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Crafting Tradition: The Making and Marketing of Oaxacan Wood Carvings

By: Chibnik, Michael

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051613

ISBN: 0292712472

Condition: Near Fine


xix, 266 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, glossy black dj w/wht-green lettering w/color illustrations front, spine and back panels. The author looks at the international trade in Oaxacan wood carvings, including their history, production, marketing, and cultural representations. The follows the entire prodcution cycle from the harvesting of copal wood to the final sale of the carving. View more info

Requiem for a Mountain

By: Cisneros, josé

Price: $38.25

Publisher: El Paso, TX, UTEP: 1972

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 037769

Condition: Near Fine


I sheet folded, illustration of vaquero squatting beside his horse & smoking a cigarette, looking at Mount Franklin, Inscribed & SIGNED beneath the horse "For Bridget and Wilfred José from El Paso". Text of Requiem for a Mountain on the inside. View more info

José Cisneros at Paisano, an Exhibit: Riders of the Spanish Borderlands

By: Cisneros, José with Lowman, Al and Dobie, Bertha McKee

Price: $31.24

Publisher: Institute of Texan Cultures: 1969

Seller ID: 051006

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, light brown SC wraps w/black illustrated front panel & photo of artist & family on the rear panel. Al Lowman, wrote introduction about Cisneros and his career. Bertha McKee Dobie wrote about how the Dobie-Paisano project began. José Cisneros was the fourth receipient of a residence fellowship. This article is followed by the exhibit listing of 95 illustrations. This is followed by twenty reproductions of some the exhibited illustrations. View more info

The Children's Picture Gallery: 30 Favorite Color Illustrations to Clip and Frame

By: Cool, Pasquale

Price: $7.23

Publisher: New York, NY, Bounty Books: 1976

Seller ID: 037714

ISBN: 0517525933

Condition: Very Good


34 pp, white SC wraps w/color illustrated front & rear panel. The book contains thirty color representative works of some of the early great Children's book illustraters such as : Arthur Rackham, Beatrix Potter, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, Walter Crane, W.W. Denslow, Charles Robinson, and L. Leslie Brooke. View more info

Raphael

By: D'Anvers, N.

Price: $89.25

Publisher: London, England, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle: 1880

Seller ID: 015637

Condition: Very Good-


112/102 pp, red leather boards w/gilt borders on the boards, five raised bands on the spine w/gilt lettering, marbled endpapers, w/marbled book edges. The story of the life and works of Raffaello Sanzio, a painter. The second section in the book is biography of Titian by Richard Ford Heath. slight wear to the edges, the boards reattached by professional bookbinder. View more info

De Grazia and Mexican Cookery

By: Davenport, Rita

Price: $63.75

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Arizona Highways: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 036803

Condition: Very Good


64 pp, glossy wht SC wraps w/wht comb w/color illustrated front panel, signed on the verso of the front cover. color illustrations on 54 of the pages. View more info

Flora : a Book of Drawings

By: de la Mare, Walter

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J.B. Lippincott Company:

Edition: Circa 1919

Seller ID: 005586

Condition: Good


43 pp, white boards. Note tipped in about how the book grew out of an exhibition of the pictures of Pamela Bianco, a child of 12 years old, which was held in the Leicester Galleries, London during spring 1919. Eight of the drawings are in color and remainder in black and white. w/1" stain bottom edge of front board, corners are worn, prev owner's name on the front pastedown, bookplate on the front pastedown. View more info

New Mexico Village Arts

By: Dickey, Roland F.

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, The University of New Mexico Press: 1949

Seller ID: 039443

Condition: Very Good


xii, 266 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red illustrations & black lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the illustrator on the front flyleaf, red-wht-yel color illustrated dj w/black lettering. The book contains eighteen color drawings and forty black-and-white illustrations. The book covers the village home, church and life, textile arts, metal work, and fine arts. View more info

New Mexico Village Arts

By: Dickey, Roland F.

Price: $10.63

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, The University of New Mexico Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039860

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 266 pp, red boards w/pastedowns on the front & rear covers. The author presents a portrait of New Mexico life as he saw it in 1949 and then how many of teh examples from that period have been lost, altered, or relocated. Remnants of library envelope on RPD, markings on all three edges, black felt markings on title page and on the last couple of pages. View more info

New Mexico Village Arts

By: Dickey, Roland F.

