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Image for Nueva York En Un Poeta: Recuerdos de García Lorca en America

Nueva York En Un Poeta: Recuerdos de García Lorca en America

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Madrid, Spain, Ediciones Tabapress: 1990

Seller ID: 142984

ISBN: 8486938236

Condition: Very Good


Small red cloth hardback with accordion (concertina) fold-out strip of photos and illustrations of Garcia Lorca's visit to New York. Separate staple-bound pamphlet with description of illustrations. Blue ink from accordion cover has rubbed off onto facing page of pamphlet. Black ink on red cover is a bit worn. 4 1/4"w x 5 3/4"h. Spine a bit slanted. Text in Spanish. View more info

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Medieval Theatre Costume: A Practical Guide to the Construction of Garments

By: Brooke, Iris

Price: $16.95

Publisher: N Y, Theatre Arts Books: 1969

Seller ID: 129881

Condition: Very Good


Institutional ex-library book with stamps and pocket at back. No library markings on cover or spine. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 112 pages. Full red cloth boards. Small tears on dust jacket. Iris Brooke presents diagrams for laying out material and cutting, and stresses the importance of costume as an aid to actors in their roles. Contents: Introduction; Diagrams of Measurement; Wardrobe; Religious Drama; Heraldry and Symbolism; Hoods; Head-dress and Crowns: Hose and Shoes; Properties, Armour, Masks and Wings; Royalty and Nobility. View more info

Image for In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

In/sight: African photographers, 1940 to the Present

By: Clare (intro). Bell

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Distributed by Abrams: 1996

Seller ID: 142369

ISBN: 0892071699

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very slight shelf wear to creaseless covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Impressively clean book. 275 pages, almost all full page prints of the 30 African photographers selected for this anthology. The book challenges long-standing Western misconceptions about Africa. Created from the beginnings of the continent's struggles for independence to the postcolonial present, their diverse works include studio portraiture and architectural views... View more info

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Francesco Clemente: Two Garlands

By: Clemente, Francesco

Price: $115.00

Publisher: N Y, Sperone Westwater: 1986

Seller ID: 141366

Condition: Very Good


Metal comb binding. Small hole in front cover. Edge wear to cover. 7 7/8"w x 12"h. Color illustrations printed on one side of page only. "Francesco Clemente (born 23 March 1952) is an Italian contemporary artist. He has lived at various times in Italy, in India, and in New York City. Some of his work is influenced by the traditional art and culture of India. He has worked in various artistic media including drawing, fresco, graphics, mosaic, oils and sculpture. He was among the principal figures in the Italian Transavanguardia movement of the 1980s, which was characterised b... View more info

Image for The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico  with  A Maya Sculpture in Wood

The Jaguar's Children: Pre-Classic Central Mexico with A Maya Sculpture in Wood

By: Coe, Michael D.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: N. Y., Museum of Primitive Art: 1965

Seller ID: 143734

Condition: Near Fine


Exhibition catalogue in excellent condition in beige cloth with bumped back lower corner and very small impact mark top edge at spine. Otherwise FINE. Binding is solid and square, covers otherwise have sharp corners, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket is price clipped, light edgewear and chipping at corners, 1" open tear top spine. 126 pages, heavily illustrated with a great many impressive b&w photos of human figures with large hips and over-size head and very expressive faces in clay, some bowls, various pottery. M... View more info

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Mexican Masks: Their Uses and Symbolism

By: Cordry, Donald Bush

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1980

Seller ID: 145867

ISBN: 0292750501

Condition: Good


Discoloration and wear to cover. Smudges on side page ends. Previous owner's name inside. 10"w x 10 7/8"h. 280 pages. Many color photos. View more info

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Art of Celtia, The

By: Davis, Courtney

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Blandford: 1998

Seller ID: 141574

ISBN: 0713723076

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 7/8"h. Beautiful color illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Dreams of Isis: A Woman's Spiritual Sojourn

Dreams of Isis: A Woman's Spiritual Sojourn

By: Ellis, Normandi

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Quest Books: 1995

Seller ID: 140312

ISBN: 0835607127

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 417 pages. Previous owner's name label inside. View more info

Animal Symbolism of the Chinese Zodiac

By: Fang, Zhang

Price: $16.95

Publisher: China, Foreign Languages Press: 1999

Seller ID: 122472

ISBN: 7119020641

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 156 pages. View more info

Image for For the Love of Trees An Arboreal Odyssey

For the Love of Trees An Arboreal Odyssey

By: Forster, Roy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Roy Forster: 2010

