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Image for Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

Japan Today and Tomorrow (Number 2, 1928)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

Publisher: Japan, Osaka Mainichi Publishing Co: 1928

Seller ID: 139216

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Large format periodical re-bound by library into a sturdy hardback with three quarters cloth cover and decorative paper boards. 10 3/8"w x 15"h. 176 pages. Newsprint text pages are fragile, age-toned and yellowing, but nine beautiful full-page color plates are printed on heavy white paper and are still in great condition. Color plates have tissue paper overlays, some with printing and one that is torn. Text in English. Many advertisements. Includes articles on culture, politics, and economics. Some of the articles in this is... View more info

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Arguing Comics: Literary Masters on a Popular Medium (Studies in Popular Culture)

By: Heer, Jeet

Price: $8.95  $7.16

Publisher: Jackson, MS, University Press of Mississippi: 2004

Seller ID: 142623

ISBN: 1578066875

Condition: Very Good


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

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Beauty of Spiritual Awakening

By: N/A

Price: $75.00  $60.00

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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Song of the Brush: Japanese Paintings from the Sanso Collection

By: N/A

Price: $28.00  $22.40

Publisher: U.S.A., Seattle Art Museum: 1979

Seller ID: 136508

ISBN: 0932216021

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition in every respect in black cloth. Sharp corners, square, straight spine, text block is solid and straight. Dust jacket shows light scuffing with one 1/4" tear at top front near spine, no edge wear. Catalog published in conjunction with the 1979-80 traveling exhibition of the same name. The collection focuses on three important schools of Japanese painting: Suibokuga (ink painting) of the Muromachi (1333-1568) and Momoyama (1568-1603) periods: Zenga or paintings by Zen Budhist monks of the Edo period (1603-1867); and paintings by masters of the Nanga or lite... View more info

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Two Copies of New Physical Culture Magazine, May 1945 and March 1946

By: N/A

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Seller ID: 142680

Condition: Fair


Magazines are worn with tears on cover and yellowing paper. Each magazine is 5 1/8"w x 7 1/2"h and staple-bound. View more info

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Robert Rauschenberg

By: N/A

Price: $18.95  $15.16

Publisher: Washington, Smithsonian Institution: 1977

Seller ID: 145133

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name inside. 216 pages. 8 1/2"w x 10 1/8"h. Exhibition catalog for the National Collection of Fine Arts. View more info

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Robert Smithson in Vancouver : a fragment of a greater Fragmentation

By: Smithson, Robert

Price: $95.00  $76.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Vancouver Art Gallery: 2004

Seller ID: 143257

ISBN: 1895442494

Condition: Very Good


White cover shows some scuffing and spots. Interior pages clean and unmarked. 88 pages. 8 1/2"w x 11"h. "Robert Smithson in Vancouver : a fragment of a greater Fragmentation focuses on the activities of the influential American artist Robert Smithson during the visits he made to Vancouver in late 1969 and early 1970. Widely known for his monumental 'earthworks' and his poetic essays on art, perception and the museum, Smithson was one of the leading figures in a generation of artists who radically challenged existing conceptions of art and its role within the broader culture.&#... View more info

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The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

By: . Campey, Lucille H

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: Natural Heritage Books: 2003

Seller ID: 143707

ISBN: 1896219888

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition with very light shelf wear to covers only. Binding is solid and square, exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. B&W photos, maps, charts, tables. View more info

Image for Adorno: The Stars Down to Earth and Other Essays on the Irrational in Culture (Routledge Classics)

Adorno: The Stars Down to Earth and Other Essays on the Irrational in Culture (Routledge Classics)

By: Adorno, Theodor

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: N Y, Routledge: 1994

Seller ID: 142795

ISBN: 0415105684

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 176 pages. View more info

Image for Cultural  Heritage of India, The ; Volume II; Itihasas, Puranas, Dharma and Other Sastras

Cultural Heritage of India, The ; Volume II; Itihasas, Puranas, Dharma and Other Sastras

By: Aiyar, Dr. C.P. Ramaswami

Price: $64.95  $51.96

Publisher: Calcutta, Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture: 1962

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Seller ID: 108688

Condition: Very Good


A large volume at 738 pages, all clean on fine paper. 43 chapters with bibliography and index divided into five parts: The Two Great Epics (Ramayana & Mahabharata), the Gita Literature, the Puranas, the Dharmasastras, & Arthasastra, nitisastra and other sources of political and social organization. Chapters include Economic Ideas of the Hindus, Some Experiments in Social Reform in Mediaeval India, Some reflections on the Ideals of Indian Womanhood, the Hindu Judicial System, Ethics of the Puranas.... Covers show light wear, binding very solid, text clean. View more info

