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Chinese Rubbings

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cina, China Publications Centre:

Seller ID: 133194

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. Catalogue of color and black and white rubbings. Text in English and Chinese. No date given; circa 1980. 8 5/8"w x 8 184"h. View more info

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Richard Nonas

By: Vettese, Angela

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Charta: 2000

Seller ID: 141214

ISBN: 8881584638

Condition: Near Fine


200 pages, 84 illustrations, including 34 in color. "A trained anthropologist, Richard Nonas has spent long periods among the Canadian Eskimos and in the deserts of Mexico, far from Western civilization. An environmental sculptor of international fame, Nonas returned to Italy after being away for almost thirty years. Working with materials from nature such as wood, stone, and metal, the artist has remained true to his beliefs at the cost of consciously disassociating himself from the contemporary art world." Text in Italian and English. View more info

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Modern Scribes and Lettering Artists

By: Society of Scribes

Price: $8.41

Publisher: N Y, Taplinger Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 137769

ISBN: 0800852974

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. 8 5/8"w x 11"h. Ink marks on white dust jacket. "A unique showcase of the finest contemporary calligraphy. Represented are such well known artist-craftsmen as Donald Jackson, Villu Toots, Ieuan Rees, Charles Pearce, Marie Angel, Ann Hechle and many others of the highest achievement. The more than 230 pieces encompass examples of modern calligraphy in a wide range of media from vellum to handmade paper and from glass to stone." View more info

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The Art of Scandinavia, Volumes I and II

By: Andersson, Aron;Anker, Peter

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, P. Hamlyn: 1970

Seller ID: 107183

ISBN: 0600100065

Condition: Very Good


Two volume set. Full gray cloth boards. Previous owner's inscription inside. Small tears on dust jacket. Each book is 6 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. Each volume approx. 400 pages. Many b&w photos and illustrations throughout. View more info

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Stone in Building: Its Use and Potential Today

By: Ashurst, John; Dimes, Francis G.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, Architectural Press: 1977

Seller ID: 107333

ISBN: 0851396070

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. Many b&w photos and tables. 103 pages. Survey of the properties and performance of the various types of building stone. 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

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German Cathedrals

By: Baum, Julius; Schmidt-Glassner, Helga

Price: $28.95

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 1956

Seller ID: 129660

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages (63 text + 175 plates, often full page,) clean and unmarked; tight binding. A great many b&w photos of twelve architecturally significant German cathedrals and associated sculpture, detail shots. View more info

Gabriola: Petroglyph Island

By: Bentley, Mary;Ted Bentley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 134378

ISBN: 1550390856

Condition: Fine


Book shows the slightest of shelf wear to covers only. Square spine, solid binding, otherwise as new, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. Illustrated with a great many b&w photos, maps. 152 pages. View more info

Gabriola: Petroglyph Island

By: Bentley, Mary;Ted Bentley

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Canada, Sono Nis Press: 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 144211

ISBN: 1550390856

Condition: Fine


Book shows the slightest of shelf wear to covers only. Square spine, solid binding, otherwise as new, text/interior is free of marking of any kind. Illustrated with a great many b&w photos, maps. 152 pages. View more info

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Jack and the Three Sillies

By: Chase, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1950

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 140460

Condition: Good


Worn green cloth cover. 8 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. 39 pages. Signed by the illustrator, Joshua Tolford, who "... was an important member of the Rockport/Gloucester/Cape Ann art colony. Born in Wisconsin, he studied and painted in the Gloucester/Rockport Mass. area. He was a student of Anthony Thieme. Tolford was a juried member of the Rockport Art Association from 1941-1958. He was an artist for the WPA in the 1940's and also illustrated many popular books." [askArt] " The story this time is a mountain people version of a familiar folk legend, of foolish Jack who took the c... View more info

The Stone Age Cultures of Northern Rhodesia: With Particular Reference to the Cultural and Climatic Succession in the Upper Zambezi Valley and Its Tributaries

