January SALE! All books $100 and under are 30% off for the month of January in the folloowing subjects:
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[Austin, Humanities Research Center, 1966]. Hardcover. First edition. One of 1000 copies. A chronological list of all manuscripts, letters, and books by the Brownings in the University of Texas's Browning collection. Bound in white cloth in cream pictorial dust jacket. Near fine in chipped dust jacket. 120 pages. Near Fine / Very Good Minus.
Philadelphia: The Art Alliance Press, 1984. Hardcover. "A study of the soically conscious grass roots wall art that originated in the late 1960s and spread through the country and abroad during the following decade" (jacket). Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In black illustrated dust jacket with red title to spine and front panels. Minor sunning to spine of jacket and light wear to edges. Slight cock to spine. Filled with photographic illustrations, mostly in black and white with some in color. Size: Quarto. 516 pages. ART/121218. Very Good / Very Good.
Baltimore: Scapegoat Publishing, 2005. Paperback. "American Gothic provides an overview of at least 15 years of Carlos Batts's artistic career covering all manners of photographic and mixed-media manipulations" (back cover). Includes CD featuring Mastadon, Swarm of the Lotus, Pig Destroyer, Pg. 99, Dog Fashion Disco, Radiation 4, Daybreak, Buzzoven, and Agoraphobic Nosebleed. Some tracks are unavailable elsewhere. Bound in black paper wrappers with pink title to spine and front cover. Clean and bright. Housed in a black cloth slipcase with pink title to front panel. Unpaginated. ART/071017. Fine.
New York: Macmillan (for the Whitney Museun), 1953. Hardcover. 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.
Chicago: The Carton Club, 1938. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. SCARCE. 8vo. 1 of 250 copies. Red cloth covered boards with small gilt title to spine. Slight wear to spine ends and corners. Minor fading to spine and one small spot of discoloration to front board. Embossed design to front board. Inscribed by previous owner. Clean, tight interior. Includes illustrations. Minor browning as a result of the illustrations. 29 pp. BOB/030705. Very Good.
London: W.H. Allen & Co., 1888. Hardcover. 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 -.
London: The Phaidon Press, 1953. Hardcover. Very good+ in very good dust jacket. Dj spine is yellowed and has some water spots. Front is still bright. Minor chipping to spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with 400 illustrations; 17 full color high-quality tipped-in plates. index, 488 pages, the last half of which are illustration plates. Art. ART/6252. Very Good+ in Very Good Dust Jacket.
Buffalo: State University of New York, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very good in blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor bumping to edges. Library of congress surplus stamp to front free endpaper. Else is clean and bright. Author's signature to title page. Off-white dust jacket with red title to front panel and brown title to spine. Light rubbing, edgewear and slight fading to dust jacket. 395 pages. Books on Books. BOB609051. Very Good+ / Very Good.
Buffalo, NY: State University of New York, 1983. LIMITED EDITION. Hardcover. Large 8vo. 1 of 1000 copies. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Top right corner of front board is bumped. Head of spine is bumped. Pristine interior with tight binding. Includes several illustrations. Light yellow dj with maroon title to spine and front panels. Very minor wear to edges of dj. 395 pp. BOB/033105. Very Good+ in Near Fine dj.
New York: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Inc and Aurora Art Publishers, 1986. Hardcover. Near fine in blue cloth boards with silver title to spine and front cover. Clean, bright interior with reproductions of 277 paintings. Rippling to bottom edges of last few pages, else fine. In red illustrated jacket with white title to spine and front panels. 336 pages. A large, heavy book that may require extra shipping. ART/122016. Near Fine / Fine.
Fratelli Fabbri - Albert Skira, 1968. Hardcover. Folio. In ITALIAN. Includes original photographs of the renovation of San Marco laid in. This book comes from the library of Laurance Roberts, noteable Asian art scholar. Illustrated boards with black spine panel and gold title to spine. Clean, tight interior filled with illustrations. Many of the illustrations are in full color and several fold out. 72 pages. Byzantine. ART/062106. Fine.