carolyn Hollers.   MARY BONNER: IMPRESSIONS OF A PRINTMAKER (SIGNED)  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1982. 1st ed. 125 pages. Hardcover. 0911536817 0-911536-81-7. Describes the life and work of the artist, with 28 plates, some color, some b/w. Signed on the half-title page by the author.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # E0432. $115.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gilkerson, William.   THE SCRIMSHANDER: THE NAUTICAL IVORY WORKER AND HIS ART OF SCRINSHAW, HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY  
San Francisco: Troubador Press, 1975. 119 pages. Paperback. 0912300531 0-912300-53-1. Introduction by Karl Kortum. Hundreds of b/w photos. Descriptions of tools and techniques. Bibliography and index.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, owner name embossed inside. # E1010. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gillow, John.   AFRICAN TEXTILES  
San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2003. 1st ed. 240 pages. Hardcover. 0811841669 0-8118-4166-9. Encyclopedic survey of traditional textiles of Africa, illustrated throughout with hundreds of color photos.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1270. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Glanfield, Colin.   TECHNIQUES OF FILTERS AND SPECIAL EFFECT PHOTOGRAPHY  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1982. 128 pages. Hardcover. 0890095612 0-89009-561-2. Author explores the use of filters, prism, soft focuts, color effects, close-ups, multiple exposure, infared, etc. Nice color photos, tasteful nudes.
Good+/Good+. Front free endpaper removed. # A7889. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Glueck, Grace, & Paul Gardner.   BROOKLYN: PEOPLE AND PLACE, PAST AND PRESENT  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. 250 pages. Hardcover. 0810931184 0-8109-3118-4. Excellent photo history of the New York Borough, its inhabitants, architecture and culture. 279 excellent b/w photos and illustrations printed on heavy, glossy paper. 9.25 x 12 inch format in maroon cloth covers.
Fine/Fine. A beautiful copy in all respects. # B7997. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goldfein, Roanne P.   AMERICAN INDIAN ART MAGAZINE, SUMMER 1991  
Scottsdale, AZ: Am. Indian Art Magazine, 199. 1st ed. 112 pages. Paperback. Articles on Wasco-style bead work, Museum Northern Arizona, Navajo wedge-weave textiles, early garments of the Alaskan coast are included in this issue. Filled with color and B/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B4568. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Goldfein, Roanne P.   AMERICAN INDIAN ART MAGAZINE, WINTER 1992  
Scottsdale, AZ: Am. Indian Art Magazine, 199. 114 pages. Paperback. Articles on Kokopelli, Navajo sand paintings, Inuit "Coats of Eider" exibition, and artifacts of Benjamin West studio are included in this issue. Filled with color and B/w photos.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B5010. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graham, Joe S.   HECHO EN TEJAS: TEXAS-MEXICAN FOLK ARTS AND CRAFTS VOLUME 50, PUBLICATIONS OF THE TEXAS FOLKLORE SOCIETY  
Denton: Univ. North Texas, 1991. 1st ed. 357 pages. Hardcover. 0929398335 0-929398-33-5. Shows the richness of Tejano Folk arts and crafts traditions which are part of our Spanish-Mexican legacy in Texas.
Fine/Fine. clean, tight, unmarked first edition. # B4892. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Graves (introduction), John.   LANDSCAPES OF TEXAS: PHOTOGRAPHS FROM TEXAS HIGHWAYS MAGAZINE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1993. Reprint. 158 pages. Hardcover. 0890960887 0-89096-088-7. 202 color photos show the beauty and diversity of Texas land, with an introduction by John Graves.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B8982. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Gray, Bill.   CALLIGRAPHY TIPS  
New York: Design Press, 1989. Reprint. 128 pages. Paperback. 0830655018 0-8306-5501-8. History of development of writing and instruction for all forms of calligraphy. Illustrated throughout.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease or wear. # B5453. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Greene, A.C.   TEXAS ON MY MIND: THE BEST OF TEXAS IN WORDS AND PHOTOGRAPHS  
Helena, MT: Falcon, 1989. 120 pages. Hardcover. 0937959693 0-937959-69-3. Beautiful color images from award-winning photographers including David Muench, Laurence Parent, Richard Reynolds and many others. Oversize book measures 10.25 x 14 inches. Introduction by A.C. Greene.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. # B0479. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Griffiths, Antony.   LANDMARKS IN PRINT COLLECTING: CONNOISSEURS AND DONORS AT THE BRITISH MUSEUM SINCE 1753  
London: British Museum Press, 1996. 1st ed. 304 pages. Hardcover. 0714126063 0-7141-2606-3. Published to accompany an exhibition in 1996-97 shown in Houston, San Marino, Baltimore, and Minneapolis. Contains 9 color and 159 B/w illustrations.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Price 45 GBP intact. # B5079. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Groth, John, & Pat Smith.   JOHN GROTH'S WORLD OF SPORT  
New York: Winchester Press, 1970. 1st ed. 152 pages. Hardcover. 0876910134 0-87691-013-4. Color plates and drawings throughout showing unusual sports played in cultures around the world. Landscape format. Boards covered in white linen cloth. Foreword by Arnold Gingrich.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear or marks. Dustjacket price-clipped. # E1322. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Manning.   THE MAKING FACES: THE ART OF CARICATURE (# 27)  
Laguna Beach, CA: Foster Art Service, 1950. Reprint. 40 pages. Paperback. Large stapled magazine format about 14 by 10 inches. Illustrated in color and b/w. Features sports and film personalities, and politicos of the 1940s and very early '50s. Book has no date. # 27 in Foster's 'How To Draw' series.
Good+/Wraps. No marks, but a few corner folds. Edge and corner scuffing and a 1 inch tear at lower spine. # E0147. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hall, Roger, & Dodds & Triggs.   THE WORLD OF WILLIAM NOTMAN: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY THROUGH A MASTER LENS  
Boston: David R. Godine, 1993. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. 0879239395 0-87923-939-5. Biography of leader in nineteenth-century Canadian photography, and hundreds of b/w images. Black cloth-covered boards with bright copper title blocks on front and spine.
Fine/Good+. Book clean, tight, unmarked. Dustjacket has top corners scuffed and several small tears along top edge. # B9421. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hambough, Maria Morris, & Rosenheim & Ek.   WALKER EVANS  
New York: Metropolitan Museum Art, 2000. 1st ed. 318 pages. Paperback. 0870999389 0-87099-938-9. Fine biography and catalog of the exhibition held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in early 2000. The first half of the book presents his life and progression of works. The last half are plates from the exhibition which were pulled from many collections and donors. A great resource on one of Americans great photographers and chroniclers of the human experience during the Great Depression and early 20th century.
Fine/Wraps. A fine, sharp copy. # B7747. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Bill.   TEXAS: A PICTURE MEMORY  
New York: Crescent Books, 1990. 1st ed. 64 pages. Hardcover. 0517025396 0-517-02539-6. Over 100 color photos provide a photographic tour of the state.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. DJ has slight curl at top. In photographic boards with same images as dj. # B2553. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Ann Sutherland.   WOMEN ARTISTS: 1550-1950  
New York: Knopf, 1977. Reprint. 368 pages. Paperback. 0394733266 0-394-73326-6. 204 plates , 32 in color, illustrating the work of 84 artists. Catalog of exhibit assembled by the Museum of Art in Los Angeles in 1976.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no marks. No reader crease. # B8985. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Harris, Max, & Alison Forbes.   THE LAND THAT WAITED  
New York: HartPublishing, 1969. 1st Am. ed. Hardcover. One hundred fifteen drawings, paintings, and antique photos illustrate Australia's colonial period.
VG/VG. Firm binding, no name or marks. Short mended tear on Dj. # B2963. $10.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Healy, Bill.   THE ADIRONDACKS: A SPECIAL WORLD (SIGNED)  
Utica, NY: North Country Books, 1986. 1st ed. 127 pages. Hardcover. 093205241X 0-932052-41-X. Photographic essay on the mountain areas of New York State. SIGNED on the front endpaper by the author/photographer.
Near Fine/Good+. Nice unmarked. Dustjacket has a half-inch mended tear at top back with light edgewear. # B9178. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Heller, Nancy G.   WOMEN ARTISTS: WORKS FROM THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF WOMEN IN THE ARTS  
New York: Rizzoli, 2000. Reprint. 239 pages. Paperback. 0847823253 0-8478-2325-3. Overview of the museum's permanent collection, with a great number of color photos, list of artists in the collection, and index.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9961. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Henzke, Lucile.   ART POTTERY OF AMERICA  
Exton, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1982. 368 pages. Hardcover. 0916838692 0-916838-69-2. Guide to makers and designs of art pottery. Hundreds of b/w photos, makers' marks, hallmarks and other identifiers. Small section of color photos.
Near Fine/Good+. DJ has mended short tears top & bottom of spine. # B5964. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herring, Jerry, & Mark Fulton.   ART & BUSINESS OF CREATIVE SELF-PROMOTION: FOR GRAPHIC DESIGNERS, WRITERS, ILLUSTRATORS & PHOTOGRAPHERS  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1987. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0862873908 0-86287-390-8. 150 color and 25 b/w illustrations. This book talks about the whys, whats, whens, and hows of self-promotion for creative people.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5462. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Herrmann, Frank.   SELECTED PAINTINGS AT THE NORTON SIMON MUSEUM PASADENA, CALIFORNI  
London: Scala/Philip Wilson, 1980. 144 pages. Paperback. 0856670936 0-85667-093-6. A catalog of paintings collected by Norton Simon.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A8425. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Heusinger, Lutz.   MICHELANGELO COMPLETE WORKS  
Firenze, Italy: Innocenti, no date. 96 pages. Paperback. Photos in b/w and color illustrate this collection of Michelangelo's work.
Good+/Wraps. Spine has been covered with clear tape. Light edgewear. # A9659. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Hill, Stephen.   KOKOPELLI CEREMONIES  
Santa Fe: Kiva Publishing, 1995. 1st ed. 64 pages. Paperback. 1885772068 1-885772-06-8. Discussion of the Kokopelli myths illustrated with drawings, maps, and paintings by Robert B. Montoya.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5042. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hillcourt, William.   NORMAN ROCKWELL'S WORLD OF SCOUTING  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1980. Reprint. 160 pages. Paperback. 0671412329 0-671-41232-9. Tells the story of beloved interpreter of the spirit of twentieth-century America and his paintings for Brown and Bigelow and the Boy Scouts. Full-page plates in color and other illustrations in color and b/w.
