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Image for Medaenas Monograph Monet's Water Lilies

Medaenas Monograph Monet's Water Lilies

By: Charles F. Moffett

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ridegefield, Connecticut, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd.: 1978

Seller ID: 4168

Condition: Near fine condition


Were it not for the sunning of the spine Which included the top half of the front cover next to it the magazine would have been perfect. It's still attractive inside and out with wonderful photographs of Monet's Water Lilies. There's also a lengthy text which is a monograph focusing on this one work of art. The magazine measures 10-1/4" x 13-1/2" with 13 pages. I have several of thse monographs, but I do think this one is the most beautiful. View more info

Image for The TUILERIES Palace and Gardens  1981

The TUILERIES Palace and Gardens 1981

By: D'Andre Deveche

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions De La Tourelle-Maloine: 1981

Seller ID: 4163

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice booklet, clean and bright with no names or writing and no creases or tears. The booklet measures 6-1/2" x 8-1/2" and has 48 pages. The text is quite ample and the illustrations are also many, some in color, most in black and white. The only defect is minor small areas of edge wear.The book is written in ENGLISH throughout. View more info

Image for Corot Masterpieces of French Painting (Portfolio 6 Mounted Prints & One tipped-in, 1940)

Corot Masterpieces of French Painting (Portfolio 6 Mounted Prints & One tipped-in, 1940)

By: Du Colombier, Pierre

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Editions Albery Skisa Paris: 1940

Seller ID: 0704

Condition: Very good


This is a simply exquisite portfolio -- six large mounted prints of the work of the 19th century French painter, Corot, plus a small print tipped-in at the beginnig of the text. The portfolio is made of heavy card with an intact (amazing!)glassine jacket. The portolio mesures 11-1/4"x15-1/2", as do the mounted prints. Four pages of text. Ships in the U.S,. for $2.00. NOTE: Overseas orders welcome, but please contact us with distination and we will determine actual cost of shipping due to size and weight of item. View more info

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Serge Poliakoff

By: Fyfe, Joe

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Cheim & Read: 2016

Seller ID: 3711

ISBN: 1944316027

Condition: Fine condition


Very large exhibition catalog published for the occasion of the Cheim and Read exhibition of Poliakoff's work in 2016. He was a Russian-born Parisian who painted in the abstract style. He died in 1969 at the age of 69. The catalog has an exceptionally interesting and lengthy essay by Joe Fyfe who reveals both the man and his art in ten oversized pages. The catalog measures 11-1/2" x 13", a perfect size for the 22 color plates. View more info

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The Art Bulletin December, 2005 (The Art of Walking 19th Century Paris)

By: Gotlieb, Marc (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Toronto. Canada, College Art Association: 2005

Edition: Vol. LXXXVII, No. 4

Seller ID: 1966

Condition: Fine condition


Crisp, clean, gently read magazine. It's oversized at 9" x 11-1/2" and has 169 pages printed on quality coated paper. There are five major articles -- 1. As Excrement to Sacrament -- The Dissimulated Pagan Idol of St. Marie d'Oloron; 2. Fount of Mercy, City of Blood -- Anti-Judaism and the Pulkhan Passion Altarpiece; 3. Myth and the New Science -- Vico, Tieplo and the Language of the Ostimate; 4. Everyday Life in Motion -- The Art of Walking in 19th Century Paris; and 5. Nihonga Meets Gu Kaizhi -- A Japanese Copy of a Chinese painting in the British Museum. Illustrated throughout with pgotogra... View more info

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La Tapisserie De Haute et Basse Lisse (1944)

By: Guimbaud, Louis

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Paris, Flammarion: 1944

Seller ID: 0815

Condition: Very Good


Lovely booklet with stiff card cover and beautiful, ample, black and white photography printed on quality coated paper throughout. Text is in the FRENCH LANGUAGE. Appears to be a stand-alone title that is part of a series of booklets on the decorative arts -- this one is devoted solely to tapestries. It measures 6"x8-1/2" and has 64 pages. No defect of note. View more info

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Le Cheval Bleu (The Blue Horse)1942

By: Hale, Nathan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: France, Flammarion: 1942

Seller ID: 1139

Condition: Good


Why the original bookseller felt a need to put the stock number on the front corner of this cute little booklet is a mystery, but I can't remove it. Other than that and a little wear to edges, however, the book is clean and tightly bound. The pictures are charming and the text is in FRENCH. This is number 11 in a series for children. I have several pf these and will eventually get them all listed, but if you are looking for a title let me know and I'll see of I have i., Just use the contact button and I'll get back to you. View more info

