Pre-20th Century Artists

 
Leon Gaspard
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Leon Gaspard, Gaspard, Leon, Very Good+ (mild wear, generally flat, tight, clean), Fenn Galleries, Santa Fe, NM, 1981, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 12 pages, 20 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

The catalog to a 1981 exhibition of Leon Gaspard (1882-1964) paintings at Forrest Fenn's gallery in Santa Fe with 20 color illustrations. Introduction by...

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Mary Weaver Chapin, Chapin, Mary Weaver, Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Delmonico Books/Prestel, 2012, 1st, 9783791352046, 12.25 inches, 9.4 inches, 164 pages, over 125 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: From crowded dance halls to smoky cabarets, this vibrant collection of posters from the Belle Epoque explores the...

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John Fleskes, Joseph Clement Coll, Fleskes, John, Coll, Joseph Clement, The hardbound edition limited to 800 copies, Upper corners bumped otherwise Fine in Fine dustjacket, Flesk, Santa Cruz, CA, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 168 pages, over 220 illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The second monograph devoted to the art of pen & ink master Joseph Clement Coll. Over 220 illustrations. Out of print in softcover and hardcover. This...

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George Bellows
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George Bellows, Bellows, George, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, New York, Prestel Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9783791351872, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 336 pages, 250 color and 20 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

George Bellows (1882-1925) was regarded as one of America's greatest artists when he died, at the age of forty-two. From the publisher: This...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E. Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E., Flagg, James Montgomery, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (dustjacket lightly edgeworn with two small tears), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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Alfons Mucha Slovanska Epopej
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Lenka Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Alfons Mucha, Bydzovska, Karel Srp, Lenka, Mucha, Alfons, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Prague, Galerie hlavního m sta Prahy, 2011, 1st, 9788070100042, 12.8 inches, 11.25 inches, 384 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, Czech

Alfons Mucha The Slav Epic. A huge, clothbound catalog, profusely illustrated with photos and details of Mucha's Slav Epic paintings--a series of ten...

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June DuBois, William R. Leigh, DuBois, June, Leigh, William R., Fine in Fine dustjacket, Lowell Press, Kansas City, MO, 1977, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, xiv, 210 pages, 66 color and over 60 black & white illustrations, 24 photos, Hardcover, leather spine, cloth, English

William Robinson Leigh (1866 - 1955) was an American artist and illustrator, best known for his painted Western scenes (and a favorite of mine for his many...

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Cortlandt Schoonover, Frank Schoonover, Schoonover, Cortlandt, Schoonover, Frank, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (cloth slightly sunned, interior fine, very flat, tight, clea, Watson-Guptill, New York, 1976, 1st, 11.4 inches, 11 inches, 208 pages, 48 color plates, 150 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The best monograph on this Brandywine School illustrator. Long out of print. From the publisher: Frank Schoonover, one of the giants of the Golden...

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Henry C. Pitz, Howard Pyle, Pitz, Henry C., Pyle, Howard, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Clarkson N. Potter, New York, 1975, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.4 inches, viii, 248 pages, 39 color and 165 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A first edition/printing of the major monograph on Pyle written by fellow illustrator and illustration historian Henry Pitz. Includes 39 color and 165 black...

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Richard Milner, Charles R. Knight, Milner, Richard, Knight, Charles R., Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 2011, 1st, 10.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 180 pages, 260 full-color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Out of print. One of only two monographs on this incredible artist best known for his paintings of prehistoric life. From the publisher: American...

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Charles R. Knight, Knight, Charles R., Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light wear), Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, 2001, 1st, 8.75 inches, 10.5 inches, xxiv, 70 pages, 33 full-page illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Featuring 33 finished pencil drawings by Charles R. Knight. From the publisher: First published in 1946 Charles R. Knight's "Life Through the Ages"...

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Arnold Palmer, Sir William Russell Flint, Palmer, Arnold, Flint, Sir William Russell, Very Good+ in Good dustjacket (blunt bump to the bottom edge, otherwise mild wear, corners shar, Studio, London, 1943, 2nd 1943, 10 inches, 6.5 inches, 148 pages, 8 color plates, 128 black & white plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

Flint was an illustrator and painter best known for his watercolor landscapes and nudes. This book includes a biography of Flint, 136 illustrations with...

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H. Barbara Weinberg, Jean-Leon Gerome, Weinberg, H. Barbara, Gerome, Jean-Leon, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (dustjacket spine sunned), Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, 1984, 1st, 10.25 inches, 7.25 inches, 128 pages, 69 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A fascinating look at the influence of this French painter on some 150 American students. Some of the better known names are George Bridgman, Edwin Lord...