VG/Wraps. Firm and straight. Has a remainder mark on the bottom edge. Sticker ghost on front cover. # E1277. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hoffmann, Herbert.   TEN CENTURIES THAT SHAPED THE WEST: GREEK AND ROMAN ART IN TEXAS COLLECTIONS  
Houston: Rice University, 1971. 1st ed. 502 pages. Hardcover. Catalog of exhibition put together by several Texas museums in 1969. B/w photos of hundreds of items with their descriptions by the author. Tan cloth.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Several small rubbed spots on cover. # B0771. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Houfe, Simon.   THE BIRTH OF THE STUDIO 1893-1895  
no place: Antique Collectors Club, 1990. 1st ed. 176 pages. Paperback. 0902028448 0-902028-44-8. Twenty-seven articles from the early years of THE STUDIO. The magazine became almost the 'Bible' for modern, stylish living, focusing attention on art, furniture, interiors, fabrics, architecture, and manageable, modern ways of living.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Faint reader crease on spine. Sticker ghost. # B6050. $45.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Howard, Michael.   MONET  
New York: Smithmark, 1999. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 083176080X 0-8317-6080-X. Large format book featuring 120 of Monet's finest works in full color. 14.5 X 10.5 inch format.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, firm binding without wear or marks. Dustjacket has wear at corners and spine ends. Two half-inch tears have been mended. # B8879. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hubbard, Elbert.   ELBERT HUBBARD'S SCRAP BOOK  
New York: William H. Wise & Co., 1923. Reprint. 240 pages. Hardcover. Hubbard's collection of quotations on many subjects. In maroon cloth with silver lettering. Published posthumously in 1923 after the Hubbards' deaths during the sinking of the Lusitania in 1915.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B2216. $13.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hubbard, Elbert.   LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL 6: EMINENT ARTISTS  
Cleveland: World Publishing, 1928. Reprint. 358 pages. Hardcover. Book is clean, tight, unmarked in original gift mailing box provided by the publisher. It has always been in the box, thus protected from ageing. (never mailed) Brown embossed boards with gilt title in green panel on spine and gilt decoration. Discussion of 12 artists, from Raphael to Whistler.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear. Nice. # E0081. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hungry Wolf, Adolf.   POW-WOW DANCER'S AND CRAFTER'S HANDBOOK  
Skookumchuck, BC: Canadian Caboose Press, 19. 1st ed. 144 pages. Paperback. 092069862X 0-920698-62-X. Drawings by Okan Hungry Wolf, b/w photos, and section of color photos. Drawings and directions for making many of the pieces of the clothng for the dances at Pow-Wow.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1284. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Hutt, Wolfgang.   THE LIVING COUNTRYSIDE  
Leipzig, GDR: Edition Leipzig, 1973. 1st ed. 60 pages. Hardcover. A child's history of the ways artists have portrayed flora, fauna, and the outdoors since earliest times. Illustrated throughout in b/w and color.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No indication of use or handling. # B4793. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
International Center Photog, .   ANNIE LEIBOVITZ PHOTOGRAPHS 1970-1990  
New York: Intl. Center Photography, 1991. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Two essays, chronology of her work, 20 pages selected photos from the National Portrait Gallery exhibition organized in 1991. Title list laid in back. French-flap style soft cover.
Near Fine/Wraps. No name or marks, no wear, but a small tea drop on front cover. # B6005. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jencks, Charles.   WHAT IS POST-MODERNISM¨  
New York: St. Martin's, 1986. Reprint. 48 pages. Paperback. 0856708801 0-85670-880-1. Jencks describes the twisting path of the growth of Post-Modernism, and tries to give meaning to it. Many color plates of art and architecture.
Good+/Wraps. Tight binding with no name, but lots of pencil underlining in the first half of the book. # B7830. $5.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Jay.   AMERICAN FOLK ART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY  
New York: Rizzoli, 1983. 1st ed. 342 pages. Paperback. 0847805034 0-8478-0503-4. Primitive works made by contemporary, self-taught artists are displayed in full color page size plates, along with info about the maker.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6000. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, William Weber.   KELLY BLUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1979. Reprint. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0890960739 0-89096-073-9. With a forward by Tom Lea, this biography of a colorful & varied career in the American West, is the story of H.O. "Cowboy" Kelly who's nostalgic paintings are a memorial to a vanished time in the West.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Page edges lightly foxed, small faint spot on dj. A tight copy. # B7479. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Johnson, Marilyn.   LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY: ARTIST FOR THE AGES  
London: Scala, 2005. 240 pages. Paperback. 1857594142 1-85759-414-2. B/w and color photos throughout. Biography, history and catalog of exhibit hosted by museums in Seattle, Toledo, Dallas, and Pittsburgh. Softcover in French-flap design. Large 10.25 x 11 inch format.
Fine/Wraps. No marks or wear. # B9142. $11.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Harvey.   MATHEWS: MASTERPIECES OF THE CALIFORNIA DECORATIVE STYLE  
Oakland, CA: Oakland Museum, 1972. 1st ed. 105 pages. Paperback. Catalogue of exhibition at the Oakland Museum May 12-July 30, 1972. Finely crafted works of Arthur F. Mathews and Lucia K. Mathews ranging from murals to easel paintings, frames, furniture, decorative objects, and publications. Illustrated throughout with color and b/w images.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. Couple of small rubbed spots on front. # B4778. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Jones, Mary Louise Jordan.   WOODY WATCHES THE MASTERS, BOOK II: FOUR ARTISTS IN FRANCE (SIGNED)  
New York: Vantage Press, 1986. 1st ed. 25 pages. Hardcover. 0533066999 0-533-06699-9. Woody, the bookworm tells in rhyme about the lives and works of four French artists; Seurat, Cezanne, Van Gogh, and Gauguin. Inscribed and signed on front endpaper by the author. Dark green boards with bright gilt title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight, crayon scribbles in three places. Spine ends and corner tips are scuffed through the color. # B9403. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Joseph, Michael, & Dave Saunders.   THE COMPLETE PHOTOGRAPHY COURSE  
New York: Viking Press, 1994. 1st Am. ed. 288 pages. Hardcover. 067085350X 0-670-85350-X. Organized as a graduated course, this is an encyclopedia of practical advice and tricks of the trade, including technical details. 600 photos.
Near Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, small remainder mark bottom edge, else Fine. # B2486. $12.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Joysmith, Toby Eric.   GUSTAVO ARIAS MURUETA: ALGO AUN MAS ALLA (LIMITED DELUXE ED.)  
Mexico City: EdaMex, 1983. Limited ed. 140 pages. Hardcover. 9684092342 9-6840923-4-2. Special edition with tipped-in folder containing hand embossed and tinted art-work, SIGNED by the artist and numbered 47/100. Text in Spanish, English, and French. 87 pages of text, followed by 52 b/w and color plates, and folded index to the plates. Two copies of glasine protector decsribing the artwork 'Desnudo a la Ventana' are laid in. Published for 1983 exhibit at Gerhard Wurzer Gallery in Houston. 8 inch square format.
Fine/Fine. A Fine copy in like dj of this short-run edition. # B6178. $325.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Junker, Patricia.   WINSLOW HOMER: ARTIST AND ANGLER (SIGNED)  
Fort Worth: Amon Carter Museum, 2002. 238 pages. Paperback. 0884011054 0-88401-105-4. Biographical essay by Sarah Burns. Essays on the works by various authors. Catalogue of exhibition organized by Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth and Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco. Color andb/w illustrations throughout. SIGNED on the title page by Patricia Junker.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # B9394. $19.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kaiser Porcelains, .   KAISER PORCELAINS (WITH 1977 PRICE LIST) 54988  
Bavaria: Kaiser Porcelains, 1977. 39 pages. Paperback. Undated product catalog fom Kaiser, with color photos throughout, along with a separate, but matching, price list from January 1977.
Fine/Wraps. # B5381. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kaplan, Wendy.   THE ART THAT IS LIFE: THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT IN AMERICA, 1875-1920  
Boston: Bullfinch Press, 1987. Reprint. 410 pages. Paperback. 0821225545 0-8212-2554-5. Eight essays by distinguished authors, more than 300 illustrations, 55 in color. This book serves as a reference on American design reform. 1st trade paperback printing of the 1987 original hardcover.
VG/Wraps. A clean, solid copy. Remainder mark on bottom edge, otherwise Near Fine. # B5950. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kaplan, Wendy.   SCOTTISH ART AND DESIGN: 5,000 YEARS  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. 0810938189 0-8109-3818-9. Seeks to identify and reveal characteristics evident in the finest Scottish painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design, textiles, books, jewelry, and more.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear, no sign of use. # B5684. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kapos, Martha.   IMPRESSIONISTS: A RETROSPECTIVE  
London: Hugh Lauter Levin, 1991. Reprint. 380 pages. Hardcover. 0883639726 0-88363-972-6. Beaux Arts Editions
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B3924. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kelsey, editor, John.   FINE WOODWORKING ON BENDING WOOD  
Newtown, CT: Taunton Press, 1989. Reprint. 122 pages. Paperback. 0918804299 0-918804-29-9. 35 articles selected by the editors of Fine Woodworking Magazine. B/w photos and drawings on every page.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmaeked. No wear. # B6023. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Keppler, Herbert.   KEPPLER ON THE EYE-LEVEL REFLEX  
New York: Amphoto, 1960. 1st ed. 164 pages. Hardcover. Direct, unstuffy information with entertaining analysis and critique of the single lens reflex and how to use it.
VG/Good. Clean, tight, date inked small inside back cover and owner initials on foredge, but no wear. Dj has edge chipping and two short tears. # B7541. $5.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Kidder, Jr., J. Edward.   JAPANESE TEMPLES: SCULPTURE, PAINTINGS, GARDENS AND ARCHITECTURE  
Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, 1964. 554 pages. Hardcover. Published in conjunction with Harry N. Abrams. Gold silk chambray-covered boards with brighr gilt title on front and on spine. Intact original clear mylar dustjacket.
Fine/VG. No marks, no wear. Small chip at one corner of dustjacket. # B9743. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Knight, Mary G.   WEATHERED WOOD WITH FLOWERS  
New York: William Morrow, 1968. 1st ed. 127 pages. Hardcover. Where to find weathered wood, how to clean, join, and design arrangements with it are covered in this helpful book. Seasonal, abstract, holiday & general designs are pictured in b/w & color. Includes guides for point-scoring in shows. 12 pages in color and 55 b/w photos.
