Bruxelles: Editions "La Boetie" Paperback. Number 635 of 1500 copies. Photographic frontispiece portrait of Paul Delvaux. Includes 28 black and white reproductions of Delvaux's paintings. Very good in stiff cream paper wrappers with black and red title on spine and front cover. Light browning to edges of covers and edges of some pages, else very clean. Pages are unopened. Original glassine is present but chipped and browned. 38 pages plus 28 plates. FRE/121912. Very Good.
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Paris: Edition des Musees Nationaux, 1937. Hardcover. Includes descriptions and full page black and white photographic reproductions of nearly 400 pieces of art. Very good in maroon cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Minor dampstain causing lifting of some color to rear board of volume one and front board of volume two. Rubbing and a few dark spots to spines. Interiors remain clean and bright with no evidence of dampstaining. Browning to endsheets. A large, heavy set which may require an extra shipping fee. 509 pages in volume I; 507 pages in volume II. ART/091015. Very Good.
England and Delaware: Private Libraries Association and Oak Knoll Press, 2016. Hardcover. The first detailed account of the work of this prolific and imaginative Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of the nineteenth century. Hughes is particularly remembered for his illustrations for books for children [dust jacket]. Includes appendices with a checklist of the books and periodicals, a supporting bibliography, and extensive notes. With almost 200 b&w illustrations. Bound in dark blue cloth with title in gilt to spine. With a blue pictorial dust jacket with title in black to spine and front cover. In near fine condition 7.25 x 11 inches. 325 pages. PRERAPH/010319. Near Fine.
Millwood, NY and London, England: Kraus International Publications, 1983. Hardcover. First printing of the exhaustive index published under the sponsorship of the Print Council of America. A print -oeuvre-catalogue is defined as any listing of the artist's total output in prints or some clearly defined section of that output. Riggs was commissioned toassemble this index in 1970 and spent the years 1970-1973 examining oeuvre-catalogues across the United States and Europe. The index includes an explanatory note to the user, a list of symbols and code words, a list of abbreviations for frequently cited books and periodicals, and a list of abbreviations for libraries. Bound in brown cloth with gilt titling to spine and front cover. In near fine condition with light signs of use to covers. Measures 7.25 x 10.25 inches. 834 pages. BOB/112119. Near Fine.
Edinburgh: Otto Schulze and Company, 1910. Hardcover. 8vo. 1 of 350 copies. Inscribed by the author "To ? Cloy in affectionate remembrance Don C. Setiz June 27, 1910." Light brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front board. Light foxing to endpages, else very clean interior with bright text. Tight binding. A nice copy. 181 pages. BOB/040405. Near Fine.
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.
Paris: Nouvelles Editions Francaises, 1948. Paperback. Features the following Impressionist artists: Edouard Manet, Berthe Morisot, Edgar Degas, Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Alfred Sisley, Auguste Renoir, and Paul Cezanne. Includes 52 full color tipped-in reproductions of paintings by the above artists. Very good in grey paper wrappers with color illustration to front cover and gilt title to both spine and front cover. Dampstain to spine panel, minor wear and chipping to foot of spine, and minor rubbing to gilt on front cover. Housed in a grey paper covered slipcase with heavy wear to edges including splits along the joints. There are also several small stains and markings to the panels of the case. An attractive book despite the noted wear. Text in FRENCH. 68 pages. ART/061617. Very Good.