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Brian W Dippie, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Dippie, Brian W, Remington, Charles M. Russell, Frederic, Fine, Austin, TX, University of Texas Press, 1994, 1st, 9780292715684, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 216 pages, 97 color and 70 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

97 color and 70 black-and-white illustrations. From the publisher: Since its original publication in 1982, Remington and Russell has become an...

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Lord Leighton
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Russell Ash, Frederic Leighton, Ash, Russell, Leighton, Frederic, Fine in Very Good dustjacket (several tears to the moderately worn dustjacket), London, BCA/Pavilion Books, 1995, 1st, 9781857937329, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 96 pages, 56 color illustrations, including 40 full-page plates, Hardcover, cloth, English

56 color illustrations, including 41 full-page color plates. Out of print. From the publisher: Frederick, Lord Leighton (1830-1896) was one of the...

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James Montgomery Flagg, Flagg, James Montgomery, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (corners sharp, boards clean & sharp, dustjacket edgworn, dustjacket spine toned), Life, New York, 1904, 1st, 7.4 inches, 5.3 inches, 104 pages, 100 illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An incredibly sharp first printing of the first book both written and illustrated by James Montgomery Flagg, published in 1904. James Montgomery Flagg...

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Enrique Iniesta Coullaut-Valera, Jose Segrelles, Coullaut-Valera, Enrique Iniesta, Segrelles, Jose, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (light shelfwear, mild edgewear to dustjacket), Madrid, Instituto Calasanz de Ciencias de la Educacion, 1998, 1st, 9788472781917, 11 inches, 10 inches, xviii, 176 pages, 88 full-page color and monochrome illustrations and 125 smaller illustrations, softcover, wraps

The story of St. Jose de Calasanz, told in a series of 88 beautiful paintings by Segrelles reproduced as full-page illustrations with an accompanying text...

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R. C. Harvey, Rick Marschall, et al, T. S. Sullivant, Harvey, Rick Marschall, et al, R. C., Sullivant, T. S., Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Seattle, Fantagraphics, 2021, 1st, 9781683963646, 12.2 inches, 9.2 inches, 424 pages, black & white illustrations, with some color, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

The long-overdue, definitive career retrospective of turn-of-the-century cartoonist T. S. Sullivant. He created numerous panel cartoons for the original...

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Norman Lindsay Pen Drawings
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Norman Lindsay, Lindsay, Norman, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (small chips and tears to the dustjacket edges), Ure Smith, Sydney, 1974, 1st thus, 10.5 inches, 7.75 inches, 64 pages, 56 plates, hardcover, cloth, English

A collection of 55 pen drawings. A slightly abridged reprinting of the uncommon 1931 Norman Lindsay's Pen Drawings" including the essay "Norman Lindsay: his...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Laurence King, London, 2020, 9781786275714, 10.75 inches, 8.75 inches, 272 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: "There's a fine line between the horrible and the sublime, and Joanna Ebenstein's Anatomica: The Exquisite and Unsettling Art of...

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Salvador Tuset Tuset, Tuset Tuset, Salvador, Fine, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, 2006, 8448244974, 11 inches, 9.5 inches, 277 pages, over 200 color illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, Spanish

Catalog of the exhibition "Salvador Tuset Tuset (1883-1951)" organized by the Generalitat Valenciana and held in Valencia from December 2006 to February...

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Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in publisher's shrinkwrap, Yale University Press, 2016, 1st, 11.5 inches, 10 inches, 312 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

The catalogue of an exhibition held at Yale Center for British Art in 2016. From the publisher: Spreading Canvas takes a close look at the tradition...

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Anders Zorn: 101 Etchings
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Fine, Anders Zorn, Zorn, Anders, Dover, 2018, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 128 pages, over 100 black & white illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

Zorn's etchings, technically spectacular, also evince his commercial side with lovely Scandinavian nudes (hmm...) making up a good number of the etchings....

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Aubrey Beardsley
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Hiroshi Unno, Aubrey Beardsley, Unno, Hiroshi, Beardsley, Aubrey, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tokyo, PIE International, 2020, 1st, 9784756252883, 10.2 inches, 7.25 inches, 240 pages, over 180 color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, wraps

A new collection of more than 180 illustrations by the fin-de-siècle illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. From the back cover: Like a meteor flashing...

