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George Rodger, Photographic Voyager
1 George Rodger, Photographic Voyager
Petaluma, CA Barry Singer Gallery 2000 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
91 pages; a great variety of photographs, all b&w, from 1940 to 1953: Europe, Africa, Burma, Bali. Includes contemporary commentary by Rodger, such as his Time Magazine piece of April, 1945 from the Belsen concentration camp. Light bumps to the corners of the front panel. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Great National Treasures of China: Masterworks in the National Palace Museum
2 Great National Treasures of China: Masterworks in the National Palace Museum
Taiwan, Republic of China National Palace Museum 1993 957-562086-0 / 9789575620868 Revision, Second Printing Cloth Fine Fine 4to 
340 pages; 173 "treasures" illustrated full-page in color. Enclosed in a pictorial slipcase, fine condition. Chinese and English text. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Great Rivers of the World
3 Great Rivers of the World
Washiington, D.C. National Geographic Society 1984 0870445391 / 9780870445392 First Edition Padded Faux Leather Very Good Thick 4to 
448 pages; 339 illustrations; 22 maps. The rivers of Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, South America North America. Color photography throughout. Padded red faux leather boards with gilt titles, all edges gilt. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Historic Houses and Castles in Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 500 Houses, Castles, and Gardens open to the public
4 Historic Houses and Castles in Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 500 Houses, Castles, and Gardens open to the public
London Index Publishers 1960 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to 
60 pages; 200 illustrations; maps 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Paintings from the Muslim Courts of India
5 Paintings from the Muslim Courts of India
World of Islam Festival Publishing Company 1976 0-905035-10-0 / 9780905035109 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
99 pages; 190 works; illustrations in color and b&w, not all works illustrated. An exhibition held in the Prints and Drawings Gallery, British Museum, 1976. Painting at the court of the Great Moghul and at the Muslim courts of the Deccan. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Great Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Selection from the European Collections Presented by the Curatorial Staff, (Metropolitan Museum of Art)
6 (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Great Paintings from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: A Selection from the European Collections Presented by the Curatorial Staff
New York Harry N. Abrams 1959 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Folio 
38 pages followed by 60 large, tipped-in color plates with entries on facing page. Beautiful shining blue cloth boards w/ gilt titles. With the full book of tipped-in plates: they don't make them like this anymore. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World, Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere
7 Aillagon, Jean-Jacques (edited by) with the scientific coordination of Umberto Roberto and Yann Riviere Rome and the Barbarians, The Birth of a New World
Milan / Venice Skira editore / Palazzo Grassi 2008 8861304885 / 9788861304888 First Edition Black paper boards Fine Fine 11.25" x 9.5" 
692 pages; numerous color illustrations. Notes and Bibliography; Glossary; Chronology; List of Works on Display (the exhibition) by country of origin. Published in coordination with the exhibition in Venice, Bonn and Rome. History of the First to tenth centuries through the vector of art. "The commingling of civilizations, the opening, the integration of worships and traditions, the dissemination of knowledge, mutual enrichment and even cultural diversity gives evidence to the timeless force of art whose origin is lost in the midst of time but yet continues in the most contemporary creations." Legions of individuals, institutions, cultures seen through art. An exceptional history peeling away the stereotype Barbarian. Small remainder dot on bottom edge. Otherwise clean throughout; tight binding; as new. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Manhattan Architecture, Berenholtz, Richard (Photographs); Ellen Posner (Introduction); Donald Martin Reynolds (Text)
8 Berenholtz, Richard (Photographs); Ellen Posner (Introduction); Donald Martin Reynolds (Text) Manhattan Architecture
New York Prentice Hall 1988 0-13-551987-x / 9780135519875 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Folio 
256 pages; numerous color photographs of Manhattan buildings, closeups of decorative details, great rooms and other indoor spaces; a gorgeous book. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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One Hundred Great Masterpieces of the Mexican National Museum of Anthropology, Bernal, Ignacio
9 Bernal, Ignacio One Hundred Great Masterpieces of the Mexican National Museum of Anthropology
New York Abrams 1969 0-8109-0349-0 / 9780810903494 Cloth Very Good Very Good 4to Photographs by Constantino Reyes 
15 pages text; 100 plates; 20 pages of commentaries. A lavish guide to Mexico's chief museum of its cultural heritage. Divided into chapters from Preclassic to Maya. The minimal amount of text contributes to the visual impact of the objects. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Peking, Bonavia, David and the Editors of Time-Life Books; Peter John Griffiths (Photographs by)
10 Bonavia, David and the Editors of Time-Life Books; Peter John Griffiths (Photographs by) Peking
Amsterdam Time-Life Books 1978 0809423278 / 9780809423279 First Printing in English Pictorial Paper Boards Very Good Very Good 4to 
200 pages; numerous color photographs. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Great Quilts from the American Wing, Bordes, Marilynn Johnson
11 Bordes, Marilynn Johnson 12 Great Quilts from the American Wing
New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1974 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 7" x 8" 
Nine quilts are illustrated in good color, full page, others in b&w; accompanied by curator's comment. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Things We See: Houses - No. 2, Brett, Lionel, M.A., A.R.I.B.A.
