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  • THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: Memoir. by Alexander, Elizabeth.
    Alexander, Elizabeth.
    THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: Memoir.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grand Central Publishing, (2015). First edition - A beautifully written and very moving account of the sudden death of her husband by this noted African American poet - and also a picture of a rich and loving marriage. Ficre Ghebreyesus, born in Eritrea and a refuge from the war there, was known both as a gifted artist and a creative chef, when he died at just 50. 209 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (corner slightly bumped)

    Book ID: 63252
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  • THE KEPT MAN by Attenberg, Jami.
    Attenberg, Jami.
    THE KEPT MAN

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2007. First edition - The author's first novel (preceded by a collection of short stories) - the story of a young woman whose artist husband has fallen into a coma, and six years later she is still waiting,still dealing with his legacy and his life. 291 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. Cover art is very different from the final edition.

    Book ID: 59621
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  • Beddome, Samuel Archdale (1791-1874) and Getty Research Institute.
    METAMOPHOSIS GAME: An Eighteenth Century Game of Changing Identities.

    Edition: First printing.

    Los Angeles: J. Paul Getty Musuem, (2001). First edition - A game inspired by the Samuel Beddome original included in the exhibition "Devices of Wonder" at the Getty Museum from November 13, 2001 to February, 2002. This includes 12 paper overlays and 4 blank ones to create your own costumed portrait in a folder with a generic portrait on the front cover.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy, still in original clear envelope.)

    Book ID: 80265
    Keywords: art, Ephemera, exhibition, games
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  • Begay, Shonto.
    NAVAJO: Visions and Voices Across the Mesa.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scholastic, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A beautiful book which combines twenty of Begay's paintings with his poetry. Includes an introduction by Begay in which he talks about living in two worlds, like many of the Dineh today. Boldly INSCRIBED on the half title page and dated in the year of publication. Index to paintings. Large square format, 48 pp. ISBN: 0-590-461532.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (minor edgewear to the dj.)

    Book ID: 62431
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  • Brodrick, Alan Houghton.
    MIRAGE OF AFRICA.

    Edition: Reprint. (First US printing.)

    Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, (1979.) dj. Hardcover - Originally published in 1953 in the UK. In this book, the author travelled 'southwards from the Mediterranean coast to the sands, the heart of the Sahara, and beyond to the savannas of the Sudan and the fringes of the great forests' - to Niger, Libya and French Equatorial Africa. Illustrated with 33 photographs, mostly of art and architectural ruins. Index. 212 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-837151864.

    Condition: Fine in dark red cloth, no dustjacket as issued.

    Book ID: 38397
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  • THE HOUSE OF A HUNDRED WINDOWS: A Book of Paintings. by Brown. Margaret Wise; cat and architecture by Robert deVeyrac
    Brown. Margaret Wise; cat and architecture by Robert deVeyrac
    THE HOUSE OF A HUNDRED WINDOWS: A Book of Paintings.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945. Hardcover first edition - A book with an immediate appeal and which winds up being intriguing on many levels, one which even ends with a question? Upon its publication in 1945, Kirkus Reviews commented: "Orchids to Margaret Wise Brown for experimenting with an idea and to Harper for publishing it. Picture book age will pore over it; a bit older will want the text read to them; and even above nine will find it the ideal introduction to famous paintings, carefully chosen with appreciation of child interest...The little cat is quite content to stay inside his house and look out through its hundred windows, because from these windows he can see beauty, excitement,…

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    New York: Harper & Brothers, 1945. Hardcover first edition - A book with an immediate appeal and which winds up being intriguing on many levels, one which even ends with a question? Upon its publication in 1945, Kirkus Reviews commented: "Orchids to Margaret Wise Brown for experimenting with an idea and to Harper for publishing it. Picture book age will pore over it; a bit older will want the text read to them; and even above nine will find it the ideal introduction to famous paintings, carefully chosen with appreciation of child interest...The little cat is quite content to stay inside his house and look out through its hundred windows, because from these windows he can see beauty, excitement, danger, humor and tranquility - captured for him by famous artists - Rousseau, Ryder, Chirico, Audubon, Tanguy, Ernst, etc. . . . fifteen selections reproduced by photogravure in black and white with the house itself a painting of a castle by moonlight, by Henri Rousseau." Large format, unpaginated (32 pp)

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    Condition: Fair condition only in illustrated boards (backstrip is missing, but contents are clean and close to fine), no dust jacket. .

