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Image for Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1882 - '83

Fourth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1882 - '83

By: N/A

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Government Printing Office: 1886-01-01

Seller ID: b2-4-4

Condition: Collectible: Good


1st Edition. 281 pages with 120 plates, 69 figures and index. Quarto (11 1/2" x 8 1/4") issued in olive green with gilt lettering to spine and pictorial to cover. Previous owner's name on fep. Fep is torn.Hinges cracked and pages yellowing. Corners worn to board and bent. Worn edges and cloth deterioration on spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Papers include: photographs of North American Indians by Garrick Mallery, Pottery of ancient Pueblos by William H. Holmes, The ancient pottery of theMississippi Valley by Holmes, Orgin and development of form and ornament in ceramic a... View more info

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The Art of Bullet Casting: From Handloader & Rifle Magazines, 1966-81

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wolfe Publishing: 1981-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-1-950

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover has light rubbing and edgewear. Light yellowing on pages. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Articles in this book start with the basics---manuscripts by such notable authors as Jim Carmichel, John Wootters, and the late Major George Nonte. Following the basic are "chapters" more specific in content, dealing with problems and techniques on dozens of subjects. In the rear of the book, the articles involve loading a few specific cartridges---from the .222 Remington to the .458 Winchester. However, this boo is not a loading manual in any sense, its purpose is simply to instruc... View more info

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The ACROPOLIS and it's Museum 1979 Athens, Greece SC 122 Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Clio - Athens: 1979-01-01

Seller ID: 4-5-1803

Condition: Used: Very Good


Slight rubbing to the covers. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.In ancient Greece which was divided into innumerable city-states, each of these had its own acropolis, a naturally fortified hill, reinforced with ramparts, used in cases of emergency as the ultimate refuge for the inhabitants of the region The most famous of these and rightly so, was the Acropolis of Athens, which, in time, also monopolized the meaning of the word. View more info

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The Oscar Schmitz Collection. Masterpieces of French painting of the nineteenth century.

By: (Schmitz Collection) New York. Wildenstein & Co.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York: 1936-01-01

Seller ID: 8-1-1915

Condition: Collectible: Good


Written in French. Paper wraps are torn, chipped with tear on spine cover. Tanning on page edges. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.62 French paintings and drawings from the 19th century. Black and white illustrations with biography, expositions and collection on facing page.Includes artist like Paul Guguin, Jean Baptiste Camille Corot, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Cezanne, Eugene Delacroix, Claude Monet and more. View more info

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Bayreuther Festspiele 2000.

By: .

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bayreuth: 2000-01-01

Seller ID: 2-1-1639

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Cover has smudges and is slightly discolored. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Written in German and English. The reopening of the Bayreuth Festival in 1951 marked the start of a new chapter in the interpretation of the Ring cycle, and it was profoundly influenced by the experience of the past. Includes a lecture on Richard Wagner, Friedrich Nietzsche, Arthur Rackham illustrations and more. View more info

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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800

ISBN: 0870742566

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pickups, Lingo fo the Espee, celebrations of the dead in Spanish Southwest, Mexican Lime Kilns in West Texas, Cockfighting, hog dro... View more info

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Revolution on Paper: Mexican Prints 1910-1960 (Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and Latino Art and Culture)

By: Ades, Dawn; McClean, Alison

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 2009-11-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-5-1412

ISBN: 0292722486

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Unread.The left-wing government viewed art as an important vehicle for education and the promotion of revolutionary values. It established a program to cover the walls of public buildings with murals and set up numerous workshops to produce prints for wide distribution. By the 1930s, Mexico was attracting socially committed artists from all over the American continent and beyond, ready to do battle for a new aesthetic as well as a new political order. Diego Rivera, a key figure in the art of revolution, became one of the most celebrated artists in the world. Starting with works by Jose Guadalu... View more info

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Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

By: Alcántara, Isabel; Egnolff, Sandra

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Prestel Publishing: 2011-09-29

Seller ID: 55-3-1508

Condition: New


New.The story of two creative geniuses, their important contributions to twentieth century art, and their tumultuous romance. This captivating book delves into the forces that shaped Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera's lives and art, and made them important painters in their own right. Elegant reproductions of their best-known works and historical photographs illustrate the thoughtful text, which explores the political, social, and cultural upheaval that was at the center of their relationship. What emerges is a portrait of the artists, the tension between their love for each other and their commit... View more info

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Handicrafts of New England Signed First Ed Illustrate [Hardcover]

By: Allen H Eaton

Price: $99.00

Publisher: Harper and Brothers: 1949-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 232

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed and signed by author Allen H. Eaton, 1949, stated first edition, 375 pages, 9 1/2" tall, Black cloth with gilt titles and decorated endpapers. Very Good. DJ is rubbed, chipped, and torn. Small stains on outside page edges. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.4 color plates and 128 black and white photographs of craftspeople at work, and of their products. Allen H. Eaton was a famous advocate for American crafts in mid century. This classic illustrated compendium includes chapters on the history of crafts in New England and of the handicraft and arts and crafts movements in A... View more info

Eugene Carriere : Seer of the Real - Allentown Museum of Art - Nov. 2, 1968 - January 26, 1969 - Allentown, PA

