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Kaleidoscope in Woodcuts

by FRASCONI, ANTONIO

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1968
Condition
Very good in original lavender-purple cloth. Presented in publisher's fair slipcase.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$45.00

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New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, 1968. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good in original lavender-purple cloth. Presented in publisher's fair slipcase.. 5.5 x 2 in. 58-panel, accordion-style book, fully illustrated in color. Published 'to honor the selection of Antonio Frasconi by the Republic of Uruguay as its artist at the 34th Biennale in Venice, 1968.
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The Jay I. Kislak Collection at the Library of Congress

by DUNKELMAN, ARTHUR

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2007
Condition
Fine in original brown cloth, titles in gilt, and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780844411804
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$75.00

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Washington DC: Library of Congress, 2007. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original brown cloth, titles in gilt, and fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 9.5 x 12 in. xxi + [iii], 235 + [1] pp. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of color photographs.
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Vlaminck

by ORLAN, PIERRE MAC

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1958
Condition
Near fine in original boards and pictorial wrappers and near fine clear acetate dust jacket. Presented in near fine slipcase.
Edition
First Trade Edition
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$175.00

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New York: Universe Books, 1958. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. Near fine in original boards and pictorial wrappers and near fine clear acetate dust jacket. Presented in near fine slipcase.. Large quarto. 9.5 x 12.25 in. 39 + [1] pp. + plates. Numbered 288 of 200 copies, fully illustrated with color plates. With four black & white lithographs and… Read more
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image of The Builder; An Illustrated Weekly Magazine, for the Architect, Engineer, Archaeologist, Constructor, & Artist

The Builder; An Illustrated Weekly Magazine, for the Architect, Engineer, Archaeologist, Constructor, & Artist

by GODWIN, GEORGE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1854
Condition
Near fine in half-leather, titled in gilt on spine. Binding square and tight, text clean and bright. Tryon architect Holland Bra
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$250.00

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London, 1854. Hardcover. Near fine in half-leather, titled in gilt on spine. Binding square and tight, text clean and bright. Tryon architect Holland Brady's copy, with his book label affixed to front free endpaper.. Small folio. 9.25 x 13.25 in. Nicely rebound. With black & white illustrations throughout. Somewhat heavy-may require additional postage.
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Mapping the Intelligence of Artistic Work; An Explorative Guide to Making, Thinking, and Writing

by WEST, ANNE

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2011
Condition
Fine in original orange wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780983472506
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$60.00

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Portland, ME: Moth Press, 2011. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Fine in original orange wrappers.. Wide octavo. 7.25 x 8.625 in. Profusely illustrated with reproductions of color photographs.
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image of Ian Hamilton Finlay: The Bicentennial Proposal: The French War: The War of the Letter

Ian Hamilton Finlay: The Bicentennial Proposal: The French War: The War of the Letter

by DAY, PETER

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1989
Condition
Very good in original printed wrappers. Light soiling to extremities, spine toned. Binding square and tight, text unmarked.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780920956250
Item Price
$50.00

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Toronto: Art Metropole, 1989. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original printed wrappers. Light soiling to extremities, spine toned. Binding square and tight, text unmarked.. Thin octavo. 6.375 x 9.875 in. 115 + [3] pp. With several black & white reproductions.
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When the Curtain Never Comes Down

by ROUSSEAU, VALÉRY et al.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2015
Condition
As new, in printed pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$40.00

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New York: American Folk Art Museum, 2015. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. As new, in printed pictorial wrappers.. Quarto. 8.25 x 10.5 in. 136 pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of color photographs. With exhibition list laid in.
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image of The Works of Antonio Canova [3 Volume Set]; in Sculpture and Modelling, Engraved in Outline by Henry Moses; with Descriptions by the Countess Albrizzi and a Biographical Memoir by Count Cicognara

The Works of Antonio Canova [3 Volume Set]; in Sculpture and Modelling, Engraved in Outline by Henry Moses; with Descriptions by the Countess Albrizzi and a Biographical Memoir by Count Cicognara

by CANOVA, ANTONIO

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1849
Condition
Very good in original quarter-leather over brown pebbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Ex-library, with library labels affi
Edition
First Thus
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$150.00

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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1849. First Thus. Hardcover. Very good in original quarter-leather over brown pebbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Ex-library, with library labels affixed to spines, as well as attractive Mt. St. Mary Seminary of the West bookplates affixed to front pastedowns. Hinges cracked, some rubbing especially to head and foot of spine; but binding sound… Read more
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$150.00
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Tatistcheff

by SHORR, HARRIET

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1987
Condition
Near fine in original stapled pictorial wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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New York, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original stapled pictorial wrappers.. Thin, oblong octavo. 8 x 7 in. [12] pp. Fully illustrated with reproductions of color photographs. Inscribed by Harriet Shorr to Paulus Berensohn on title page. Scarce signed.
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Marvelous Freedom, Vigilance of Desire: Catalog of the World Surrealist Exhibition, Chicago, 1976

by GALLERY BLACK SWAN

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1976
Condition
Near fine in original thick stapled wrappers.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$75.00

