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THE COLLECTION OF JOHN T. DORRANCE, JR.; IMPORTANT FRENCH, CONTINENTAL. AND ENGLISH FURNITURE, CHINESE WORKS OF ART, EUROPEAN CERAMICS AND CHINESE EXPORT PORCELAIN AND SILVER [FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20-21, 1989]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Sotheby's: 1989

Seller ID: haz.al3839dor1x2

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W & Color Photos; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 1989 Sotheby's HC/DJ (with prices realized flyer laid in) Square snug and neat. No marks. Profusely illustrated, a great many in color. Dust jacket bright and clean. A bit of trace shelf evidence to dj surfaces; in new mylar cover. Prices realized list laid in. VG+/VG+ View more info

Selection V: French Watercolors and Drawings from the Museum's Collection Ca. 1800-1910. (Bulletin of Rhode Island School of Design, Museum Notes, Vol. 61, No. 5, April 1975)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Providence, RI, Rhode Island School Of Design: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: Alibris.0000129

Condition: Fine


B&W Illustrations; 12" X 10" oversize; 176 pages; Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Catalogue for exhibition. Numerous b&w illustrations. Essays and notes on the works presented. A fine unused copy. Oversize, may require additional postage for expedited shipping. View more info

Contemporary French Drawings in Black and White and Color Drawings, Modern French School [Cover Title]

By: N/A

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Print Club of Philadelphia: 1930

Edition: First Edition; Limited edtion

Seller ID: 14647

Condition: Near Fine


4to 11" - 13" tall; 1930 Exhibition catalogue issued by The Print Club of Philadelphia on the occasion of the exhibition of these drawings. Issued in an edition of 1500 copies. In original light yellow wraps lettered in black. Bright, solid and neat; no marks. Just a touch os mild shelf evidence at edges. Includes biographical entries on the artists represented and full page reproductions of the drawings exhibited. Works by Picasso, Gris, Matisse, Brancusi, Modi... View more info

Parisian Photogravures, Reproduced from the Great Modern Paintings of the Paris Salon with Biographical and Descriptive Texts

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Boston, Estes and Lauriat: 1892

Seller ID: 20073

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Oversize Folio HC in olive green cloth with titles and ornate pictorial design stamped to front cover in black and gilt. All edges gilt; spine unlettered, as issued. A snug bright copy. Reproductions of salon works printed in photogravure on heavy stock sheets, attached to binding stubs. Le Roux, Muller, Bonnat and others represented. A scallop shaped damp line along the top front corner of the pages and plate sheets is in ... View more info

Arab Art According to the Monuments of Cairo, from the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah; Between the Period of Seventh to Eighteenth Century Printed in France between 1867 to 1877

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Sharjah, UAE, Department of Culture and Information: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22253

Condition: Near Fine


Color Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 355 pages; Department of Culture and Information, Sharjah, UAE. Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Trace rub to the extremeties of cover edges. Profusely illustrated with reproduced engravings and lithographs and photographs of textiles and architectural details from the Sultan's collections. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or int... View more info

Voyage to Persia; From the Collection of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Sharjah, UAE, Department of Culture and Information: 2011

Seller ID: 22254

ISBN: 9948049322

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tal; 178 pages; Oversize oblong paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and clean; no marks. Lightly rubbed along the cover edges. Profusely illustrated with reproduced period engravings, lithographs and views from the Sultan's collection. VG++ to NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Erwin Olaf : The Siege And Relief Of Leiden [Offprint of One of the Articles from the First Issue of Depth of Field. ]

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leiden, Leiden University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 28564

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 23 pages; Oversize paperback in glossy pictorial covers with saddle stapled binding. Offprint of one of the articles from the first Issue of Depth of Field. Bright fresh and neat; no marks. Published to coincide with the museum show. Lavishly illustrated with color reproductions of photography from the show. NF View more info

Architectural Digest Magazine; November, 1989: Special Issue - New York City

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Architectural Digest Publishing Corp.: 1989

Seller ID: 16769

Condition: Near Fine


Photographs, sections; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 382 pages; Sound, snug copy with glossy, pictorial cover and special issue sticker. Just trace shelf/handling evidence to covers. NF. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Silk Road: Fabrics from the Han to the T'ang Dynasty

By: (Editors), Museum of the Sinkiang-Uguhur Autonomous Region and the Group in Charge of the Exhibition

Price: $85.00

Publisher: China, Sinkiang Museum: 1972

Seller ID: 1011W683705

Condition: Very Good+


Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 66 pages; 1973 China Books & Periodicals (distributor) , San Francisco. Museum of the Sinkiang-Uighur Autonomous region (ed. ) and Group in Charge of the Exhibition of Cultural Relics (ed. ) Oversize HC in silk covered boards. Floral motif embossed in blind w/ titles in gilt Chinese characters to spine and cover. The book's text is in Chinese. An English translation sheet is laid in at front; the Introduction, Contents and ... View more info

Slickrock Endangered Canyons of the Southwest

By: Abbey, Edward; Hyde, Philip

Price: $110.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sierra Club Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14981