    Book ID: 86297
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  • AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden by Campbell, Mary Schmidt.
    Campbell, Mary Schmidt.
    AN AMERICAN ODYSSEY: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Oxford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover - A highly praised biography of this important Black artist. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. commented "Through her long association with Romare Bearden and his work, Mary Schmidt Campbell possesses a rare understanding of his life and artistry. In this beautifully written volume, she sensitively illuminates his biography and comprehensively traces the trajectory of his career. By brilliantly interweaving the political history of African Americans throughout the 20th century with the emergence of one our foremost artists, she has written a book that speaks to anyone who is interested in American history, art, and culture. Campbell writes that Bearden's legacy is his ability to create worlds; in this biography, she re-creates Bearden's…

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    New York: Oxford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover - A highly praised biography of this important Black artist. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. commented "Through her long association with Romare Bearden and his work, Mary Schmidt Campbell possesses a rare understanding of his life and artistry. In this beautifully written volume, she sensitively illuminates his biography and comprehensively traces the trajectory of his career. By brilliantly interweaving the political history of African Americans throughout the 20th century with the emergence of one our foremost artists, she has written a book that speaks to anyone who is interested in American history, art, and culture. Campbell writes that Bearden's legacy is his ability to create worlds; in this biography, she re-creates Bearden's world." Illustrated with photographs in both full color and black and white. Extensive notes, bibliography, index. xv, 443 pp. ISBN: 978-0195059090.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 89038
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  • CHORIS AND KAMEHAMEHA. by Charlot, Jean.
    Charlot, Jean.
    CHORIS AND KAMEHAMEHA.

    Edition: First printing in wrappers. No hardcover edition.

    Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press, 1958. First edition - Five studies of Kamehameha I and the illustrations of Louis Choris, artist with the Von Kotzebue expedition in 1816 (including two previously unpublished pieces) A history of the only known painting of Kamehameha, Hawaii's first King by Charlot,who is himself a well-know artist as well as a professor at The University of Hawaii. Includes black and white reproductions of many of Choris's paintings in addition to details of the Kamehameha portrait. Notes. 65 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47643
    Keywords: art, Hawaii and Pacific
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  • Clouse, Nancy L. (traduccion por William Burgos.)
    MAPAS ROMPECABEZAS DE LOS ESTADOS UNIDOS.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1994.). A book which combines fun with the map of the United States - by cutting it up into state-sized pieces and using the pieces in many ways - including creating collage-type pictures - with teaching the names and locations of the states. Text in Spanish (en espagnol.) Translated by William Burgos. Index. Oblong format. 32 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-35982.

    Condition: Fine (as new.)

    Book ID: 39074
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  • THE TROUBLE WITH THIN ICE. by Crespi, Camilla T.
    Crespi, Camilla T.
    THE TROUBLE WITH THIN ICE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1993) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fourth book in this series (but the first to be published under this name) featuring amateur sleuth Simona Griffo, who is joining her lover and his 14 year old son on a trip to Connecticut for the holidays and for a wedding. SIGNED on the title page. Recipe. 273 pp. ISBN: 0-060177268.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (usual toning to the pages, otherwise fine).

    Book ID: 84000
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  • THE TROUBLE WITH GOING HOME: A Simona Griffo Mystery. by Crespi, Camilla T.
    Crespi, Camilla T.
    THE TROUBLE WITH GOING HOME: A Simona Griffo Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Fifth book in this series featuring amateur amateur sleuth Simona Griffo. Returning to her native Rome when her mother has breast cancer, she is immediately a witness to the murder of a young American art student. SIGNED on the title page. Recipe. Author's note. 269 pp. ISBN: 0-06017725X.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (discolored spot on front endpaper from a sticker).

    Book ID: 74599
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  • DAVID E. DAVIS ARTIST AND HUMANIST: Sculpture 1967 - 2002. by Davis, David E.
    Davis, David E.
    DAVID E. DAVIS ARTIST AND HUMANIST: Sculpture 1967 - 2002.

    Edition: First printing.

    Cleveland, Ohio: Sculpture Studio Books, 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of essays (including ones by Claudia Mesch on his public sculpure, by Mark Ormond on his sketchbooks, and more) and a catalogue of his sculpture for 35 years. Profusely illustrated, more than 150 illustrations, mostly in full-color. The first edition was limited to 1,500 copies.Includes an index to the sculptures pictured in this volume and a list of his awards and exhibitions. Large format, printed on heavy stock throughout. 144 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32233
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  • INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ART by De Rachewiltz, Boris.
    De Rachewiltz, Boris.
    INTRODUCTION TO AFRICAN ART

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: New American Library - NAL, (1966.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A comprehensive introduction to all types of tribal art from all of Black Africa - including wooden sculpture, initiation masks, ivories, and miniatures in gold and bronze - one which focuses on the meaning of the art. Illustrated with more than 90 plates, some in full color. Translated from the Italian by Peter Whigham. xx, 200 pp.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (some toning to the dj.)

