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1.

Art Collection of the SSSR of the State Hermitage

Moscow: 1952. Hard Cover. In Russian. Includes 90 loose color plates of reproductions of paintings and a book listing the titles and authors of each along with an introduction. Previous owner signature to front page of book, browning to wrappers, and small spot of soiling to rear wrapper and one plate. The book and plates are housed in a blue portfolio with white title in Russian printed on the spine and front panels. The book is 48 pages. The title, text, and all labels are in Russian. ART/072611. Very Good.
[Book #25136]
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The First Hundred Years of the Royal Academy 1769 - 1868

London: Royal Academy of Arts, 1951. Paper Wrappers. 8vo. Blue paper wrappers with white title to front panel and no titling to spine. Fading to spine and minor wear to edges. 90 pp. ART/070705. Very Good.
[Book #16405]
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3.
Framed Print of Two Scenes from Confederate South Carolina; Illustrated London News

Framed Print of Two Scenes from Confederate South Carolina; Illustrated London News

London: Illustrated London News, 1863. Print. A nicely framed page from the Illustrated London News with two views. The first is titled "Family Worship in a Plantation in South Carolina." It depicts a black minister giving a sermon to both the white owners and black slaves of the plantation. The second is "The War in America: The Federals Shelling the City of Charleston- Shell Bursting in the Streets." It shows residents running away as the shell explodes behind them. Both of the wood engravings are lightly hand-colored. The print is double matted and in a 2.5 inch handsome dark wood frame.The frame has some nicks but is overall very good. The print is in fine condition. Print is 11.5 x 16 inches in a 20 x 25 inch frame. ART/051613. Very Good+.
[Book #26807]
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4.

Municipal Gallery of Modern Art. Illustrated Catalogue with Biographical and Critical Notes

Dublin: Dollard Printinghouse, 1908. Paperback. This catalog lists 300 items, many of which are reproduced in black and white. Preface by Hugh P. Lane about the founding of the Gallery of Modern Art. Very good minus in grey paper wrappers with black title and illustration to front cover. Front cover is detached and there is chipping to edges of both wrappers. The spine has been repaired with brown paper. Housed in a beige paper cardstock case with title neatly handwritten in pencil on spine panel. 63 pages plus index, list of subscribers, and plates. ART/011513. Very Good Minus.
[Book #26585]
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5.
Republique Gabonaise. Gabon Culture et Techniques. Musee des Arats et Traditions

Republique Gabonaise. Gabon Culture et Techniques. Musee des Arats et Traditions

Libreville, Gabon: Office de la Recherche Scientifique et Technique Outre-Mer, 1969. Paperback. A scarce catalog in French on the history and culture of Gabon as seen through its artifacts, including tools, jewelry, basketry,masks, and musical instruments. There are many black & white photographs of objects accompanied by their descriptions. In original black paper wraps with pictorial cover with title to spine and front. Some wear along spine and cover edges but very good.condition as is interior with crease to half title and offsetting from cover flaps. A fascinating monograph on Gabon's art and traditions. AFRICA/102412. Very Good in Wraps.
[Book #26294]
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6.

Arts of China. Neolithic Cultures to the T'ang Dynasty. Recent Discoveries.

Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd. 1970. Hard Cover. Near fine folio in fine illustrated white dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Beige cloth covered boards with Green title to spine and illustration to front board. Minor bumping to bottom corners of boards. Pristine interior. Tipped-in frontis, 386 plates, some are tipped-in, many are in color; archaeological site map, glossary, bibliography, 251 pp. Housed in a brown cardboard slip case.` Oriental Art. ASART2/1313. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
[Book #3381]
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7.

The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes: The Art of Alan Aldridge

New York: Abrams, 2009. Hard Cover. Fine in glossy illustrated paper covered boards with blue title to spine. Fine white illustrated dust jacket with blue title to spine panel. Pristine interior filled with full color illustrations, some of which fold out. 238 pages. ART/110209. Fine.
[Book #22411]
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8.

The Fabrics of Mulhouse and Alsace, 1750-1800 (Limited to 600 copies)

Leigh-on-Sea: F. Lewis Publishers, 1968. Hard Cover. 4to. Orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright and filled with illustrations, 4 of which are in full color. Slight yellowing to edges of pages. Red dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor wear to dust jacket includes fading to spine and a few tiny light spots of soiling to the rear panel. Ltd. Edition, one of 600 copies. A lovely book. Art. ART908291. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket.
[Book #23141]
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9.

Masters of Modern Art

The Museum of Modern Art, 1954. Hard Cover. Signed by previous owner, Laurance Roberts, a notable Asian art scholar. Black cloth backed paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, tight interior filled with illustrations, many of which are tipped-in in full color. White illustrated dust jacket with heavy wear/chipping to edges and rubbing to panels. 239 pages. ART/061306. Very Good in Good dj.
[Book #17897]
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10.

Amalie Rothschild: Drawings

Baltimore: Goucher College, 1968. Hard Cover. Thin 4to. SIGNED BY ARTIST, "For Sylvia and Paul, Amalie." Grey cloth backed white and orange illustrated paper covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Author's inscription to half title page. Light toning to edges of pages. Else is clean and bright with a tight interior with many illustrations. 77 pages. Modern art. ART/030806. Near Fine.
[Book #17419]
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11.

The Realm of Art

University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1967. Hard Cover. SCARCE. Very good in yellow boards with light edgewear/8vo./190 pp. Art. ART2/3192. Very Good.
[Book #13053]
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12.

Le Bestiaire ou Cortege D'Orphee

New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977. Hard Cover. 4to. Beige cloth covered boards with gitl title to spine. Wear to exterior includes minor browning to spine and one small scuff mark to cloth at rear hinge. Interior is clean and bright with lovely woodcut illustrations throughout. Housed in a light blue slip case with fading to edges. Unpaginated. ART/121509. Very Good +.
[Book #22942]
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13.