Seller ID: 144041

ISBN: 0986644501

Condition: Fine


Book shows little to no wear of any kind, no edge wear, sharp corners. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Edge wear to dust jacket. Oblong format, 104 pages, 53 large, usually full page, color plates of Rorster's paintings. Chapters include Symbolism of trees, Egypt and beyond, Canada, North America, Later botanical travels, In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in protective packing material. View more info

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For the Love of Trees An Arboreal Odyssey

By: Forster, Roy

Price: $76.50

Publisher: By Author: 2010

Seller ID: 134279

ISBN: 0986644501

Condition: Fine


Book shows little to no wear of any kind, no edge wear, sharp corners. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Oblong format, 104 pages, 53 large, usually full page, color plates of Rorster's paintings. Chapters include Symbolism of trees, Egypt and beyond, Canada, North America, Later botanical travels, In business for 21 years, we provide excellent and responsive customer service and ship in protective packing material. View more info

Speaking from the Depths: Alfred North Whitehead's Hermeneutical Metaphysics of Propositions, Experience, Symbolism, Language, and Religion

By: Franklin, Stephen T.

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans Pub Co: 1990

Seller ID: 142399

ISBN: 0802803709

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 410 pages. View more info

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

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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Leaves of Grass One Hundred Years After

By: Hindus, Milton (ed.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 123377

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. True first edition of this book in excellent condition in every respect except for a green marker mark "1" at the top page ends at spine. Dust jacket is faded and has multiple small tears at edges. 5 7/8"w x 9 1/2"hj. 149 pages. New essays by William Carlos Williams, Richard Chase, Leslie A. Fiedler, Kenneth Burke, David Daiches, and J. Middleton Murry. Edited and with an introduction by Milton Hindus. View more info

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Dreams (Bollingen Series)

By: Jung, C. G.; R.F.C. Hull (translator)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1974

Seller ID: 145420

ISBN: 0691017921

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Scuff marks on cover. Previous owner's stamp inside. 350 pages. Black and white illustrations. View more info

Image for Mandala Symbolism (Bollingen Series)

Mandala Symbolism (Bollingen Series)

By: Jung, C.G.; R.F.C. Hull (translator)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1973

Seller ID: 145421

ISBN: 0691017816

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Scuff marks and crease on cover. Previous owner's stamp inside. 132 pages. Black and white and color illustrations. View more info

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Trial, The

By: Kafka, Franz

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Modern Library: 1956

Seller ID: 140111

Condition: Good


Some pencil underlining and marking. Full green cloth boards. Slight edge wear and small tears to dust jacket. Attractive small format: 4 3/4"w x 7 1/2"h. Modern Library #318. Rockwell Kent torch bearer design on endpapers and embossed on cover. View more info

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Spirit in the Stone: The Visionary Art of James W. Washington , Jr

By: Karlstrom, J. Paul; Washington, James W.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., University of Washington Press: 1989

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 093300

ISBN: 0295968028

Condition: Near Fine


88 pages, many b&w photos, inscribed by Mr. Washington on title page. Chapters include Background, Paint, Stone, Symbols and Symbolism, Conclusion, Notes, Chronology of Events in the life of James W. Washington, Jr. View more info

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Inuit Art in the 1970's / L'Art Inuit Actuel, 1970-79

By: Marie Routledge

Price: $68.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Agnes Etherington Art Centre: 1979

Seller ID: 139514

ISBN: 0889110107

Condition: Very Good


Catalog shows light wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have slightly worn corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Bilingual Exhibition Catalog in English and French 104 pages with color and b&w plates from the exhibition from pages 25 -- 100. Map at back. View more info

Image for Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology

Spiders & Spinsters: Women and Mythology

By: Marta Weigle

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Press: 1992

Seller ID: 145401

ISBN: 0826306446

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers, some curling at corners. Binding is solid and square, text/interior has some undelining (see photo). Big book @ 340 pages in oversize format packed with b&w illustrations. A wide-ranging sourcebook of texts and graphics about women as they are depicted in the mythologies of the Americas and classical and Judeo-Christian tradition.Hundreds of texts are juxtaposed and interwoven: heroines of ancient and modern fable, wise old women, goddesses, guides, Amazons. Lunar symbolism, mysteries, matriarchies, as well as contemporary psychologists and scholars, anthro... View more info