12 Brett, Lionel, M.A., A.R.I.B.A. The Things We See: Houses - No. 2
West Drayton, Middlesex Penguin 1947 no First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Very Good 8vo 
64 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. "This book is about modern houses. ...instead of being issued a utility house, to go out and have one made to measure, the looks of houses will begin to matter more than ever." The numerous illustrations have captions, often paragraphs of criticism. A good read. Card wrappers with a paper jacket matching in design. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen, Carson, Susannah (Edited by); Harold Bloom (Foreword)
13 Carson, Susannah (Edited by); Harold Bloom (Foreword) A Truth Universally Acknowledged: 33 Great Writers on Why We Read Jane Austen
New York Random House 2009 1400068053 / 9781400068050 First Edition Paper covered boards Fine Fine 8vo 
295 pages. Commentary by Eudora Welty, E.M. Forster, Lionel Trilling, Martin Amis, Rebecca Mead, Anna Quindlen, C.S. Lewis, Harold Bloom and others of the 33. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Circles of the World: Traditional Art of the Plains Indians, Conn, Richard
14 Conn, Richard Circles of the World: Traditional Art of the Plains Indians
Denver Art Museum 1982 0914738275 / 9780914738275 First Edition Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Exhibition Catalogue 4to 
152 pages; 153 catalogued items each with entries, illustrated in color or b&w; b&w text illustrations. "... clothing, jewelry, military and ceremonial regalia, household objects, and horse equipment made by nomadic tribes who roamed the Great Plains." Clean and bright throughout; fine condition within. Wrappers lightly rubbed along the edges. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Grands Travaux (English Edition) - Special Issue of Connaissance Des Arts, Connaissance Des Arts
15 Connaissance Des Arts Grands Travaux (English Edition) - Special Issue of Connaissance Des Arts
Paris Societe Francaise de Promotion Artistique 1989 Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good Magazine 4to 
66 pages; illustrated throughout with color photography. A special issue that presents the major development projects undertaken by the French government in the 1980s: Orsay Museum, New Louvre, Arab World Institute, Bastille Opera, Great Arch, Ministry of Finance, Villette, Museum of Natural History, Library of France. English edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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World War I and American Art, Cozzolino, Robert, Anne Classen Knutson, David M. Lubin (Editors); Rbert Cozzolino, Pearl Jones, Amy Helene Kirschke, Anne Classen Knutson, et al. (Essays)
16 Cozzolino, Robert, Anne Classen Knutson, David M. Lubin (Editors); Rbert Cozzolino, Pearl Jones, Amy Helene Kirschke, Anne Classen Knutson, et al. (Essays) World War I and American Art
Princeton and Oxford Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts with Princeton University Press 2016 0691172692 / 9780691172699 First Edition Red cloth embossed with title Fine Fine Exhibition Catalogue 11.25" x 9.5" 
320 pages; 229 color, 63 b&w illustrations. Ambitious project, informative historically and for the present time. The power of art. Beautiful, too. Clean throughout; tight binding; small bump at top corner of front board. As new. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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17 Creekmore, Hubert (Edited with an Introduction) A Little Treasury of World Poetry, Translations from the Great Poets of Other Languages 2600 B.C. to 1950 A.D.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1952 no quarter cloth/decorated boards Very Good Good 6 1/2" x 4" 
904 pages. An anthology of poetry: Egyptian and Babylonian hymns, through Chinese, Hebrew, Greek. Persian to French, Italian, Spanish, German, Swedish, Norweigian, Russian. Clean throughout; tight binding. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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City Play, Dargan, Amanda; Steven Zeitlin
18 Dargan, Amanda; Steven Zeitlin City Play
New Brunswick Rutgers University Press 1990 0813515777 / 9780813515779 First Edition Cloth Fine Very Good 4to 
212 pages; numerous b&w images of city socializing, playing, fooling-around. "... draws on two centuries of images by New York's great photographers and artists ... as well as oral histories, diaries, reminiscences, and interviews." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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More Needlepoint from America's Great Quilt Designs, Davis, Mary Kay and Helen Giammattei
19 Davis, Mary Kay and Helen Giammattei More Needlepoint from America's Great Quilt Designs
New York Workman Publishing 1977 089480006x / 9780894800061 First Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to Elizabeth Meyer 
208 pages; "sixty-two designs, each shown in both full-color and b&w photographs; for every design, easy-to-follow stiching diagrams." Featuring coverlets and samplers. Clean throughout; covers lightly worn. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Needlepoint from America's Great Quilt Designs, Davis, Mary Kay and Helen Giammattei
20 Davis, Mary Kay and Helen Giammattei Needlepoint from America's Great Quilt Designs
New York Workman Publishing 1974 0911104410 / 9780911104417 First Printing Pictorial Wrapper (softcover) Very Good 4to Elizabeth Meyer 
170 pages; "Over fifty classic patterns to needlepoint, each with full-color and b&w photographs and large stich-by-stich diagrams". Clean throughout; covers lightly worn. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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