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The Renaissance Engravers, 15th-16th Century: Engravings, Etchings and Woodcuts

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sirrocco/Confidential Concepts: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002739

ISBN: 1904310508

Condition: Fine


1st English language edition. 255 pp., illus. w/ 125 masterpieces of engraving from the 15th and 16th centuries. As issued, light shop wear to real panel of dust jacket, now in archival mylar. View more info

Italian Masters Lent By the Royal Italian Government

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: New York, Museum of Modern Art: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006291

Condition: VG+


Exhibition catalogue, 1940, MoMA. 64 pp., black stiff paper wraps w/ front panel color tip-on, illus. w/ color + b&w plates. Additions/corrections sheet tipped in. Light wear to edges. 40,000 copies printed. View more info

Italian Architectural Drawings Lent By the Royal Institute of British Architects, London

By: N/A

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006296

Condition: VG+


Deaccessioned from noncirculating art museum reference library, lightly stamped, minimal wear. Oblong format. 55 full page b&w plates, each accompanied by full description. Exhibition catalogue. View more info

European Drawings from the Collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- I: Italian Drawings

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007933

Condition: Very Good


56 of 60 plates (lacking #s 16, 32, 33, 34, and title leaf providing publication information), each measuring approx. 10.5" x 14", housed in original unbound portfolio case. Light blue paper covered boards, cloth back strip, paper titlel label, silk ribbon closure. Front board detached but present. Ex-library, with soiled case showing typical library markings. Plate #1 shows perforation stamp; all others (55 of 59) are clean and unmarked. Undated, ca. 1942. Quite... View more info

The Cathedrals of England and Wales: Their History, Architecture and Associations, with a Series of Rembrandt Plates and Many Illustrations in the Text [Complete in Two Volumes]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Paris, New York and Melbourne, Cassell and Company Ltd.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010837

Condition: VG-


Two volumes, complete. Blue cloth, ruled, decorated and lettered in black on front panels, lettered in gilt on spine panels, top edges in gilt. viii,240 + [vi],231 pp., illus. w/ 10 full page sepia plates per volume (20 total), with tissue guards, + numerous figures, drawings, plans set into text. Survey of Romanesque and Gothic cathedral architecture in the British Isles. Both volumes modestly rubbed along edges and joints, at corners and spine extremities, lightly soi... View more info

John G. Johnson Collection: Catalogue of Flemish and Dutch Paintings

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Philadelphia Museum of Art: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025483

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil, front cover color pastedown illus. Essentially as issued. Former owner's address label mounted on front flyleaf. vi,330 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Hieronymus Bosch

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hoo, Rochester, Kent, U.K., Grange Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028218

ISBN: 184013657X

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. 80 pp., 56 color illus. View more info

Auction Vol. III, No. 2 (Oct. 1969): "A Tapestry Masterpiece: The Lady and the Unicorn," by Genevieve Souchal

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029123

Condition: Near Fine


Periodical. Slight edge wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Auction Vol. III, No. 2 (Oct. 1969): "A Tapestry Masterpiece: The Lady and the Unicorn," by Genevieve Souchal

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029122

Condition: Near Fine


Periodical. Slight edge wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Gothic Art 1360-1440: A Missal for a King [1963 Exhibition Catalogue]

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, Cleveland Museum of Art: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036061

Condition: Very Good


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps. Paginated 157-216, continuous, complete as issued, illus. w/ 4 color plates, many additional b&w illus., catalogue of 110 works at rear. Mild soiling to covers. "An introduction to the Gotha Missal and a catalogue to the exhibition" mounted at Cleveland in 1963. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Italian Manuscript Painting 1300-1550 [1984-85 Morgan Library exhibition catalogue]

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, J. Pierpont Morgan Library: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038401

Condition: Fine


Booklet, royal blue illus. wraps. As issued. Catalogue to accompany 1984-85 Morgan Library exhibition. [36] pp., 60 catalogued entries, many illus. (b&w). View more info

A Catalogue of Russian Icons Received from the American Russian Institute for Exhibition [1931 Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition catalog]

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038405

Condition: VG-


Gray wraps, lettered in orange. Modestly soiled covers, mild shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. xvii,20 pp. + [20] b&w plates at rear. 2nd ptg. (1200 copies): Feb. 1931. View more info

Book of Hours Calendar - 1954

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, The Palindrome Press: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038415

Condition: Very Good


Stiff color pictorial wraps, oblong format. Some creasing to corners and rubbed joints, interior fully intact. One leaf per half-month, thus 24 pp., each with a full color illuminated manuscript illustration. Unusual. View more info

