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  • Chadwick, Whitney.
    WOMEN, ART, AND SOCIETY.

    Edition: First printing, a large trade paperback.

    New York: Thames and Hudson, 1990. First edition - An examination of ten centuries of women's involvement in the fine arts, from the early middle ages through the Renaisssance, the Victorian era and into modern times, drawing on 20 years of research by feminist scholars and art historians. Includes 243 illustrations, 50 in ful color, bibliography and sources, index. 384 pp. ISBN: 0-500-202419.

    Condition: Very good condition (a few scattered underlinings and marginal brackets.).

    Book ID: 26701
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  • Chicago, Judy.
    THROUGH THE FLOWER, My Struggle as a Woman Artist.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Anchor Books, 1977. Introduction by Anais Nin. "Simply, one of the great autobiographies." Adrienne Rich. Illustrated with photographs. ISBN: 0-385-126964.

    Condition: Very good+.

    Book ID: 25245
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  • Cooper, James F., editor.
    AMERICAN ARTS QUARTERLY, WINTER 2003, Volume 20, Number 1.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center, 2003. First edition - Includes essays on the Morgan library, on Christianity and art, Frederick Turner, Robert Morris's architectural theory, a report on gallery exhibilitons and more. Illustrated in full color. 58 pp. Small magazine format. ISBN: 1540-9872.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 29179
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  • Cooper, James F., editor.
    AMERICAN ARTS QUARTERLY, FALL 2004, Volume 21, Number 4.

    Edition: First appearance in print of these works.

    Hastings-on-Hudson, New York: Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center, 2004. First edition - Includes essays on the unfinished print, time in the arts, the painting of children by John Singer Sargent, light in photography, and the Glencairn museum. Book reviews and a report on gallery exhibilitons. Illustrated in full color. 55 pp. Small magazine format. ISBN: 1540-9872.

    Condition: Very near fine.

    Book ID: 30820
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  • MEXICAN FOLK CERAMICS. by Espejel, Carlos Price, photographs by F. Catala Roca.
    Espejel, Carlos Price, photographs by F. Catala Roca.
    MEXICAN FOLK CERAMICS.

    Edition: First edition.

    Barcelona: Editorial Blume, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - Translated from the Spanish by Diorki. Illustrated with 243 black and white photographs and 36 gorgeous full color plates. 2 page map. Large format (9 1/2 by 10 inches), printed on heavy stock throughout, looks at the ceramics in the context of the Mexican culture, and it includes significant information on the potters who were currently producing ceramics at the time this was produced. All photographs were taken specifically for this book. Includes a bibliography and toponymic index. 219 pp. ISBN: 84-7031-2227.

    Condition: Near fine in tan linen cloth with dark brown lettering and illustration on front cover (long gift inscription, from a minor artist, on the front endpaper) in a good only dustjacket with several edgetears (now in a mylar cover, of course.)

    Book ID: 30352
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  • ISLANDS. by Fowles, John (Photographs by Fay Godwin.)
    Fowles, John (Photographs by Fay Godwin.)
    ISLANDS.

    Edition: First US printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, 1978. dj. Hardcover first edition - A wonderful combination of text and photography - while this is primarily about Britain's Scillie Islands, it is also a reflection of the mysteriousnessof all islands. ISBN: 0-316-28960-4.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dustjacket (pencil line bottom edge, closed tear with associated creasing on back cover of dj.)

    Book ID: 16839
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  • Gorman, R. C. and Monthan, Doris
    THE LITHOGRAPHS

    Edition: First edition.

    Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1978. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A comprehensive gathering of the works in lithography by this Navajo artist. Includes a biographical section, and photographs of the artist at work between 1970 and 1978. INSCRIBED on the half title page by Gorman.

    Condition: F/NF (some rubbing to dj.)

    Book ID: 6355
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  • HIS OTHER HALF: Men Looking at Women through Art. by Lesser, Wendy.
    Lesser, Wendy.
    HIS OTHER HALF: Men Looking at Women through Art.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A study which ranges from Dickens and Henry James's portrayals of women through Degas, photographer Cecil Beaton, Alfred Hitchcock, Marilyn Monroe and more. Photographs,SIGNED on the title page. Bibliography, index. 294 pages. ISBN: 0-674-392108.

