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Image for Plakát / Firemní Styl / Propagacni Grafika (Poster / Corporate Identity / Advertising Graphics)

Plakát / Firemní Styl / Propagacni Grafika (Poster / Corporate Identity / Advertising Graphics)

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Moravská Galerie Brno: 1994

Seller ID: 19783

ISBN: 8070270314

Condition: Good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 240. Gray wrappers with red design. Bilingual (Czech and English), richly illustrated with color photos of advertising and poster designs. Wrappers have light edge and corner wear, spine cocked. View more info

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Early Images of The Kessler Brewing Company

By: N/A

Price: $850.00

Publisher: Helena, MT,

Seller ID: 27843

Condition: Very good


Small collection of original photographs of The Kessler Brewing Company of Helena, Montana. Although undated, all the images were captured in the late 19th century, likely during the 1880s. Located on Helena’s far west side, The Kessler Brewing Company was originally founded by Charles Breeher as the Ten Mile Brewery in 1865. Nick Kessler, a Luxembourg-born entrepreneur who turned from gold prospecting to trade and manufacturing, bought out Breeher in 1868 for 345 ounces of gold dust and some additional gold coin. Among Helena’s first industries, the brewery was enlarged between 1868 and ... View more info

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Early Russian Icon Painting

By: Alpatov, Mikhail V.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Moscow, Iskusstvo: 1978

Seller ID: 23940

Condition: Near fine


Folio (34 cm), pp. 330. Red paper boards with red jacket, in publisher's folding cardboard slipcase. With Russian and English text side-by-side, richly illustrated with 203 color plates of Russian and Byzantine icons, referenced by number within the text. Includes notes on the plates with locations of the originals. Spine bumped at both ends, jacket has slight edge wear, folder with moderate wear and stains. Copy comes from the estate of Canadian-American actor Margot Kidder, with a gift inscriptions in Russian and English from Russian-Israeli director Mikhail Kozakov and his then-wife, Regin... View more info

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A Visual Journal in the Inner Landscape: Four Norwegian Artists Meet Henrik Ibsen

By: Baardson, Bentein

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stavanger, Norway, Solvberget: 2006

Seller ID: 16787

ISBN: 8275870240

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20 x 20 cm), unpaginated. White paper wrappers with Ibsen portraits and facsimile signatures of featured artists. Published in conjunction with an exhibition commemorating the 100th year anniverary of Ibsen's death. Text in Norwegian and English. Featured artists include Gro Jarto, Tone Dietrichson, Hakon Bleken and Morton Krogvold, with commentary and color prints from each. Wrappers have light edge wear and smudging. View more info

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The Watercolors and Drawings of Thomas Bewick and his Workshop Apprentices

By: Bain, Iain, ed.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Winchester, England, Thomas Bewick Birthplace Trust: 1989

Seller ID: 24748

ISBN: 0906795850

Condition: Very good


Two volumes, oblong quarto (23 x 25 cm), pp. Volume 1: 233, Volume 2: 230. Reprint edition. Green cloth boards with gilt titling. Blue endpapers. Introduction and editorial notes by Iain Bain. Exhaustively illustrated with hundreds of sketches and reproductions of engravings originlly created for General History of Quadrupeds, History of British Birds, Fables of Aesop and Others, History of British Fishes as well as miscellaneous book ilustration and jobbing engravings. Contains three appendices: "Apprentices and their Workshop Periods," "The Dispersal of Bewick's Workshop Drawings... View more info

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Now Time, No. 4 God: Total Religion and Madness

By: Barosh, Miyoshi

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, A.R.T. Press: 1995

Seller ID: 1789

Condition: Very good


Quarto (31 cm), pp. 96. Fourth edition of this journal devoted to arts and social criticism published by Guggenheim fellow and conceptual artist Miyoshi Barosh. Edges have slight shelf wear. View more info

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Desert Solitaire at 50: Four Broadsides

By: Berry, Wendell, Amy Irvine, Doug Peacock and Terry Tempest Williams

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Ken Sanders Rare Books & Back of Beyond Books: 2018

Seller ID: 28247

Condition: New


Set of four letterpress broadsides featuring essays by Berry, Irvine, Peacock and Williams (and signed by each), accompanied with lush artwork by Claire Taylor. Includes Edward Abbey's Gone, Desert Cabal: A New Season in the Wilderness, Garlic & Jackrabbits, and Desert Solitaire 50. Broadsides are brand new, sealed in a bright red envelope. These are from the 26 hand-lettered hors de commerce copies. Berry, Peacock and Williams were close friends of Abbey's (Peacock was the model for Abbey's infamous character, George Washington Hayduke), while Irvine has fashioned herself as a critic of the ... View more info

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Montana's Charlie Russell: Art in the Collection of the Montana Historical Society

By: Bottomly-O'looney, Jennifer and Kirby Lambert

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, Montana Historical Society Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28015

Condition: Fine


Square quarto (30 X 30 cm), pp. 420. Full leather with gilt titling and color pictorial pastedown in tan linen slipcase. Illustrated endpapers. A brand new, unflawed copy, just taken out of publisher's wrap to properly catalog and photograph. "Montana’s Charlie Russell brings to life the Montana Historical Society’s world-class collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, bronzes, and illustrated letters by the Treasure State’s famed “Cowboy Artist.” Using advanced digital technology, each of the 230 pieces in the Society’s permanent collection has been meticulously photogr... View more info

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The Amazing Art of Pyrography

By: Boyer, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Evanston Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20573