Near Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked. Foxed endpapers & edges. Dj has 2 closed tears # A9156. $7.75     Inquire Now  
Knox, Gerald.   COUNTRY STYLE: DECORATING, COLLECTIBLES AND HOMES  
Des Moines, IA: Better Homes/Gerdens, 1988. Reprint. 256 pages. Hardcover. 0696016702 0-696-01670-2. 300 photos in and around some of America's most delightful country settings will give you ideas to use for your own place.
Fine/Fine. # A6678. $10.50     Inquire Now  
Knox, Gerald, & Better Homes & Gardens.   BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS PAINTED CRAFTS  
New York: Meredith Press, 1990. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0696016354 0-696-01635-4. How-tos, ideas, directions and patterns for lots of projects, including home decor, furniture, toys, gifts, and Christmas.
Fine/No Jacket. No marks, clean and tight. # A8529. $3.00     Inquire Now  
Laing, Lloyd and Jennifer.   ART OF THE CELTS  
London: Thames & Hudson, 1994. Reprint. 216 pages. Paperback. 0500202567 0-500-20256-7. From 700 BC to the Celtic Revival with 212 illustrations, 22 in color.
Near Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B8955. $6.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lavitt, Wendy.   ANIMALS IN AMERICAN FOLK ART  
New York: Knopf, 1990. 1st ed. 244 pages. Hardcover. 0394571568 0-394-57156-8. Woodcarving, pottery, rugmaking, painting, and more are featured in 350 color photos of artworks from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No Wear. # B6006. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lawrence, Mary.   MOTHER AND CHILD: 100 WORKS OF ART WITH COMMENTARIES BY 106 DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE  
New York: Thomas Crowell, 1975. 1st ed. 224 pages. Hardcover. 0690009704 0-690-00970-4. Paintings and sculptures from around the world and many ages depicting mothers and their off-spring. Index of the artists, and separate index of the commentators. Christmas inscription signed by the author and dated 1975.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, without wear. Fade to very top edge of boards. Dustjacket has tiny tear/associated crinkle and smudge at rear top at spine. Jacket is price-clipped. # B9971. $42.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lawrence, Martha.   SCRIMSHAW: THE WHALER'S LEGACY  
Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, 1993. 230 pages. Hardcover. 0887404553 0-88740-455-3. Hundreds of scrimshaw items described and photographed in color by the author.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, owner name embossed inside. # E1015. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lazzari, Mary Clifford.   MARY CLIFFORD LAZZARI PAINTS VICTORIAN GALVESTON  
Houston: Oleander Enterprises, 1975. 111 pages. Hardcover. A collection of 50 color plates and drawings of the artist's work featuring Victorian Galveston architecture. Signed by the artist on the FEP.
Fine/Near Fine. New old stock from our archives. White dustjacket has a bit of foxing. # A0416. $60.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lecht, Suzanne.   THE TEN COURTS OF THE KINGS OF HELL: VIETNAM PAST AND PRESENT  
Hanoi: Art Vietnam, 2005. 1st ed. Paperback. Retrospective for exhibit curated by Suzanne Lecht, presented in 2005 in London and in Austin. In this book the author discusses the life and work of the ten artists featured in the exhibit. 11.5 X 8.25 inches landscape format.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, unmarked. Light reader crease on spine. # B9230. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lei, Qu Lei.   COMPLETE GUIDE TO CHINESE CALLIGRAPHY  
London: Cico Books, 2007. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 1904991866 1-904991-86-6. Five major scripts to create classic characters and beautiful projects, including games, cards, and decorative items. Complete with 'magic' practice paper to be used over and over.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B6385. $21.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Leighton, John.   100 MASTERPIECES IN THE VAN GOGH MUSEUM  
Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum, 2002. 100 pages. Paperback. 9063140150 9-0631401-5-0. Color plates of many of Van Gogh's paintings, and representative pictures by friends and contemporaries such as Monet, Toulouse-Lautrec, and Gauguin. Brief text accompanies each picture.
Near Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1314. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
LeMaster, Richard.   WILDLIFE IN WOOD: A DUCK CARVER'S HANDBOOK  
Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1978. 1st ed. 247 pages. Hardcover. 0809273365 0-8092-7336-5. The complete, illustrated guide to carving lifelike waterfowl. Schematics for 25 varieties of puddle ducks and divers, with step-by-step photos.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4795. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lennep, J. Van, & W.J. Hofdijk.   MERKWAARDIGE KASTELEN IN NEDERLAND: 36 AFBEELDINGEN MET EEN VERKORTE BESCHRIJVING (DUTCH LANGUAGE) KASTEELEN  
Groningen: B.V. Foresta, 1983. Reprint. Hardcover. Repring of the classic 1860 edition, being an artistic study of 36 Dutch castles, with a lovely sepia pointillistic etching and brief description of each. In green cloth covers with gilt lettering.
Near Fine/Good. Dustjacket has three mended closed tears and some softening. Gift inscription on the half-title page. # E1305. $26.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lewis, David A.   JOHN HELIKER: DRAWING ON THE NEW DEAL 1932-1948  
Nacogdoches: Stephen F. Austin Univ., 2011. 1st ed. 95 pages. Hardcover. 1936205327 1-936205-32-7. Published in conjunction with exhibit at Stephn F. Austin University in 2011 and at University of Southern Mississippi in 2012. Foreword by Jed Perl. Red cloth-covered boards.
VG/No Jacket. No wear or name, small bump near top of spine. Publisher stamp on FFEP. No dustjacket. In print at $36.95 # E1184. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lidman, David, & H. Lanshoff.   TREASURY OF STAMPS: 1,200 RARE AND BEAUTIFUL STAMPS IN COLOR  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1975. 1st ed. 303 pages. Hardcover. 0810904691 0-8109-0469-1. Includes a large tri-fold portfolio of Bicentennial stamps issued after the book had gone to press. There is an essay on the history of letter-writing, and chapters on stamps around the world.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # B9671. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Linsley, Leslie.   COUNTRY WEEKEND PATCHWORK QUILTS  
New York: Sedgewood Press, 1990. 1st ed. 168 pages. Hardcover. 0696023342 0-696-02334-2. 26 quilts to make with time-saving shortcuts and techniques. Drawings and color photos.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B8133. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Linsley, Leslie.   WILDCRAFTS: OVER 100 CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS MADE FROM NATURAL MATERIALS  
Garden City: Doubleday, 1977. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0385126875 0-385-12687-5. Instructions for many crafts, including macrame, decoupage, candlemaking, basket weaving, printing, and collage. Illustrated throughtout with color and b/w photos by Jon Aron.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7877. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Longenecker, Wertkin, Larsen, .   AMERICAN EXPRESSIONS OF LIBERTY: ART OF THE PEOPLE, BY THE PEOPLE, FOR THE PEOPLE  
San Diego, CA: Mingei International, 1996. 1st ed. 168 pages. Hardcover. 0810963388 0-8109-6338-8. Contemporary crafts of American artists displayed in the inaugural exhibition of the Mingei Museum in its new facility.
Fine/Fine. No sign of use or handling. # B5959. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Louisiana Garden Club, .   LOUISIANA ARRANGES FLOWERS  
Franklin, LA: LA Garden Club Federatio, 1956. 1st ed. 64 pages. Paperback. Fifty-nine blue ribbon winning flower arrangements made from Louisiana materials are pictured with descriptions.
Near Fine/Wraps. Lightly silver-fished, but no creases or edgewear. Age darkenrd. # A9446. $14.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Lowman, Al.   PETER MANSBENDEL: A SWISS WOODCARVER IN TEXAS  
San Antonio: Institute Texan Cultures, 1977. 1st ed. 50 pages. Hardcover. A catalogue of the artist's work ranging from the doors of the restored Governor's Palace in San Antonio, through all kinds of architectural parts to carving boards, mirrors & chess sets.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Foxing to front endpaper, else Fine. # A4050. $78.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Luciano, & Stan Colson.   STAINED GLASS LAMP ART  
Palo Alto, CA: Hidden House, 1976. 144 pages. Paperback. 0825638127 0-8256-3812-7. Fifteen lamps illustrated in color. Patterns and instructions for 16 lamps. Drawings of 100 lamp designs from various sources. Starts with introduction to designing and making stained glass pieces.
VG/Wraps. Binding tight, Ghost of erased owner name. Light shelf wear. # B9826. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ludtke, Lawrence.   LUDTKE: SCULPTOR  
Houston: Lawrence Ludtke, 1986. 12 pages. Paperback. Brochure showing works of the noted sculptor in b/w photos. Biographical notes. Enclosed is Ludtke's 2007 obituary from Houston Chronicle.
Near Fine/Wraps. Firm stapled format, couple of stress bends on cover. # E1317. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
MacQuitty, William.   WORLD IN FOCUS  
Surrey, England: Colour Library Intnl., 1977. 2nd ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0851527183 0-85152-718-3. Hundreds of color photos from around the world illustrate the diversity of people, cultures & scenery. Foreword by Arthur C. Clarke
Near Fine/Near Fine. # A3692. $5.75     Inquire Now  
Malone, Maggie.   CLASSIC AMERICAN PATCHWORK QUILT PATTERNS  
New York: Sterling / Drake, 1979. Reprint. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0806982128 0-8069-8212-8. Detailed patterns for more than 100 classic American quilts and sewing instructions.
Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8137. $18.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mann, Gracelia, & Hans Mann (photos).   THE 12 PROPHETS OF ALEIJADINHO  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 131 pages. Hardcover. Fine history of the sculptures of Aleigjadino, culminating with his masterpieces in the Sanctuary of Bom Jesus in Congohhas Do Campo, in Brazil. Excellent b/w photography.
Near Fine/VG. DJ has minor edgewear, else Near Fine. # B2311. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcoci, Roxana.   GARDENS IN BLOOM: CELEBRATIONS IN ART  
New York: MetroBooks, 1995. Reprint. Hardcover. 1567991637 1-56799-163-7. Thirty-five color plates.
Fine/Fine. No indication of use or handling. # B8980. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Marcus, editor, George H.   TREASURES OF THE PHILADELPHIA ART MUSEUM  
Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum, 1973. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 104 works presented as an introduction to the wealth of material collected during the first century of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Illustrated with b/w & color photos.
