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Image for Rainbow Book: Being a Collection of Essays & Illustrations Devoted to Rainbows in Particular & Spectral Sequences in General Focusing on the ... Metaphysically) from Ancient to Modern Times, The

Rainbow Book: Being a Collection of Essays & Illustrations Devoted to Rainbows in Particular & Spectral Sequences in General Focusing on the ... Metaphysically) from Ancient to Modern Times, The

By: Graham, F. Lanier

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Berkely, Shambhala / The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco: 1975

Seller ID: 140791

ISBN: 0394731085

Condition: Good


This book was published on the occasion of The Rainbow Show exhibition in San Francisco. It focuses on the meaning of color (physically and metaphysically) from ancient to modern times, and information is arranged in increasing order of complexity. 224 pages. 7 3/8"w x 11 7/8"h. Printed on brightly colored paper - red, orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple. Some ink marking at the beginning. Creases to cover and spine and some curl to the lower corner of... View more info

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Natural Magic: Discover the World of Cosmic Power in Yourself

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Baltimore, Maryland, Black Watch: 1974

Seller ID: 142637

ISBN: 0884860027

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Large tear on dust jacket. 8 5/8"w x 11 1/2"h, 128 pages. Fake witch with a bad wig glares at you from the cover of the dust jacket - beware! View more info

The Colour of My Dreams: The Surrealist Revolution in Art

By: Ades, Dawn, (ed.) Quentin Bajac, Timothy Baum, Colin Browne, Whitney Chadwick, Robert Houle, sharon-Michi Kusunoki, Yves Le Fur, David Lomas, Marie Mauze, Andreas Neufert, Michael Richardson, Kurt Seligmann, Anthony Shelton, Anne Umland

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Vancouver Art Gallery: 2011

Seller ID: 143285

ISBN: 1895442877

Condition: Fine


Book is brand new and in excellent condition in every respect. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 336 pages with graphic endpapers, heavily illustrated throughout with large prints of paintings, sculpture, drawings, sketches, etc. Sections include: revolution by night ( Giorgio de Chirico, Max Ernest) The color of my dreams (Joan Miro, Andre Masson) Behind the scr... View more info

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Approaching the Magic Hour: Memories of Walter Anderson

By: Anderson, Agnes Grinstead

Price: $43.75

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ Pr of Mississippi (Trd): 1989

Seller ID: 138722

ISBN: 0878053948

Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition wth one lightly bumped corner. Binding is solid and square, , exterior shows no other blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Dust jacket shows scuffing a small wrinkle, slight signs of shelf wear only, no tears. View more info

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Magic Blot, The

By: Archibald, William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Stein and Day: 1963

Seller ID: 139950

Condition: Fair


This is a well-worn ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings, some taped pages, a few scribbles and one page with a missing corner. Front endpaper has been removed. Unpaginated. 9 7/8"w x 13"h. The story of a small boy named Baldwin who accidentally creates a magic blot while drawing and what interesting things he finds in the dark ink. Wonderful blackand white illustrations. 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 ex... View more info

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The Magic of Oz

By: Baum, L. Frank

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Co.:

Seller ID: 143455

ISBN: 0528827014

Condition: Very Good


Full title: The Magic of Oz: A Faithful Record of the Remarkable Adventures of Dorothy and Trot and the Wizard of Oz, Together with the Cowardly Lion, the Hungry Tiger and Cap'n Bill, in Their Successful Search for a Magical and Beautiful Birthday Present for Princess Ozma of Oz . A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Previous owner's name inside. Edge wear to cover. Black and white illustrations by John R. Neill throughout. 6 1/4"w x 9 1/4"h. 272 p... View more info

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The Book of Secrets of Albertus Magnus: Of the Virtues of Herbs, Stones, and Certain Beasts, Also a Book of the Marvels of the World

By: Best, Michael R. (Editor)/ Brightman, Frank H. (Editor)

Price: $8.96

Publisher: York Beach, Maine, U.S.A., Red Wheel/Weiser: 1999

Seller ID: 130664

ISBN: 0877289417

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 128 pages. On the virtues of herbs, stones, beasts, planets, and the marvels of the world. View more info

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Cult of Tara: Magic and Ritual in Tibet

By: Beyer, Stephan

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Univ of California Pr: 1978

Seller ID: 131702

ISBN: 0520036352

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 542 pages. Slight wear to cover. View more info

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Fun for the Money: Puzzles and Games with Coins

By: Brooke, Maxey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Charles Scribner' Sons: 1963

