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Treasures of the British Library

By: Barker, Nicolas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, Harry N Abrams: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19249


272 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Gift inscription on front fly-leaf. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bump back top spine tip. Now in protective sleeve. Marbled endpapers. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. More than three centuries of collecting by one of the world's greatest treasure houses of books and manuscripts are vividly chronicled in the survey of the outstanding holdings of the British Library. Large ... View more info

Science Fiction, The Illustrated Encyclopedia

By: Clute, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Dorling Kindersley: 1995

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 19251


312 pages; Near Fine/Very Good Plus. Soft bump bottom corner tips. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Black boards with bright silver lettering. Dust Jacket shows crease to middle of front panel when held to the light just right. Tiny chip at top corner tip and top spine tip. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Authoritative, decade by decade overviews of every aspect of Science Fiction, from books to comics, films to televi... View more info

Dallas Business Committee for the Arts Orientation, Information Packet

By: Dallas Business Committee for the Arts

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dallas Business Committee for the Arts: 1994

Seller ID: 18821


Unpaginated pages; Fine condition. Large Three Ring Notebook Binder. Dallas Business Committee for the Arts Orientation / Information Packet. Includes: Organization, Bylaws, Board Directory, Committees and Project Handbook. Approximately 250 pages. Media mail only. View more info

The Partnership Handbook - Dallas Cultural Resources Guide 1992

By: Dallas Cultural Resources

Price: $30.00

Publisher: TX, Dallas Cultural Resources: 1992

Seller ID: 18820


251 pages; Fine condition. Large Three Ring Binder. A profile of cultural organizations, a directory of performing arts facilities, and a registry of individual artists in the Dallas area. Media mail only. View more info

The Spirit and Substance of Art, Third Edition

By: Flaccus, Louis W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1941

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 15802


Ex-Library; 593 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Third Edition. Former University library book, with stamps, pocket and spine label in pen. Navy cloth boards with gilt lettering and design. Lightly shelf rubbed at edges. Outside page edges lightly age tanned. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are otherwise clean. Wonderful black and white illustrations, painted art and medieval carvings. Preface to the third edition: A seventh part has been adde... View more info

Sotheby's Art at Auction, 1986-87

By: Fogg, Georgia (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sotheby's Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18613


448 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has soft bump to top edge of front panel - and soft bump to back panel causing a very slight crease. Now in protective sleeve. 448 pages. Illustrated throughout. Large - 8½ x 11 x 1½ . An upsurge of excitement in the art market saw spectacular paintings, collections and works of art change hands at record prices in the salesrooms worldwide. More than 450 of the fi... View more info

Sculpture in the Netherlands, Germany, France and Spain 1400 to 1500, The Pelican History of Art Series

By: Muller, Theodor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: MD, Penguin Books: 1966

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18869


Ex-Library; 262 pages; Good/No Jacket. Burgundy/red boards with gilt design. SMU ex-library. Stamps, including outside bottom/top page edges. Date due slip. Spine label. Just a bit of shelf rub at edges. Back inside board just starting at the top. Outside page edges lightly age tanning. 192 plates. Beautiful Sculpture! Large, heavy book - media mail only. View more info

Social and Cultural Dynamics, Volume ONE (1) Fluctuation of Forms of Art (Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Music, Literature, and Criticism)

By: Sorokin, Pitirim A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Book Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18987


Ex-Library; 745 pages; Good/No Jacket. Volume One ONLY. Solid binding and hinges. SMU Ex-Library. Stamps, nameplate, pocket, Date Due slip, spine pen. Spine faded. Front board gilt lettering nice and bright. Just a bit of shelf rub at the edges. DJ flaps glued inside front board. Text clear of markings. Media mail only. View more info

Tapestries, 70 Plates in Full Colour

By: Viale, Mercedes

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Paul Hamlyn: 1969

Seller ID: 18129


159 pages; Near Fine/Near Fine. Name/address stamp to front fly leaf. Beautiful glossy pages illustrated with tapestry photos. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is price clipped. Tiny bit of shelf rub at back bottom corner tip. Now in protective sleeve. 70 plates in full Colour for Allan Waller Ltd. Fascinating! The art of tapestry has perhaps never reached greater heights that it did in the Middle Ages, when a unique combinat... View more info