    Condition: Near fine in a good dustjacket (small peeled spot on front cover of dj, short closed tear, other minor edgewear to dj)

    Book ID: 63677
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  • Matthiessen, Peter and Porter, Eliot
    THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN - THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Avon, 1974. Absolutely beautiful large format book about East Africa with text by Matthiessen, and over 100 full-color photos by Eliot. ISBN: 0-380-000504.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 28642
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  • Matthiessen, Peter and Porter, Eliot
    THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN - THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

    Edition: Book club edition (same size and quality as trade edition, states first edition, but in tan cloth, i

    New York: Dutton, (1972.) dj. Hardcover - Absolutely beautiful large format book about East Africa with text by Matthiessen, and over 100 full-color photos by Eliot. ISBN: 0-525-22650.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28765
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  • Matthiessen, Peter and Porter, Eliot
    THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN - THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Absolutely beautiful large format book about East Africa with text by Matthiessen, and over 100 full-color photos by Eliot. Since the book club edition also states "first printing" this book appears much more common than it is. This is a true first edition in chocolate brown covers with a priced dj. ISBN: 0-525-22650.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (gift inscription, price in upper corner of dj flap is clipped, lower price is still present.)

    Book ID: 22789
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  • THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN - THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE by Matthiessen, Peter and Porter, Eliot
    Matthiessen, Peter and Porter, Eliot
    THE TREE WHERE MAN WAS BORN - THE AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1972.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Absolutely beautiful large format book about East Africa with text by Matthiessen, and over 100 full-color photos by Eliot. Since the book club edition also states "first printing" this book appears much more common than it is. This is a true first edition in chocolate brown covers with a priced dust jacket. ISBN: 0-525-22650.

    Condition: Near fine in a like dustjacket (promotional price is still present on upper flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 23556
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  • McLeave, Hugh.
    ROGUES IN THE GALLERY: The Modern Plague of Art Thefts.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Godine, 1981. dj. Hardcover first edition - An informative and serious look at the problem. Photographs, bibliography, index. 278 pages. ISBN: 0-87923-3788.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18140
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  • THE RANSOM OF RUSSIAN ART. by McPhee, John.
    McPhee, John.
    THE RANSOM OF RUSSIAN ART.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1994. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of an American professor in the 1960's and 70's who bought the work of underground artists in the Soviet Union and arranged to have it illegally shipped to him. Illustrated with color plates of the paintings. ISBN: 0-374-246823.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 29065
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  • (Moskowitz, Robert) Rifkin, Ned.
    ROBERT MOSKOWITZ

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Thames & Hudson, 1989. Hardcover first edition - Based on a major retrospective exhibition, this is the first book to survey the whole range of Rifkin's career to date. Rifkin has provided a full biographical and critical commentary. Includes an interview with the artist by Linda Shearer. 95 illustrations, 67 in color. A beautiful book - large format.

    Condition: F/F (rem dot)

    Book ID: 4850
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  • THE ANTAGONISTIC LINK: Joaquin Torres-Garcia / Theo von Doesburg by Torres-Garcia, Joaquin and von Doesburg, Theo
    Torres-Garcia, Joaquin and von Doesburg, Theo
    THE ANTAGONISTIC LINK: Joaquin Torres-Garcia / Theo von Doesburg

    Edition: First printing.

    Amsterdam: Institute of Contemporary Art, 1991. dj. Hardcover first edition - Includes a Foreword by Eduardo Lipschutz-Villa, a fascinating collection of letters between van Doesburg in Paris, and Torres-Garcia of Uraguay and commentary on their art and influence by the artists themselves and such writers as Sebastian Lopez, Nicolle Gast, and Jorge Castillo. Selected bibliography, many full color and black and white illustrations, illustrated endpapers. An attractive volume, bound in black cloth. ISBN: 90-800968-1-4.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16618
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  • STONE TIME: Southern Utah: Portrait and a Meditation. by Watkins, T. H. (preface by Terry Tempest Williams).
    Watkins, T. H. (preface by Terry Tempest Williams).
    STONE TIME: Southern Utah: Portrait and a Meditation.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Fe: Clear Light Publishers, (1994.) dj. Hardcover first edition - More than 50 striking black and white photographs of the ancient weathered landscape of the canyon country of southern Utah, one of the most beautiful and threatened places on the continent. Large format, 104 pp. ISBN: 0-940666-537.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 25285
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  • Weisman, Alan.
    LA FRONTERA, THE UNITED STATES BORDER WITH MEXICO.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1986. Hardcover first edition - Photographs by Jay Dusard. Attractive and thought provoking book about the US/Mexico border, and the people who live along it, cross it, or try to prevent it's being crossed. Large format (11 1/4" x 10 1/2") , maps , index and bibliography.

    Condition: F/NF (light edgewear).

    Book ID: 2895
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  • White, Stephen.
    MANUAL OF ENLARGING.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Chicago: Ziff-Davis Publishing Co., 1940. Hardcover - A title in the Little Technical Library series. Small volume, measuring approx 6 1/2 by 5 inches, illustrated, 94 pages.

    Condition: Very good+ in beige cloth, lacking the dj.

    Book ID: 20623
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