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Beauty of Spiritual Awakening

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fukuoka Art Museum: 2002

Seller ID: 098936

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. It introduces 99 artworks of paintings and sculptures that remain in Soto-Sect Zen Buddhist temples in Yamaguchi and Kyushu. It comprehensively defines the superb Zen culture that expanded in these areas in the Kamakura period (1192-1333). 176 pages. Text in Japanese. Captions to photos in Japanese and English. View more info

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Mingei: The Living Tradition in Japanese Arts

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Japan Folks Crafts Museum: 1991

Seller ID: 146421

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 200 pages. 9"w x 11 5/8"h. Many color illustrations. View more info

Ansel Adams: A San Francisco heritage

By: Alinder, James; Mary Street Alinder

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: 1987

Seller ID: 143384

ISBN: 0884010538

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Catalog from an M. H. de Young exhibition called ANSEL ADAMS: ONE WITH BEAUTY. showing May - Nov. 1987. 10 large, b&w plates of San Francisco by Ansel Adams with a biography . View more info

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Sleeping Princess: Camera Studies By Gordon Anthony, The

By: Anthony, Gordon; Benois, Nadia; Haskell, Arnold; Lambert, Constant

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd.: 1940

Seller ID: 140947

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth boards show wear at edges and some small spots. 10 1/4"w x 12 1/2"h. Black and white tipped-in photographs throughout. A photographic record of Sadler's Wells Ballet's 1939 production of Tchaikovsky's ''Sleeping Princess'' based on ''The Sleeping Beauty'', under the direction of Nicolas Segueeff and starring Margot Fonteyn and Robert Helpmann. "The book itself is really a collection of 'Action' pictures taken in mystudio of the chief characters from the story, in poses which are as near as possible characteristic ones, taken from the dances they illlustrate, and are placed in the ... View more info

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Beauty Queens

By: Baldissera, Lisa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Canada, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria: 2004

Seller ID: 121360

ISBN: 0888852185

Condition: Near Fine


Slight scuffing to cover. 110 pages. View more info

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Indian Art of Ancient Florida

By: Barbara A. Purdy

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., University Press of Florida: 1996

Seller ID: 138732

ISBN: 081301462X

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing, light edge wear and light signs of shelf wear only, no tears. 124 pages with a great many color photos. A superb book--and one that is long overdue. A fine sampling of a unique native American artistic heritage is laid out before you, in text and in pictures, in this exciting book. --Gordon R. Willey, Peabody Museum, Harvard UniversityFor thousands of years, the Indians of Florida created exq... View more info

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

By: Bolton, Andrew ; Susanah Frankel; Tim Blanks,

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 2011

Seller ID: 144428

ISBN: 1588394123

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalog in excellent condition with light scuffing/shelf wear to Skull / A. McQueen's face lenticular on chocolate brown cover only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 240 pages with hypnotic fake woodgrain illustrated endpapers. Filled with oversize full color full page photos of the clothing designs of the subject hanging on bruised mannequins. Sorta hot, if you like that kind ot thing. Arguably the most influential, imaginative, and provocative designer of his ge... View more info

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Sheer Beauty : The World Over

By: Boyer, Dennis

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Boyer Images: 2011

Seller ID: 141348

ISBN: 0615523013

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. As-new, still in shrink wrap. Full black cloth boards. 9 1/4"w x 12 1/4"h. View more info

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Japanese Art: Personal Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection

By: Burke, Mary Griggs

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens: 1993

Seller ID: 131793

ISBN: 1882865006

Condition: Fine


Exhibition catalogue, 92 pp. with many illustrations, some in color, for a presentation held January 30 through March 28, 1993. Solid binding, clean text, book is in excellent condition in every respect. Foreword by Larry Rosensweig; Japanese Art, Personal Selections from the Mary and Jackson Burke Collection, by Mary Griggs Burke; Chronology; Religious Thought and Imagery; Native Literary Themes in the Arts; The Aesthetics of Ink: Muromachi Through Edo; Diversity in Style and Subject: Momoyama through Edo; Lacquer and Ceramics: Objects of Function and Beauty. 20 years in the business, w... View more info

