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Admiranda Romanarum Antiquatatum ac Veteris Sculpturae Vestigia

By: Bartolo, Petra Sancti

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Pace Gallery: 1693-01-01

Seller ID: c17-2-122

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Brown Leather. Written in Latin. Transverse folio (19" by 15 1/4"). With 83 leaves of etched plates. Rebound with 19th century leather. Rubbing, light wear to corners and spine. There is a water stain on the bottom of the pages but does not affect the engraving. Large gift inscription on endpaper.Some light foxing on edges and few print stains. Overall clean and binding is tight.The work first appeared around 1685 as part of a series of copper engravings about the Roman antiquities that the painter, copper engraver and publisher Bartoli and the art writer and collector Bellori attempte... View more info

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The Incantation of Frida K.

By: Braverman, Kate

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: 2002-03-05

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-62

ISBN: 1583224696

Condition: Collectible: Good


Stated first edition with full number line. Boards are bent in a u shape. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. On her deathbed at age forty-six, artist Frida Kahlo recounts through memory and hallucination her life experiences, including her interactions with fellow artist Diego Rivera, who she loves despite her open scorn of his creations. View more info

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Frida de Frida/ Frida's Frida (Spanish Edition)

By: Casanova, Rosa; Pomar, Maria Teresa; Comisarenco, Dina; Conde, Teresa Del; Franco, Maria Teresa

Price: $500.00

Publisher: FOMENTO CULTURAL BANAMEX: 2007-10-10

Seller ID: 55-5-1507

ISBN: 9685234655

Condition: New


New. New. Shrink wrap only opened for photographing. Deluxe slipcase. Gilt page edges. Slipcase edges are a black moire silk and the book is covered in a red moire silk.Beautiful decorative pages where there would be a blank page. They have the same floral theme as the slipcase but are one color(red or white) with the gold flower outline.Written in Spanish.Includes photographs of her life and art.Produced during the celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of the most representative and influential people of Mexico , this book reflects the extraordinary creativity that characterized Fr... View more info

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The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-Portrait

By: Frida Kahlo; Carlos Fuentes [Introduction]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1995-09-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-5

ISBN: 0810932210

Condition: Collectible: Like New


In protective mylar cover.Carlos Fuentes writes passionately and brilliantly about Frida Kahlo in the introduction of this book, which reproduces the pages and drawings of Kahlo's personal diary. Sarah M. Lowe, who wrote the commentaries and the essay, provides a more balanced view. Work is a curious gathering of thoughts and feelings, observations and annotations, and indeed makes the reader feel that he/she is entering forbidden and intimate territory. View more info

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Adventures in the Arts 1ST

By: Hartley, Marsden

Price: $200.00

Publisher: BONI & LIVERIGHT:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-2-1918

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


No dust jacket. Black cloth hardcover with green patterned endpapers. Book slightly askew. Eraser mark has lightened the endpaper where price was removed. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) was an American painter and poet in the early 20th century. Hartley was born in Lewiston, Maine, USA. He began his art training at the Cleveland Art Institute after moving to Cleveland, Ohio in 1892. At the age of 22, he moved to New York City where he attended the National Academy of Design and studied painting with William Merritt Chase. He was in the cultural vanguard... View more info

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Salvador Dali by Hodge, Jessica

By: Jessica Hodge

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barnes Noble: 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 6-2-1

ISBN: 1566191807

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Looks unread. A fascinating survey of the work of an artist whose reputation as a showman has tended to devalue his exceptional ability as a draftsman and his extraordinary imaginative fertility. This handsome volume, illustrated with over 80 glorius full-color plates drwawn from the full range of Dali"s work, and with a concise fully-illustrated introduction setting the paintings in the context of his life and times, represents a fitting memorial to a unique artistic phenomenon. View more info

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The Life & Times of Rembrandt van Rijn 1930 [Hardcover] by Joannis Van Loon

By: Joannis Van Loon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Horace Liveright: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: 417

Condition: Used: Very Good


Maroon Cloth Hardcover, 570 pages. Light edge wear. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A biography of the great painter with numerous illustrations of his work. View more info

