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Fritz Scholder Lithographs

By: Adams, Clinton

Price: $20.83

Publisher: New York, NY, New York Graphic Society: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026941

ISBN: 0821206893

Condition: Very Good+


59 pp, dark yel cloth covered boards w/blu lettering on spine & blind stamped illustration on front cover, dj black spine w/red-wht lettering w/color illustrated front. Book contains twenty-five color and seventy-eight black & white illustrations, a detailed catalogue, chronomoly, and bibliography of Fritz Scholder's art. prev owner wrote on ffep, dj has 1" tear on top edge & small 1/2" tear on back cover top edge repaired w/archival tape on the inside, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Animal Art

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 002486

ISBN: 0385242271

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red papercovered boards. Author compiled group of fifty assorted animals to draw, w/step- by-step instructions. dj small tear on front, dj in mylar protector. View more info

Draw 50 Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Animals

By: Ames, Lee J.

Price: $13.39

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1977: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018988

ISBN: 0385111347

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, blu boards w/silver lettering. Step-by-step insturctions for drawing different dinosaurs & other prehistoric animals. prev owner's name on FPD, slight wear on the corners. View more info

Between the Lines: The Mystery of the Giant Ground Drawings of Ancient Nasca, Peru

By: Aveni, Anthony F.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034972

ISBN: 0292704968

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 257 pp, black cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy black w/red-light yel-wht lettering w/whit illustration and gry-black pictorial on the front panel. The book researches the more than 1,000 animal, human and geometric figures that cover 400 square miles of barren pampa in southern Peru. The makers created lifelike images of monkeys, birds, and spiders with the giant drawings strectching across thousands of yards. View more info

A Arte Oleira Dos Tapajo

By: Barata, Frederico

Price: $80.75

Publisher: Sao Paulo, Brasil, Sao Paulo Museum: 1951

Seller ID: 028650

Condition: Very Good


pages 183 through 197, 16 plates w/66 items. Article about "The art potter of Tapajo", new series volume V. Dr. Frederico Barata had a private collection of Tapajo pottery. It contained caryatid dishes & winged bottles, also beautifully decorated bowls, fine figurines, & other anthropomorphic & zoomorphic representations. Prev owner wrote on the first page. View more info

The Jonathan Swift : A Modest Proposal

By: Baskin, Leonard

Price: $59.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Grossman Publishers: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024032

ISBN: 0007511496

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on spine & wht pastedown label on front cover w/green border w/black-orange lettering. Text in Leonard Baskins's calligraphic writing and w/sketches by Leonard Baskin. He talks about women being beggars and raising their children to be beggars. slight sunning to the spine, light stain on front cover by hinge, prev owner's bookplate on FPD. View more info

Images of Texas Quarterly : Spring 1982

By: Beckendorf, Charles

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Fredericksburg, TX, Charles Beckendorf: 1982

Seller ID: 007097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, light tan SC wraps w/pictorial front cover. Book uses the town of Fredericksburg & shows some of the buildings. The quarterly was published f/artist's customers & for new friends & customers to introduce them to his art. Quarterly has shows some of the artist's work w/prices for the prints. This quarterly has a page w/ customers comments. prev owner mark on front cover. View more info

THE PENCIL DRAWINGS OF JOE BELT

By: Belt, Joe

Price: $20.19

Publisher: Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 1988:

Seller ID: 017577


HB. Good/No Jacket. Oblong 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. unpaginated, 33 drawings, cream buckram bds w/blk cloth spine, w/book mark, boards soiled. some soiling to the boards and fading to spine. Collection of 33 drawings done by Joe Belt from Missin' Two, Ramskull, Indian Girl, White Antelope, Tooter, Pueblo Stray, Restin', Medning Fence, Kiowa Apache, Drummer - a Study, a Young Crow Indian and others. View more info

Turquoise and the Indian

By: Bennett, Edna Mae

Price: $24.65

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Swallow Press Inc.: 1970

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022228

Condition: Very Good


152 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, pink dj w/black lettering on spine & front,, w/color illustration on front. The author tells where turquoise is mined, where it was mined in earlier days,the methods of lapidary, the significance of the gem in the rituals & folk myths of the Indians. Book has black & white photos & maps and four- color reproductions of some turquoise settings. small stain on spine of dj, dj price-clipped w/some rubbing along the edges of the dj. View more info

Linnea in Monet's Garden

By: Bjork, Christina

Price: $7.86

Publisher: New York, NY, R & S Books: 1990

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 026132

ISBN: 9129583144

Condition: Very Good


52 pp, glossy green-wht-black-pink boards w/color wraparound illustration, dj green-wht-black-pink w/color wraparound illustration, color illustrated endpapers. an innovative art book for young people, contains photographs of many of Monet's famous paintings & old family snapshots of the Monets. Young girl visits Claude Monet's garden with her friend, a retired gardener. View more info

