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Image for The Beautiful Sculpture of Jade

The Beautiful Sculpture of Jade

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 097640

Condition: Fine


Pictorial hardcover. 8 1/2" x 10 3/4". Text in Korean (we think). 95 pages. One side of each page has full-color photograph of jade object(s), other side has name of object in English and Korean with dimensions in mm. Some objects depicted include A Jadeite Carving of Spring Time, A Jadeite Lucky Censer, A Jadeite Creature Scene, and An Elaborate Jadeite Double Gourd and Peach. View more info

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Maori Carving

By: A. W. Reed

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Reed Education: 1972

Seller ID: 142527

ISBN: 0589043765

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with barely discernable wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no notable blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 23 page staple bound book with color covers, b&w drawings and photos providing an intro to the subject. Sections include Wood carving in Polynesia, The evolution of Maori carving, Wood carvers and their tools, The human figure, Spirals, Carved houses, Hei-Tiki. View more info

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North Russian Architecture

By: Bartenev, I. ; Fyodorov, B. (Cook, Kathleen Trans.)

Price: $47.95

Publisher: U.S.S.R., Progress Publishers: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 136500

Condition: Fine


Book shows very light scuffing only. Gilt lettering on spine. Text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. First English Edition. Translated from the Russian by Kathleen Cook. Fascinating account of buildings, secular and sacred, in Northern Russia. Chapters include Transonega, the White Sea Coast, Rivers Svid and Onega, Vologda and Lower Vychegda, the Northern Dvina and Pinega and along the River Mezen. The ubiquitous use of timber is especially interesting. Profusely and beautifully illustrated with full page photographs in colour and b/w. Gold endpapers printed with mediaeval... View more info

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American Eagles

By: Butz, Richard;Butz, Ellen

Price: $43.95

Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Stackpole Books: 1996

Seller ID: 112377

ISBN: 0811729958

Condition: Very Good


111 pages with many b&w photos showing the intricacies of making three historical American eagles. View more info

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The Art of Woodcarving

By: Colletti, Jack J.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct: 1977

Seller ID: 146453

ISBN: 0130492396

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 138 pages. 6 7/8"w x 9 1/8"h. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Native American Art in the Denver Art Museum

By: Conn, Richard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N Y, Denver Art Museum / University of Washington Press: 1979

Seller ID: 135046

ISBN: 0295956372

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 351 pages. Full brown cloth boards. Large format: 8 7/8"w x 11 3/4"h. Five hundred plates, 100 in full color, trace the flowering of many cultures--their kinships and rivalries, traditions and innovations, extravagances and austerities. View more info

Bill Reid: Beyond the Essential Form (Museum Note, No 19)

By: Duffek, Karen

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Univ of British Columbia Pr: 1986

Seller ID: 146843

ISBN: 0774802634

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with uncreased covers and spine, appears unread, slight indication of shelf war 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. 58 pages, b&w and color photos. View more info

Lelooska

By: Falk, Randolph

Price: $42.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Celestial Arts: 1976

Seller ID: 138847

ISBN: 0890871264

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear only to creaseless covers and spine. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. An intimate portrait of a Cherokee family dedicated to the preservation of the rich heritage of the Northwest Coast Indians. Over 100 b&w photos amidst text depicting the work and play and art of this family's life. View more info

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The Horse in Art: From Primitive Times to the Present

By: Fleitmann, Lida L. ; Munnings, A. J.

Price: $79.50

Publisher: William Farquhar Payson: 1931

Seller ID: 146003

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in heavy weave dark red cloth with gilt print and cover and spine with romanesque drawing on cover and gilt top page ends. Handsome book. Corners are lightly bumped, light scuffing to covers. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 372 pages with 112 ilustrations throughout in b&w with prints and photos. Not a cheap knock-off. View more info

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Museums in Budapest: Hungarian National Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Hungarian National Gallery, Museum of Applied Arts, Ethnographical Museum and Budapest Historical Museum.