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Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
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Russell Ash, Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, Ash, Russell, Alma-Tadema, Sir Lawrence, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (lower corners bumped, mild dent to topedge of rear board, light reading wear, light wear to dustjacket), New York, Abrams, 1990, 1st American, 9780810918986, 14.25 inches, 10.75 inches, 98 pages, 64 illustrations, including 40 plates in full color, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the front flap: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912) was arguably the most successful painter of the Victorian era. For over sixty years he cleverly...

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Les Tracas de Paris
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Honore Daumier, Daumier, Honore, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Editions Michele Trinckvel, Paris, 1992, 2851320114, 12.7 inches, 9.75 inches, 130 pages, 48 full-page black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, French

"The Hassles of Paris." 48 full-page black & white cartoons by Daumier. Preface de Pierre Mazars. Catalogue et Notices de Jacqueline Armingeat.

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James Montgomery Flagg
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Susan E Meyer, James Montgomery Flagg, Meyer, Susan E, Flagg, James Montgomery, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (dustjacket edgeworn with several tears and chips), New York, Watson-Guptill, 1974, 1st, 0-8230-1835-0, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 208 pages, 70 color plates and 175 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The primary reference on this multifaceted artist. He was a pen & ink virtuoso, painted the "I Want You" Uncle Sam recruiting poster, wrote and directed...

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Thomas Negovan, Alphonse Mucha, Negovan, Thomas, Mucha, Alphonse, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Century Guild, Culver City, 2019, 1st, 16.25 inches, 12.25 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, Leather spine, pictorial boards, all edges gilt, English

A beautiful, luxurious production reprinting a rare book by Mucha, Le Pater, an illustrated edition of The Lord’s Prayer. Published in Paris in 1899,...

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Seurat's Circus Sideshow
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Richard Thomson, Georges Seurat, Thomson, Richard, Seurat, Georges, Very Fine, New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2017, 10 inches, 9 inches, 144 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Softcover, French wraps, English

From the publisher: The mystery, color, and magic of the circus was a subject of fascination for European artists in the late 19th and early 20th...

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Robert Upstone Robert Upstone, Robert Upstone, Robert Upstone, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Tate Publishing, London, 2004, 978-1-85437-521-6, 11.75 inches, 9.25 inches, 192 pages, over 180 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: The Pre-Raphaelite Dream showcases the range, virtuosity, and vision of the artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood: Dante Gabriel...

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Walt & Roger Reed, Reed, Walt & Roger, #97 of the deluxe edition of 250 copies signed by the author Walt Reed and containing an estate-stamped original drawing from a sketchbook of F. R. Gruger, Very Fine in Fine slipcase, Madison Square Press, New York, 1984, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 355 pages, over 700 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, all edges gilt, English

"Society of Illustrators Special Edition." This is one of 250 deluxe editions signed by Walt Reed, containing an original drawing by Frederic Rodrigo Gruger...

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John Elderfield, Pierre-Paul Prud’hon, Elderfield, John, Prud’hon, Pierre-Paul, Near Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (two small divots to back cover, small tear to bottom corner, Abrams, New York, 1996, 1st, 13 inches, 10.5 inches, 224 pages, 57 color plates and 57 duotone illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"This volume showcases the ravishing chalk studies of male and female nude models made after 1800 by famous French painter Pierre-Paul Prud'hon." One of...

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Egon Schiele Sketchbooks
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Christian M. Nebehay, Egon Schiele, Nebehay, Christian M., Schiele, Egon, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Rizzoli, New York, 1989, 1st American, 11.25 inches, 9 inches, 376 pages, 141 color and 542 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

This thick volume reproduces all thirteen surviving sketchbooks created by Schiele (1890-1918) in their entirety. From the dustjacket: Schiele...

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Vladimir Kruglov, Vladimir Lenyashin, Kruglov, Vladimir Lenyashin, Vladimir, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Palace Editions, St. Petersburg, 2000, 1st, 12.8 inches, 10 inches, 384 pages, 340 color plates, Hardcover, leather, English

"Paintings from the collection of the Russian Museum." 60 pages of text on the history of Impressionism in Russia and then 300 pages of art. 340 paintings...

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Socialist Realist Paintings
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Matthew Cullerne Bown, Bown, Matthew Cullerne, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Yale University Press, New Haven, 1998, 1st, 11.75 inches, 10 inches, xviii, 506 pages, 544 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"The first comprehensive survey of Socialist Realist painting." Out of print. After the Bolshevik revolution in 1917, the new government took control...