In Pursuit of the Unicorn

By: Bradley, Josephine

Price: $33.96

Publisher: Corte Madera, CA, Pomegranate Artbooks: 1981

Seller ID: 050820

ISBN: 0917556097

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated, red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering & illustration on the front cover & spine, black slipcase w/gilt illustration of unicorn on one side. Color illustrations throughout the text. Unicorn lore contains maidens and monsters, nightmares and daydreams, tiny fragile creatures, and great charging warriors. The first unicorns appeared in written literature around 400 B.C. by Ctesia, a Greek hisotiran. Prior to Western sources there was apparently a similar beast in China as early as 2500 B.C. prev owner's bookplate on the ffep. View more info

Introduction to Southwest Pueblo Pottery and Navajo Rugs

By: Branch, Margaret Moses

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Moses Branch Ltd.: 1984

Seller ID: 034196

Condition: Very Good


36 pp, light maroon SC wraps w/grey lettering. The booklet introduces the beginning collector to Pueblo Pottery. There were three periods in the production of Pueblo pottery: the Prehistoric Period, Historic Period, and Modern Period. The booklet has list of artists from Santa Clara, San Idefonso, Hopi, Acoma, Zia, Jemez, Cochiti, and other Pueblos. View more info

Bronzes of the American West

By: Broder, Patricia Janis w/intro by McCracken, Dr. Harold

Price: $335.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Harry N. Abrams, Inc.: 1974

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 021917

ISBN: 0810901331

Condition: Very Good+


431 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering on the spine & front w/illustrated front of the sculpture "Coming Through The Rye", SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The volume tells the whole story of Western Bronzes illustrated w/511 illustrations w/48 plates in color. Contains biographical & insights about the artists & their work. Author explores the recurring themes of Western bronze sculpture & the lives of their most famous interpreters. Book contains biographical dictionary that contains thumbnail sketches of every sculptor discuss... View more info

Pueblo Indian Painting: Tradition in New Mexico, 1900-1930

By: Brody, J. J.

Price: $14.24

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, School of Amer Research Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040725

ISBN: 0933452462

Condition: Near Fine


225 pp, tan-red SC wraps w/color illustrated front & rear panels w/wht-black lettering on the spine. The author focused on the three hundred or so pictures by Pueblo Indian artist that were made in the Santa Fe area between about 1910 and 1930. It included a study of a collection of more than two hundred pictures owned by the School of American Research. View more info

The Art of Freddy

By: Brooks, Walter R. and edited by Cart, Michael

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050039

ISBN: 1585673153

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, orange endpapers w/multiple black-and-white illustrations of Freddy the Pig in some of his guises. The book is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Freddy books. the middle of the book contains color plates of twenty-six of the front covers of the Freddy books. It contains some of his advnetures and misadventures, his human and barnyard freinds and foes. View more info

Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics

By: Busch, Heather and Burton, Silver

Price: $10.84

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Ten Speed Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 049515

ISBN: 0898156122

Condition: Very Good


96 pp, glossy blu-wht SC wraps w/color pictorial front panel & color pictorial of poster on the rear panel. The booklet presents a theorgy based on recent evidence which supports the view that some cats' marks are aesthetically motivated adn should be regarded as works of non-primate art. The booklet explains many aspects of everyday cat behavior. View more info

50 Texas Artists

By: Carlozzi, Annette and compiled by Jones, Laurel

Price: $12.54

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 037002

ISBN: 0877013721

Condition: Very Good


120 pp, glossy wht-blk SC wraps w/color pictorial front. Collection of painters & sculptors living and working in Texas. Author traces the development of Texas art, artists, galleries, and museums f/ their modest beginnings early in this century to the late 1980s. The book contains a representative reprint of a recent work and a perosonal statement by each of the artists. View more info

50 Texas Artists

By: Carlozzi, Annette and compiled by Jones, Laurel

Price: $12.54

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 037003

ISBN: 0877013721

Condition: Very Good


120 pp, glossy wht-blk SC wraps w/color pictorial front. Collection of painters & sculptors living and working in Texas. Author traces the development of Texas art, artists, galleries, and museums f/ their modest beginnings early in this century to the late 1980s. The book contains a representative reprint of a recent work and a perosonal statement by each of the artists. View more info

50 Texas Artists

By: Carlozzi, Annette and compiled by Jones, Laurel

Price: $23.38

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Chronicle Books: 1986

Seller ID: 050616

ISBN: 0877013993

Condition: Very Good+


120 pp, light brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the front panel & spine, glossy wht dj w/black lettering and color pictorial front and black-and-white pictorial rear panel. . Collection of painters & sculptors living and working in Texas. Author traces the development of Texas art, artists, galleries, and museums f/ their modest beginnings early in this century to the late 1980s. The book contains a representative reprint of a recent work and a personal statement by each of the artists. black rem mark bottom edge. View more info

Forms

By: Carruth, Hayden and Hiram D. Williams and Donald L. Weismann and Albert Christ-Janer

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Graduate Journal: 1968

Seller ID: 004049

Condition: Very Good+


unpaginated, light tan cloth boards, tipped in art pictures. The book presents the work of a painter, w/some thoughts of the painter & two others, & then six sections from long poem by an old and good friend of the painter. Painter is Albert Christ-Janer, Hayden Carruth is the friend of the painter. The other artists are Hiram D. Williams and Donald L. Weismann. The paintings are abstract & real at the same time, thoughts of artists are individual & universal. View more info