VG/No Jacket. Book is clean, tight. Pictorial cover has wear to spine ends, corners. # A8545. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Marshall, Ian.   BRITISH CAPITAL SHIPS 1873-1946: A SERIES OF WATERCOLOUR PAINTINGS BY IAN MARSHALL  
London: Arias, 1986. Paperback. Ten pages of text followed by color and b/w plates and notes of 56 ships. Foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Griffin. Catalogue for a traveling exhibit organized by Oliver Swann Galleries and seen at five venues November 1986-September 1987. Pictorial front, white back and spine with title front and spine.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E0929. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Kenneth R.   WHALEMEN'S PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS: SELECTIONS FROM THE KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM COLLECTION  
Sharon MA: Kendall Museum/Univ. Delaware, 19. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 087413191X 0-87413-191-X. Four pages of color plates, the rest b/w, showing drawings and paintings by shipboard workers. The images come from the museum's collection of logbooks, sketchbooks, and journals.
Near Fine/Good. Tight, straight, and unmarked. The dustjacket has wear at the spine ends and corners, a one-inch mended tear at back flap-fold. # E1009. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Martin, Kenneth R.   WHALEMEN'S PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS: SELECTIONS FROM THE KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM COLLECTION  
E. Brunswick, NJ: Associated University Pres. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. 087413191X 0-87413-191-X. Art selected from the museum's collection od logbooks, sketchbooks, and journals. Four pages of color plates, and hundreds of b/w images. Biographical notes on the artists, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/VG. No wear or marks in book. Dustjacket has minor scuffs on corners. # E0905. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Masterfield, Maxine.   PAINTING THE SPIRIT OF NATURE  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1984. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0823038610 0-8230-3861-0. Capture your personal responses to nature using experimental painting techniques. 50 black and white illustrations, 120 color plates.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners perfect, no wear or rubbing. # B2405. $44.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McBee, Sue Brandt.   AUSTIN: THE PAST STILL PRESENT  
Austin: Austin Heritage Society, 1975. 1st ed. 129 pages. Hardcover. In this volume is presented a sampler of historically and architecturally important buildings to be found, still alive & well, in the Texas Capital City.
Fine/Fine. # A1822. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McMahon, Franklin.   CHICAGO IMPRESSIONS  
Chicago: Park Hyatt, 1980. 16 pages. Hardcover. Sixteen plates, mostly watercolors, one pen drawing, showing scenes around the city of Chicago. Terra-cotta cloth-covered boards with paste-on title block on front, no title on spine.
VG/No Jacket. Tight and square, no owner name or marks. No foxing on plates. Unused Park Hyatt presentation plate inside rear board. Spine and edges of boards are lightened, but no wear. # B8367. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McManus, Michael.   A TREASURY OF AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW: A COLLECTION OF THE USEFUL AND DECORATIVE  
New York: Penguin Books, 1997. 1st ed. 150 pages. Hardcover. 0670862347 0-670-86234-7. In-depth and well-illustrated study of utilitarian and decorative scrimshaw objects created by American whalemen of the nineteenth century. 200 illustrations and bibliography.
Near Fine/Near Fine. No wear, owner name embossed inside. # E1054. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
McWilliams, Mary, & David J. Roxburgh.   TRACES OF THE CALLIGRAPHER: ISLAMIC CALLIGRAPHY IN PRACTICE, 1600-1900  
Houston: Museum Fine Arts/Yale, 2007. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. 0300126328 0-300-12632-8. 66 color illustrations. Published to coincide with an exhibition organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston,in 2007-08. Brings together the "tools of the trade" and the exquisite art made with these functional objects in India, Iran, and Turkey. Oversize soft cover with French flaps.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5131. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meech-Pekarik, Julia, & James T. Kenney.   UTAMARO: A CHORUS OF BIRDS  
New York: MMA/Viking Press, 1981. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0670220094 0-670-22009-4. Reproduces in facsimile size and in the fold-out format of the original copy in the collection of Metropolitan Museum of Art. In slip-case.
Fine/No Jacket. The book is in fine condition, the slip-case has two cup rings on the front. # B8842. $24.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meilach, Dona Z.   BOX ART: ASSEMBLAGE AND CONSTRUCTION  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1975. 96 pages. Hardcover. 0517516209 0-517-51620-9. Will guide the novice box-artist in making their own crreation. 182 photos and 19 color plates.
VG/Fine. New, out of our archived stock, having only the effects of nearly forty years storage. # B7487. $21.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Meilach, Dona Z.   CONTEMPORARY ART WITH WOOD: CREATIVE TECHNIQUES AND APPRECIATION  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1975. Reprint. 214 pages. Paperback. 0517524295 0-517-52429-5. 400 photos, 14 in color. Instructions on selecting wood, hand and power tools, finishing and all sorts of techniques in working wood. Step-by-step photos.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5110. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mendelowitz, Daniel M.   DRAWING  
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1967. Reprint. 464 pages. Hardcover. 0030561302 0-03-056130-2. 330 illustrations, most b/w. The author analyses characteristics that make a drawing. Bibliography and index.
VG/VG. Book firm, unmarked, without wear. Edges tanned. Dustjacket lightly scuffed and wrinkled at top edge. # E1276. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Menil Foundation, .   THE MENIL COLLECTION: A SELECTION FROM THE PALEOLITHIC TO THE MODERN ERA  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. 320 pages. Paperback. 0810923300 0-8109-2330-0. Samples from Houston's gem of a museum, The Menil Collection. Color photos on very heavy stock.
Fine/Wraps. Fine, an immaculate copy. # B0562. $20.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Gary Fabian.   THE COLOUR OF TIME  
London: Black Dog Publishing, 2010. 190 pages. Hardcover. 1907317066 1-907317-06-6. Catalog of Miller's paintings of the study of light. Color plates every page.
Fine/VG. Dustjacket has a small mended tear at spine top. # B8535. $16.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Miller, Judith.   THE STYLE SOURCEBOOK  
Buffalo, NY: Firefly Books, 2003. 1st Am. ed. 416 pages. Hardcover. 1552977919 1-55297-791-9. The Definitive Illustrated Directory of Fabrics, Wallpapers, Paints, Flooring, and Tiles.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Minimal sign of handling. # B4448. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, Sharon.   LLADRO COLLECTORS SOCIETY EXPRESSIONS MAGAZINE VOL. 10, 1994  
New York: Lladro Collectors, 1994. 120 pages. Paperback. Complete four magazine volume for 1994.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked but for light edgewear on spines. # A9420. $38.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, Sharon.   LLADRO COLLECTORS SOCIETY EXPRESSIONS MAGAZINE VOL. 9 1993 COMPLETE  
New York: Lladro Collectors, 1993. 120 pages. Paperback. Four magazines complete issue for year 1993.
Near Fine/Wraps. Slight spine rub, o/w fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # A9421. $38.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mitchell, Sharon.   LLADRO COLLECTORS SOCIETY EXPRESSIONS MAGAZINE SPRING 1995 VOL. 11 NO. 1 TENTH ANNIVERSARY ISSUE  
New York: LLadro Collectors Sociey, 1995. 31 pages. Paperback. Displays 10 years of members only figurines. Also contains a tour of 'Porcelain City' and a short history of porcelain making around the world. Includes reference index to Expressions editions from Spring 1990 to Winter 1994. The Expressions of Love 23 page brochure is also included.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight and unmarked. # A9419. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Molteni, Mario.   THE CLAY MODELLING HANDBOOK: LEARNING FROM THE MASTERS  
New York: Clarkson Potter, 1992. 1st Am. ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0517585987 0-517-58598-7. Provides practical instructions and expert advice on how to model in clay. Illustrations every page.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use or handling. # B5091. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Moskowitz, Ira, & Maurice Serullaz.   DRAWINGS OF THE MASTERS: FRENCH IMPRESSIONISTS IN SLIPCASE  
New York: Shorewood, 1962. 140 pages. Hardcover. Includes 99 plates of the works discussed. Pale green linen-covered boards, in green slipcase with paste-ond Degas drawing.
Near Fine/New. Book is clean, tight, unmarked, without wear. Slipcase is chipped and worn. (sacrificed itself for the book) # B9510. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Mukoda, Naoki.   SIGNS: SIGNBOARDS/STORESIGNS IN EUROPE AND UNITED STATES AMERICA  
Tokyo: BSS, 1987. 1st ed. 234 pages. Hardcover. 4568500737 4-5685007-3-7. 900 previously unpublished color photos of signs in 10 primary motifs: Stars and Planets, Human Figures, Animals, Plants, Tools and Implements, Costume, Food and Drink, Vehicles, Buildings, and Lettering. Bilingual in Japanese and English. Aimed at professionals in design and advertising.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. Slightly cocked. # B4748. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Neff, Emily Ballew.   JOHN SINGLETON COPLEY IN ENGLAND  
London: MFAH/Merrell Holberton, 1995. 1st ed. 182 pages. Paperback. 0890900701 0-89090-070-1. Published on the occasion of the exhibition of John Copley in England organized by the National Gallery in Washington and the Museum of fine Art in Houston, October 1995-April 1996. Much biographical info and insight into Copley's style and thoughts.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B6368. $23.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newbert, Chris.   WITHIN A RAINBOWED SEA (SIGNED, SLIPCASED)  
Honolulu: Beyond Words, 1984. 1st ed. 208 pages. Hardcover. 0681299088 0-681-29908-8. An absolutely stunning collection of color photos of marine life in tropical waters. Printed on heavy stock. SIGNED by Newbert, IN SLIPCASE, with six separate photos laid in.
Fine/Fine. Book & dustjacket perfect. Slipcase Near Fine, with some dust spots. # B6045. $29.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Newman, Thelma.   FRAME BOOK CONTEMPORARY DESIGN WITH TRADITIONAL METHODS AND MATERIALS  
New York: Crown Publishers, 1974. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0517513838 0-517-51383-8. Clear, step-by-step instructions for many kinds of frames, mats, and shadow boxes.
Near Fine/VG. Book clean, tight, unmarked. Dj has two 1"-2" mended tears on front. # A8532. $3.00     Inquire Now  
Norman, David.   ARTISTS' QUESTIONS ANSWERED: WATERCOLOR  
Laguna Hills, CA: Walter Foster, 2004. 144 pages. Spiral Bound. 1560108053 1-56010-805-3. Hardcover with a hidden spiral binding so the it will lay flat.
Fine/No Jacket. Crisp, firm, unmarked. # B8284. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parramon, Jose M.   LETTERING & LOGOTYPES  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1991. 1st Am. ed. 112 pages. Paperback. 082302752X 0-8230-2752-X. From the W-G Artist's Library, covers history of lettering and type for logos and signs. (Not calligraphy).
