Art Books

Vintage Art Books

Marvelous old used Art Books for sale including 100 of the Worlds Most Beautiful Paintings, 7000 Years of Iranian Art, Airbrush Technique, American Art, Amphigorey Too by Edward Gorey, Arman Hammer Collection, Art Now, Art of Andrew Wyeth, Baroque and Rococo by Sacheverell Sitwell, Carving Large Birds by Bill Dehos and Patrick Spielman, Christies 1992 Contemporary Art Catalog,Colour Practice in Schools, Currier and Ives by Harry Peters, English Costume, Erotic Art by Muthesius Riemschneider, Faberge Imperial Eggs. Fantasy Art Techniques by Boris Vallejo, Impressionism, Journal of Netsuke Collectors Society, Londoners by Nancy Hellebrand, Looking Into Paintings by Norbert Lynton, Lost Wax Bronze Casting by Harry Jackson, Making It Happen signed by David Adickes, Marine Carving by Jay Hanna, Max Ernst art exhibition, Meaning in Children's Art, Natural History of Waterfowl signed by Frank Todd, Painting Around the World signed by Thurman Hewitt, Renior, Robot Sexy by Hajime Sorayama, Selected American Game Birds signed by David Hagerbaumer, Tibetan Thangka Painting by David and Janet Jackson, World of Salvidor Dali, World of Walter Anderson and many more!  Out of print, signed, and vintage art books make sensational gifts!

100 of the worlds most beautiful paintings art book
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Soft covered book titled 100 OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS.  Copyright 1966 by R.T.V. Sales, Inc.  Within the pages of this book you will view one of the most remarkable and beautiful collections of great art treasures ever assembled . . .100 of the most beautiful paintings by 100 of the greatest painters who ever lived. Each painting in this collection was chosen as one of the most perfect representations of each great master's work. Each full color masterpiece has been accompanied by an explanation of the painting and information about the artist, helping you to a fresh understanding of the artist's intention and a greater appreciation of his achievement. It includes: The Sacrament of the Last Supper by Salvador Dali, Riders in the Forest by Raoul Dufy, After the Bath by Mary Cassatt, Home to Thanksgiving by Currier & Ives, The Torn Hat by Thomas Sully, The Young Beggar by Bartolome Esteban Murillo, The Wedding a..

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$45.00  $33.75
7000 years of iranian art persian iran vintage book
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Soft covered book titled 7000 YEARS OF IRANIAN ART Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, 1964-1965, 183 pages. This major exhibition of Iranian art features more than seven hundred precious works of art. Book has many black & white photographs and information on the art. VG condition, pages clean and intact, binding is tight. Would make a wonderful addition to any library. ..

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$38.00  $28.50
alien art ufo extraterrestrial expressions on earth sarah moran book
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Hard covered book titled ALIEN ART Extraterrestrial Expressions on Earth, by Sarah Moran, Foreword by Erich Von Daniken, 1998, 124 pages. ISBN 185833859X This book is an illustrated guide to the mysterious art forms which decorate our planet's landscape. From giant stone monuments to tiny intricate sculptures, is it possible that alien beings have been using Earth as a giant canvas for thousands of years? Book shows you large scale stunning photographs which reveal the beauty and mystery of such enigmas as crop circles, the Nazca lines and crystal skulls. This book is in VG+ condition.  Pages  clean and intact,  binding is tight. There is a scratch on the dust jacket. Sensational reading for anyone interest in extraterrestrials! ..

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$9.99  $7.49
american art francesco abbate architecture painting book
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Hard covered book titled AMERICAN ART, Francesco Abbate General Editor, Translated by Simon Coldham, 1972, 87 Full Color Illustrations. 158 pages. ISBN 0706400283. Artistic development in both architecture and painting is presented in this book.  Topics include: Nineteenth-century art in the United States, Twentieth century: the United States and Europe. This elegant little book is in VG condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. It would make a sensational addition to your art library! ..

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$9.00  $6.75
americas folk art treasures arts and crafts book
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Hard covered book titled AMERICA'S FOLK ART Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections 1971, 191 pages. This extensively illustrated volume covers a broad range of pieces produced before 1900. A variety of intriguing items of wood, iron, pewter, brass and tin; ship's figureheads; glassware; weather vanes; toys; country furniture; textiles; folk painting; and Western gear are described in historical context and pictured in more than 250 photographs, 63 in full color. This book is in VG condition, pages clean and tight, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket is faded and has minor tears. Don't' miss the opportunity to add it to your collection! ..

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$12.00  $9.00
animation from script to screen by shamus culhane art book
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Soft covered book titled ANIMATION From Script to Screen by Shamus Culhane, 1990, 336 pages. ISBN 0312050526 Shamus Culhane, the animator who made the dwarfs in Snow White , achieves something few are able to: He makes it possible to learn a concrete skill form a book. Covering every aspect of film animation, from basic mechanics to giving creativity full play, and including writing, recording, acting, dialogue - even how to manage an animation studio of one's own, he fulfills the promise of this titled "from script to screen." This book contains more than 130 illustrations, from the work of leading animators worldwide to sketches that teach and graphic exercises for hands on experience for the novice. Book is in VG condition,  the pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Don't' miss the opportunity to add it to your art library! ..