Seller ID: 138708

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 96 pages. 6 3/4"w x 8 3/4"h. Full red cloth boards. "All you need for these puzzles is a pocketful of small change--the checkerboards and other diagrams are right here in the book and life-size, ready for your pennies, nickels, and dimes."An uncommon title. View more info

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Little Lame Prince and The Adventures of a Brownie, The

By: Craik, Dinah Maria Mulock

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Grosset & Dunlap: 1976

Seller ID: 140682

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Illustrated by Lucille Corcos in b&w and color. Lovely color decorated endpapers. Brown and tan cloth cover with crown design. Tears and edge wear to dust jacket. Previous owner's inscription inside. 292 pages. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/4"h. From the Illustrated Junior Library series. View more info

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Now for Reality: The Focus of Life; The Mutterings of Aaos

By: Crowley, Aleister; Spare, Austin O.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Mandrake Press Ltd.: 1990

Seller ID: 139825

ISBN: 1872736017

Condition: Near Fine


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 78 pages. 8 1/2"w x 12"h. Small white spot on bottom edge of black rear cover. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Limited edition, no. 609/1000. Written and illustrated by Austin Osman Spare; Poems by Aleister Crowley. View more info

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Tightrope Walker, The

By: Demoriane, Hermine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Secker & Warburg: 1989

Seller ID: 141425

ISBN: 0436126826

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. Front endpaper has been torn out. 160 pages. 7 1/2"w x 9 3/4"h. "In this strange and wonderful book Hermine Demoriane recreates those years [1970's], recording her growing prowess as a funambulist and her struggle to find balance in her personal life. From early appearances at small local events, to her performance with the Grand Magic Circus in Paris and in Derek Jarman's film Jubilee, her career on th... View more info

4 Magic Chords for Mandolin

By: Edison, Roger

Price: $29.95

Publisher: WB Music Corp.: 1967

Seller ID: 110286

Condition: Good


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. 64 pages. View more info

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Gathie Falk

By: Falk, Gathie

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Vancouver, B.C., Douglas & McIntyre/Vancouver Art Gallery: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 114788

ISBN: 1550547453

Condition: Fine


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Signed by Falk on the title page. 162 pages. 100 images, 55 in color. Wrapped in protective mylar jacket. " Her art reveals the extraordinary in the ordinary, the magic in the everyday, and the witty/surreal/poignant juxtapositions of familiar objects and sights-such as apples, shoes, chairs, clothing, gardens, sidewalks, night skies and pieces of water.... six essays reveal the significant threads in Falk's career: he... View more info

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Good Games for Boys & Girls

By: Fretwell, Jean Hosford; Willliams, Jesse F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N Y, Rand McNally & Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 143533

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Blue cloth boards with embossed stick-figure illustrations. Edge wear to cover. 6 3/4"w x 9 1/4"h. 160 pages. Previous owner's name inside. Stick-figure drawings by Keith Ward. Includes: Yard Games, Train and Car Games, Games in Country and Open Spaces, Play-Street Games, Boys' Party, Games for One, Back Yard Games, Magic and Tricks, Hunting Tracks and Following Trails. View more info

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Studies in Parapsychology: "The Uncanny", "Dreams and Telepathy", "A Neurosis of Demonical Possession"

By: Freud, Sigmund

Price: $7.95

Publisher: N Y, Collier: 1971

Seller ID: 143636

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 126 pages. View more info

Yellow-Green Vaseline!: A Guide to the Magic Glass

By: Glickman, Jay L.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Wallace-Homestead Book Company: 1994

Edition: Ex Library

Seller ID: 128247

ISBN: 0915410761

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. 111 pages with many color photos, history, View more info

Engines of Instruction, Mischief, and Magic: Children's Literature in England from Its Beginnings to 1839

By: Jackson, Mary V.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1989

Seller ID: 127788

ISBN: 0803225725

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Interior pages clean and unmarked; tight binding. 304 pages. "Mary V. Jackson's entertaining, lavishly illustrated book sets a new standard for the study of children's literature in England. Going beyond previous scholarship, she shows how soical, political, religious, and aesthetic consderations shaped the form and content of children's books." View more info

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Jasper Johns: Printed Symbols

By: Johns, Jasper.;Elizabeth Armstrong ; Martin Friedman ; James Cuno; Charles W. Haxthausen, Robert Rosenblum ; John Yau ; Katrina Martin

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Walker Art Center: 1990

Seller ID: 140809

ISBN: 0935640320

Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition, appears 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. French fold covers, 92 pages, full page color prints, full page photos. Features five essays: "Jasper Johns: The Magic of Numbers" by Robert Rosenblum; "Encaustic and Lead in the Work of Jasper Johns" by John Yau; "An Interview with Jasper Johns about Silkscreening&... View more info