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1975

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 049867

ISBN: 0826301681

Condition: Very Good-


xii, 264 pp, light orange SC wraps w/black-red lettering and green-red-black illustration on the front cover. The author presents a background of New Mexican native life and art today. Their culture was sahped by Spanish, Indian, and Aztec influences. He describes some of the tools and techniques they used for cooking and weaving. He presents painting and carving and the resurgence of their art and crafts. Small peeled spot on top of the rear cover. View more info

Directory of Outdoor Statuary the University of Texas at Austin

By: Eckhardt, Carl J.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1988

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038536

Condition: Near Fine


80 pp, wht SC wraps w/black lettering on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the frontispiece. The booklet lists 13 different statues and provides who the donor was, the sculptor or sculptress, height, and the location. In the text of the booklet, a description of the inscription on the statues, followed by a brief biography of the subjects of the statues. View more info

Weird Business

By: edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Mojo Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by both of the Editors & One of Letterer

Seller ID: 038965

ISBN: 1885418027

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by Joe Lansdale & Richard Klaw & Brad Thomte, dj red-green-orange-black w/orange-yel lettering. Thomte was the letterer for the story "Real Thing." The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard... View more info

Weird Business

By: edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard

Price: $29.33

Publisher: Austin, TX, Mojo Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by One of the Authors

Seller ID: 040903

ISBN: 1885418027

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-green-orange-black w/orange-yel lettering. SIGNED by Joe Lansdale. The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard Klaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Nancy Collins, Bill Crider, Scott Cupp, Marc Paoletti, Paul Wil... View more info

Weird Business

By: edited by Lansdale, Joe R. and Klaw, Richard

Price: $14.66

Publisher: Austin, TX, Mojo Press: 1995

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by One of the Editors

Seller ID: 050623

ISBN: 1885418027

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. Book SIGNED by one of the editors, Joe Lansdale. The book contains a collection of twenty-three adult short comic stories. They range from pure fantasy to dark horror, to humorous whimsy, to noir, to action/adventure adn science fiction. Some of the authors of the short stories are: Norman Partridge, Poppy Brite, Mark Evans, Joe Lansdale, Brian Biggs, John Bergin, Robert Bloch, Charles de Lint, Michael Moorcock, Richard Klaw, Edgar Allan Poe, Nancy Collins, Bill Crider, Scott Cupp, Marc Paoletti, Paul Wilson, Roger Zelazny, Neal Ba... View more info

Pecos to Rio Grande - Interpretations of Far West Texas

By: Eighteen Artists w/intro by Tyler, Ron and Foreword by Wardlaw, Frank H.

Price: $16.58

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A & M University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051572

ISBN: 0890961662

Condition: Very Good+


(2), 125 pp, dark brown cloth covered boards w/gilt title on the spine, dj grey front panel & spine w/color illustration on the front panel and lettering black and brown, rear dj panel white w/black listing of the first five other books in this series: the Joe and Betty Moore Texas Art Series, no. 6. The book contains forty-nine paintings that display the variety, the majesty, and the glory of the West Texas area. The following artists are represented: Al Brouillette, Marbury Hill Brown, Jerry Bywaters, Finis F. Collins, Otis Dozier, Heather Edwards, Michael Frary, Frank Gervasi, John Gu... View more info

Treasures of the American West

By: Eiteljorg, Harrison

Price: $136.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Balance House: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 039748

Condition: Near Fine


172 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, glossy wht dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/black lettering. Art from the collection of Eiteljorg by Bierstadt, Remington, Russell, Henri, Wyeth, Hartley, Blumenschein, Fechin, Marin, O'Keeffe, Berninghaus, Sloan, Van Solen and many others. The book contains 226 color reproductions and 10 monochromes. View more info

Drawing with Numbers and Letters

By: Emberley, Rebecca

Price: $46.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Little Brown & Company: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028181

ISBN: 0316234060

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/black lettering & black illustration on front cover. The book presents step-by-step instructions for creating drawings from numbers, letters, and punctuation marks. View more info

American Country Hearts

By: Emmerling, Mary

Price: $8.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Clarkson N. Potter, Inc.: 1988

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 019923

ISBN: 0517569892

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, pink cloth covered boards w/pastedown pictorial heart on the front, w/white lettering on the spine, slipcase wht-blk w/color pictorial front & back, slipcase w/diecut heart opening on the front. Book about the heart shapes in various pieces of folk art in country antiques such as quilts, bread boards, trunks, candle holders & other various items. View more info

Design Motifs of Ancient Mexico

By: Enciso, Jorge

Price: $14.03

Publisher: New York, NY, Dover Publications, Inc.: 1953

Seller ID: 050023

Condition: Very Good-


xiii, [5], 153 pp, red SC wraps w/wht-yel lettering w/yel-black illustrations, w/rear panel white w/black lettering. The book contains 766 primitive desgins that are vigorous and barbaric which will add color and thythmic lines to the work. some soiling to the covers.. View more info

ESAR'S COMIC DICTIONARY

By: Esar, Evan

Price: $9.99

Publisher: New York, NY, Harvest House, Publishers: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002619

Condition: Very Good


313 pp, dark red boards w/black lettering. Collection of comic definitions and epigrams. prev own name stamped ffep, slight rubbing to edges & corners bumped. View more info