TALES FROM THE DARK CONTINENT: IMAGES OF BRITISH COLONIAL AFRICA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $16.95  $13.56

Publisher: ANDRE DEUTSCH - BRITISH BROADC: 1979

Seller ID: 143312

ISBN: 0563177543

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 165 pages with b&w photos throughout. Appears to be a compilation of the drama and accoutrements of the white man's burden as exercised by the English in Africa: includes appropriate dress of the colonizer, with pith hat and leather boots, advertizement prints for such things as a "Roorkhee chair" to be suspended between the heads of two carriers (with footrest) for carrying the officials from the north. The book is a compilation of transcribed BBC reco... View more info

The Credible Sing Machine Vol I

By: Allison, Maurice L.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: University Press of America: 1986

Seller ID: 106726

ISBN: 0819152005

Condition: Fair


Ex-library book with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Text/interior is clean of underlining, highlighting, marginalia etc, binding is loose and pages 11-16 of chapter two (odd pagination) are detatched but present. See our website for Vol. II of same. View more info

The Credible Sing Machine Vol. II

By: Allison, Maurice L.

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: University Press of America: 1986

Edition: Ex Libris, 2nd. Ed.

Seller ID: 106727

ISBN: 0819152013

Condition: Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean of underlining, marginalia, etc. This is part 3: How to Train & Part 4: Melodic Vocalization. 141 pages; re-bound by library into heavy, strong hardback boards; quite nice. See our website for Vol. I View more info

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California Design 1910

By: Andersen, Timothy J. ; Eudorah M. Moore; Robert W. Winter

Price: $24.95  $19.96

Publisher: California Design Pub.: 1974

Seller ID: 144850

Condition: Very Good


Book shows light wear to covers only, with a little edge wear, light scuffing to covers. 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. 148 pages, full of small and large b&w photos. Chapters include: The Arroyo Culture, Painting, with biographies of more than 50 painters, Literature and Presswork, Education in the Arts & Crafts, Pottery, Metalwork, Arthur and Lucia Mathews, Charles and Henry Greene, George Harris, Irving Gill, Harold Doolittle, Louis Easton, Swedenborgian Church, Mission I... View more info

Tainted Souls and Painted Faces: The Rhetoric of Fallenness in Victorian Culture (Reading Women Writing)

By: Anderson, Amanda

Price: $76.50  $61.20

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1993

Seller ID: 142112

ISBN: 0801481481

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. View more info

Image for They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

They write their dreams on the rock forever: Rock writings of the Stein River Valley of British Columbia

By: Annie York; Richard Daly; Chris Arnett

Price: $29.95  $23.96

Publisher: U.S.A., Talonbooks: 1993

Seller ID: 134414

ISBN: 0889223319

Condition: Near Fine


Book shows light wear only with straight spine, solid binding, with the text/interior unmarked in any way, bumped lower corner. Dust jacket has light scuffing, a little edge wear two 1/4" tears. Maps, b&w line drawings, photos, lots of color drawings . View more info

Image for Streamline: Art and Design of the Forties (Design Resource Series)

Streamline: Art and Design of the Forties (Design Resource Series)

By: Arceneaux, Marc

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Troubador Press: 1975

Seller ID: 140916

ISBN: 0912300639

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a glued binding that is beginning to crack. Previous owner's name inside. 48 pages. Black and white illustrations and graphics on the themes of culture, architecture, transportation, and the future. "The illustrations in this book may be reproduced on any non-commercial project for home or classroom free and without special permission." [publisher] View more info

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Alexis Smith

By: Armstrong, Richard;Whitney Museum of American Art;Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: N Y, Whitney Museum of American Art: 1991

Seller ID: 126908

ISBN: 0874270766

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 244 pages. View more info

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Alexis Smith

By: Armstrong, Richard;Whitney Museum of American Art;Museum of Contemporary Art (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Price: $8.41  $6.73

Publisher: N Y, Whitney Museum of American Art: 1991

Seller ID: 136757

ISBN: 0874270766

Condition: Fine


Clean and unmarked; tight binding. 244 pages. View more info

Image for Painting in Islam:  A Study Of The Place Of Pictorial Art In Muslim Culture

Painting in Islam: A Study Of The Place Of Pictorial Art In Muslim Culture

By: Arnold, Sir Thomas W.

Price: $14.95  $11.96

Publisher: N Y, Dover Publications Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 141954

ISBN: 0486213102

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 160 pages. View more info