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$10.99  $8.24
armand hammer collection four centuries masterpieces fine art book
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Soft covered book titled ARMAND HAMMER COLLECTION Four Centuries of Masterpieces The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, October 26, 1979 - January 20, 1980, 1979, elegantly illustrated. Sections include: EUROPEAN PAINTINGS (17TH - 20TH CENTURIES) AMERICAN PAINTINGS (19TH - 20TH CENTURIES) DRAWINGS, PASTELS & WATERCOLORS (16TH - 20TH CENTURIES) CATALOG OF THE COLLECTION This book is in VG+ condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The cover is slightly creased.  A must have for any art collection! ..

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$19.00  $14.25
art as design design as art sterling mcilhany book
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Hard covered book titled ART AS DESIGN: DESIGN AS ART by Sterling McIlhany, 1970. 155 pages. Here is a book that ranges through all aspects of modern living, examining man-made things, discussing why they look as they do. The more than 250 illustrations come from museums, art galleries, picture archives, industry, science, advertising, the mass media, and artists and designers all over the country. Together with the instructive text they offer new insight into the basic unity of design and explore today's most significant art and design developments. This vintage book is in VG condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket has some tears and scuffs. This lovely book would make a sensational addition to any art library! ..

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$30.00  $22.50
art fundamentals theory practice book
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Soft covered book titled ART FUNDAMENTALS, THEORY AND PRACTICE, 1983, 4th Edition. 250 pages. 93 color and black & white plates. Topics include: The Nature of Art, Form, Line, Shape, Value, Texture, Color, Space, The Art of the Third Dimension,  Forms of Expression. This book is in VG+ condition. Pages are clean and intact, and the binding is tight. Underlining in pencil present on a few pages. This book would make a sensational addition to your art library! ..

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$12.00  $9.00
art in the western world david robb jj garrison vintage book
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Hard covered book titled ART IN THE WESTERN WORLD by David M. Robb and J.J. Garrison, 1942 revised edition, 1045 pages, profusely illustrated. Some of the many chapters include: ARCHITECTURE, THE ARCHITECTURE OF GREECE, ROMANESQUE ARCHITECTURE, GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE, RENAISSANCE ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE, GREEK SCULPTURE, HELLENISTIC SCULPTURE, RENAISSANCE SCULPTURE IN ITALY, PAINTING BEFORE 1300, PAINTING OF THE LATE MIDDLE AGES, RENAISSANCE PAINTING IN THE NORTH, PAINTING IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY, CONTEMPORARY PAINTING, THE MINOR ARTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE and much more! The book is in 4 sections: ARCHITECTURE,  SCULPTURE,  PAINTING,  THE MINOR ARTS. Each section is very detailed, through the many different time periods and styles. Numerous B&W pictures and several color illustrations. This book is in VG+ condition..

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$15.00  $11.25
art now abstract expressionism to superrealism lucie-smith book
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Hard covered book titled ART NOW From Abstract Expressionism to Superrealism by Edward Lucie-Smith, with over 370 color plates, 1977, 504 pages. ISBN 068803201X Topics include: THE BIRTH OF MODERNISM ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM POST-WAR EUROPE ASSEMBLAGE AND NEO-DADAISM POP ART IN AMERICA POP ART AS AN INTERNATIONAL STYLE OP ART AND KINETIC ART POST PAINTERLY ABSTRACTION SCULPTURE IN THE POST-WAR PERIOD: TOWARDS MINIMAL ART HAPPENINGS AND ENVIRONMENTS EARTH ART AND CONCEPT ART SUPERREALISM This book is in VG condition,  pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. The dust jacket has some tears at the edges.  Previous owner's name plate inside front cover. Don't miss the opportunity to add it to your art library! ..

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$37.00  $27.75
art of andrew wyeth fine arts museums of san francisco book
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Hard covered book titled THE ART OF ANDREW WYETH with Contributions by Brain O'Doherty, Richard Meryman, E.P. Richardson.  Published for The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco by the New York Graphic Society Ltd., Greenwich, Connecticut, 1973.  176 pages, 110 color and 52 black and white illustrations. Also has a card with 5 printing errors listed. This is the first book to explore in depth the richness and diversity of the art of Andrew Wyeth. Through a revealing interview with the artist and the perceptive comments of three distinguished art commentators, Wyeth's long career is cogently analyzed and put in a historical context. Over one hundred color plates, many of them works never reproduced in color before, survey the full scope and beauty of this art. Through these splendid illustrations and fascinating texts, which discuss every facet of the artist's work from this models to his painting techniques, this book makes a significant contribution to the understand..

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$40.00  $30.00