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Image for The Isles of Shoals Remembered : A Legacy from America's First Musicians' and Artists' Colony

The Isles of Shoals Remembered : A Legacy from America's First Musicians' and Artists' Colony

By: Mason, Caleb (Introduced with text)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Charles E. Tuttle: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 003765

ISBN: 0804817766

Condition: Fine


not paginated. A daybook, or diary remembering the original 1901 daybook created for and presented to musician William Mason as a Christmas gift by his musical and artistic friends associated with the Isles of Shoals Colony. 53 of the original 365 creations are reproduced. Each month is lined and days numbered over a few pages interleaved with the reproductions, but days of the week are not named. Thus it works for any year. View more info

Image for George Inness: An American Landscape Painter, 1825-1894

George Inness: An American Landscape Painter, 1825-1894

By: McCausland, Elizabeth

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, American Artists Group: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002821

Condition: Poor


87 pages; 48 b&w plates; Bibliography. Boards are in poor condition from the effects of dampness; inside corner of pages rippled by dampness. Nevertheless, text and plates are clean and readable, View more info

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A.H. Maurer

By: McCausland, Elizabeth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, A.A. Wyn for the Walker Art Center: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the author

Seller ID: 002977

Condition: Very Good


290 pages; b&w illustrations. Maurer made his debut at Alfred Stieglitz's Photo-Secession Gallery at 291 Fifth Ave, New York on March 31, 1909, sharing the stage with John Marin and getting the better of it from critics. Inscribed by the author to her book's editor and designer, Abe Lerner, and his assistant. Also, typed and signed on letterhead to 'Abe' thanking him for his "loving care in bringing the Maurer book into physical being". The letter, loosely inserted. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Marsden Hartley: American Modern

By: McDonnell, Patricia

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Minnesota, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum: 2005

Seller ID: 003376

ISBN: 1-885116-128

Condition: Very Good


84 pages; 53 color plates, many full-page in this large format; text illustrations in the essay and in the chronology. The paintings are "Selections from the Ione and Hudson D. Walker Collection". The Walkers were donors of all the Hartley works, 61 paintings and 54 works on paper. This is the second catalogue for the second tour of this exhibition; it is not identical to the 1997 catalogue. Clean throughout, no marks or tears. View more info

Image for African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

African-American Artists, 1929-1945: Prints, Drawings, and Paintings in The Metropolitan Museum of Art

By: Messinger, Lisa Mintz; Lisa Gail Collins; Rachel Mustalish

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York / New Haven, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / Yale University Press: 2003

Seller ID: 003398

ISBN: 0300098774

Condition: Fine


91 pages; 47 works of more than 30 artists illustrated with complete descriptive entries; text illustrations. View more info

Image for Guide to the Thomas Eakins Research Collection with a Lifetime Exhibition Record and Bibliography

Guide to the Thomas Eakins Research Collection with a Lifetime Exhibition Record and Bibliography

By: Milroy, Elizabeth (Edited); Douglass Paschall (Contributions)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1996

Seller ID: 002985

ISBN: 0-87633-094-4

Condition: Fine


56 pages. View more info

Image for Thomas Eakins' Artistic Training, 1860-1870

Thomas Eakins' Artistic Training, 1860-1870

By: Milroy, Elizabeth Lamotte Cates

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, U.M.I.: 1986

Seller ID: 003735

ISBN: no

Condition: Good


425 pages.A dissertation. Endnotes; Bibliography. Several pages of illustrations are very poor, dark, in the facsimile. Yellow highlighting, otherwise clean throughout, pages flat and n very good condition. View more info

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Shaping an American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt

By: Morgan, Keith N.; [et al]

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Hanover, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: 1995

Seller ID: 000081

ISBN: 0-87451-705-2

Condition: Very Good.


pp.xiii; 199. Very well illustrated. Platt was etcher, painter, architect and landscape designer. He helped define the American Renaissance at the end of the 19th century. View more info

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Coincidence of Memory

By: Mortensen, Viggo

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA, Perceval Press: 2004

Edition: Seventh Edition

Inscription: Inscribed.

Seller ID: 003151

ISBN: 1-889195-49-9

Condition: Fine


66 pages; numerous illustrations of paintings or photographs interspersed with poems and short essay. Inscribed by Mortensen on the title page. View more info

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linger

By: Mortensen, Viggo

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA, Perceval Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed.

