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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!


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100 of the worlds most beautiful paintings art book

100 of the worlds most beautiful paintings art book

Soft covered book titled 100 OF THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL PAINTINGS more.  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 less

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7000 years of iranian art persian iran vintage book

7000 years of iranian art persian iran vintage book

Soft covered book titled 7000 YEARS OF IRANIAN ART Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution, 1964-1965, 183 pages more. 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. less

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alien art ufo extraterrestrial expressions on earth sarah moran book

alien art ufo extraterrestrial expressions on earth sarah moran book

Hard covered book titled ALIEN ART Extraterrestrial Expressions on Earth, by Sarah Moran more. 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 less

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american art francesco abbate architecture painting book

american art francesco abbate architecture painting book

Hard covered book titled AMERICAN ART, Francesco Abbate, General Editor more. 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! less

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americas folk art treasures arts and crafts book

americas folk art treasures arts and crafts book

Hard covered book titled AMERICA'S FOLK ART Treasures of American Folk Arts and Crafts in Distinguished Museums and Collections 1971, 191 pages more. 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 t less

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animation from script to screen by shamus culhane art book

animation from script to screen by shamus culhane art book

Soft covered book titled ANIMATION From Script to Screen by Shamus Culhane, 1990, 336 pages more. 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 illust less

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armand hammer collection four centuries masterpieces fine art book

armand hammer collection four centuries masterpieces fine art book

Soft covered book titled ARMAND HAMMER COLLECTION Four Centuries of Masterpieces more.  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! less

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art as design design as art sterling mcilhany book

art as design design as art sterling mcilhany book

Hard covered book titled ART AS DESIGN: DESIGN AS ART by Sterling McIlhany, 1970 more. 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 less

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art fundamentals theory practice book

art fundamentals theory practice book

Soft covered book titled ART FUNDAMENTALS, THEORY AND PRACTICE, 1983, 4th Edition more. 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! less

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art in the western world david robb jj garrison vintage book

art in the western world david robb jj garrison vintage book

Hard covered book titled ART IN THE WESTERN WORLD by David M more. 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 E less

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art now abstract expressionism to superrealism lucie-smith book

art now abstract expressionism to superrealism lucie-smith book

Hard covered book titled ART NOW From Abstract Expressionism to Superrealism more.  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 less

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art of andrew wyeth fine arts museums of san francisco book

art of andrew wyeth fine arts museums of san francisco book

Hard covered book titled THE ART OF ANDREW WYETH with Contributions by Brain O'Doherty, Richard Meryman, E more.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 coge less

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art of andrew wyeth paintings book

art of andrew wyeth paintings book

Hard covered book titled THE ART OF ANDREW WYETH First Printing more. 1973, 176 pages, 110 color and 52 black & white illustrations.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 100 color plates, many of them works never reproduced in color before, survey the full scope and beauty of his art. Through these splendi less

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baroque and rococo by sacheverell sitwell art book

baroque and rococo by sacheverell sitwell art book

Hard cover book titled Baroque and Rococo by Sacheverell Sitwell, First American Edition, 1967, 306 pages more. This magnificently illustrated volume, written with verve insight, and remarkable perceptiveness, is one of those rare works of art history that conveys in masterly prose the intimate relationship that exists between an art style, the special conditions that prevailed during the time in which it flourished and which led to its evolution, and the place of its origin. Illustrated with 16 plates in full color and 96 in monochrome, this book is more than an informative work of art history, i less

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bochner leva rockburne tuttle contemporary art center catalog

bochner leva rockburne tuttle contemporary art center catalog

Soft cover art book titled  BOCHNER, LEVA, ROCKBURNE, TUTTLE more. - The Contemporary Arts Center January 8 February 16, 1975 Cincinnati, Ohio. The work of Mel Bochner, Dorothea Rockburne, Barry LeVa, and Richard Tuttle deals with the sensuousness of thought rather than the sensuality of materials. Each artist was invited to make his own selections and design his own installation as well as determine his representation the this catalog. This art catalog book is in VG+ condition,  all pages clean and intact, and the binding is tight. A unique addition to less

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carving large birds bill dehos and patrick spielman wood book

carving large birds bill dehos and patrick spielman wood book

Soft covered book titled  CARVING LARGE BIRDS  by Bill Dehos & Patrick Spielman more. 1986, 224 pages, ISBN: 9780806947426. Over 400 drawings and photographs (with 16 pages in color) take you step by step from start to finish in carving these magnificent creatures:  eagles, swans, herons, hawks, a wide variety of owls, water fowl, and bird of prey - over 30 spectacular projects! Topics include: TOOLS & TECHNIQUES BIRDS & PLANS   BOBWHITE QUAIL, RINGNECKED PHEASANT, COMMON LOON, WESTERN GREBE, HERRING GULL, PILEATED WOODPECKER, MUTE less

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