    Book ID: 47910
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  • THE WAY OF ALL FLESH: THE ROMANCE OF RUINS. by Dekkers, Midas.
    Dekkers, Midas.
    THE WAY OF ALL FLESH: THE ROMANCE OF RUINS.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1997). First edition - An insightful and provocative look at "the inevitable ruin of everything from bodies and works of art to ideals and whole societies." Translated from the Dutch by Sherry Marx-MacDonald. Illustrated with small black and white photographs throughout. Bibilography, Index, , , 280 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (corner of rear cover missing).

    Book ID: 59861
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  • GEORGE DU MAURIER, THE SATIRIST OF THE VICTORIANS: A Review of his Art and Personality. by [Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896] Wood, Martin.
    [Du Maurier, George, 1834-1896] Wood, Martin.
    GEORGE DU MAURIER, THE SATIRIST OF THE VICTORIANS: A Review of his Art and Personality.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: McBride, Nast and Company, 1913. Hardcover first edition - Although George du Maurier is perhaps best remembered today as the author of "Trilby", the novel which introduced Svengali to the world, this book focuses more on his work as an artist and cartoonist - for Punch and Cornhill and other periodicals. Includes 41 illustrations, including a frontispiece self-portrait, with titled tissue guards for the full page plates. A handsomely produced volume, somewhat oversized. 198 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in dark blue cloth with copper lettering on spine and front cover (bookplate on front pastedown, front hinge starting, but overall a sturdy and attractive volume and uncommon in this condition. Small bookseller's sticker on rear pastedown.

    Book ID: 88285
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  • Ebersole, Robert.
    BLACK PAGODA.

    Edition: First printing.

    Gainesville: University Of Florida Press, 1957. dj. Hardcover first edition - A study of the Orissan Hindu temples which began in the 8th century and culminated in the Temple of the Sun completed in the 13th century. After seven centuries the ruins of the Black Pagoda still stand in eastern India, and this book contains many photographs of the temple and of details of the sculpture which adorns the entire surface. Large format. Notes, bibliography, 105 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a good only dustjacket (chips to dj, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 46306
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  • VIEWS OF A VANISHING FRONTIER. by Ewers, John C.; Marsha V. Gallagher, David C. Hunt and Joseph C. Porter.
    Ewers, John C.; Marsha V. Gallagher, David C. Hunt and Joseph C. Porter.
    VIEWS OF A VANISHING FRONTIER.

    Edition: First printing.

    Omaha, Nebraska: Center for Western Studies, Joslyn Art Museum, (1984) dj. Hardcover first edition - Catalogue for an exhibition organized by Joslyn Art Museum's Center for Western Studies based on the written accounts of the 1832-1834 North American experiences of Maximilian, Prince of Wied. Includes more than 100 of Karl Bodmer's orginal watercolors and sketches Inclides list of illustrations,and checklist of the exhibition. Large format. 103 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-936364-122.

    Condition: Fine in a verynear fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 59459
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  • THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia. by Fax, Elton C.
    Fax, Elton C.
    THROUGH BLACK EYES: Journeys of A Black Artist To East Africa and Russia.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dodd, Mead, (1974) dj. Hardcover first edition - An account of Fax's trips first to African - to Uganda, Northern Sudan, Ethopia, Tanzania - and then to Moscow and the then Soviet Republic of Uzbekistan. "In each of these exotic areas, so different in many respects, he was to find the history of oppression by colonialism, as it had occurred in similar ways among his own people at home. Everywhere he went the artist in Elton Fax recorded with beautiful drawings, even as the text did in words, what he saw with his own discerning eyes to produce a fascinating parts of the world." Illustrated with drawings by the author/artist. Index. x, 203 pp. ISBN: 0-396068421.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (short closed tears to dj, minor edgewear)

    Book ID: 61477
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  • STORY CLOTHS OF BALI. by Fischer, Joseph.
    Fischer, Joseph.
    STORY CLOTHS OF BALI.

    Edition: First printing.

    Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, (2004.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first major study of an unusual group of Balinese embroideries - the "story cloths" which are used as ritual decorations and offerings in Balinese and Hindu temples, household ancestor shrines, and village ceremonial buildings - this includes over 200 examples from the author's own collection, depicted in full color. Discusses the various stitching techniques employed for each piece, how to determine the skill level of specific stitches, and the cultural significance of each textile. Includes a glossary of important Balinese characters and terms, bibliography and index. Large format, printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. A beautiful book. 144 pp. ISBN: 1-58008-4877.