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Chicago: Gallery Black Swan, 1976. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Near fine in original thick stapled wrappers.. Small folio. 9.75 x 12.75 in. 56 pp. + purple map. Fully illustrated with black & white reproductions of paintings, etc.
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The Middle Passage: White Ships, Black Cargo

by FEELINGS, TOM

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1995
Condition
Fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780803718043
Item Price
$125.00

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New York: Dial Books, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original black cloth and fine pictorial dust jacket.. TOM FEELINGS. Small, oblong folio. 13.75 x 10.5 in. Unpaginated. Coretta Scott King Award Winner. Signed by Feelings in silver ink on front free endpaper.
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image of St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan: The Life and Times and Art of Eddie Owens Martin. Patron's Edition; As Told To & Recorded by Tom Patterson

St. EOM in the Land of Pasaquan: The Life and Times and Art of Eddie Owens Martin. Patron's Edition; As Told To & Recorded by Tom Patterson

by PATTERSON, TOM

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1987
Condition
Fine in original red cloth, lettered in black on spine, with 3 x 3 in. pictorial label affixed to upper cover, and original clea
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780912330617
Item Price
$200.00

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The Jargon Society, 1987. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Fine in original red cloth, lettered in black on spine, with 3 x 3 in. pictorial label affixed to upper cover, and original clear and unprinted acetate dust jacket, red top-stain. Presented in publisher's fine black cloth portfolio-style case with two clasps and lettered in blind on upper cover. Published… Read more
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$200.00
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The Netsuke of Japan

by WHITLOCK, HERBERT P.

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1935
Condition
Very good in original green staple-bound wrappers.
Edition
Offprint
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$40.00

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New York: American Museum of Natural History, 1935. Offprint. Staplebound wraps. Very good in original green staple-bound wrappers.. Thin octavo. 6.75 x 9.75 in. Profusely illustrated with black & white reproductions of photographs. Reprinted from Natural History Magazine for February, 1935. Guide Leaflet Series, No. 87.
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Finding Frida Kahlo

by LEVINE, BARBARA; STEPHEN JAYCOX

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2009
Condition
Mild bumpng to corners, otherwise near fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781568988306
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$75.00

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New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Mild bumpng to corners, otherwise near fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards.. Quarto. 8.75 x 11.25 in. 248 pp. Profusely illustrated in color.
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Rembrandt: By Himself

by

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1999
Condition
Near fine in original navy blue cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780300077896
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$75.00

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London: National Gallery Publications Limited, 1999. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near fine in original navy blue cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket.. Quarto. 9 x 11.25 in. 272 pp. Profusely illustrated in black & white and color. Heavy; extra postage may apply.
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Diameter: A Magazine of the Arts -- No. 1

by ROTHBARD, LORRAINE; SALLY WORONER, Editors

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1951
Condition
Very good in original illustrated wrappers, lightly creased and rubbed.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
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$25.00

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New York: Diameter, 1951. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original illustrated wrappers, lightly creased and rubbed.. Thin octavo. 6 x 9 in. 52 pp. Illustrated in black-and-white.
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image of Him Too..?? Oz Almog's Concise Index Judaeorum; A Chronicle of a Complex Cultural Obsession

Him Too..?? Oz Almog's Concise Index Judaeorum; A Chronicle of a Complex Cultural Obsession

by ALMOG, OZ

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2000
Condition
Very good in original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers have detached due to drying out of the binding glue, but wrappers and all pag
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9783901398148
Item Price
$35.00

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Vienna: Jewish Museum/Jüdisches Museum, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Paperback. Very good in original pictorial wrappers. Wrappers have detached due to drying out of the binding glue, but wrappers and all pages are present and text block remains intact.. Small square octavo. 4.75 x 5.25 in. Illustrated with over 400 small color reproductions of oil paintings by Oz… Read more
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Gathering Light: Richard Ross

by ROSS, RICHARD; DAVE KICKEY and EDUARDO CADAVA

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
2000
Condition
Nick at foot of spine, otherwise fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued.
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780826322685
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$35.00

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Southampton, England: John Hansard Gallery / Speed Art Museum, 2000. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Nick at foot of spine, otherwise fine in original pictorial paper-covered boards, no dust jacket as issued.. Small quarto. 9.25 x 10 in. Unpaginated. Fully illustrated with color reproductions of photographs. Inscribed by Ross on front free endpaper.
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Robert Rauschenberg: The Silkscreen Paintings 1962-64

by RAUSCHENBERG, ROBERT; RONI FEINSTEIN and CALVIN TOMKINS

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Captain's Bookshelf, Inc., ABAA
Published
1990
Condition
Black remainder mark to foot of text, otherwise fine in original dark grey cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, slightly s
Edition
First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780821218334
Item Price
$750.00

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New York: Whitney Museum of Modern Art, 1990. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Black remainder mark to foot of text, otherwise fine in original dark grey cloth and near fine pictorial dust jacket, slightly sunned at spine.. Quarto. 9.25 x 11.25 in. 179 pp. 45 color reproductions; 46 black-and-white reproductions; 1 double-gatefold-reproduction. Signed "Bob Rauschenberg" on verso of… Read more
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$750.00