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Concepts and Practice of Architectural Daylighting

By: Moore, Fuller

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18306

ISBN: 0442264399

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 289. Black boards, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Stamp on free front endpaper, jacket and boards with light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Your Friend, C.M. Russell: The C.M. Russell Museum Collection of Illustrated Letters

By: Morand, Anne

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Great Falls, MT, C.M. Russell Museum: 2008

Seller ID: 26627

ISBN: 0974270210

Condition: Near fine


First paperback edition. Folio (30.5 x 30.5 cm), pp. 130. Tan illustrated wraps with black titling. Lavishly illustrated in full-color. Full-size reproductions of all of the illustrated letters, notes and greetings painted and written by Russell, now in the museum's permanent collection. Includes short biographical sketches and photos of many of the recipients, transcriptions of the letters, credits and index. A fascinating glimspe into the personal life, thoughts and humor of one of the West's greatest artists. Light rubbing to wraps, else fine. View more info

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Robert W. "Bob" Meyers: Artist of the South Fork

By: Moreland, Marylee and Gary Temple

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Marylee Moreland and Gary Temple: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24025

ISBN: 0964335239

Condition: Near fine


Signed by both authors with inscription, "Welcome to the world of the [circle] M! Our best to you." Oblong octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 86. Black boards, pictorial jacket and pastedowns. Includes frontispiece photo of Meyers, and examples of his work in oil, watercolor, gouache, acrylic, and pen and ink. Very slight wear to extremities. Moreland and Temple are experts on Wyoming artist Hans Kleiber, and together own the Meadowlark Gallery in Billings, Montana. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Plateau Light

By: Muench, David [James Lawrence]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Graphic Arts Center Publishing: 1998

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26219

ISBN: 1558684166

Condition: Near fine


Folio (34.5 cm), pp. [144]. Signed by author on title page. Unstated edition. Black boards with gilt spine text. Black endpapers.116 full-color plates of photography featuring the Redrock region of Colorado, Utah, New Mexico and Arizona, and an essay, "Journey to a Sacred Place," by James Lawrence. Slight bumping to corners and smudging/rubbing to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

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The Light of Spring

By: Murphy, Tom

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Crystal Creek Press: 2004

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14627

ISBN: 0966861914

Condition: Fine


Folio (31 cm), unpaginated. Signed by author on title page. Black cloth boards with stamped image and text. Lavishly illustrated with full-color photographs. Jacket shows light edge-wear and yellowing around spine and top. The first book in the four-part "Seasons of Yellowstone" by perhaps the most-renowned photographer of Yellowstone National Park. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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100 Mt. Fuji

By: Ohyama, Yukio

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Hiroshi Yasumura: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 4074

ISBN: 4878932309

Condition: Very good


Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 180. Photography by Yukio Ohyama of Mt. Fuji and other Japanese scenery. Dust jacket (with light sun damage in back, rub marks on front) over blue cloth boards. Wrapper strap on top of jacket has been ripped and repaired with acid-free tape. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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California Glaciers

By: Palmer, Tim

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Heyday Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20896

ISBN: 1597141747

Condition: Very good


Signed by author on title page. Octavo (20 cm), pp. 126. White cloth with pictorial jacket. Letter from author to Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard (with thanks for helping to fund this book) laid in. Jacket has a scratch and light edge wear, boards bumped at corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Voice of the Curlew: J.K. Ralston's Story of His Life

By: Popovich, John A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: J.K. Ralston Studio: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24917

Condition: Fine


Oblong folio (24 x 31.5 cm), pp. 271 plus 24 plates of black and white and color artwork. One of 1000 copies. Brown faux leather boards with gilt spine text. White and brown jacket with illustration, "A Steer Outfit." Numerous black and white photographs and drawings. Jacket shows numerous large tears, one-inch chip from top front and a taped tear running across almost the entire front. The artist's accounts of his life ranching in Montana, studying art in Chicago, serving in the Army, working as a professional artist back in Montana, etc. Ralston was awarded a Gold Medal by the Nation... View more info

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Call of the Wild: The Art of Parks Reece

By: Reece, Parks

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, Riverbend: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17207

Condition: Fine


Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 124. Signed by author on title page. Black boards, pictorial jacket. Illustrated throughout with Reece's humorous wildlife art. Includes essays by Montana Quarterly editor Scott McMillion, adventure writer Tim Cahill, and Reece's son Myers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Real Estate Opportunities

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Edward Ruscha: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25703

Condition: Very good


12mo (18 cm),pp. [48]. White paper wrappers with black lettering. Includes 25 photos of buildings and lots. Wrappers have light edge wear, small stain on front cover, handful of dog-eared pages. From an edition of 4,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). Peter Plagen writes that "Real Estate Opportunities, the best of the books, lays open the tawdry, land-boom, get-rich-quick underpinnings of Southern California..." (Works, p. 40). From the estate of actor Margot Kidder. First Edition. View more info

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Some Los Angeles Apartments

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha: 1965

Seller ID: 25705

Condition: Near fine


Second edition (1970). 12mo (18 cm), pp. [48]. White paper wrappers with green lettering, glassine jacket. From an edition of 3,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). Small red mark on back cover, slight corner wear. Glassine jacket has red mark, age-related discoloration, creasing and a small chip. "Ruscha's photography frequently took the American vernacular as its subject, showing the United States as it was encountered in everyday post-war life. Ruscha sought to avoid romanticising his subjects and approached them with an emphasis on concept over representation, arguing that ... View more info

