Category: Art


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(2 volumes) Claude Lorraine, The Drawings. Volume 1, Catalog; Volume 2, Plates. Together with The Claude Lorrain album in the Norton Simon Inc. Museum of Art.

By: Roethlisberger, Marcel.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley & Los Angeles, University Of California Press, 1968

Edition: 1st Edition

477 pp.; Plates volume unpaged, showin 1,244 reproductions; Folio, green cloth in pictorial tan jackets. Light sprinkled foxing to edges of text block. Jacket with a few areas of moderate foxing to spine and back top edge of Catalog volume.The Claude Lorraine Album is bound in white cloth lettered in brown; oblong sm. quarto. In fined condition. Contains 64 pages of reproductions, most full page. View more info

(3 Books) Delacroix Pastels; Degas Pastels; Whistler Pastels.

By: Johnson, Lee; Jean Sutherland Boggs & Anne Maheux; Robert H. Getscher.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Braziller, 1995, 92 & 91

Edition: 1st Edition

Folios; cloth in dust jackets; each with 65-70 illustrations in color. All uniformely bright & crisp. A Party of Pastel. View more info

(Exhibition Catag) George Grosz, 1893-1959.

By: George Grosz; Dr. Walter Huder.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berlin, Goethe Institutes, no date, c. 1960

15 pp.; sq 8vo; stapled red wrappers printed in black; 3 tipped-in color plates; 1 drawing; biograpical chronology. Printed & typed slip laid in "Compliments of the Goethe Institute San Francisco, signed by Erika Hansen. Small hand stamp "Rare Editions of Prints" below title. Faint impression from paper clip front cover."This exhibition has been prepared by Dr. Walter Huder of the Akademie der Kunste, Berlin; it is shown at the Goethe Institutes i... View more info

(Two Catalogos) Antike Kunstwerke, Nachlass Dr. Jacob Hirsch II. Teil und Anderer Besitz, Alt-Agypten: Releifs - Plastk in Stein, Bronze und Fayence, Koptische Gewebe; Griechenland Rom Byzanz: Plastiken aus Marmor, Terrakotta und Bronze - Vasen - Goldschmuck, Glas und Elfenbein. Auktion, Mai 1959.

By: (Auction Catalogues).

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Luzern, Ars Antiqua, 1959 & 1960

Both 4to; 172 & 216 items, illustrated, including tipped-in color plates in the 1959 auction.Together with: Antike Kunstwerke, Alt-Agypten: Releifs - Plastk aus Stein, Bronze, Holz, Fayence, Koptische Kunst; Griechenland Rom Byzanz: Plastiken aus Stein, Terrakotta und Bronze - Vasen - Schmuck, Glas. Auktion, Mai 1960. View more info

14 Premio Cairo 2013.

By: [Art Trade Catalog].

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Milano, Cairo Editore, 2013

61 pp., ads; square 8vo; wrappers; 20 artists featured with one page bio & photographic portrait and a full page color photograph of their work on facing page. View more info

A fine book is first of all a perfect reading device . . .

By: Valery, Paul.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Center of typographic language, Greenwood Press, 1981

8.5" x 11"; single sheet printed on one side, signed by Jack Stauffacher; 25 copies printed for the Bibliofriends on the occasion of their visit to the Greenwood Press, 22 September 1981. Light marks and soil at margins. Broadside keepsake of 24 lines from Paul Valery . . . "The author's mind is seen as in a mirror which the printing press provides." View more info

Image for A Fragment from Commonplace book Seven: Work-in-Progress by Sherwood Grover (1913-1986) for his Grace Hoper Press.

A Fragment from Commonplace book Seven: Work-in-Progress by Sherwood Grover (1913-1986) for his Grace Hoper Press.

By: Grover, Sherwood.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Roxburghe Club, 1987

Edition: Limited Edition

225 copies completed at Moving Parts Press. 26 pp.; 4to; blue wrappers printed in black; printed in two colors throughout, with page 10 containing three colors. "As Felicia Rice notes in her moving introduction to this work, Sherwood Grover had typeset and fully competed printing, folding and collating ten of the twenty-two quotations into one signature of COMMONPLACE BOOK SEVEN. A second signature required only the the second (red) color to be complete. When Grover ... View more info

All Things Bright & Beautiful. California Impressionist Paintings from The Irvine Museum.

By: Gerdts, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Irvine, CA, The Irvine Museum of Art, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

204 pp.; 4to; cloth, in pictorial dust jacket; 106 illustrations including 70 in full color; bibliography, artists' biographies, index. View more info

American Sublime, Landscape Painting in the United States, 1820-1880.


Price: $40.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, 2002

282 pages : illustrations: 113 colour plates; 47 black and white illustrations; 4to; pictorial wrappers, still in original shrinkwrap.Published by order of the Tate Trustees on the occasion of the exhibition at Tate Britain, London, 21 Feb - 19 May, 2002, and touring to Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. View more info

Apuntes de mi Libreta. ensayo critico y referencias biograficas de raquel tibol.

By: Morado, Jose Chavez.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Mexico, Ediciones de cultura poular, 1979

Edition: Inscribed by the author

293 pp., chiefly illustrations, some color; sq. 4to; black cloth with rubbing at edges & corners, spots of moderate soil. Text in Spanish.Inscribed " A mi amigo Fede Taso, cordialmente, Chavez Morado, 79 " underwhich is also written "un recuerdo tambien de Olga Costa." View more info

Archaic Printers' Measurements. A Monograph Instructive in Printers Terminology Once Used to Designate the Sizes of Type & Paper.

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, San Rafael, Petaluma, The North Bay Printers Alliance, 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Printed by Anchor & Acorn Press. 12 pp.; 8vo; gray wrappers. View more info

Architects and Artists: The Work of Ernest and Esther Born.

By: Olsberg, Nicholas.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Book Club of California, 2015

Edition: Limited Edition

#155 of 300 copies; 264 pp; 4to; dark gray cloth, in matching slipcase.Ernest Born (1898-1992) was an architect, designer, and artist based in California, worked in collaboration with his wife Esther Baum Born (1902-1987), a noted architectural photographer. Drawing from visual collections throughout North America and Europe, the publication is richly illustrated, including many full page reproductions of works from the Borns’ long and varied careers. View more info



By: Jones, Sydney R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Studio Ltd., 1925

Edition: First Edition

172 pp; 4to; original gilt stamped blue cloth; top edge gilt; plate pages 25 thru 172 reproducing of advertising art of in full color and monochrome. Sections include Press Adds, Show Cards, Booklets, Box and Paper Labels. Splendid examples of the printing and graphic arts of the period. View more info

Artful Partners.

By: Simpson, Colin.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Macmillan, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Hint of foxing to edges. Illustrated with b&w photos and other reproductions. View more info