ISBN: 1879260123

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 422. Brown cloth boards with gilt text. Yellow pictorial jacket. Publisher's marketing materials laid in. Illustrated throughout with color and black and white photos. Spine-cracked. Jacket shows creasing, smudging and rubbing. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Charles M. Russell: Pen Sketches

By: Braun, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alhambra, CA, C.F. Braun & Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23817

Condition: Very good


Signed by author on foreword page. Oblong octavo (21 cm), unpaginated. Marbled paper over green leather quarter binding. Text by Braun accompanies a dozen of Russell's drawings. Typewritten letter laid in from Braun's company to a Tucson man thanking him for his "nice comments about our edition" of this book. Spine is rubbed at extremities, else fine. No jacket as issued. (Yost/Renner: p. 260, #193) First Edition. View more info

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Notes on Cinematography

By: Bresson, Robert

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Urizen Books: 1977

Seller ID: 19049

ISBN: 0916354296

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 72. Later printing, translated by Jonathan Griffin. Pictorial wrappers have light edge wear. Contains the French filmmaker's observations on his craft in the form of short aphorisms. View more info

Auguste Renoir

By: Brodskaya, Natalia

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1986

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 14813

Condition: Very good


Folio (32 cm), pp. 12 plus biographical outline and 13 tipped-in full-color plates of painting held in (former) Soviet museums. Translated from the Russian by Caroline Justice. Pictoral wraps. Minor bumping to corners and band of discoloration and rubbing on back wrap. View more info

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The Theory and Practice of Rivers: 5 Relief Prints

By: Chatham, Russell

Price: $600.00

Publisher: Seattle, Winn Press: 1986

Seller ID: 23837

Condition: Near fine


A set of five, signed relief prints that were produced to accompany the limited edition volume of Jim Harrison's poetry collection, The Theory and Practice of Rivers. The prints measure 14x18", and are stored with the colophon in a white folder. 175 numbered copies were printed to go with the book, but another 40 artist's proofs were produced, and these are from that series (all are #13 of 40). The prints are indistinguishable from the 175 series, though this set is stored in a makeshift white folder (with a small closed tear to the upper back edge and matching dent on front) without any t... View more info

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The Theory and Practice of Rivers: 5 Relief Prints

By: Chatham, Russell

Price: $800.00

Publisher: Seattle, Winn Press: 1986

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23836

Condition: Near fine


A set of five, signed relief prints intended to accompany the limited edition volume of Jim Harrison's poetry collection, The Theory and Practice of Rivers. The prints measure 14x18", and are stored with the colophon in the original white folder, with black ribbon. All five are #35 of 175, each printed from wood-mounted, photo-engraved magnesium blocks. Deckle edges. Lower corner of colophon is slightly creased, ribbon is frayed, folder has edgewear with small closed tears and very slight smudging. "These rather non-specific prints were not intended to illustrate the poetry of Jim Harr... View more info

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One Hundred Paintings

By: Chatham, Russell with Jim Harrison and Chris Waddington

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1990

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23915

ISBN: 0944439233

Condition: Fine


Oblong octavo (25.5 x 27.5 cm, pp. 135. One of four known editions (of uncertain order), this copy is #52/275, signed and dated 1990 by Chatham with original pencil drawing on half title page. Cream-colored linen boards in matching slipcase. Includes tipped-in frontispiece of "The Seasons: August." Slipcase has moisture stain and small spot that does not affect boards. Includes preface by the late novelist and poet Jim Harrison (the first published appearance of that piece). Other essays include "Reclaiming the Land" by Waddington, an arts writer and former director of the St... View more info

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House of Bondage

By: Cole, Ernest with Thomas Flaherty

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23263

Condition: Good


Quarto (29 cm), pp. 187, [5]. Cream colored cloth with pictorial jacket and endpapers. Densely illustrated with Cole's black and white photos. Jacket and boards have moderate edge wear, dampstaining along bottom edge. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Imaginary Portraits of George Condo

By: Condo, George and Ralph Rugoff (essay)

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New York, Powerhouse Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 24026

ISBN: 1576871177

Condition: Fine


Folio (33 cm), pp. 151. Gray cloth with white-stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Includes 127 full-page color plates, artist's biography, and selected bibliography. Jacket has moderate edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Encounters & Reflections: Art in the Historical Present

By: Danto, Arthur C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, The Noonday Press: 1991

Seller ID: 11178

ISBN: 0374523274

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23cm), pp. 356. First edition thus. View more info

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An American Century of Photography: From Dry Plate to Digital

By: Davis, Keith

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Harry N Abrams: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 7879

ISBN: 0810919648

Condition: Fine


Folio (31.5 cm), pp. [5], 6-423, [1]. Red cloth boards with black stamped lettering on spine and front cover. Jacket, endnotes, bibliography and index. 321 illustrations (297 tritone, 22 full color, 2 duotone). Fine book in near fine jacket (light wear along top front edge, rub marks along bottom third of back jacket). A study of photography in the United States from the mid-1880s through the mid-1990s (including the work of European photographers who emigrated to the U.S.) Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Stonecarver

By: Diana Guest

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1993

Seller ID: 22918

ISBN: 0944439160

Condition: New


Folio (31 cm), pp. 133. Blue cloth boards with gilt titling. Gray jacket with photos of sculptures and original $60 price. Color photographs of Guest's work by Christian Odasso with essays from Guest, Raymond Charmet, Marion Pike and Jim Harrison. "Diana Guest works in lustrous marble and tough granite, translucent alabaster and smooth bronze, and her sculptures show both a mastery of her craft and a knowledge of the soul of animals. The images emerge not as empty, idealized symbols but as sources of magic. Swans, hawks, marmots, toads, all take beautifully rendered shape and life. Richly ... View more info