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Three Centuries of Landscape Drawing; Exhibition Held in August Through October 1940

By: Trivas, N. S., Curator of Art

Price: $20.00

Publisher: E. B. Crocker Art Gallery. 1941. Sacramento, California.: 1941

Seller ID: 1970

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Wrappers. Illustrations. Illustrations include: H. Muehlich "Judgment of Paris"; Jan de Cock "Flight Into Egypt"; P. Potter, "Deer in Wood"; J. H. Fragonard "Park"; G. P. Pannini "Ruins of the Faustina Temple"; G. von Dillis "Landscape with Broo k"; etc. View more info

French Masters Rococo to Romanticism. An Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings & Prints.

By: UCLA Art Council

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Art Council: 1961

Seller ID: 6298

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


72 page illustrated exhibition catalogue, one color illustration, the rest black and white, biographical notes on the artists, printed wrapper, 11 3/4 x 8 3/4". Very good, wrapper lightly soiled. Fragonard, Pater, Coypel, Chardin, Prud'hon, Gericault, and others. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph - Fritz Reiner

By: Underwood and Underwood Studios

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, Underwood and Underwood Studios: 1922

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019164

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Black and white portrait photograph of Fritz Reiner. He is shown seated facing viewers with light shining on him from his right. Dated December 1922. 6 1/2" x 9 1/2." Reiner inscribed a date and signature, "Fritz Reiner, Columbus, Dec. 1922," on his right hand in ink pen. On the front, there is an imprint from the photography studio, Underwood & Underwood Studios, which was based in New York. On the back, one of the stamps from the studio says, "Fritz Reiner, Conductor, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra." The other stamp addresses the studio's copyright policy. Ther... View more info

Architecture Toscane Ou Palais, Maisons Et Autres Edifices De La Toscane Mesures Et Dessines Par A. Grandjean De Montigny Et A. Famin Architectes.; The Library of Architectural Documents Volume I

By: Van Pelt, John V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: The Pencil Points Press, Inc. 1923. New York.: 1923

Seller ID: 2024

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth backed boards. Illustrations. From the book: "This reprint of 'Architecture Toscane' is the first book in 'The Library of Architectural Documents'. Here all of the one hundred ten plates of the original edition, first published in Paris in 181 5, are reproduced with the greatest care and faithfulness." The table of architects and their works have been reproduced in English. View more info

Contemporary American Sculpture; The California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Lincoln Park, San Francisco, April to October, 1929

By: Various

Price: $75.00

Publisher: (National Sculpture Society). (1929). (San Francisco).: 1929

Seller ID: 1975

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Book and guide. Boards. Illustrations. From the Preface, the aim of the National Sculpture Society "has been to make this exhibition national in scope and to include the various tendencies in contemporary sculpture". Some artists featured are: A. Stirling Calder; Mary Elizabeth Cook; James Earle Fraser; Henry Hering; Isidore Konti; Paul Manship; Harriet Hyatt Mayor; etc, 352 pages. View more info

Bulletin of the Picture a Month Club, Volumes 1 & 2

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Picture a Month Club. (Circa 1931). Philadelphia.: 1931

Seller ID: 2016

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Illustrations. Volume one, Number one through volume two, number twelve. 24 issues Bulletins describe art in general, a particular painting, the works of a particular artist or a specific process such as etching. A Book of the Month immitator that didn't make it View more info

Exposition Eugene Delacroix; Peintures, Aquarelles, Pastels, Dessins, Gravures, Documents. Two Volumes

By: Various

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Musees Nationaux. 1930. Paris.: 1930

Seller ID: 2017

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Cloth. Two volumes. In French. One volume is a catalog of artistic works and the other volume is illustrations. View more info

Hausgalerie Beruhmter Gemalde; Zweihundert Ausgewahlte Meisterwerke der Bedeutendsten Maler aller Zeiten in Farbengetreuer Weidergabe der Originale mit Kunsthistorischen Erlauterungen.Renaissance; Two Volumes

By: Various

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hermann Klemm. Berlin.: 0

Seller ID: 528

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Tipped in color plates. Two volumes. "House Gallery of Famous Paintings." Books are in German. Decorated front cover and spine. Ink notation front end papers dated 1931 and 1932 . Each volume 206 pages. Each measures 10 x 13. View more info

Parergon : From the Greek Word Meaning "Work By the Side of Work"

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evansville, Ind., Mead Johnson & Company: 1947

Seller ID: 10092

Condition: Collectible-Fine


208 pages; illustrations; illustrated wrapper (9 3/4 x 12 1/2 inch). Although called "Third Edition" each of the three "editions" of this title are separate books, with completely different text. Contains illustrations (up to six a page) of paintings, photos, sculptures, and watercolors by various doctors of the United States. Fine clean copy. View more info

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The Good Things of " Life" : Second Series

