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Northampton MA: Smith College Museum of Art, 1980. 4to, pp. 68. Bibliography. Published to accompany an exhibition. Paper wraps. Illustrated. Cover and top edge slightly spotted, o/w nice. An exhibition built around the near-deification of George Washington and the art and collectables it produced during the 18th and 19th centuries.
NY: Carroll & Graf, (1995). First American edn. 8vo, pp. xv, 544. Notes, bibliography, index. Illustrated with photographs and color reproductions. A nice copy in slightly scuffed dj. A balanced biography of the controversial artist that show his failures as being almost as interesting as his successes.
NY: Dover, (1971). An unabridged republication of the 1950 Scribner's edition. 4to, pp. 277. Over 700 illustrations, a few in color. (The original edition had more of the plates in color.) Paper wraps. Slightly bumped at top of spine, o/w a VG tight copy. Designs from the entire western hemisphere...
Tokyo: Aqua Planet, (1990). Book of 100 postcards in color; paintings, graphics, drawings, photographs. Two short comments by Paul Winter and C. W. Nicol. Text in English and Japanese. Cover slightly scuffed, slight soil on edges, o/w a nice copy. The message is respect and love for the natural world.
NYT: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1972). First American edn. Two volumes. 4to, pp. 356,365. With 441 illustrations, 155 in full color. Translated by Jean Stewart. Very nice, in djs slightly yellowed and soiled on spines, in red box. Very heavy. Actually a memoir, collected over many years by the poet, who had become Matisse's friend.
NY: Konecky & Konecky, (1998). First American edn. 4to, pp. 543. Includes notes, indexes, bibliography. Illustrated with a "vast range" of examples from the artist's notebooks, drawings and paintings. Translated from the French by Rosetta Translations. Front cover very slightly dented, but a nice copy in little scuffed and chipped dj.
Chicago: Artists, Residents of Chicago, [1973?]. Oblong 8vo, pages not numbered. Illustrated. Paper wraps. Photos of artists and their work, plus sponsors' ads and short artist bios. VG. The ARC Gallery is a non-profit, membership-governed feminist gallery. Interesting that one of the ads is from Hugh Hefner and features the...