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Four Americans In Paris:The Collections of Gertude Stein And Her Family (1970)

By: Hightower, John B. et al

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, The Museum of Modern Art: 1970

Seller ID: 3942

Condition: Fine condition


This is a fabulous exhibition catalog which by itself is good, but is especially fetching for those who love reading about the Lost Generation and of course Gertrude Stein. I'm definitely a fan, so the first one I ever bought I kept. This one is my third and the second to be sold. The catalog is really a book too with 173 pages, plus wonderful historical photographs, the art that Gertrude and her family so loved, and a text which told the story of Gertrude Stein, Leo Stein, Michael Stein, and Sarah Stein who created astounding art collections. I enjoyed it greatly. The catalog measures 8-1/2" ... View more info

Image for Pretty Little Goldfish Lily Pons Sheet Music (1931)

Pretty Little Goldfish Lily Pons Sheet Music (1931)

By: Jackowska, Suzanne d'Astoria

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Edward B. Marks Music: 1931

Seller ID: 3659

Condition: Near Fine condition


Lily Pons was from France, an operatic soprano known as "The French Nightingale." She sang this song at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. The music shows the lyrics in both English and French (Les jolis Pasissons dares). The sheet music here is clean and attractive with just a small crease to upper right corner of front cover. It measures 9-1/4" x 12-1/2" and has three pages of music View more info

Image for Souvenir Album Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 1968

Souvenir Album Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris 1968

By: Jacques Brel

Price: $15.95

Publisher: New York City, Hill and Range Songs Inc.: 1968

Seller ID: 4289

Condition: Very Good condition


This is not a program or a picture book of stills throughout, but I do have a Jacques Brel program on here at this writing. The booklet I have now is about the music. It measures 9" x 12" and has 40 pages with black and white photos of the original cast --Elly Stone, Mort Shuman, Shawn Elliott, and Alice Whitfield. The book also has three parts, the first of which are the songs with lyrics and music --Amsterdam, The Desperate Ones, Fanette, I Loved, If We Only Have We Loved, Jackie, Old Fols, Sonms of ..., and Timid Frieda. The second part provides lyrics only for The Bulls, Funeral Tango, Mat... View more info

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Chateaux of France 1949

By: Jacques Houlet

Price: $25.00

Publisher: France, Ministere Des Travaux Publics et Des Transports Commissariat General Au Tourisme: 1948

Seller ID: 4128

Condition: Very good ocndition


This is a lovely item. I've had it for 20 years and somehow forgot it. I found it in a box in a closet. I have lots of those boxes in closets and yet I still buy. This one is of a nice size -- 8-1/2" x10" with 35 counted pages. The photographs are large, full sized predominately, and with very nice contrast. There is a good text in ENGLISH throguhout. The booklet is very clena ncd nice with no names or writing. The only defect is some small spots of very light foxing to the cover. View more info

Image for Soldier, Magazine of the British Army D-Day 50 Commemorative Issue, 1994

Soldier, Magazine of the British Army D-Day 50 Commemorative Issue, 1994

By: John Elliott (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Ministry of Defence: 1994

Edition: May 30/June 13, 1994

Seller ID: 4438

Condition: Soft cover


This magazine isn't easily found. I have never had one before now and am impressed with the many articles and very good pictures. Most of them cover the history of D-Day and the experiences of soldiers. The magazine measures 8-1/4" x 11-3/4" with 82 pages. View more info

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Patterns In A Revolution: French Printed Textiles, 1759-1821

By: Jones, Anita

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio, Taft Museum: 1990

Seller ID: 2169

Condition: Very Good condition


Very nice clean art catalog, oversized at 9" x 12-1/2" with 39 pages. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs showing examples of French printed textiles from 1759 to 1821. The catalog was published to accompany an exhibit held in Cincinnati from July 19 to August 26, 1990. The fabrics are called toiles de Jouy and many were loaned by the Baltimore Museum of Art. There is also much information about the historical background that influenced the fabrics. View more info

Image for Miniscules and Majuscules: 29 Alphabets (Needlework, 2003)

Miniscules and Majuscules: 29 Alphabets (Needlework, 2003)