Near Fine/Wraps. Owner's name, else Fine. # A5998. $5.50     Inquire Now  
Parramore, Dock Dilworth.   THE PARRAMORE SKETCHES: SCENES AND STORIES OF EARLY WEST TEXAS (LIMITED EDITION OF 195 COPIES)  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1975. Limited ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. # 188 of 195 specially bound & boxed copies. Edited by E.H. Antone. Typography and design by Carl Hertzog. Signed by Hertzog. Slipcased. With original printed clear acetate Dj. A collection of pencil and charcoal sketches by D.D. Parramore on the early settlers of West Texas, their work, play, travels and life.
Fine/Fine. New old stock from our archives. Book new, but green cloth slipcase has several black ink spots. # A0534. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Parramore, Dock Dilworth.   THE PARRAMORE SKETCHES: SCENES AND STORIES OF EARLY WEST TEXAS  
El Paso: Texas Western, 1975. 1st ed. 93 pages. Hardcover. 087404054X 0-87404-054-X. Series of pencil sketches of life in west Texas cattle country. While somewhat of a naive artist, his renderings of horses, wagons and windmills are quite good. Long out of print in hardcover. Typography by Carl Hertzog.
Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, square. No name, marks or wear. # A8142. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Partsch, Susanna.   PAUL KLEE 1879-1940  
Cologne: Taschen, 1993. 96 pages. Paperback. 3822802999 3-8228029-9-9. History of the life and work of German artist Paul Klee with color plates on most every page.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease on spine. # B7825. $6.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Paz, Octavio.   MEXICO: SPLENDORS OF THIRTY CENTURIES  
Boston: Bulfinch Press, 1990. Reprint. 712 pages. Hardcover. 0821217976 0-8212-1797-6. Celebrates the artistic riches created in Mexico during its 3,000 year history. Issued in conjunction with exhibit held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, 1990-'91, and later in San Antonio and Los Angeles. 550 illustrations, more than 400 in color. Large 9 x 12 inch format, 10 pounds.
Fine/Near Fine. A beautiful copy. # B8457. $72.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pennell, Joseph and Elizabeth.   FRENCH CATHEDRALS: MONASTERIES AND ABBEYS AND SACRED SITES OF FRANCE  
London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1909. Reprint. 424 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated with one hundred and eighty-three pictures by Joseph Pennell, also with plans and diagrams. The text is Elizabeth's travelog of their journeys about France for him to make the drawings. Blue cloth, white fleur-de-lis, and gilt titles. Gilt top edge.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked save for PON on half-title page. Spine sunned. # B5163. $61.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Peschke, Donald.   WOODSMITH: NOTES FROM THE SHOP VOL. 15, NO. 85  
Des Moines: Woodsmith, 1993. 1st ed. 32 pages. Paperback. Included is Woodworking Plan Booklet 12, Bench Top Router Table.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, unmarked, 1/4 nick on rear corner. # B1768. $8.00     Inquire Now  
Phillips, Tom.   AFRICA: THE ART OF A CONTINENT  
Munich: Prestel, 1999. 1st Trade ed. 616 pages. Paperback. 3791320041 3-7913200-4-1. First published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Africa: The Art of a Continent', Royal Academy of Arts, London, 4 October 1995-21 January 1996.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, no marks. # E1251. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pinckney, Pauline A.   PAINTING IN TEXAS: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 232 pages. Hardcover. Introduction by Jerry Bywaters. Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, Fort Worth. 117 b/w plates and 12 color plates.
VG/VG. Foxing on cover and dj, else nice. # B6809. $75.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pomar, Maria Teresa.   EL DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: THE LIFE OF THE DEAD IN MEXICAN FOLK ART  
Fort Worth: Modern Art Museum, 1995. Reprint. 110 pages. Paperback. 0929865146 0-929865-14-6. Reprint of catalogue of exhibit organized by the Fort Worth Art Museum in 1987. Color photos with essays by Pomar.
Fine/Wraps. No sign of use or handling. # B9669. $17.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Porter, Eliot.   INTIMATE LANDSCAPES: PHOTOGRAPHS BY ELIOT PORTER  
New York: Metropolitan Museum Art, 1979. 143 pages. Hardcover. 0870992090 0-87099-209-0. Renown photographer Eliot Porter presents 55 full-page color plates, showing the diversity of the nature. 9.8 x 13 inch format. In taupe silk cloth covers with photograph pastedown on front cover.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Spine and top 3/4 inch of front board slightly sun-faded. Otherwise a sharp, unmarked copy. # B8665. $80.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Powell & Goodall, .   JAMES A. MICHENER COLLECTION: TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN PAINTING  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1977. 1st ed. 354 pages. Hardcover. Catalog of the art collection given to the University of Texas by the Micheners. Contains b/w and color photos and thorough description of each painting.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Corners and spine tips lightly bumped. # B4509. $27.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Pratt, Winthrop.   A NOTEBOOK FOR SHIP MODEL BUILDERS  
Bogota, NJ: Model Shipways, 1971. Reprint. 32 pages. Paperback. Much help for the novice and more advanced model ship builder. Drawings throughout and lots of descriptions, history, and suggestions.
VG/Wraps. Very firm, unmarked. Clean, but lightly silverfish nibbled on cover. # B7070. $4.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Reaves, Jr., William E.   TEXAS ART AND A WILDCATTER'S DREAM: EDGAR B. DAVIS AND THE SAN ANTONIO ART LEAGUE  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1998. 1st ed. 97 pages. Paperback. 0890968209 0-89096-820-9. Twenty-nine color plates and twenty-one b/w illustrations. Bibliography and index.
Near Fine/Wraps. Small publisher's stamp on front endpaper, else Near Fine. # E0685. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Renner, Frederick G.   CHARLES M. RUSSELL: PAINTINGS, DRAWINGS, AND SCULPTURE IN THE AMON CARTER MUSEUM  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1972. Reprint. 148 pages. Hardcover. 0292736223 0-292-73622-3. A fine work on the life and art of Charles M. Russell. Captured are his works on paper, canvas, and in sculpture. 36 color and 223 b/w plates. 11.25 x 11.75 inch format. In dark charcoal cloth with gilt spine lettering. Six pounder.
Near Fine/Good+. Dustjacket has white speckles, where it had stuck to other copies in storage, else VG. Book is Fine, clean, tight, unmarked, with no wear. # B7502. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Renner, Ginger.   LIMITLESS SKY: THE WORK OF CHARLES M. RUSSELL  
Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1986. 1st ed. 132 pages. Hardcover. 0873583841 0-87358-384-1. Paintings, pen & ink drawings, sculptures are all featured in this book which includes the illustrated pages from Parkman's OREGON TRAIL and illustrated letters to friends. Dj in mylar.
New/New. New old stock from our archives. # A7835. $26.00     Inquire Now  
Rhine, Adam.   HEBREW ILLUMINATIONS  
Boulder, CO: Sounds True, 2006. 1st ed. 99 pages. Hardcover. 1591793459 1-59179-345-9. Twenty-two traditional Hebrew letters done in calligraphy and watercolors. The second section is Rhine's Magen David Series of intricate shapes. Foreword by Rabbi David Zeller. 10.8 inch square format.
Fine/VG. No wear, no marks. The dustjacket has a nick at spine top. # B9962. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Richmond, Leonard.   LANDSCAPE PAINTING STEP-BY-STEP: A REVISED/ENLARGED EDITION OF THE ART OF LANDSCAPE PAINTING  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1972. Revised ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0823026159 0-8230-2615-9. The classic in a revised, updated version with more advice and information. 52 full color and 25 b/w illustrations.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. No sign of use. Dj has tiny scrape line, tear. # B5917. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ricketts, Charles.   DEFENCE OF THE REVIVAL OF PRINTING (DEFENSE)  
Forest Hills: Battery Park Book Co., 1978. Limited ed. 39 pages. Hardcover. 1978 reproduction of 1899 original in Battery Park's Bibliographical Reprint Series. Limited to an edition of 600 copies. Title is spelled Defense on spine and Defence on title page. Treatise on books, printing, etchings and other things put to paper.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B2713. $12.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rizzoli, .   ALMA-TADEMA  
New York: Rizzoli, 1977. Reprint. 104 pages. Paperback. 0847801268 0-8478-0126-8. Includes biographical essay on the artist. 43 color plates and a few b/w.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease or other sign of use. # B4784. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ronnberg Jr, Erik A.R.   GLOUCESTER CLIPPER FISHING SCHOONERS  
Cedarburg: Phoenix Publications, Inc., 1989. Reprint. 94 pages. Paperback. 0961502150 0-9615021-5-0. Historical notes on the Gloucester fisheries, and step-by-step instructions for building a fully-detailed model of the seiner "Smuggler" 1877. B/w drawings, bibliography.
VG/Wraps. Tight, no wear, sticker ghost on front, owner name embossed inside. # E0948. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rousseau, Henri, & N. Brodskaya (compile.   MASTERS OF WORLD PAINTING: HENRI ROUSSEAU  
New York: Abrams, 1977. 1st ed. Paperback. 081092093X 0-8109-2093-X. With an introductory biography & 15 tipped-in plates this large size book gives a nice over-view of the artist. 9.5 x 12.5 inch format. Printed in Leningrad, USSR, by Aurora Art Publishers, Harry N. Abrams, Publishers.
VG/Wraps. Light shelf wear, corner of back cover has been creased. # A3723. $8.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ruskin, John.   LECTURES ON ARCHITECTURE AND PAINTING: DELIVERED AT EDINBURGH IN NOVEMBER, 1853  
London: Smith, Elder, and Co., 1984. 1st ed. 239 pages. Hardcover. Dark brown moire cloth covered boards. Fifteen plates of engravings. Publisher catalog removed at rear. Some words penciled inside FFEP and back endpaper. Top edge darkened.
Good+/No Jacket. Binding firm, tips bumped and rubbed. # B6192. $49.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Russian Art, .   MONUMENTAL AND DECORATIVE SCULTPURE OF LENINGRAD  
Leningrad: Iskusstvo, 1991. 479 pages. Hardcover. 5210003159 5-2100031-5-9. Outstanding b/w photography highlights this extensive study of Russian and Soviet sculpture in their monuments and architecture. Photo captions in English and Russian. Most emphasis on pre-1917 works. Cover blind-stamped with a lion head design. In oatmeal-color fine cloth with silver spine lettering.
Near Fine/No Jacket. # B2106. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Rutland, Willie B.   SURSUM!: ELIZABET NEY IN TEXAS  
Austin: Hart, 1977. 1st ed. 200 pages. Hardcover. Biographical essay by May Diane Harris. Notes and letters to, from and concerning Miss Ney illustrate her life in Texas. Brick red cloth with bright gilt titles front and spine.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B4809. $50.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Salerno (editor), Marie.   THE NEW YORK POP-UP BOOK  
New York: Universe Publishing, 1999. Hardcover. 0789303744 0-7893-0374-4. Pop-up book produced by NYC 100 as a celebration of New York City history. 19 masterfully engineered architectural designs, and other pop-ups celebrating literature and the arts. Essays by E.L. Doctorow, Nora Ephron, and others.