Ice: Beauty. Danger, History

By: Couture, Pauline

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Toronto, McArthur & Company: 2005

Seller ID: 136222

ISBN: 1552784479

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 336 pages. Previous owner's signature. View more info

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Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design

By: Ellen Lupton

Price: $27.95

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press: 2002

Seller ID: 144314

ISBN: 1568983182

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition as new but missing the 1/4 dust jacket/title ribbon. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Every object has a skin. Thick or thin, smooth or rough, porous or impermeable, the skin is the line between the hidden inside and the outside we experience. Skin: Surface, Substance, and Design presents products, furniture, fashion, architecture, and media that are expanding the limits of what we understand as surface. Reflecting the convergence of natural and artificial... View more info

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The Sleeping Beauty

By: Evans, C. S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, The Viking Press / A Studio Book: 1973

Seller ID: 146297

ISBN: 067065096X

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full red cloth boards with gilt silhouettes. Edge wear and tears to dust jacket. 7 1/4"w x 9 1/2"h. 110 pages. View more info

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Africa Adorned

By: Fisher, Angela

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Collins Harvill: 1989

Seller ID: 146418

ISBN: 0002166224

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Edge wear and small tears on dust jacket. Full brown cloth boards. 10 1/2"w x 14 1/8"h. 304 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Shiwan Ceramics: Beauty, Color, and Passion (English and Chinese Edition)

By: Fredrikke S. Scollard; Terese Tse Bartholomew; Chinese Culture Center of San Francisco

Price: $85.95

Publisher: Chinese Culture Foundation of San Francisco: 1995

Seller ID: 144394

ISBN: 0960978402

Condition: Fine


Exhibition catalog in excellent condition in every respect from the show of the same name at the Publisher's gallery from June to October 1994. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 110 pages with deep red end papers, heavily illustrated with large full color prints of the sculptural pieces that make the show, usually two pieces per page. Text in English and Chinese. View more info

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Arabic Script: Styles, Variants, and Calligraphic Adaptations

By: Gabriel Mandel Khan

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Abbeville Press: 2006

Seller ID: 143799

ISBN: 0789208792

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. This fascinating guide to the Arabic alphabet and writing styles also offers an ample and thorough overview of a culture and a civilization. This enlightening book helps us discover an alphabet that throughout the centuries has been linked to the secular and religious worlds of Islam. The text explains the history and meaning of each letter, as well as its philosophical, theological, and cultural significance, and 300 two... View more info

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Wild Embers: Poems of Rebellion Fire and Beauty

By: Gill, Nikita

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Hachette: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 146456

ISBN: 0316519847

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes except for very light edge wear; text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 150 pages. Publisher's page shows "First U.S. edition." View more info

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Beauty and the Beast: Visions and Revisions of an Old Tale

By: Hearne, Betsy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1991

Seller ID: 145061

ISBN: 0226322408

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. "With a storyteller's verve and insight, Betsy Hearne explores this enduring tale's folkloric background and traces its re-creation from the eighteenth century to the present in the forms of chapbook, drama, poetry, novel, picture book, and film." View more info

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The Beauty of Men

By: Holleran, Andrew

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Morrow/Avon: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 141459

ISBN: 0688048579

Condition: Fine


Signed by the author on the title page. A First Printing of the First Edition of Holleran's third novel. View more info

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North of 36

By: Hough, Emerson

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Pocket Books Inc.: 1947

Seller ID: 146272

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Yellowing paper. 336 pages. Previous owner's name inside. View more info

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Nude Painting

By: Jacobs, Michael

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Mayflower Books: 1979

Seller ID: 122201

ISBN: 083176466X

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's stamp on title page, otherwise very clean with very slight edgewear and uncreased covers and spine. Huge color prints throughout. 79 pages. 9 1/2"w x 12 1/4"h. Some of the artists included are Durer, Botticelli, Correggio, Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Velasquez, Boucher, Goya, Ingres, Courbet, Manet, Renoir, Matisse, and Wesselmann. View more info