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

    Book ID: 34758
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  • THE GODDESS AND THE MOON MAN. The Sacred Art of the Tiwi Aborigines. by Holmes, Sandra Le Brun (1924-2017)
    Holmes, Sandra Le Brun (1924-2017)
    THE GODDESS AND THE MOON MAN. The Sacred Art of the Tiwi Aborigines.

    Edition: First printing.

    NSW, Australia: Craftsman House, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful book which describes and illustrates aspects of the Tiwi culture that had virtually disappeared at the time of publication, by a controversial author who was known as an indigenous rights advocate/activist. "The story of how man became mortal unfolds in the beautiful and dramatic story of the Tiwi Pukamani ceremony. It is illustrated with the magnificent sculptures, grave posts and bark paintings that in the absence of a written language preserved and perpetuated the ancient customs and religion of the Tiwi people of Melville Island." The author was an anthropological researcher whose concern for the plight of tribal people has guided her life - she traveled for…

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    NSW, Australia: Craftsman House, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful book which describes and illustrates aspects of the Tiwi culture that had virtually disappeared at the time of publication, by a controversial author who was known as an indigenous rights advocate/activist. "The story of how man became mortal unfolds in the beautiful and dramatic story of the Tiwi Pukamani ceremony. It is illustrated with the magnificent sculptures, grave posts and bark paintings that in the absence of a written language preserved and perpetuated the ancient customs and religion of the Tiwi people of Melville Island." The author was an anthropological researcher whose concern for the plight of tribal people has guided her life - she traveled for years in the outback of Western Australia, recording messages between scattered families whose children had been taken from them so they could be "assimilated" and as a documentary filmmaker attempted to enable their voices to be heard. Illustrated throughout with both full color and black and white photographs. Glossary, index. Large square format, 152 pp. ISBN: 9-766410232.

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    Condition: Fine in brown cloth in a fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 88960
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  • Junge, Alexandra.
    A NIGHT-TIME TALE.

    Edition: First printing.

    [United Kingdom] WingedChariot Press, (2006.). Hardcover first edition - Imaging what the chaos that would descend on the world, if there were no night and darkness (the fish would have to dive down deep, the plants would grow and grow, the sun would be exhausted) helps a little girl to overcome her fears of the dark, Translated from the German by Kate Connolly, and beautifully illustrated in full color by the author - including several two page spreads. ISBN: 1-905341067.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated boards.

    Book ID: 38358
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  • ZYZZYVA 20: The Last Word: West Coast Writers and Artists, Volume V, Number 4, Winter 1989. by Junker, Howard, editor (Gary Soto, Tess Gallagher, Alan Dundes, Salvatore La Puma and others, contributors)
    Junker, Howard, editor (Gary Soto, Tess Gallagher, Alan Dundes, Salvatore La Puma and others, contributors)
    ZYZZYVA 20: The Last Word: West Coast Writers and Artists, Volume V, Number 4, Winter 1989.

    Edition: First printing.

    San Francisco: ZYZZYVA, Inc. 1989. First edition - An interesting and eclectic magazine dedicated to publishing the work of writers, artists and publishers of the West Coast - including short stories, poetry, translations, and excerpts from work in progress. Included in this issue are works by Gary Soto, Tess Gallagher, Wang Meng, Leonard Michaels, Alan Dundes and others. Art and photography by Dale Chihuly, Wayne Thiebaud, Yuji Morita and more. Cover by Michael Burns. 134 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff wrappers.

    Book ID: 58551
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  • CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE. by Kinsey, Miriam.
    Kinsey, Miriam.
    CONTEMPORARY NETSUKE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Rutland, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Company, (1977). Hardcover first edition - A look at netsuke from its origins to contemporary carvers. Includes a photo-essay on the creation of netsuke. Foreword by Hans Conried. Illustrated with 51 black and white photographs by Tsune Sugimura and 108 full color photographs by Tomo-o Ogita and sketches by Adelheid Roth Roscher. Bibliography, glossary-index, and list of dealers.Slightly oversized format, printed on heavy glossy stock throughout. 261 pp. ISBN: 0-804811598.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket in a very good cardboard slipcase. (hint of toning to pages, price-clipped)