Hans Hartung

New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1966. Hard Cover. Quarto. Olive green cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with 202 illustrations, including 79 in full color. Black and white illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. The first large-scale survey of Abstract Impressionist painter Hans Hartung's work in the United States. ART ART/9242. Fine in Near Fine DJ.
[Book #2126]
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14.

Native Grace. Prints of the New World. 1590 - 1876

Charlottesville: Thomasson-Grant, 1988. Hard Cover. 4to. Introduction by Wendy Shadwell. Dark green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Clean, bright interior with tight binding. Filled with full color illustrations by Catlin, Bodmer, McKenney, Audubon, Catesby, De bry, and more. Grey illustrated dust jacket with black and maroon title to spine. There is a one and a half inch closed tear to the front panel of jacket. Creasing to top edge of jacket. 127 pages. ART/082406. Near Fine in Very Good Minus dj.
[Book #18448]
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15.

Margot Asquith An Autobiography

New York: George H. Doran Co. 1922. Hard Cover. Very good in red cloth covered boards with faded gilt title to spine. No dust jacket. Detached frontis. Photo portraits of famous people throughout. Artist Biography. ARTBIO/6182. Very Good.
[Book #1034]
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16.

Islamic Art and Patronage: Treasures From Kuwait

New York: Rizzoli, The Al-Sabah Collection, 1990. Soft Cover. Vg/oversize wrappers/color illus./311 pp. Art. ASIART511121. Very Good in Wraps.
[Book #10441]
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17.
Genealogical Account of the Barclays of Urie. For Upwards of Seven Hundred Years: with Memoirs of Colonel David Barclay, and His Son Robert Barclay, Author of the Apology for the People called Quakers. also letters that passed between him and the Duke of York.

Genealogical Account of the Barclays of Urie. For Upwards of Seven Hundred Years: with Memoirs of Colonel David Barclay, and His Son Robert Barclay, Author of the Apology for the People called Quakers. also letters that passed between him and the Duke of York.

London: [John Herbert], 1812. Hard Cover. Very good in blue paper spine and pink marbled paper covered boards with title label to front cover. The corners are lightly bumped, edges and spine ends a bit worn, and the front hinge is slightly cracked. Rubbing to title label. Bookplate of Ronald Taylor and Jennie Waters Abercrombie of Baltimore, MD. Antiquated previous owner signature in pen to top of title page. A few spots of foxing to the interior; otherwise, the interior is clean. 98 pages. History. HIST01/120799. Very Good.
[Book #3903]
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18.

Twenty Years of Czechoslovak Art: 1968-1988, A Tribute to Jacques Baruch

Chicago: Jacques Baruch Gallery, 1988. Paperback. SCARCE. Exhibition catalog. White side stapled paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Black and white illustrations throughout. 44 pages. ART/052711. Near Fine in Wraps.
[Book #24939]
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19.

A Book of Drawings

New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1921. Hard Cover. tall 4to. An interesting collection of cartoons by australian artist, Henry Mayo Bateman (1887 - 1970). Blue and grey illustrated paper covered boards with blue title to front board. This book has been expertly rebacked with a modern blue cloth spine. Minor rubbing to boards and chipping to paper along joints and edges of boards. 98 pages. ART/081908. Very Good.
[Book #21032]
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20.

Loren MacIver I. Rice Pereira

New York: Macmillan (for the Whitney Museun), 1953. Hard Cover. 8vo. Green cloth covered boards with white title to spine. Interior is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. Purple dust jacket with red title to front and spine panels. Jacket has minor chipping to edges. Art. ART1/10110. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
[Book #7084]
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21.

The Enchanted Island: The Venice of Titian and Other Studies in Art

London: W.H. Allen & Co. 1888. Hard Cover. First Edition. Inscribed: "To Linda Falconer from the Author." Wyke Bayliss (1835-1906) was a British painter and author who was affiliated with the Pre-Raphaelites and friendds with such figures as Millais, Leighton, and Burne-Jones. Bound in dark red cloth with title and author in gilt to spine. Discolorations and bumping to boards. Light water stains to first few pages and some creases and light marks to last few pages. Several b&w illustrations. Very good minus condition. 207 pages. ART/032313. Very Good -.
[Book #26749]
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22.

Max's Nineties: Drawings 1892-1899

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1958. Hard Cover. Includes 46 illustrations. Quarto. In striped paper covered boards with red cloth spine titled in gilt. Clean, bright interior. In original beige illustrated dust jacket with red title to spine and front cover. The jacket has several chips along the edges, some of which have been repaired with tape on the inside. Unpaginated. ART/051513. Very good / Very Good.
[Book #26698]
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23.

The Print Collector's Quarterly: Vol. 27, Number 4 December, 1940

Kansas City: 1940. Paperback. Very good in cream wraps. Spine slightly faded, slight edgewear (mostly creasing of edge, not tearing). With many art reproductions on glossy stock. Interior clean. Art Criticism and Collection. PER/2193. Very Good.
[Book #3642]
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The Print-Collector's Quarterly: Vol. 28, No. 1, February 1941.

Kansas City: 1941. Paperback. Very good plus in cream wraps with edgewear (creasing). Spine slightly faded. Interior very clean with art reproductions on glossy stock. Art Criticism and Collection. PER/2193. Very Good +.
[Book #3648]
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The Print-Collector's Quarterly: Vol. 28, No. 2, April 1941.

Kansas City: 1941. Paperback. Very good plus in cream wraps with edgewear (creasing). Spine slightly faded. Interior very clean with art reproductions on glossy stock. Art Criticism and Collection. PER/2193. Very Good +.
[Book #3647]
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