By: Fulep, Ferenc

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Budapest, Corvina Kiado: 1989

Seller ID: 141667

ISBN: 9631327566

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth boards with embossed title in gilt lettering on cover and spine. Straight, solid spine, tight binding. Text/interior is clean, neat and free of marking to text. Previous owner's name inside. Dust jacket shows light general wear/scuffing, a little edge wear, no tears. 72 pages of text followed by 148 pages of full page, full color plates of the best the six institutions have to offer, with paintings, swords, vases, sculpture, tapestries, helmets, crowns, chests, jewelry, furniture, interiors, etc. etc. Paintings by Laszlo madnyanszky, mihaly Munkacsy, Pal Szinyei Merse, Karoly Fe... View more info

Hand Lapidary Craft

By: Geldart, Graham

Price: $42.95

Publisher: United Kingdom, B T Batsford Limited: 1980

Edition: Ex Libris

Seller ID: 102221

ISBN: 0713415363

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean. 144 pages over 14 chapters including How to Polish a Pebble, Hardness of Stones, Flat Lapping Abrasives & Polishes, Dopping, Play of Light Carving & Engraving, Carving Cabochons, Choosing Raw Material; Faceting by Hand, and others. Many b&w pics, some color, charts, illustrations. View more info

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Images of Stone; Figure Sculpture of the Lough Erne Basin

By: Hickey, Helen; Porter, Bill

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blackstaff Press [for] the Arts Council of Northern Ireland: 1976

Seller ID: 090841

ISBN: 0856401102

Condition: Very Good +


Contents include Idols of the Celtic Religion:3rd Century BC to 5th Century AD; Christianity: Statues and High Crosses 9th and 11 Century AD; Romanesque Figure Carving: 12th Century AD; Medieval Period:13th to 16th Century AD; Post-Medieval Folk-art: 17th to 20th Century AD; References, Index. Many b&w photos, numbered, with detailed descriptions, detailed b&w fold-out map at back. Exterior of books shows slight wear, interior is Fine 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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Young America a Folk Art History

By: Lipman, Jean, Warren, Elizabeth V. ; Robert Bishop

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Hudson Hills Press: 1986

Seller ID: 146643

ISBN: 0933920768

Condition: Fine


Huge book: 10" x 12 1/2" packed with full color illustrations throughout, often very large plates. Book is in excellent condition with a few very minor flaws to 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. 199 pages. 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 Hand Carved and Decorated Gourds of Peru

Hand Carved and Decorated Gourds of Peru

By: Menzie, Eleanor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Santa Monica, CA, Karneke Publishers: 1976

Seller ID: 145080

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelfwear to 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. 73 pages, heavily illustrated with b&w photos. View more info

Life of the copper : a commonwealth of nations : July 28 - August 27, 1994.

By: Monds, Elaine, (intro) ;Hilda Tutton, ; Peter L. MacNair, ; Chief Tony Hunt

Price: $45.95

Publisher: Alcheringa Gallery (Victoria, B.C.: 1994

Seller ID: 144389

ISBN: 0969700408

Condition: Fine


Exhibition catalog for the show of the same name for the dates above. 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. 32 pages. 20 full color full page prints from the show of exceptional sculptures, mostly masks, each by an individual artist. Artists include: Susan Point, Richad Hunt, Tony Hunt Jr. Wayne Alfred, Baau dick, John Livingston, Calvin Hunt, Tom Hunt, Tony Hunt, Marven Tallio, Tim Paul, Joe David, Stanford Williams, Terry Starr, Henry Green, Isaac Tait, ... View more info

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William Eccles Collection of Eskimo Art, The

By: No Author

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Waddington, mcLean & Co.: 1978

Seller ID: 138672

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows very light shelf wear only, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 96 page auction catalog in trade size format with b&w photos of sculpture, carvings of soapstone and ivory, stone block prints, engravings, and other art from a great many artists from Broughton island, Pelly Bay, Coppermine, Great Whale River, Lake Harbour, Port Harrison, Clyde River, Baker Lake, Cape Dorset, Pangnirtng, Chesterfield Inlet, Pond Inlet, Wakeham Bay, Arctic Bay, Povungnituk, Frobisher Bay, Be... View more info

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Elijah Pierce: Woodcarver

By: Pierce, Elijah

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Columbus Museum of Art: 1992

Seller ID: 145800

ISBN: 0295972521

Condition: Good


Wear and creases to cover. 256 pages. 8 3/4"w x 11 1/2"h. Exhibition catalog with b&w and color photos of 173 art works, chronology, and bibliography. View more info

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Contemporary Coast Salish Art

By: Rebecca Blanchard; Nancy Davenport

Price: $19.50

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 2005

Seller ID: 143481

ISBN: 0295984856

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, with a very small bump at the lower front corner, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 98 pages with large color prints. View more info