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Grandma Moses

By: Kallir, Otto

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New American Library: 1973-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1800

ISBN: 045179981X

Condition: Used: Good


First edition. No dust jacket. cover is rubbed, soiled, corners worn to the board and bent. Cracked hinges so binding is loose. Gaps between sections of pages at spine but still attached. Yellowing on page edges. Inside pages are clean.Previous owner's book plate and embossed stamp on endpaper.Highly illustrated. Book measures 12" by 13" by 1 3/4".253 large illustrations, including 135 in color, plus 1203 documentary illustrations to the Catalogue of the Works. 357pp. Grandma Moses remains a unique figure in American folk art; she did not begin her career until her seventies and pr... View more info

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Kahlo (Basic Art)

By: Kettenmann, Andrea

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Taschen: 1994-06-01

Seller ID: 55-3-12

ISBN: 3822896365

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Unread with pages lightly yellowed. Inside pages clean. The Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is one of the most important 20th century painters, and one of the few Latin American artists to have achieved a global reputation. In 1983 her work was declared the property of the Mexican state. Kahlo was one of the daughters of an immigrant German photographer and a Mexican woman of Indian origin. Her life and work were more inextricably interwoven than in almost any other artist's case. Two events in her life were of crucial importance. When she was 18, a bus accident put her in hospital for ... View more info

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Casa Azul: An Encounter with Frida Kahlo

By: Laban Carrick Hill

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Watson-Guptill: 2005-07-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-66

ISBN: 0823004112

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition with full number line. Back board is slightly bent. The author brings Frida Kahlo's compelling paintings to life, introducing young readers to her home in Mexico City and the often painful life circumstances that fueled her work. View more info

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American Folk Painting.

By: Mary Black and Jean Lipman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-4-900

Condition: Collectible: Good


First edition. Good/ Poor. Dust jacket is poor. It is torn and taped back together and is missing pieces. The dust jacket flaps have been glued to the inside boards. A few small stains in the book but overall the inside pages are clean and binding is tight. 86 plates in color, 146 illustrations in black and white. This is the most comprehensive book ever published about the charming and enduringly interesting art of self taught American painter who worked in small towns and country side. Includes an Index. Contains artist such as: John White, John Durand, Joseph Badger, Winthrop Chandler, Jos... View more info

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Beauty Is Convulsive: The Passion of Frida Kahlo

By: Maso, Carole

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Counterpoint: 2002-11-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-49

ISBN: 1582430896

Condition: New


Unread A vibrant series of prose poems celebrating the life of artist Frida Kahlo. Beauty Is Convulsive is a biographical meditation on one of the twentieth centurys most compelling and famous artists, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954). At the age of nineteen, Kahlos life was transformed when the bus in which she was riding was hit by a trolley car. Pierced by a steel handrail and broken in many places, she entered a long period of convalescence during which she began to paint self-portraits. In 1928, at twenty-one, she joined the Communist Party and came to know Diego Rivera. The forty-one-year-old Riv... View more info

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The Gray Ghost Murders: A Sean Stranahan Mystery

By: McCafferty, Keith

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2013-12-31

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 17-10-1

ISBN: 0143124382

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Light edge wear.Fourteen months after moving to Montana, fly fisherman, painter, and sometime private detective Sean Stranahan is still sleeping in his office cum art-studio, but he's no longer a newcomer. He now knows the rivers and has a new sweetheart, Martinique. And when the bear ravaged remains of two men are found on Sphinx Mountain, Sheriff Martha Ettinger once more turns to Stranahan for help in solving what smells like murder. View more info

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The Escape Artist

By: Meltzer, Brad; Brick, Scott [Reader]

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 2018-03-06

Seller ID: aud18-6-18

ISBN: 147892988X

Condition: Used: Very Good


Used. Listened to once. 11 CD's in box. 13 hours. Unabridged. Read by Scott Brick and January LaVoy. Box may show wear, like rubbing or crushing.WHO IS NOLA BROWN? Nola is a mystery Nola is trouble. And Nola is supposed to be dead. Her body was found on a plane that mysteriously fell from the sky as it left a secret military base in the Alaskan wilderness. Her commanding officer verifies she's dead. The US government confirms it. But Jim "Zig" Zigarowski has just found out the truth; Nola is still alive. And on the run. View more info

