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Vicksburg's Long Shadow: The Civil War Legacy of Race and Remembrance

By: Waldrep, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005133

ISBN: 0742548686

Condition: Fine


346 pages; b&w illustrations; bibliographic essay. Vicksburg was overshadoed by Gettysburg. Yet, the author states it was a more important battle. He reports on how the battle was and is remembered and the legacy of African-Americans who fought with the North or who were in slavery at the time and later lived through Reconstruction. Clean throughout; tight binding View more info

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The World of Leonardo: 1452-1519

By: Wallace, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1966

Seller ID: 002783

Condition: Fine


192 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. Well done, enjoyably readable primer on the subject; one of the series Time-Life Library of Art in a sturdy paperboard slipcase with applied color illustration: book and slipcase "as new". View more info

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The World of Rubens: 1577-1640

By: Wedgwood, C.V.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Time Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 002780

Condition: Fine


192 pages; numerous color and b&w illustrations. Well done, enjoyably readable primer on the subject; one of the series Time-Life Library of Art in a paperboard slipcase with applied color illustration: book and slipcase "as new". View more info

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Beauty and the Beasts: On Museums, Art, the Law, and the Market

By: Weil, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1983

Seller ID: 003528

ISBN: 0874749581

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. The author was a lawyer who became an administrator at the Whitney Museum, then moved to the Smithsonian to become Deputy Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. He was an expert on copywright, on deaccessioning works by museums, on trusteeships, on Nazi looted art. During a long career he participated deeply in many aspects of museums and museum studies. View more info

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Beauty and the Beasts: On Museums, Art, the Law, and the Market

By: Weil, Stephen E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washiington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1983

Seller ID: 003538

ISBN: 0874749573

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. The author was a lawyer who became an administrator at the Whitney Museum, then moved to the Smithsonian to become Deputy Director of the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. He was an expert on copywright, on deaccessioning works by museums, on trusteeships, on Nazi looted art. During a long career he participated deeply in many aspects of museums and museum studies. View more info

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The Art of the Forger

By: Wright, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Gordon Fraser: 1984

Seller ID: 003161

ISBN: 0-86092-081-x

Condition: Very Good


160 pages; numerous b&w illustrations. An excellent narrative: some fact, some supposition in the examination of "old master" paintings in the collections of major institutions, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art. View more info