By: Clark, J. Desmond

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Negro Universities Press: 1970

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 105089

ISBN: 0837145953

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. Contents: General Introduction; Part I: Geology by Dr. F. Dixey - Introduction, Physiography, Geology; Part II: Archaelogy - Stratigraphy and the Cultural Succession, Description of Cultures, Rate of Retrocession of the Zambezi through the Batoka Gorge, Correlations; Bibliography; Appendixes: Addendum: J.D. Clark; Fossil Fauna: H.B.S. Cooke; Human Remains: L.H. Wells; Kalhari Sand: Geoffrey Bond. View more info

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Lobsticks and Stone Cairns: Human Landmarks in the Arctic

By: Davis, Richard C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: University of Calgary Press: 1996

Seller ID: 144205

ISBN: 1895176697

Condition: Very Good


Book's covers show light wear only. Binding is solid and square, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 326 pages, line drawings, portraits, maps. View more info

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The Stone-Mason of Saint Point: A Village Tale

By: De Lamartine, A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N Y, Harper & Brothers: 1859

Seller ID: 145825

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. From 1859, this library book is in a bit rough shape with foxing to pages and a bit of tape on title page. 144 pages. 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. View more info

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Charleston Furniture, 1700-1825

By: E. Milby Burton

Price: $89.50

Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Pr: 1980

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 142327

ISBN: 0872491986

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with front lower corner slightly bumped as the only blemish, pages a little age-toned at edges Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners otherwise, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Very rich white stone decorative endpapers. Dust jacket is lightly sunned, and generally dirty, as it's textured white paper. 150 pages in oversize format A great many large b&w photos of entire pieces and detail, as well as line drawings of detail and components. Chapters include Early Charleston, Sources of furnit... View more info

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Great Racehorses in Art

By: Fairley, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky: 1984

Seller ID: 128438

ISBN: 0813115167

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 223 pages. 9 1/2"w x 11 1/4"h. Bright yellow cloth cover. Many illustrations. "In the text of the book John Fairley outlines the history of the racehorse in art and then describes the life and work of forty-one artists, including storeis of the horses tehy portrayed." View more info

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The Pleasure of Seeing - Architectural Sculpture & Decorative Art in Vancouver

By: Formosa, Gerald

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Skorba Publishers: 1982

Seller ID: 144325

ISBN: 096906182X

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Wear to cover. 145 black and white photos of architectural details. Oblong format: 10"w x 8 1/2"h. View more info

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Tai Chi For Stress Control and Relaxation (Qigong)

By: Gary Khor E.A.

Price: $17.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Stone Bridge Press: 1994

Seller ID: 139698

ISBN: 0893467952

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. New. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Author is founder and presient of the australian academy of tai chi. Includes Tai chi for specific parts of the body. View more info

Stone of Destiny

By: Gerber, Pat

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Canongate: 1997

Seller ID: 132082

ISBN: 086241721X

Condition: Fine


Brand new book with clean covers with sharp corners, square, tight binding, no marking of any kind to text/interior; View more info

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Writing on Stone: Scenes from a Maine Island Life

By: Gillis, Christina Marsden

Price: $35.95

Publisher: Lebanon, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Univ Pr of New England: 2008

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 123375

ISBN: 1584656972

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows very light wear with very lightly bumped upper corners, very light scuffing to dust jacket, inscribed on title page by author. View more info

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The Japanese Home Stylebook: Architectural Details and Motifs

By: Goodman, Peter

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Stone Bridge Press: 1992

Seller ID: 144954

ISBN: 1880656019

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. Chapters include: Tokonoma and shelves, Tatami mats and ceilings, Transoms, Fusuma, Shoji screens, Windows, Doors , Railings and verandas, Garden fences and paths, Decorative patterns, etc. 176 pages, heavily illustrated. View more info