Fifty Mediaeval and Renaissance Manuscripts

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, H. P. Kraus: 1958

Seller ID: 038462

Condition: Very Good


Tan natural linen, lettered in gilt. xii,168 pp., 84 color illus. on 32 tipped-in plates, 6 line engravings in text, 109 halftones on 52 plates. Dampstaining evident at heel of spine, wrapping onto bottom binding corners of both covers, visible also on a portion of bottom text block edge and along bottom edges of most supplemental plates (pp. 121-168) at rear of volume, entirely cosmetic. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Bibliotheca Apostolica Vaticana [Slipcased]

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Darmstadt, Germany, Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040215

Condition: New


Dark olive morocco, gold foil on burgundy title panel on front cover, spine panel lettered in gold foil. As issued. Tan cloth slipcase as issued. 279 pp., 126 color plates, additional color, b&w photographs. A lovely production. Text in German. View more info

Sandro Botticelli - Melozzo da Forli

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Roberto Hoesch: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044737

Condition: Near Fine


Small-format portfolio containing (12) 8 1/4" x 6" oaktag plates with color pastedown illustrations providing reproductions and details of Botticelli's most famous works. Captioned in Italian. Mounts intact, light toning/soiling to outer portfolio case. No. 7 in a series. View more info

Fra' Beato Angelico

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Roberto Hoesch: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044738

Condition: Very Good


Small-format portfolio containing (12) 8 1/4" x 6" oaktag plates with color pastedown illustrations providing reproductions and details of the artist's most famous works. Captioned in Italian. Mounts intact, spotting to rear cover of portfolio case. No. 2 in a series. View more info

Raffaello Sanzio

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milan, Italy, Roberto Hoesch: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044739

Condition: Near Fine


Small-format portfolio containing (12) 8 1/4" x 6" oaktag plates with color pastedown illustrations providing reproductions and details of the artist's most famous works. Captioned in Italian. Mounts intact, minor toning to outer portfolio case. No. 1 in a series. View more info

Alchemy & Mysticism: 30 Postcards

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Koln, Germany, Benedikt Taschen Verlag: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045287

ISBN: 3822888591

Condition: New


Stiff color illus. wraps. New, as issued. 30 perforated postcards. View more info

Holy Image, Holy Space: Icons and Frescoes from Greece

By: Acheimastou-Potamianou, Myrtali (editor); David A. Hardy (transl.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Athens, Greece and Baltimore, MD, Greek Ministry of Culture, Byzantine Museum of Athens: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041310

ISBN: B000IA0NC2

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps, French flaps. Catalogue to accompany 1988 exhibition at Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. Slight shelf wear, one stress crease along firm binding. View more info

Mont-Saint Michel and Chartres

By: Adams, Henry

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books/W. H. Smith Publishers: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 036203

ISBN: 0831760893

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 192 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. 2nd ptg. thus. View more info

Florestane the Troubadour: A Mediaeval Romance of Southern France

By: Addison, Julia de Wolf

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Dana Estes and Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034834

Condition: VG+


Blue-gray cloth, lettered/illus. in orange, dark green and black. Light surface rubbing to front cover illus., cloth a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities. Square, firm binding, clean interior. 307 pp. Nicely preserved copy with only slight cosmetic faults. View more info

Il Manierismo Olandese Hendrick Goltzius e i Suoi Allievi - stampe dalla collezione remondini

By: Alberton, Livia, and Vinco da Sesso (curators); Michiel Plomp

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minchio-Bassano, Italy, Museo Civico di Bassano del Grappa: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035571

Condition: Near Fine


White stiff wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Minor shelf wear. 1990 exhibition catalogue. 78 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Cathedrals and Abbey Churches of England

By: Aldin, Cecil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd.: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: M024

Condition: Very Good


Violet cloth, lettered in gilt, spine panel decorated in gilt (modestly sunned). 1st "Cheap Edition," Sept. 1929; originally issued 1924. Bottom corners/edges of both panels are modestly spotted, with a bit of fading toward all edges. Bottom corners somewhat exposed, slightly chipped at base of spine. vii,111 pp., illustrated with 16 lovely color tinted plates with captioned tissue guards, 15 line drawings set into text. Scarce. View more info

A Wreath for San Gemignano

By: Aldington, Richard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1945

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042795

ISBN: B0007DMXWS

Condition: Fine


Brown paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in gold foil. No designation of printing on copyright page, clearly a vintage issue but evidently not a first. 31 pp., illus. Essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket is modestly soiled, otherwise only slight wear, now in mylar. Poetic homage to a Tuscan hill town destroyed in World War 2. View more info