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Nine Swimming Pools and a Broken Glass

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha: 1968

Seller ID: 25706

Condition: Very good


Second edition (1976). 12mo (18 cm), pp. [64]. White paper wrappers with black lettering. Includes ten brightly colored plates, interspersed among 52 blank pages. From an edition of 1,900 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). Light edge wear and smudging. These photos, all taken at low-rent Las Vegas hotels, "speak to the notion that fantasies of sun and surf are available to everyone, from motel patrons paddling around in those run-down but beautifully blue swimming pools, to multimillionaire movie stars who have the real thing in their backyards," while nevertheless expressing... View more info

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A Few Palm Trees

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Heavy Industry Publications: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25701

Condition: Very good


12mo (18 cm),pp. [64]. Glossy black wrappers. Includes 14 illustrations of palm trees, photos taken by a west-facing camera, each with a geographic location on the facing pages (e.g., "Island at Hollywood Blvd. & La Brea Ave."). Wrappers have light edge wear. From the estate of actor Margot Kidder. From an edition of 4,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). "Ruscha's palm trees are interestingly uninteresting variations of the same plant. They're like Los Angeles weather, slightly different but indifferent" (Peter Plagens, in Works). First Edition. View more info

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Every Building on the Sunset Strip

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha: 1966

Seller ID: 25707

Condition: Very good


Presentation copy. Signed and inscribed by author on copyright page to actress Margot Kidder: "Margo- / Here's what they (the world) / had me doing in '66 - / Ed." Second printing: does NOT include extra flap at the end. 12mo (18 cm). 25-foot-long, 51 accordion-folded panels in leporello binding, with original silver FasCal-covered cardboard slipcase (now in pieces). White paper wrappers with black lettering. From an edition of 1,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). Continuous stream of photos along top and bottom edge of panels, representing both sides of the street (ironi... View more info

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Every Building on the Sunset Strip

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Edward Ruscha: 1966

Seller ID: 25708

Condition: Very good


Second printing: does NOT include extra flap at the end. 12mo (18 cm). 25-foot-long, 51 accordion-folded panels in leporello binding. White paper wrappers with black lettering. From an edition of 1,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). Continuous stream of photos along top and bottom edge of panels, representing both sides of the street (ironically rendering the Strip in strip form, points out David Bourdon in "A Heap of Words About Ed Ruscha," in Art International, 11/20/71). Wrappers have light edge wear, smudging and creasing. From actor Margot Kidder's estate. View more info

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Records

By: Ruscha, Edward

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Hollywood, CA, Heavy Industry Publications: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25702

Condition: Very good


12mo (18 cm),pp. [64]. Red wrappers with black lettering. Includes 26 illustrations of albums, accompanied by the photos of the covers. Wrappers have black ink splotch under titling (in a manner that blends well with the design), plus one lesser dampstain and very slight edge wear. From the estate of actor Margot Kidder. From an edition of 2,000 copies (The Works of Edward Ruscha, p. 169). "Ed Ruscha is the quintessential Los Angeles artist whose work catapulted Pop art from a form that merely highlighted the universal ordinary into a form in which the ordinary could now be viewed in relat... View more info

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An Honest Try [limited edition in slipcase]

By: Scriver, Bob

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Missouri, Lowell Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23376

Condition: Fine


Folio (31.5 cm), pp. [vi] vii-xii, 1-91, [5]. Full leather boards, brown faux leather slipcase with gilt titling. Signed by author on limitation page. Number 81 of 100 copies. Fully illustrated with black and white photographs of Scriver's bronze sculptures depicting rodeo scenes covering the era from Bill Linderman to Jim Shoulders. Additional photos of the artist at work; a full color portrait and brief bio of him; and black and white photos (with notes by Scriver), by the book's photographer (Asger Mikklesen), and Bill Cochran (credited with "consultation"). Slipcase in very good co... View more info

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Irvin Shope: Drawings and Paintings

By: Shope, Irvin [Richard Shope, ed.]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Shope Family: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23373

ISBN: 0937959294

Condition: Fine


Square quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 119. Maroon cloth with gilt titling on front board and spine. Cream jacket with illustration, "Fat Meat Runs at the Head of the Herd." Fully illustrated with 150 drawings and full-color paintings by Montana cowboy artist "Shorty" Shope. Includes excerpts from his journals and other sources. Shope's artwork is held in collections at Favell Museum of Western Art and Indian Artifacts, Leanin’ Tree of Western Art, National Center for American Western Art, and Sangre de Cristo Arts Center. He was a charter member of Cowboy Artists of America. Dust jack... View more info

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Prisoner of War

By: Steele, Ben

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Billings, Montana, Eastern Montana College: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24943

Condition: Fine


Signed by Steele on first leaf. Square octavo (22 cm), pp. viii, 44. Pictorial wrappers. Includes 30 drawings by Steele from his exhibition of 84 works that were inspired by his time as a prisoner of war in Japan during WWII. Introduction by editor Alan Newberg, essay by arts professor James Todd. Steele, a professor emeritus of art at the Eastern Montana College, was a survivor of the Bataan Death March. Scarce. First Edition. View more info

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The Beauty of Straw Bale Homes

By: Steen, Athena and Bill Steen

Price: $14.00

Publisher: White River Junction, VT, Chelsea Green Publishing: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13052

ISBN: 1890132772

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20.5cm), pp. 113. Full color photographs throughout. First Edition. View more info