VG/No Jacket. All parts undamaged and in working order. No name or marks. Foot of spine bumped. # B8029. $54.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schaaf, Gregory.   AMERICAN INDIAN ART SERIES, VOLUME THREE: AMERICAN INDIAN TEXTILES-2,000 ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES  
Santa Fe: CIAC Press, 2001. 1st ed. 317 pages. Hardcover. 0966694848 0-9666948-4-8. 700 photos in color and b/w, bibliography.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1249. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schiller, Gertrud.   ICONOGRAPHY OF CHRISTIAN ART VOL. 1  
Greenwich, CT: New York Graphic Society, 197. 1st Am. ed. 473 pages. Hardcover. 0821203657 0-8212-0365-7. With 585 illustrations, a crucial reference work for art historians, this volume deals with Christ's Incarnation, Childhood, Baptism, Temptation, Works & Miracles.
Fine/Fine. # A3518. $125.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schmeal, Jacqueline Andre.   IOWA FOLK ARTISTS  
Ames, Iowa: Iowa State Univ., 1998. 1st ed. 126 pages. Hardcover. 0813828899 0-8138-2889-9. The work and brief biography of sixteen Iowa folk artists. B/w photos. Book has a gift inscription, possibly that of the author, but name is not legible.
Near Fine/Near Fine. DJ a bit sun discolored. Gift inscription in book. # B5979. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schutz, Walter E.   GETTING STARTED IN CANDLEMAKING  
New York: Macmillan, 1973. 96 pages. Paperback. Illustrated book teaching the fundamentals of candlemaking.
Near Fine/Wraps. Not used, but light shelfwear. # A7469. $4.50     Inquire Now  
Schwarz, Arturo.   MAN RAY: THE RIGOUR OF IMAGINATION  
New York: Rizzoli, 1977. 1st Am. ed. 384 pages. Hardcover. 0847801241 0-8478-0124-1. 520 illustrations, 40 in color. Clean, tight, unmarked, sharp corners. Silverfish nibbling to the red dye along edges of boards. Top edge foxed. Dj has been price-clipped. Small errata note included
VG/VG. # B6268. $90.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Schwarz, Hans.   PAINTING IN TOWNS AND CITIES  
New York: Watson-Guptill, 1969. 1st ed. 104 pages. Hardcover. 0289796318 0-289-79631-8. The author shows you how he does it, and lets you watch & listen as he describes the work.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Lightly foxed end papers. # A6020. $5.00     Inquire Now  
Scott, John.   LANDSCAPES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA  
Claremont: Aeolian Press, 1987. Reprint. 128 pages. Hardcover. 086422043X 0-86422-043-X. Seventy-one color illustrations, photos by Richard Woldendorp, and paintings of the same or similar scenes by various artists. Fifty-seven pages of text preceeds the illustrations.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. Small Australian bookstore sticker inside front cover. # B9932. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Scott, David, Bullard, E. John.   JOHN SLOAN 1871-1951  
Boston: Boston Book & Art, 1971. 215 pages. Hardcover. 0843520264 0-8435-2026-4. The catalog of a centennial exhibit in 1971, by the National Gallery, and shown in 6 cities, includes essays on the artist's life & works, a chronology, bibliography & a list of all books he illustrated.
Near Fine/Good+. Dj price-clipped, rubbed & 1/2" chip on bottom front. # A4767. $23.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Seidelman, Harold, & James Turner.   INUIT IMAGINATION: ARCTIC MYTH AND SCULPTURE  
vancouver: Douglas & McIntyre, 1993. 224 pages. Hardcover. 1550541021 1-55054-102-1. Contemporary Inuit sculpture combined with traditional stories, songs, and reminiscences provide a cultural context. 173 color photos of contemporary pieces. References, bibliography, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1273. $28.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shapiro, editor, Gary.   AFTER THE FUTURE: POSTMODERN TIMES AND PLACES  
Albany: SUNY, 1990. 1st ed. 360 pages. Paperback. 079140210X 0-7914-0210-X. Brings together diverse aspects of postmodernism by philosophers, literary critics, historians of architecture, and sociologists.
Near Fine/Wraps. No evidence of use, but a owner book label on FEP. # B7831. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shaw, George Everett.   ART OF GRACE AND PASSION: ANTIQUE AMERICAN INDIAN ART  
Aspen, CO: Aspen Art Museum, 1999. 1st ed. 108 pages. Hardcover. 0934324271 0-934324-27-1. Published in conjunction with an exhibition in Aspen in 1999-2000. Color photos of antique basketry, beadwork, carving, and pottery. Large 12 x 13.25 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. Book has no wear or marks. Dustjacket has quarter-inch mended tear at top front, and slightly longer tear at top back with small associated wrinkle. # E1265. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shelton, Caroline, & John Palmer Leeper.   FESTIVALS OF SAN ANTONIO  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1983. 1st ed. 37 pages. Hardcover. 0911536981 0-911536-98-1. Thirteen water color plates by Caroline Shelton show off the colorful festivals of the city. Text is by John Palmer Leeper.
Fine/Fine. No wwear, no marks on book or dustjacket. # B9812. $35.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Shickell, Edward Hampton.   BOOKPLATES FOR LIBRARIES: CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS FOR SCHOOL, PUBLIC, COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES  
Austin: Roger Beacham, 1968. 1st ed. Hardcover. Introduction by William Holman describing the ways librarians can use the book to help design bookplates for their needs. 72 color illustrations. Roger Beacham, Publisher is an imprint of William and Barbara Holman. Unpaginated.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B6844. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Snidow, Gordon.   GORDON SNIDOW: CHRONICLER OF THE CONTEMPORARY WEST  
Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1973. Reprint. Paperback. 0873581172 0-87358-117-2. Foreword by Sam Gilluly, Montana Historical Society, and introduction by Don Hedgpeth of the Whitney Gallery of Western Art. Color and b/w drawings and paintings. B/w photos of several sculptures.
Near Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. No reader crease. Just not crisp as new. # B4519. $12.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Snowman, A. Kenneth.   CARL FABERGE: GOLDSMITH TO THE IMPERIAL COURT OF RUSSIA  
New York: Gramercy Books, 1998. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0517405024 0-517-40502-4. More than 100 color photos show the fabulous art in gold and jewels.
Fine/Near Fine. Tight, no name or marks. # E1279. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spielmann, M.H.   KATE GREENAWAY: DELUXE LIMITED EDITION, 1 OF 500 WITH ORIGINAL SKETCH  
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. Limited ed. 301 pages. Hardcover. Bound with an original mounted pencil sketch by Kate Greenaway, signed by her brother on the mount to certify authenticity. Bound in cream cloth-covered boards with embossed design and bright gilt titles on front and spine. Gilt top edge and wine colored ribbon marker. This is number 220 of 500 copies, signed and numbered by John Greenaway. 52 color plates. 90 sketches, thumbnails, and photos. Biography and correspondence, especially with John Ruskin. Sketch is of a young woman, seated, and with a pensive expression.
VG/No Jacket. Rear hinge has exposed cloth, but holding well. Spine tips a little softened. Occasional foxing. Book is firm, with nice corners. # B9609. $1,450.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Spring, Justin.   THE ESSENTIAL EDWARD HOPPER  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. 1st ed. 112 pages. Hardcover. 0836269985 0-8362-6998-5. 52 illustrations, including 45 plates in full color. Biographic notes. 6-inch square format.
Near Fine/VG. Tight, unmarked. Slight scuff on bottom edge of spine foot. Tiny repaired tear of dustjacket spine foot. # E1256. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
St. Aubyn (editor), Fiona.   IVORY: AN INTERNATIONAL HISTORY AND ILLUSTRATED SURVEY  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1987. 1st ed. 352 pages. Hardcover. 0810911183 0-8109-1118-3. Essays on ivory by 12 experts, with a practical Guide for Collectors. 400 illustrations, 80 in color. Glossary, bibliography, and index.
Near Fine/Fine. No wear on book , but owner blindstamp is present. Dustjacket perfect, put in mylar when it was new. # E0935. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
staff, .   JAPANESE WORKS OF ART, SNUFF BOTTLES, CHINESE ART: PUBLIC AUCTION THURSDAY APRIL 6, 1972  
New York: Sotheby, Parke-Bernet, 1972. 1st ed. Paperback. Catalog for auction in New York, 1972 with descriptions and photos of items. Includes prices realized folder printed later.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B5305. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Steinfeldt, Cecilia, & Donald Lewis Stov.   EARLY TEXAS FURNITURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1974. Reprint. 263 pages. Hardcover. Brown canvas-covered boards with paste-on photo of antique food safe. Some color, mostly b/w photos & descriptions of 344 objects included in an exhibition held at the Witte Memorial Museum in San Antonio June-December 1973.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives with clear mylar dustjacket. # B9853. $195.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stelzig, Christine.   CAN YOU SPOT THE LEOPARD¨: AFRICAN MASKS (ADVENTURES IN ART)  
Munich: Prestel, 1997. 28 pages. Hardcover. 3791318748 3-7913187-4-8. Color photos and endpaper map. Designed to teach children about the cultures and art of the masks.
Fine/No Jacket. No wear, no marks. # E1283. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stern, John, & William H. Gerdts.   MASTERS OF LIGHT: PLEIN-AIR PAINTING IN CALIFORNIA 1890-1930  
Irvine, CA: Irvine Museum, 2002. 1st ed. 196 pages. Hardcover. 0971409234 0-9714092-3-4. The landscapes and buildings of California presented with an Impressionistic flair.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, bright, unmarked. # B2479. $61.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stewart, Gail.   CABINET OF NATURAL HISTORY & AMERICAN RURAL SPORTS IN SLIPCASE  
Barre, MA: Imprint Society, 1973. Reprint. 150 pages. Hardcover. 087636055X 0-87636-055-X. Reprint in one volume of original three annual volumes, 1830-1833, including all 56 plates, 12 in color, by Charles Wilson Peale & William Bartram. Accompanying text has been abridged from original.