ISBN: 0871560518

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Folio 13" - 23" tall; 143 pages; Folio, oversize HC/DJ 1st printing. Attractive and neat in original pictorial dust jacket. Lushly printed color photographs printed on high quality coated paper. Binding snug; no marks. Dust jacket has a short closed tear at the bottom edge of the front panel. NF/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

Frakturmalen Und Schonschreiben; The Fraktur Art and Penmanship of the Dutch-German Mennonites While in Europe 1700-1900

By: Abrahams, Ethel Ewert

Price: $32.95

Publisher: North Newton, KS, Mennonite Press: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17251

Condition: Very Good+


facsimile reproductions of fraktur, some in color; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 158 pages; HC in color pictorial paper over boards. Bright, snug and neat. Prior owner's name penned neatly and inconspicuously to front end page. Profusely illustrated with facsimile reproductions of fraktur examples, some in color. Just a hint of toning to cream paper background of binding material. Issued without dust jacket. VG++ View more info

Daniel Chester French; Sculptor

By: Adams, Adeline

Price: $39.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33809

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


32 tissue guarded plates; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 90 pages; HC/DJ 1st edition. Snugly bound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with 32 photo gravure, tissue guarded plated of French sculptural works. A few pages opened roughly at the front edge. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and nicked at edges with shallow chipping at spine ends and a scrunch and several closed tears from the bottom edge of the rear panel. Jacket spine moderately s... View more info

Where the Streets Lead

By: Ahuja, Sarayu and Sanat Surti (Ills)

Price: $22.50

Publisher: India, Penguin Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16387

ISBN: 014025952X

Condition: Very Good-


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages; Trade sized paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Sound unmarked copy in color pictorial covers. Light general handling wear to edges and surfaces; mild curl at corners. Illustrated from drawings by Sanat Surti. VG- View more info

The Art of Renoir

By: Albert C. Barnes, Violette De Mazia

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Merion, PA, Barnes Foundation Press: 1986

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 26625

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Reproductions in b&w; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 515 pages; Stout hardcover in original light pink colored, illustrated and title lettered dust jacket. Snugly bound and very neat; dust jacket has mild sunfading at spine, mild general toning and some mild shelf soiling to front panel. A few superficial nicks and spots of rub to jacket at edges. Illustrated with 158 b&w reproductions printed on glossy stock. Solid and clean. VG++/VG View more info

Homage to the Bag [Paperback]

By: American Crafts Council

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, Museum of Contemporary Crafts: 1975

Seller ID: 0608A075196


1975 Museum of Contemporary Crafts sqaure format pbck in glossy illstd wraps. Title printed to "Union Camp" paper bag mounted on front cover. Bright fresh copy; quite fine and about as new; 24 pages; Sqaure format pbck in glossy illstd wraps. Title printed to "Union Camp" paper bag mounted on front cover. Bright fresh copy; quite fine and about as new View more info

Timber Construction Manual, a Manual for Architects, Engineers, Contractors, Laminators and Fabricators Concerned with Engineered Timber Buildings

By: American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons Inc: 1974

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 24023

ISBN: 0471025496

Condition: Very Good-


B&W diagrams and tables; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 752 pages; Snug and solid in black cloth with title lettering to cover and spine in metallic copper. Binding material pulled at crown with just superficial nicks to the material; binding mildly shaken in the spine. Illustrated throughout with B/W diagrams and tables. VG- ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Heroines Showcase Art Portfolio # Number 3

By: Anderson, Brent & Lela Dowling & Frank Cirocco & Joe Chiodo & Gary Winnick

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Campbell, CA, Comics Heroines Fan Club: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31633

ISBN: B0016A8CRQ

Condition: Near Fine


Color & b/w illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages; Showcase Art Portfolio # Number 3. Paperback in glossy color illustrated covers with saddle stapled binding. 1st edition. Bright tight and fresh; feels and appears unread. Illustrated with color and b/w reproductions of fantasy art. Superb copy is about as new. NF to F View more info

Wild Spirits, Strong Medicine: African Art and the Wilderness

By: Anderson, Martha G. And Christine Mullen Kreamer

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Museum for African Art: 1989

Seller ID: 0725F974197

ISBN: 0945802021

Condition: Very Good


4to 11" - 13" tall; 152 pages; 1989 Center for African Art (NYC) Large format paperback in glossy illstd covers. Square sound and clean; stress crease across top corner of front cover. Light handling wear edges. VG View more info

Painting for Calligraphers

By: Angel, Marie

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Overlook Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 33296

ISBN: 087951969x

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Color Illustrations; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 128 pages; Square format HC/DJ. 1st printing. Solid clean is bright tight and fresh. No marks. Clean pictorial dust jacket retains publisher price/s on unclipped front flap. Jacket lightly shelf rubbed and worn at edges. NF/VG ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. View more info

The Poet Assassinated

By: Apollinaire, Guillaume; Dine, Jim & Ron Padgett

Price: $22.50

Publisher: London, Rupert Hart Davis: 1968

Edition: First English Edition

Seller ID: 14824

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. ; Photographs and collages; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages; 1st English language translated edition. In pictorial cloth boards and matching pictorial dust jacket. Solid neat copy with a touch of mild toning to the page stock and trace toning to edges of the boards. Dust jacket price clipped front flap and with several small areas of rub abd a few closed tears at edges. Light ton... View more info