By: Allentown Museum of Art

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Allentown Museum of Art: 1968-01-01

Seller ID: 77-3-1981

Condition: Used: Very Good


Insect damage on outside cover and spine. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.A loan exhibition organized by the Allentown Art Museum. He painted in a manner unlike that of anyone of his time or other times. He created no "School." He had neither docile disciples, though he taught generously, nor a following of painters. Rather, the contrary. View more info

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Australian Adventure Anne Clark Ambassador Wife Signed [Hardcover]

By: Anne Clark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1969-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 241

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed and inscribed by author. Book inscribed to Punnie and Gibb Denman. He donated classic art to the San Antonio museum and land to the city of San Antonio. DJ is rubbed and chipped. Pages clean. Binding is tight.From August 1965 to February 1968, during his period of service in Australia, Ambassador Edward Clark traveled in that country as no other American and probably few Australians ever have. His wife wrote of her observations and impressions to friends and family in the United States. View more info

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Balletomania: The Story of an Obsession

By: Arnold L. Haskell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon And Schuster: 1934

Seller ID: 3-2-910

Condition: Used: Acceptable


Haskell was one of the main dance critics of his time. Cloth cover has stain on front and small holes on spine. Pages yellowing. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.The national ballet. A history and a manifesto about the art. View more info

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Ruanaidh: The Story of Art Rooney and His Clan

By: Art Rooney Jr.; Roy McHugh

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Art Rooney Jr.: 2008-01-01

Edition: 4th

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14-1-40

Condition: Collectible: Good


Signed by author on title page without inscription.Fourth printing fourth edition. Cover is rubbed and has edge wear. Back cover has 4" tear.Photographs. Part memoir, part anecdotal history of Pittsburgh's North Side, where the author grew up, and part football book, the book follows to its conclusion the extraordinary life of Art Rooney, Sr., the Chief. View more info

The V and a Album 4

By: Associates of the V and A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Pubns: 1986-01-01

Seller ID: 77-2-1941

ISBN: 0948107162

Condition: Used: Very Good


Light edge wear. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Articles and photographs from the Victoria & Albert Museum. Contents include: Fakes & Forgeries of Islamic Pottery, In Search of the Little Black Dress, Silver Toys Chinese Children's Dress, A Lost Mughal Miniature Rediscovered, Some Designs of English Gold and Silver and much more. View more info

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Lectures on Dramatic Art & Literature Schlegel 1892 [Hardcover]; John Black

By: August Wihelm Schlegel; Illustrator-John Black

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Black, Bell and Sons: 1892-01-01

Seller ID: 353

Condition: Used: Very Good


1892, Second edition, Red Cloth Hardcover, 315 pages, 8 3/4" tall, Tissue guarded frontispiece engraved portrait of author which has offset. Translated from the German by John Black. Second Edition revised by Rev A J W Morrison. Very Good. Foxing on endpapers. Name on endpaper. Tanning on endpaper. Inside clean and binding is tight.In the Bohn's Libraries series. View more info

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Mountin' Man

By: Baker, H. Ray

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Golden Bell Press: 1964-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-3-1452

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed and inscribed by the author, "Best Wishes to Bill Lay, Evil Companion, fellow 'warbler' and good guy from 'the author' H. Ray Baker." Red Cloth. Ray bought a mountain ranch once without talking to anyone. That's what the book is about---a mountain ranch and a triumphant tenderfoot, triumphant because he finally got rid of it. How Ray financed a mountain ranch, supported a hired man who was too busy to work, fed and clothed a wife and two children, acquired a "Hereford Herd," bought a "blooded" bull of doubtful ancestry, and all the while worked as art director fo... View more info

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Birds in Trouble

By: Barber, Lynn E.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 2016-04-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-5-1716

ISBN: 1623493595

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on endpaper without inscription.First explaining the idea of birds "birds in trouble" and what that means in terms of population, conservation status, and national and international designations, the book then turns to the habitats that are important to birds, how they are affected by changes in these habitats, and what ordinary people can do to help counter those negative effects. Barber then profiles forty-two species that are in trouble in the United States, discussing the likely reasons why and what, if anything, we can do to improve their situations. Illustrated t... View more info

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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

Collecting Country and Western Americana

By: Beck, Doreen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd: 1975-09-26

Seller ID: 4-4-952

ISBN: 0600370437

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Book has edgewear. Original price stamp on title page. DJ is rubbed, chipped and torn. Pieces missing from dust jacket. "Survey of art, guns, barbedwire, butter moulds, etc b/w & color repros, photos." 32 color plates. View more info

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Christmas: A pictorial pilgrimage

By: Benoit, Pierre

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nashville, Abingdon Press: 1969-01-01

Seller ID: 000047

ISBN: 0687077516

Condition: Used: Very Good


DJ has rubbing and light edge wear. DJ is price clipped. Light foxing on endpapers. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight. Climb the slopes of Nazareth. Travel to Bethlehem. Walk the Shepherd's Field--capture the true meaning of Christmas as you make a pilgrim's journey to the Holy Land through the pages of this fascinating book. Beautiful photographs in color and black and white create the mood and lead you onward. From its exquisite cover to the last page - truly a work of art to be cherished for generations. View more info