Fine/No Jacket. Fine book. Slipcase has a tiny stain on front pasted label, no wear. # A4261. $36.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Storey, Joyce.   THE THAMES AND HUDSON MANUAL OF DYES AND FABRICS  
London: Thames & Hudson, 1978. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 0500670161 0-500-67016-1. 121 illustrations, 28 in color. Covers all aspects of textile printing, including information on fibres and fabrics.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight. No sign of use or handling. # B6221. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stravitz, David.   NEW YORK, EMPIRE CITY 1920-1945  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2004. 1st ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0810950111 0-8109-5011-1. 100 mostly full-page historical architectural duotone photographs take you back to the city as it was between the wars. 10 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Fine. # B8023. $55.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Stuckey, Charles F.   MONET: A RETROSPECTIVE  
Westport, CT: Hugh Lauter Levin, 1985. 1st ed. 387 pages. Hardcover. 0883633019 0-88363-301-9. 132 color and 119 black and white illustrations. Reviews, articles, and interviews written by Proust, Zola, Maupassant and others, selected and edited by Stuckey. Beaux Arts Editions.
Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no name or writing. Corners sharp. # B3865. $20.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Symons, Arthur, & Bruce S. Harris.   THE COLLECTED DRAWINGS OF AUBREY BEARDSLEY  
New York: Crescent Books/Crown, 1967. Reprint. 212 pages. Hardcover. Editor's introduction by Harris and a five page appreciation by Symons. 198 b/w plates. Includes a life list of drawings by Beardsley.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dj has two small mended tears at spine top. # B7938. $16.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Szunyoghy, Andras, & Gyorgy Feherf.   ANATOMY DRAWING SCHOOL: HUMAN, ANIMAL, COMPARATIVE ANATOMY  
Koln: Konemann, 2006. 1st ed. 603 pages. Hardcover. 3833125284 3-8331252-8-4. Deep study of anatomy for artists, illustrated on every page.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8534. $32.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Taylor, Tobi.   AMERICAN INDIAN ART MAGAZINE VOLUME 35, NUMBER 1, WINTER 2009  
Scottsdale, Az: American Indian Art, Inc, 20. 1st ed. 96 pages. Paperback. Beautiful photos of weaving, jewelry, carving, basketry, and other crafts and arts. Essays about Cree dolls, vertically twined Plateau bags, the Hudson's Bay Collection in the Manitoba Museum, and Zacheriasand the Chicago Settee.
Fine/Wraps. No indication of previous use or handling. # B7354. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Texas Highways, .   WILD FLOWERS: A PORTFOLIO OF FRAMEABLE PRINTS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1985. 1st ed. 8 pages. Print. 0890962324 0-89096-232-4. Photographs from Texas Hiways Magazine. 18 X 14 inches, 7 prints suitable for framing.
Fine/No Jacket. New copy sealed in publisher's shrinkwrap. # B6835. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thompson, Bill.   TECHNIQUES OF HOBBY CERAMICS  
Livonia, MI: Scott Advertising, 1977. Reprint. 159 pages. Hardcover. Twenty-five color plates, line drawings of patterns. Step-by-step instructions to paint each style.
Fine/Good+. Clean, tight, unmarked book. Dj has some surface scuffing, two small edge tears, chip at spine foot. # B1638. $7.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Thorpe, Mackenzie.   MACKENZIE THORPE: FROM THE HEART  
New York: Universe, 2000. 1st ed. 144 pages. Hardcover. 0789305097 0-7893-0509-7. Colorful full-page plates display Thorpe's heart-felt paintings.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1241. $22.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tietze, Hans.   TREASURES OF THE GREAT NATIONAL GALLERIES  
New York: Phaidon, 1954. 424 pages. Hardcover. An introduction to the paintings in the famous museums of the Western World, with 300 illustrations, 24 in color, by 143 artists.
VG/VG. # A5823. $5.25     Inquire Now  
Tovar, Consuelo.   UNA MIRADA A LA PINTURA MEXICANA DEL SIGLO XX HACIA EL SIGLO XXI: ANTOLOGIA CRITICA  
Mexico: Editorial Proyecta, 2007. 311 pages. Hardcover. 9685943028 9-6859430-2-8. Overview of artists and their work in the twentieth century in Mexico. Very high production values in the printing of the color plates. Text in Spanish, final 35 pages is an English translation of the introduction, prologue, and the biographical sketches of the artists.
Fine/Near Fine. # B9868. $70.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tully, Judd.   RED GROOMS AND RUCKUS MANHATTAN  
New York: George Braziller, 1977. 1st ed. 110 pages. Paperback. 0807608491 0-8076-0849-1. 30 pages of text and 84 plates, color and b/w.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7342. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tummins, Madge E.   POTTERY FOR EVERYONE: FOR HOBBYISTS AND STUDENTS  
Houston: Young Co., 1949. 1st ed. 172 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos and drawings by the author illustrate this great how-to book. Instructions for all types of pottery making. Green cloth with black titles.
Good+/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Edges foxed. Missing Dj. Endpapers darkened. # B5863. $7.75   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Turner, A. Richard.   INVENTING LEONARDO  
New York: Knopf, 1993. 1st ed. 268 pages. Hardcover. 0679415513 0-679-41551-3. Growth and change of the world's view of Leonardo. Translucent patterned Dj over gray boards.
VG/Near Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B7828. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyler, Mabs.   THE BIG BOOK OF DOLLS  
New York: Dial Press, 1976. 1st ed. 191 pages. Hardcover. 0803705808 0-8037-0580-8. Color photos by Gina Harris and drawings by Janine Kirwan. Making dolls from many materials and for many uses.
Fine/VG. Book is clean, tight, unmarked, with no wear. Dj has slight edge rub. # B7878. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Tyler, Ron.   PECOS TO RIO GRANDE: INTERPRETATIONS OF FAR WEST TEXAS BY EIGHTEEN ARTISTS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1983. 1st ed. 125 pages. Hardcover. 0890961662 0-89096-166-2. Color paintings in a variety of mediums capture the feel of West Texas.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no marks. Dj has wear top of spine, price-clipped. # B4070. $25.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Umlauf, Charles, & Danes & Goodall.   CHARLES UMLAUF, SCULPTOR  
Austin: U.T. Press, 1967. 1st ed. 124 pages. Hardcover. B/w photos of the many and varied forms of this noted sculptor. Foreword by Gibson Danes, and biographical introduction by Donald Goodall.
VG/Good+. Solid book with no marks and no wear. Dustjacket is scuffed on corners and edges. # E0191. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Valle, Gabriel Brena.   AQUEL ESPACIO CAUTIVO: FOTOS ESTEREOSCOPICAS DE LA CIUDAD DE MEXICO DE 1896 A 1913  
Mexico, D.F.: BanCrecer, 1993. Reprint. 206 pages. Hardcover. 9687266090 9-6872660-9-0. Stereoscopic photos of Mexico City in 1896 to 1913. Can be viewed in 3D using red/blue glasses from pocket inside back board. All text is in Spanish. Dark blue boards with bright gilt titles.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, no name or marks. Dj has a little delamination on edges. # B2957. $78.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Varnedoe, Kirk, & Adam Gopnik.   HIGH AND LOW: MODERN ART AND POPULAR CULTURE  
New York: Museum of Madern Art, 1990. 460 pages. Paperback. 0870703544 0-87070-354-4. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles in 1990-91. Illustrated in b/w and color throughout, with four fold-out plates. Sections include words & art, caricature, graffiti, comics, advertising & more. A good resource weighing in around 7 pounds.
VG/Wraps. Very firm binding, no marks. Spine has light creases from reading. Back corners creased. # E1316. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vicens, Francesc, & Joaquim Gomis.   CATHEDRAL OF TARRAGONA  
Barcelona: Ediciones Poligrafa, 1971. 367 pages. Hardcover. Selected and edited by Joan Prats Valles. English language Dj, text in French, German, Spanish, and English. From the FOTOSCOP Collection of Visual Language. Index of illustrations in separate fold-out for each language. 240 full-page photos, b/w and color. List on Dj flaps of other titles in the collection. White linen boards, pictorial Dj. Distributed in U.S. by Tudor Publishing, New York.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. No wear. # B7315. $38.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Vogel, Susan M.   BAULE: AFRICAN ART WESTERN EYES  
New Haven: Yale Univ., 1997. 312 pages. Hardcover. 0300073178 0-300-07317-8. Art of the Baule People of the Ivory Coast, and the history and traditions surrounding it. Field photos made by the author and images of museum objects. Published in association with an exhibition organized by Yale University in cooperation with the Museum of African Art. Glossary, bibliography, checklist of objects, and index.
Fine/Fine. No wear, no marks. # E1252. $62.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Waite, Charlie, & Adam Nicolson.   LANDSCAPE IN BRITAIN  
New York: Thames & Hudson, 1984. 1st Am. ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0500541019 0-500-54101-9. 136 photos, 95 in color by Charlie Waite, with commentary by Adam Nicolson.
VG/Near Fine. Tight, square, unmarked. Dustjacket is priceclipped. # B8863. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Walker, R.A.   THE BEST OF BEARDSLEY  
London: Spring Books, 1967. Reprint. 250 pages. Hardcover. 21 pages biographical sketch precedes the plates.
VG/Good. Book is firm and clean, with no name or marks, bumped at spine foot. Dj rubbed, short tears and associated wrinkle at lower front, wrinkle at spine foot. # B7874. $10.25   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Ward, Susan.   CATALOG OF AMERICAN ANTIQUES  
New York: Mallard/BDD, 1990. 1st ed. 175 pages. Hardcover. 0792450809 0-7924-5080-9. Hundreds of color photos of the best examples of American antiques.
VG/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # E0517. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warncke, Carsten-Peter.   DE STIJL 1917-1931  
Cologne: Taschen, 1991. 216 pages. Paperback. 3822805475 3-8228054-7-5. With De Stijl, Dutch artists and architects made a considerable contribution to classical Modernism, and yet the movement is virtually unknown - a situation which this book seeks to remedy.
Fine/Wraps. Clean, straight and tight, unmarked. Large softcover with French flaps # B6384. $34.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Warren, Geoffrey.   FASHION ACCESSORIES SINCE 1500  
New York: Drama Book, 1987. 1st Am. ed. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0896760944 0-89676-094-4. Over 1,000 b/w drawings detail every nuance of headcoverings, fans, gloves, umbrallas, bags, and shoes. FFEP removed, library stamp on top edge.
X-Lib Good+/VG. Edges and endpapers foxed. Binding tight. Text free of marks. # B2989. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wasserman, Jack.   LEONARDO DA VINCI: THE LIBRARY OF GREAT PAINTERS  
New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1974. Reprint. 179 pages. Hardcover. 0810902621 0-8109-0262-1. 139 illustrations, including 48 hand-tipped plates in color. Second printing. 10 x 13 inch format.