By: Various

Price: $37.50

Publisher: White, Stokes, & Allen: 1885

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016007

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's brown cloth binding with red and gilt lettering, gilt illustration of St. Patrick's Day parade on front. Noticeable rubbing, especially at corners, and 2 chips from bottom edge of front cover. A collection of humorous drawings from "Life" Magazine, founded in 1883 as a humor and general interest magazine. Among the illustrators featured are John Ames Mitchell (1844-1918), one of the founders of the magazine, Harry Whitney McVickar (1868-1905) and William Henry Hyde (1858-1943). View more info

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The Good Things of " Life" : Fifth Series

By: Various

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Frederick A. Stokes & Brother: 1888

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016008

Condition: Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding with black and gilt lettering, gilt illustration of nymphs and shepherds celebrating on front. Noticeable rubbing, especially at corners, chipping at top and base of spine, 2 inch split at bottom of front joint. A collection of humorous drawings from "Life" Magazine, founded in 1883 as a humor and general interest magazine. Among the illustrators featured are Harry Whitney McVickar (1868-1905) and Charles Dana Gibson (1867-1944), who got his start at "Life" magazine. View more info

American Photography - Vol. VI, No. 8

By: Various

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, American Photographic Publishing Company: 1911

Seller ID: 016118

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


August 1912. Staple bound, cardstock paper cover glued on. Illustration of eagle flying with camera on a tripod in its talons. "Sample Copy" stamped on front. Chipping along spine, bottom right corner dog eared. "American Photography" was a periodical for the photography enthusiast published from 1907-1953. This issue includes several lovely portraits taken by John H. Garo (1870-1939), a Boston society photographer who was the mentor of Yousuf Karsh. View more info

The Focus - Vol. XIV, No. 2

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Hirsch & Kaye: 1938

Seller ID: 016477

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


February 1938. Staple bound magazine, library ink stamps on front cover. 30 pages of articles and advertisements of interest to the professional photographer. View more info

The Focus - Vol. XIII, No. 10

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Hirsch & Kaye: 1937

Seller ID: 016478

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


October 1937. Staple bound magazine, library ink stamps on front cover. 30 pages of articles and advertisements of interest to the professional photographer. View more info

The Focus - Vol. XIII, No. 2

By: Various

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Hirsch & Kaye: 1937

Seller ID: 016479

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


February 1937. Staple bound magazine, library ink stamps on front cover. 30 pages of articles and advertisements of interest to the professional photographer. View more info

The Architecture and Landscape Gardening of the Exposition : A Pictorial Survey of the Most Beautiful of the Architectural Compositions of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition

By: Various

Price: $37.50

Publisher: San Francisco, Paul Elder and Company: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1986

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's cloth binding with gilt lettering, minor rubbing at corners. 96 black and white photographs of architectural details at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, held in San Francisco in 1915. Introduction by Louis Christian Mullgardt. View more info

Book Plate Collection: Libraries

By: Various

Price: $250.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 020249

Condition: Very Good


Collection of 56 bookplates from different libraries done by various designers. Bookplates: black & white & color; mounted on brown paper in black binder; clean & intact overall but a few have some glue stains along edges. Circa 1930s. Varying dimensions; most measure between 2" x 5." Listings for each bookplate include, if available, the designer, location where the bookplate came from, description of the bookplate design, & date. Bookplate 1: Willy Pogany; Goodman Library, Napa; hand holding rose by open book. 2: F. W. Baumhoff, Jr.; California State Lib.; eulogy for Clair C. Barnes.... View more info

The Engraved Work of Eric Gill.

By: Victoria and Albert Museum

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1963

Seller ID: 5762

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


94 pages with notes describing the 205 illustrations, the catalogue of the engravings compiled by John Physick. pictorial wrapper, (Large Picture Book No. 17). 9 1/2 x 7 1/4". Very good, corner of rear cover creased. View more info

Original Portrait Photograph - Frances Alda

By: Wagner, C. L; McSweeney, D. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019163

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Black and white photographic portrait of Frances Alda. Alda is shown in a slightly reclined pose, smiling at the viewers. She wears a dress, head scarf, and a string of pearls. No date, circa late 1890s-early 1900s. 7 1/2" x 9 1/4." Slight rippling on the photograph. Photographer's stamps on the back: "Frances Alda, C. L. Wagner, D. F. McSweeney, 511 Fifth Ave., New York." Frances Alda (1879-1952) was a New Zealand-born Australian opera singer. She is known for her talented singing voice, musical technique, and colorful personality. She performed in New Zealand, Austra... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed

By: Wales, George C.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1919

Seller ID: 8932

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Autograph letter (8 x 10 inch) signed and dated June 20, 1919 from Boston on his stationary with his letterhead. Addressed to a friend "Walter" it concerns a war records job that was turned down because it involves to much paperwork. George Canning Wales (1868-1940) was an American nautical painter, etcher and lithographer. Evidence of a fold across the page, else a nice clean letter on his stationary. View more info