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First Maitz : selected works by Don Maitz

By: Maitz, Don

Price: $15.73

Publisher: Kansas City, MI, Ursus Imprints: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014432

Condition: Near Fine


unpaginated, grey cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blk-wht w/color pictorial front and back. Full color volume has collection of selected paintings by one of the science fiction field's illustrators, Don Maitz. He has painted over 150 book covers for authors such as Piers Anthony, C.J. Cherryh, Gene Wolfe & many others. View more info

The Magical Drawings of Moony B. Finch

By: McPhail, David M.

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1978

Edition: Weekly Reader Children's Book Club

Seller ID: 039003

ISBN: 0385121040

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, wht boards w/color illustrated front and rear panels. Talented artist Moony B. Finch discovers that his drawings can come to life. slight soiling to the boards and small peeled spot on the front cover. View more info

the Alfred I. Barton collection of Southwestern Textiles

By: Mera, H.P.

Price: $110.50

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, San Vicente Foundation, Inc.: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016116

Condition: Very Good


99 pp, cream SC wraps on boards w/brown & black lettering, three full-page color illustrations, SIGNED by Dr. Mera & Mr. Ewing, LIMITED #79 of 250 cc's. The book shows photos of Pueblo weaving, Pueblo women's costumes, Pueblo embroideries, Navajo weaving, design, style, Navajo women's costumes, children's shawls, saddle blankets, slave blankets, zoned designs, serrated designs, pictorial blankets, Spanish-colonial weaving, indigos, pseudo-mexican designs, vallero type and cotton example. View more info

Painting with Oils

By: Monahan, Patricia

Price: $12.11

Publisher: Cinninnati, OH, North Light: 1986

Seller ID: 007474

Condition: Very Good-


176 pp, brown boards w/wht dj w/pictorial front & back. Book has 32 oil painting projects illustrated step-by-step w/advice on materials & techniques. Book offers complete "workshop" on oil painting. small stain bottom edge front, prev owner name FPD. View more info

BIRTH OF A COOK a Gastronomical Autobiography

By: Mundt, Ernest

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A Knopf: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033790

Condition: Very Good


x, 244 pp, quarterbound w/yel cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine, dj blu-wht pattern w/orange-red-black-wht title block on front cover & spine. The book is about the authors recipe discoveries along w/forty some recipes in an appendix at rear of the book. dj chipped on the corners & two and one-half chip missing at top of spine and corner of back cover top by spine. View more info

Craftsmen of New Mexico 1956 : Sales - Exhibitions

By: Museum of International Folk Art

Price: $21.21

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Museum of International Folk Art: 1956

Seller ID: 032849

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, light brown w/dark brown lettering & deco on the front. This booklet is a catalogue of exhibitors craftsmen of New Mexico 1956. This catalogue is for the second annual exhibition. It contains the names of the exhibitors along with the name of the object and the price. Also contains photos of some of the items. View more info

Magic Eye I: A New Way of Looking at the World - Magic Eye II : Now You See it ... - Magic Eye III : Visions: a New Dimension in Art - 3 Volume Set

By: N. E. Thing Enterprises

Price: $50.96

Publisher: Kansas City, KS, Andrews & McMeel: 1994

Edition: 10th Printing

Seller ID: 037515

ISBN: 0836270061

Condition: Very Good+


3 volume set - 32 pp, glossy red boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers, 32 pp, glossy blu boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers, 32 pp, glossy green boards & dj w/color illustrated front panels & endpapers. volume 2 is 1994 & 0836270096 & 1st edition. volume 3 is 1994 & 0836270177 & 1st edition View more info

Meet Edgar Degas

By: Newlands, Anne

Price: $12.71

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Kids Can Press, Limited: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035848

ISBN: 0921103484

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blue boards w/silver lettering, dj blu w/wht lettering w/color illustrated front & rear panels. The artist, Edgar Degas, talks to children through his paintings. This book contains the Degas paintings in the National Callery of Canada. prev owner wrote as gift on top edge of the title page. View more info

Ships' Figureheads

By: Norton, Peter

Price: $22.53

Publisher: Barre, MA, Barre Publishing: 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 035578

ISBN: 0517525615

Condition: Very Good


144 pp, black boards w/gilt lettering, white dj w/color pictorial front panel and black-and-white rear panel. The study of the origins and progression of the figurehead custom, It begins beyond recorded history and then continues throught the periods of antiquity. prev owner stamped dragon symbol and wrote on the ffep. View more info

Navajo Sandpainting: From Religious Act to Commercial Art

By: Parezo, Nancy J.

Price: $7.44

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1983

Seller ID: 034195

ISBN: 0816507910

Condition: Good


xxii, 251 pp, tan cloth covered boards, blu dj w/brown lettering w/color illustrated front panel. dj water stained on edges, book water stained on top edge and fore edge. View more info

The Trearues of Mount Athos : Illuminated Manuscripts - Miniatures - Headpieces - Initial Letters : 2 Volumes

By: Pelekanidis, S. M. & Christou, P. C. & Tsioumis Ch. & Kadas, S. N. And translated by Sherrard, Philip

