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Culture Gulch - Notes On Art And Its Public In The 1960's

By: Canaday, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13969


212 pages; Very Good condition. Very Shallow reading creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Outside page edges are lightly age tanned. Solid, otherwise clean. Culture Gulch is the name used at the New York Times to designate the area where staff members assigned to the arts do their work John Canaday, for more than ten years art critic of the Times, bellieves Culture Gulch is a fit title for his new book on the art world of the sixties. Trade Paperback. View more info

Daumier, Caricaturist

By: Henry, James

Price: $14.00

Publisher: PA, Rodale Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15706


36 pages; Fine/No Dust Jacket. Covered with original Glassine cover. Beige with red on black spine boards with gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. An excellent gift! As we attempt, at the present day, to write the history of everything, it would be strange if we had happened to neglect the annals of caricature; for the very essence of the art of Cruikshank and Gavarni, of Daumier and Leech, is to be historical; and ... View more info

A Documentary History of Art: Volume II - Michaelangelo and the Mannerists - the Baroque & the Eighteenth-Century

By: Holt, Elizabeth G. (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor: 1958

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15022


386 pages; Very Good condition. Volume II. Heavy spine crease at the pictures. Spine is age tanned. Very light shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. Twenty four art plates. Volume II is an expansion and revision of the third and fourth sections of The Literary Sources of Art History Edited by Elizabeth Gilmore Holt and published by Princeton University Press. Trade Paperback. View more info

PAINTING AND SCULPTURE IN EUROPE 1780 TO 1880 (z20) The Pelican History of Art

By: NOVOTNY, FRITZ

Price: $25.00

Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS, BALTIMORE: 1960

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18865


Ex-Library; 288 pages; Good/No Jacket. Rated Good because it is an SMU ex-library book. Pocket, stamps, date due slip, spine label. Just a bit of soiling at fore edge of pages. Spine slightly sunned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Solid binding. 192 plates. 11 Figures. Foreword: Perhaps, however, I may be allowed to say that I have deliberately paid more attention to general, international features in the development... View more info

Approach to Greek Art

By: Seltman, Charles

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, E. P. Dutton: 1960

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15748


154 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Very light front hinge crease. No spine creases. Lightly shelf rubbed to edges. Very small neat written name top inside cover. Solid, clean. First published in 1948. This extraordinary fine analysis of Greek Art covers the period from 1650 B. C. To 850 A. D. As a important revaluation of the subject, this volume demonstrates convincingly that the most famous arts of ancient Greece, like Pheidias,... View more info

Readings in Art History, Second Edition, Volume II - the Renaissance to the Present

By: Spencer, Harold (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1976

Edition: Second Edition; Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 14719


458 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Solid, clean. Cover illustration is Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907, Oil on canvas by Pablo Picasso. The aim of this anthology is to assemble a convenient and useful collection of modern writings on the history of Western Art. Trade Paperback. View more info

Sculpture in Britain 1530 to 1830 - Pelican History of Art

By: Whinney, Margaret

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin Books Balt.: 1964

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19701


Ex-Library; 314 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Discarded from SMU library. Stamps, including outside page edges, Date due slip, label with title/author inside back cover, spine label. No pocket. SMU name plate inside front cover. Solid binding. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Volume 23 in the Pelican History of Art series. 192 plates. Fantastic sculpture. Media mail only. View more info