Near Fine/Near Fine. Clean, tight, no owner name or marks. Dustjacket has a scuffed corner from improper packing. # B8372. $19.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Webb, Lida.   POPULAR STYLES OF JAPANESE FLOWER ARRANGEMENT (SIGNED)  
New York: Hearthside, 1959. 1st ed. 128 pages. Hardcover. How to make and judge Japanese flower arrangements in seven styles: Ikebana, Ikenobo, Nageire, Heika, Moribana, Morimono, & modern Japanese free-style. Includes standard system of judging, scale of points, basic divisions, and staging exhibitions. Inscribed, signed, and corrected by the author. Dj not PC, no chips, but lightly foxed all over, and a paper clip mark at top of rear.
VG/VG. Tight, clean except for foxing and a small spot on top of text block. # A9366. $12.50     Inquire Now  
Wehle, Harry B.   ART TREASURES OF THE PRADO MUSEUM  
New York: Abrams, 1954. 1st ed. 257 pages. Hardcover. 167 plates, many in color and numerous fold-outs provide an insight to the collections. Included is a history of the museum.
VG/No Jacket. No marks or names. End papers are foxed and corners gently bumped. # A8534. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Weisberg, Gabriel P.   THE ORIENT EXPRESSED: JAPAN'S INFLUENCE ON WESTERN ART 1854-1918  
Jackson: Mississippi Museum of Art, 2011. 1st ed. 192 pages. Hardcover. 1887422196 1-887422-19-6. Issued in connection with an exhibition at Mississippi Museum of Art at Jackson in 2011, and then at McNay Art Museum at San Antonio in 2012. Six essays, exhibition checklist, and index.Color illustrations throughout.
New/New. New book. # 36002. $36.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Weismann, Donald L.   FRANK REAUGH: PAINTER TO THE LONGHORNS  
College Station: Texas A & M, 1985. 1st ed. 147 pages. Hardcover. 0890962367 0-89096-236-7. Introductory essay by Weismann, describing Reaugh's life and work. 61 plates in color of Reaugh's plein air works.
Fine/Fine. An unsold copy out of our older stock. # B8601. $28.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wentinck, Charles.   THE HUMAN FIGURE  
Wynnewood, PA: Livingston,. 160 pages. Hardcover. Translated from the French by Eva Cooper & profusely illustrated, this one traces the theme of the human figure through prehistoric & primitive art & each era through-out the world to the 20th century.
Fine/Fine. # A3732. $7.00     Inquire Now  
White, Roy.   HILL COUNTRY REVISITED  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1977. 51 pages. Hardcover. 0911536701 0-911536-70-1. A fine collection of White's sketches of scenes from the Texas Hill Country. Introduction by Joe B. Frantz.
New/New. New from our archives. # B9456. $18.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
White, Roy.   HILL COUNTRY REVISITED  
San Antonio: Trinity Univ., 1977. 51 pages. Hardcover. 0911536701 0-911536-70-1. A fine collection of White's sketches of scenes from the Texas Hill Country. Introduction by Joe B. Frantz.
Near Fine/Near Fine. From our archives, but shows the effects of long-time storage.Foxed on edges, tiny tear at front flap fold. # B9457. $15.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Whitson, Andrew.   A CELTIC ALPHABET: FROM THE BOOK OF KELLS AND OTHER SOURCES  
Belfast: Appletree Press, 1997. 1st ed. Hardcover. 0862816645 0-86281-664-5. A complete aalphabet of Celtic letters, based on original sources. Color illustrations throughout.
Fine/Fine. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B4657. $13.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wigoder (editor), Geoffrey.   JEWISH ART AND CIVILIZATION  
Secaucus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1972. 351 pages. Hardcover. 089009649X 0-89009-649-X. Good history of art, sculpture, tapestries, icons and cultural artifacts of the Jewish peoples. Lots of b/w and some color photos & illustrations. Arranged geographically. Bibliography & glossary. Large 10 x 12 inch format.
Fine/Near Fine. Dustjacket a bit softened at edges, but no chips or tears, near fine. # B7735. $11.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilks, Mike.   ANOTATED ULTIMATE ALPHABET  
New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1988. 1st Am. ed. Hardcover. 0805009183 0-8050-0918-3. Each picture is acompanied by an outline drawing keyed with numbers which relate to a word list. Book is unpaginated. Not a child book.
Near Fine/VG. Book tight, without wear, but has a remainder dot on the bottom edge. Dustjacket has a mended 1-inch tear at the flap-fold and related wrinkle. # B9963. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Will, Robin.   BEAUTIFUL TEXAS  
Beaverton, OR: Beautiful America, 1978. 1st ed. 72 pages. Paperback. 0915796740 0-915796-74-0. Full page color photos of scenic views throughout the state, with one to three page essay about each region.
New/Wraps. Clean, unmarked, new from our way-back stock. # B1592. $6.25     Inquire Now  
Willett, Frank.   AFRICAN ART, NEW EDITION  
London: Thames & Hudson, 2006. 3rd ed. 272 pages. Paperback. 0500203644 0-500-20364-4. Third edition with 288 illustrations, 78 in color. Study of the history of African art.
Fine/Wraps. No wear, no marks. # E1275. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilton, McKinley and Norman.   WILTON'S WONDERLAND OF CAKE DECORATING  
Chicago: Wilton, 1976. 5th ed. 223 pages. Hardcover. Illustrated throughout with b/w and color photos.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Clean, tight, unmarked. Foxin, especially end pages. # B2628. $8.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wilwerding, Walter J.   THE CATS IN ACTION (# 70)  
Tustin, CA: Walter Foster, 1970. Reprint. 31 pages. Paperback. Large stapled magazine format 10.5 x 13.75 inches. Illustrated in color and b/w. Book is undated. # 70 in Foster's 'How To Draw' series.
Fine/Wraps. No wear or marks. An exceptionally nice copy. # E0146. $9.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wood, James N., & Katharine C. Lee.   MASTER PAINTINGS IN THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO  
Chicago: Art Institute Chicago/NYGS, 1988. 168 pages. Hardcover. 0821217259 0-8212-1725-9. This book presents in color 149 of the Chicago Museum's greatest European and American paintings with descriptive text. Rust cloht-covered boards with black title on front and spine. Georges Seurat's painting 'Sunday afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte' wraps around the dustjacket.
Fine/Fine. Tight, with no wear, no marks. Dustjacket is price intact. # E1323. $14.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woolley, A.E.   PHOTOGRAPHIC LIGHTING  
Garden City: Amphoto, 1978. Reprint. 136 pages. Hardcover. 0817403566 0-8174-0356-6. Illustrated throughout with b/w photos. Third printing, red boards, b/w dustjacket with red title. Good sourcebook for b/w portrait lighting
Near Fine/Near Fine. Tight, unmarked, no wear on book or dustjacket. Owner name stamped on front endpaper. # B9218. $10.50   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Woolvin, Samuel C., & Ancel E. Nunn.   REMNANTS OF CHANGE: POEMS INSPIRED BY THE LITHOGRAPHS OF ANCEL E. NUNN  
Smithville, TX: Morningtown Press, 1991. Limited ed. 107 pages. Hardcover. 0962709611 0-9627096-1-1. Number 33 of Special Limited Edition of 100. Quarter dark blue leather, gilt title on spine. Heavy linen boards with paste-on image and title. The slipcase is also heavy linen with same image and title paste-on. Book and slip case in pristine condition. Signed on the half-title page by Samuel Woolvin, Ancel Nunn, and Bill Porterfield, who wrote the foreword. Numbered on the same page 33/100. Designed and produced by Whitehead and Whitehead.
Fine/No Jacket. New old stock from our archives. # B4688. $185.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Wroth, William.   FURNITURE FROM THE HISPANIC SOUTHWEST: AUTHENTIC DESIGNS  
Santa Fe: Ancient City Press, 1984. Reprint. 132 pages. Paperback. 0941270181 0-941270-18-1. Line drawings of various pieces and the typical joinery and motifs used. No dimensions given.
Near Fine/Wraps. # B2669. $7.25     Inquire Now  
Wynn, Tony.   BELIEVERY (SIGNED)  
Miami, FL: Serious Studios, 2002. 1st ed. 62 pages. Paperback. 0976273101 0-9762731-0-1. Inscribed and signed by the author/artist.
VG/Wraps. Clean and tight, but has a bent place on the spine. # B9214. $30.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Yeager, Carole.   YANKEE FOLK CRAFTS  
Dublin, NH: Yankee Books, 1988. Reprint. 160 pages. Hardcover. 0899091644 0-89909-164-4. Project designs and instructions for stencilling, papercutting, wood carving, antiquing and much more. Photos and drawings on every page.
Near Fine/VG. Clean, tight, unmarked. # B8135. $10.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  
Zhu Yi Yong (Yiyong), .   ZHU YI YONG PAINTINGS, NUMBER 19/500 (SIGNED) (YIYONG)  
Hong Kong: Galerie Du Monde, 1995. Limited ed. 152 pages. Hardcover. Foreword in English by Fred W. Scholle. (Repeated in Chinese) Biographical outline in English and Chinese. Alphabetical index of painting titles with page numbers in English and Chinese. Boldly signed by the artist and numbered 19/500.
Near Fine/No Jacket. Tight, clean, unmarked. Front corner lightly bumped. # E0403. $225.00   View This Item  Inquire Now  

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  • Sets and  heavy items or items requiring special packaging will be quoted.

  • 4th Class: $3.50 first book, $0.50 each additional.

  • PRIORITY MAIL: Postal Rate changes based on weight and distance have made it impossible to quote Priority Mail without knowing your location. Please advise and we will gladly quote your options.

  • FOREIGN SHIPMENTS:  We will gladly quote your shipping options.
    Here is a link to the USPS International Rate Calculator.

PAYMENT:

  • We accept PayPal, VISA & MasterCard, Discover and checks.
  • You may send credit card info via our Secure Server
  • Libraries and institutions may be billed with a purchase order.
    (Please reserve your book(s) before waiting for the wheels of bureaucracy to turn out a PO.)

CATALOG HELP:  To be brief, this catalog has links to send email to inquire on, order or reserve books.

If your email program does not support the ?subject= command, then you might have to edit the To: address  to delete any characters after the .com.

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We are usually by the phone Tues-Sat: 10-6,
Thursday: Noon-8pm Central Time
281-332-5226.
Thanks, Bert Schroeder

For more complete info see our site: www.BookHavenTexas.com
or this link.