    Book ID: 69786
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  • THE IRISH FACE. by Kissane, Noel.
    Kissane, Noel.
    THE IRISH FACE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Dublin: National Library of Ireland, (1986). First edition - The first in a planned series of color booklets, this includes 30 pages of photographs, in both black and white and full color, drawings, and reproductions, accompanied by the text which describes history of representations of the Irish, from ancient stone carving through anti-Irish caricatures and modern paintings and photographs. Bibliography. 64 pp. ISBN: 0-907328121.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 84024
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  • THE SWAN THIEVES. by Kostova, Elizabeth.
    Kostova, Elizabeth.
    THE SWAN THIEVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, (2010). First edition - A psychological thriller about an obsessed artist, set in both the modern world and in late 19th France - "A haunting novel of art and obsession. A mystery spanning continents and centuries. A love story that crosses the ultimate border." 565 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new) A very attractive presentation, this is still in the original blue net bag, with a blue ribbon gathering at top. Includes a letter from the publisher and a promotional brochure.

    Book ID: 89044
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  • THE SWAN THIEVES. by Kostova, Elizabeth.
    Kostova, Elizabeth.
    THE SWAN THIEVES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Little Brown, (2010) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's second novel, a psychological thriller about an obsessed artist, set in both the modern world and in late 19th France - "A haunting novel of art and obsession. A mystery spanning continents and centuries. A love story that crosses the ultimate border." SIGNED on the title page. 564 pp. ISBN: 978-0316065788.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 88456
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  • THE SWAN THIEVES. by Kostova, Elizabeth.
    Kostova, Elizabeth.
    THE SWAN THIEVES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Little Brown, (2010). First edition - A psychological thriller about an obsessed artist, set in both the modern world and in late 19th France - "A haunting novel of art and obsession. A mystery spanning continents and centuries. A love story that crosses the ultimate border." 565 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (as new) Laid in is a trifold promotional brochure in full color on stiff card stock.

    Book ID: 54104
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  • BODY/CULTURE: CHICANO FIGURATION. by Kubiak, Richard J. and Elizabeth Partch, curators.
    Kubiak, Richard J. and Elizabeth Partch, curators.
    BODY/CULTURE: CHICANO FIGURATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Rohnert Park, California: University Art Gallery (Sonoma State), (1990). First edition - Exhibition catalog. Includes essays by Victor Alejandro Sorell and Amalia Masa-Bains,and works by twelve artists - from Juana Alicia to Judy Baca, Eva Garcia, Jose Montoya and others - with an example of their work in full color. Includes detailed checklist of the art works and artists. Square format. 44 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 85448
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  • THE RAFT. by LaMarche, Jim.
    LaMarche, Jim.
    THE RAFT.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover - Nicky isn't happy about having to spend the summer with his grandmother in the Wisconsin woods - but "one afternoon, while Nicky is trying to catch their dinner, a raft drifts down the river towards him.The raft has a calming magic about it, affecting both Nicky and the wildlife of the river and woods.Through the raft and the adventures it brings him on, Nicky finds new common ground with his grandmother, a fellow river rat, who encourages him to explore his newfound talent for art." Includes a note from the author/llustrator who talks about how events from his own childhood inspired this book. SIGNED on the half title page. Oblong format. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0-688139779.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 72822
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  • COLOR AND FIBER. by Lambert, Patricia; Mary G. Fry and Barbara Staepelaere.
    Lambert, Patricia; Mary G. Fry and Barbara Staepelaere.
    COLOR AND FIBER.

    Edition: First edition.

    West Chester, PA: Schiffer Craft, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful and comprehensive book written for fiber artists on how to use and control color. "The first section presents essential terminology, ideas, and definitions about light and color as preparation for the problems, projects and ideas which follow. The second section describes how light, dye and pigment work with fibers because individual fibers, yarns and fabrics differ in their responses to light and color. The third section presents the practical applications for this information, including color mixing and special effects such as iridescence and opalescence, and it examines projects that artists or classes can do to understand color's part in determining spatial effects, emotional impact and color…

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    West Chester, PA: Schiffer Craft, (1986) dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful and comprehensive book written for fiber artists on how to use and control color. "The first section presents essential terminology, ideas, and definitions about light and color as preparation for the problems, projects and ideas which follow. The second section describes how light, dye and pigment work with fibers because individual fibers, yarns and fabrics differ in their responses to light and color. The third section presents the practical applications for this information, including color mixing and special effects such as iridescence and opalescence, and it examines projects that artists or classes can do to understand color's part in determining spatial effects, emotional impact and color systems." Illustrated throughout with both full-color and black and white photographs. Glossary, bibliography, index. A heavy large format book, 255 pp. ISBN: 0-887400655.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 89190
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