By: Lejuene, Valerie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Saint Amand, France, Mango Pratique: 2003

Seller ID: 3721

ISBN: 2842703944

Condition: Very good condition


There is very little text here and what there is is in French. But the point of the booklet is visible throughout. The 63 pages offer 29 alphabets of different types, all of which are easy to see on the grid used by needle workers. The book measures 6-1/4" x 8-1/4" and is clean and tightly bound. There is one flat crease to back cover and an unused book plate to first page. View more info

Image for Leon Trotsky on the Paris Commune  1972

Leon Trotsky on the Paris Commune 1972

By: Leon Trotsky

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York City, Pathfinder Press: 1972

Edition: Second printing

Seller ID: 4724

Condition: Very Good condition


Very nice, clean booklet, one of many of Leon Trotsky's 39 pamphlets. This one measures 5-1/2" x 8-1/2 and has 63 pages of ample text. The topics are Thirty Five Years After 1871-1906, The Paris Commune, The Paris Commune and Soviet Russia, Marx and Kautsky, and Lessons of the Paris Comune. There is also a glossary of names and terms. The only defect of note is a small signature of the previous owner. View more info

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Beauford Delaney: Internal Light

By: Lilly Wei

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York city, I Lewis Fine Art Inc.: 2013

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 4312

ISBN: 0989341003

Condition: Fine condition, as new


This catalogue tells its story in both prose and painting. I had not seen any of Delaney's work until I found this catalog. It has a wonderful essay by LIlly Wei with much information on his life and his work. I won;t tell everything, but Beauford Delabey was an African American artist. He was also gay. He loved art and apprecaited small thing. like many people f the time he went to Paris where he made friends of James Baldwin, Colette,and Richard Wright, among others. He arrived in Paris 19053 when he was 52 and never went back to the U.S. He died in Paris in his 70's. There are numerous colo... View more info

Image for Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South (Exhibit Catalog 2001)

Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Studio of the South (Exhibit Catalog 2001)

By: Mancoff, Debra N.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago: 2001

Seller ID: 1558

ISBN: 0861954599

Condition: Fine


Beautiful art catalog measuring 9"x11" with 80 clean, bright pages filled with color art by the two artists interspersed throughout six essays. Many are full page. Book shows no names or writing and no spine crease or any other fault. Published to accompany an exibit which hung in Chicago at the end of 2001 and in Amsterdam in early 2002. The connecting link between these two artists is the fact that they once spent nine volatile weeks together in Arles in the south of France, hence the subtitle. 80 pages. View more info

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Marguerite Humeau FOXP2

By: Marguerite Humeau

Price: $32.00

Publisher: France, les presses du reel: 2016

Seller ID: 4688

ISBN: 2840668963

Condition: Fine conditiuon


This is a very creative topic as well as the art, all of which shows its unusual items.The art catalog measures 6-14" x 9/-1/2" and has 96 pages. There are many photos in both color and black and white. There is also another piece of ephemera placed inside. It goes with the catalog and shows a large folded photo on one side, plus a large text on the reverse side. Both items are clean and bright with no defects of note. The text is written in both French and English. View more info

Image for Medaenas Monograph: The Luncheon of the Boating Party, Renoir. 1981

Medaenas Monograph: The Luncheon of the Boating Party, Renoir. 1981

By: Martha Carey

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Ridgefield, Connecticut, Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd.:

Seller ID: 4041

Condition: Near fine


The name of this magazine derives from Gaius Maecenas, a Roman statesman and trusted advisor of Octavian. He was also a supportive friend to Homer and Virgil and the Maecenas name became the symbol of a generous patron of the arts. This magazine is truly a monograph which in this issue focuses on Renoir's painting The Luncheon of the Boating Party. This is one of the most beautiful classical paintings which glow with opulence. Especially beautiful is the fold-out at the back depicting the table and its beauties. The magazine measures 10-1/4" x 13" and is slim, but has many full page color phot... View more info

Image for France of the People's Front and Her Mission in the World

France of the People's Front and Her Mission in the World

By: Maurice Thorez

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, Workers Library Publishers: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4851

Condition: Very good condition


This is a bright clean booklet which measures 5"7-1/4" and has 128 pages. The author is Maurice Thorez, General Secretary for the Communist Party of France. The text is in three parts -- France of the People"s Front: Land of Liberty and Progress; France's Mission in the World, and In Order To Go Forward. View more info