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Pierre-Paul Prud'hon
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Sylvain Laveissiere, Pierre-Paul Prud'hon, Laveissiere, Sylvain, Prud'hon, Pierre-Paul, Fine in Fine dustjacket, Abrams, New York, 1998, 1st, 12.5 inches, 9.5 inches, 344 pages, 148 color and 255 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

Published to accompany a retrospective of his work at Grand Palais in Paris from September 1997 and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from March...

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Michele H. Bogart, Bogart, Michele H., Very Fine, Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997, 1st thus, 9781560987666, 8 inches, 8 inches, xvi, 390 pages, 99 black & white photographs, Softcover, wraps, English

From the Publisher: Bogart's groundbreaking consideration of public art as a topic for serious scholarly consideration examines the sustained and...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (mild wear to the tail of the spin, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1894, 1901 printing, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"This is the second book in a regular series of Mr. Gibson's published drawings... Each book contains eighty-four of Mr. Gibson's best cartoons, and all are...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (only light wear to the corners, and a bit of mild spotting on the covers and edges) in a Very Good box (box lid is worn around the edges, has split along some of the seams, and has two pieces missing from the side panels), Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1897, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 72 pages, 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

This is a first printing of this collection of Charles Dana Gibson's illustrations of the people and scenes of London during the year that he spent in...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Very Good+ (moderate rubbing to spine ends and corners, cloth peeking through at lower corners, an above average copy of this fragile item, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy), R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1898, 1901 printing, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

"This is the third book in a regular series of Mr. Gibson's published drawings... Each book contains eighty-four of Mr. Gibson's best cartoons, and all are...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (no rubbing to spine ends or corners, covers are clean, binding is sound, a nice copy) in a Very Good box, R. H. Russell & John Lane, New York & London, 1902, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 88 pages, 84 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, beveled edges & corners, English

Housed in its original printed box, this is a beautiful copy with bright white cloth binding and no wear to the spine, corners or edges. There is some...

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Charles Dana Gibson, Gibson, Charles Dana, Near Fine (almost no wear to the spine, corners or edges, some occasional light spotting) in Very Good+ box (lid split at one corner and has a 1/2 inch tear at the side), Charles Scribner's Sons & John Lane, New York & London, 1904, 1st, 11.75 inches, 17.75 inches, 80 pages, 74 full-page black & white illustrations, hardcover, white cloth spine, pictorial boards, beveled edges & corners, English

Housed in its original printed box, this is a beautiful copy with bright white cloth binding and almost no wear to the spine, corners or edges. The top edge...

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Sydney Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Norman Lindsay, Ure Smith, Bertram Stevens, Sydney, Lindsay, Norman, Limited to 2000 copies, Very Good+ (the covers are moderately worn along edges, some mild spotting to the top edge, internally sound, all the tissue guards between the plates are present, some small stains to pages), Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1918, 1st, 11.2 inches, 9 inches, 52 plates & 16 pages, 51 plates by NL (4 tipped-in), 1 by Lionel Lindsay of NL, softcover, stiff oversize wraps (rebound), English

51 plates by Norman Lindsay (4 tipped-in) and one plate by Lionel Lindsay of Norman Lindsay. Includes articles "Norman Lindsay" by Julian Ashton and "Norman...

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California Impressionism
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William H. Gerdts, Will South, Gerdts, Will South, William H., Very Fine in Fine dustjacket, New York, Abbeville Press, 1998, 1st, 9780789201768, 10.25 inches, 10.25 inches, 284 pages, 201 color and 47 black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

248 illustrations, 201 in full color. From the Publisher: Lavishly illustrated, meticulously researched, and gracefully written, this is the...

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Gerald Ackerman, Charles Bargue, Jean-Leon Gerome, Ackerman, Gerald, Bargue, Jean-Leon Gerome, Charles, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket, Paris, ACR Edition, 2007, 1st, 9782867701665, 10.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 336 pages, over 196 color illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

From the back cover: This book is a complete reprint of the fabled but rare Drawing Course (Cours de Dessin) of Charles Bargue and Jean-Léon...

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Joanna Ebenstein, Ebenstein, Joanna, Very Fine, New York, Distributed Art Publishers, 2016, 1st, 9781938922916, 9.75 inches, 7 inches, 224 pages, over 250 color and black & white photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death is the...

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Diana L. Johnson, One of 7000 copies, Fine/Fine, Johnson, Diana L, Rhode Island School of Design, 1979, 1st, cloth

Exhibition catalogue describing 231 items, fully illustrated, with biographies of each artist represented.

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