Price: $233.75

Publisher: Athens, Greece, Ekdotike Athenon S. A.: 1974

Seller ID: 049023

Condition: Very Good


496 pp, 399 pp, tan leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and color illustrations on the front covers & spines, gilt endpapers w/re-blu-green color illustrations, glossy gilt-black color illustrated slipcases. The publishers were George A. Christopoulos and John C. Bastias. Volume one: the Protaton and the Monasteries of Dionysiou, Koutloumousiou, Xeropotamou and Gregoriou. Volume two: the Monasteries of Iveron, St. Panteleimon, Esphigmenou, and Chilandari. The is a corpus of coloured miniatures from Byzantine manuscripts in the monastic libraries of Mount Athos. They provi... View more info

Etchers and Etching

By: Pennell, Ioseph

Price: $80.75

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1929

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 007763

Condition: Very Good


343 pp, light tan tweed cloth w/dark green lettering, dj kraft w/black letters. Chapters in the history of art together with technical explanations of modern artistic methods. Author describes & explains the best manners of making etchings, & supplements them w/examples f/his practice & other etchers f/America, France, Germany, Italy, and England. dj several small chips on corners are missing, sm hole dj back, prev owners name ffep. View more info

A Sports Bestiary

By: Plimpton, George

Price: $6.80

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040040

ISBN: 0070502900

Condition: Good


x, 101 pp, red imitation leather papercovered boards w/silver lettering, glossy white dj w/color illustrated front & rear covers w/black-and-white photos of author & illustrator on the rear panel. The book covers over a dozen different sports and fifty creatures that will amuse the reader. SOme of the animals are Killer Instinct, the Dribble, the Nose Guard, the Scrum, the Intentional Walk, the Busted Flush, The Ump and others. The front free endpaper has been excised. View more info

Sweet Dreams the Art of Bessie Pease Gutmann

By: Prince, Pamela

Price: $29.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Harmony Books: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050035

ISBN: 0517556723

Condition: Very Good


48 pp, cream clothcovered boards w/blue lettering on the spine & front cover, blue endpapers w/with illustrations of storks, pink dj w/color illustrated front & rear panels. The book contains twenty-four reproductions of Gutmann's most charming illustrations accompanied by poems writeen by Pamella Prince. stain on bottom front corners of dj. View more info

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Art for Children

By: Raboff, Ernest

Price: $16.58

Publisher: New York, NY, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038969

ISBN: 0397322291

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, white-orange boards & dj w/color pictorial front & back. Book presents the work of one of the twentieth century's artist, & also contains a brief biographical sketch of the artist & approximately fifteen full-color reproductions of his work. dj small tear front cover top edge View more info

The Texas Quarterly : Spring 1970 Vol. XIII, No. 1

By: Ransom, Harry H.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Austin, TX, The University of Texas: 1970

Seller ID: 040267

Condition: Very Good


317 pp, green SC wraps w/black illustration on the front & rear panels, wht-black lettering on the front cover & spine. The booklet contains the following articles : James A. Michener: the collector, an informal memoir, Richard T. Hirsch: Introduction to the Collection, Paintings in the Collection, Checklist, and Chronology of Exhibitions of Paintings from the Michener Collection. View more info

An Old Sweetheart of Mine

By: Riley, James Whitcomb

Price: $18.28

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1902

Seller ID: 034496

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, green cloth covered boards w/stamped white lettering on spine & gilt lettering on the front, color pastedown illustration on front cover w/lady reading a book, plain white endpapers, pages w/text have border decoration in red of flowers, front & rear free flyleaves have light red illustrations, nineteen full-page plates, heavy stock paper. Poem by James Whitcomb Riley w/decorations by Virginia Keep and full-page illustrations by Howard Chandler Christy. View more info

"Paper Talk": Charlie Russell's American West

By: Russell, Charles Marion & Edited By Dippie, Brian W.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Alfred A. Knopf Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 038177

ISBN: 0394508343

Condition: Near Fine


224 pp, imitation brown leather boards w/blind stamped front cover and gilt lettering on the spine, dj brown-tan w/color illustrated front & rear panels. The book contains a collection of Russell's western art - including his illustrated letters, poems, Christmas greetings and some of hte great oil paintings that had their genesis in the sketches of Russell's pen. He came to Montana in 1880 and worked for years at cattle ranches and on roundups, acquiring a knowledge of the Old West while he sharpened his skills as an artist. View more info

AMERICAN FOLK ART

By: Sabine, Ellen S., Illustrated by Borcherding, Hilda

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1958:

Seller ID: 007997


Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 4to (11-13 Inches tall). 132 pp, red cloth covered boards, dj wht w/color illustrated front & back. The book has chapters on materials & how to care for them, how to use the brush in painting designs, how to prepare wood & tin for decoration. Designs f/ old Fraktur paintings, decorated barns. prev owner wrote name on the ffep, several small tears along edges of dj, dj price-clipped. View more info

Blue Bonnets and Cactus : An Album of Southwestern Paintings By Porfirio Salinas

By: Salinas, Porfirio w/intro by Frantz, Joe B. & preface by Bradford, Dewey

Price: $131.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Pemberton Press: 1967

Seller ID: 050096

Condition: Very Good


[2], 111 pp, 20 plates, tan clothcovered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front cover and dark brown & gilt lettering on the spine. The preface is by Dewey Bradford and the Song of Salinas is by Joe Frantz followed by five short stories by O. Henry, Charlie Siringo, Richard Davis, Emerson Hough and Zane Grey. The book was edited by John H. Jenkins. full page color plates in the text and at the end of the book. Joe Frantz relates some of the stories about Salinas and his works. View more info