Seller ID: 003152

ISBN: 0-9774869-3-1

Condition: Fine


104 pages; numerous photographs, all Mortensen's, interspersed with poems, short essay, dialogue and letters. Inscribed by Mortensen on the title page. View more info

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The Selected Writings of John Marin

By: Norman, Dorothy (Edited and Introduction)

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Pellegrini & Cudahy: 1949

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by the artist.

Seller ID: 002975

Condition: Very Good


242 pages; b&w illustrations, mostly photographs, including the frontispiece, which is a photo-portrait of Marin. Inscribed by Marin on the front free endpaper to Ruth & Philip Wittenberg. Wittenberg was a copyright and civil rights lawyer: he represented several artists and writers and was the author of several books on literary property. Ink spot on pages 2 &3; jacket soiled and shelf worn, but whole. View more info

Image for Taveler's Guide to America's Art

Taveler's Guide to America's Art

By: Norman, Jane and Theodore

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Meredith Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002468

Condition: Fine


436 pages. Jacket shelf-rubbed. View more info

Image for Drawn by New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings at the New-York Historical Society

Drawn by New York: Six Centuries of Watercolors and Drawings at the New-York Historical Society

By: Olson, Roberta J.M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York - London, New York Historical Society with D Giles, Limited: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004950

ISBN: 1904832342

Condition: Fine


448 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w. Huge work from New Amsterdam to 20th Century New York. Clean throughout; tight binding. As new. View more info

Image for Look Away: Reality and Sentiment in Southern Art

Look Away: Reality and Sentiment in Southern Art

By: Pennington, Esrill Curtis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Spartanburg, South Carolina, Saraland Press: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002986

ISBN: 0-934601-92-5

Condition: Very Good


200 pages; numerous color images. "Cultural historian (Pennington) has drawn together prevailing ideas on Southern art, lifestyle, and literature to capture the spirit of a place ...." Previous owner's small rubber stamp on the front pastedown, otherwise fine condition. View more info

Image for Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915

Pacific Arcadia: Images of California, 1600-1915

By: Perry, Claire

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 003483

ISBN: 0195109376

Condition: Very Good


242 pages; numerous images, color and b&w. High art to popular representations: paintings, photographs, prints, illustration, posters, cartoons. "A cultural history of the idyllic vision of California." Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

Image for Over Seven Decades: The Art of Gershon Benjamin (1899-1985)

Over Seven Decades: The Art of Gershon Benjamin (1899-1985)

By: Peters, Lisa N.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Spanierman Gallery: 2008

Seller ID: 003401

ISBN: 0945936869

Condition: Fine


144 pages; 59 full-page color plates in the catalogue; numerous color and b&w text illustrations, including biographical photos. View more info

Image for Form Radiating Life: The Paintings of Charles Rosen

Form Radiating Life: The Paintings of Charles Rosen

By: Peterson, Brian H. with an essay by Tom Wolf

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, James A. Michener Art Mueum / University of Pennsylvania Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002951

ISBN: 0812239881

Condition: Fine


198 pages; 81 color plates; Chronology; Apendices, including Lecture notes, Correspondence, Commentary, List of Honors and Awards; Index. Published to accompany the exhibition of the same name at the James A. Michener Art Museum. View more info

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Sheila Isham

By: Petrova, Yevgenia (Foreword); Alexander Borovsky (Essay)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: St. Petersburg, Palace Editions: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003421

ISBN: 3935298994

Condition: Fine


224 pages; hundreds of color plates; color and b&w text illustrations, including biographical photos. The contemporary American artist's retrospective exhibition at The Ludwig Museum in the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg. Clean throughout: no marks, underlining or tears. English text. View more info

Image for Julian Alden Weir: An Appreciation of His Life and Works

Julian Alden Weir: An Appreciation of His Life and Works

By: Phillips, Duncan; [et al.]

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Club: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002822

Condition: Very Good


141 pages; 12 b&w illustrations; List of Weir's paintings. Eight essays or letters by eight different authors, including a Reminisce by Childe Hassam. Bottom edge of the front board is bumped. Laid-in loosely is a copied article on Weir from a 1922 "International Studio" edition. View more info

Image for N.C. Wyeth and The Brandywine Tradition

N.C. Wyeth and The Brandywine Tradition

By: Pitz, Henry C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, William Penn Memorial Museum: 1965

Seller ID: 003373

Condition: Fine


Not paginated, but about 40 pages; an opening essay is a biographical sketch, including Wyeth's work with Howard Pyle; 7 color, full-page illustrations; Exhibition Catalogue lists and describes 119 N.C. Wyeth illustrations. Several Carolyn Wyeth and Andrew Wyeth works are listed and described at the end. View more info