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Frida

By: Mujica, Barbara

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Overlook Hardcover: 2001-01-29

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55-3-60

ISBN: 158567074X

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line. Frida Kahlo, world famous artist and cultural icon, lived a life full of extremes. Crippled by polio and left barren by a near fatal accident at age eighteen, she went on to marry another towering cultural figure, muralist Diego Rivera. Filled with passion, love, jealousy, and deceit, their story captured the world's imagination. Told in the voice of Frida's sister Cristina, who is witness to Frida and Diego's tumultuous marriage, this is a brilliantly conceived work of historical fiction and a vivid portrait of a compelling, unique woman. What unfolds is b... View more info

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Madame de Pompadour

By: Nancy Mitford

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 3-4-1510

Condition: Used: Good


Book is askew with stains on the cloth cover. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped. Slight yellowing on page edges. In a lively combination of history and character study, Mitford describes the life of Madame de Pompadour, her rise to power and her great talents as a patron on the arts. She paints a glittering picture of the court and untangles the complicated threads of politics at home and abroad. Mitford has revised and amplified her original biography of Madame de Pompadour for this superbly illustrated volume, a companion to her best selling 'The Sun King.'Includes fifty color photographs an... View more info

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Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

By: Oles, James; Fernandez, Horacio; Kahlo, Frida; Monasterio, Pablo Ortiz [Editor]

Price: $300.00

Publisher: RM: 2010-04-30

Seller ID: 55-3-54

ISBN: 8492480750

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread, new in shrink wrap. When Frida Kahlo died in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera asked the poet Carlos Pellicer to turn her family home, the fabled Blue House, into a museum. Pellicer selected some paintings, drawings, photographs, books and ceramics, maintaining the space just as Kahlo and Rivera had arranged it to live and work in. The rest of the objects, clothing, documents, drawings and letters, as well as over 6,000 photographs collected by Kahlo over the course of her life, were put away in bathrooms that had been converted into storerooms. This incredible trove remained hidden for m... View more info

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The Devil Colony: A Sigma Force Novel

By: Rollins, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2011-06-21

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-965

ISBN: 0061784788

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and dated by author on title page without inscription. Laid in bookmark. Bottom corner bumped. Deep in the Rocky Mountains, a gruesome discovery—hundreds of mummified bodies—stirs international attention and fervent controversy. Despite doubts about the bodies' origins, the local Native American Heritage Commission lays claim to the prehistoric remains, along with the strange artifacts found in the same cavern: gold plates inscribed with an unfathomable script.During a riot at the dig site, an anthropologist dies horribly, burned to ashes in a fiery explosion in plain view... View more info

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Degas and the Dance: The Painter and the Petits Rats, Perfecting their Art

By: Rubin, Susan Goldman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2002-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3-5-933

ISBN: 0810905671

Condition: Collectible: Like New


First edition with full number line. A brilliantly illustrated book examines the behind-the-scenes inspirations that led to the creation of more than 30 paintings and drawings by Degas featuring a diverse ensemble of ballerinas, from little girls practicing to performing prima ballerinas. View more info

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Frida Kahlo: The Still Lifes

By: Salomon Grimberg; Hayden Herrera [Foreword]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Merrell: 2008-04-01

Seller ID: 55-3-52

ISBN: 1858944376

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread. Still in shrink wrap.The Mexican painter Frida Kahlo (1907-1954) is considered to be one of the greatest women artists of all time, and her vibrantly colorful work remains hugely popular today. She is best known for her striking self-portraits, through which she depicted her psychological and physical pain after an accident at the age of eighteen left her disabled and unable to bear children. Until now, Kahlo's remarkable still lifes, of which she completed about forty, compared to eighty or so self-portraits, have not been subjected to close scrutiny, despite the fact that they compri... View more info