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THE LIFE AND WORK OF JEAN-LEON GEROME ~ With A Catalogue Raisonne

By: ACKERMAN, Gerald M.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: London and New York, Sotheby's Publications: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001829

ISBN: 0-85667-311-0

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1986. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in sky blue cloth with gold gilt titles in pictorial dust jacket of Gerome's famous 1870 painting of Arabs Crossing the Desert. Square and tight, UNREAD, ribbon marker, Housed in protective slipcase. Dust jacket has tiny ghost mark inside front flap and small wrinkle at spine head, else FINE. 'Gerald Ackerman's book, consisting of a thorough biography and catalogue raisonne, pr... View more info

THE GREAT PLACES OF FRANCE

By: ALAIN, Pierre

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Switzerland, Liber: 1982

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001338

ISBN: 0517356171

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in red cloth with bold gold gilt titles in spectacular pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, dust jacket intact. Oversize, 9-1/2 x 12-1/2. Color photographs throughout. Translated from the French by Evelyn Rossiter. View more info

ANHEUSER BUSCH 150 ANNIVERSARY CALENDAR 2002

By: ANHEUSER BUSCH

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MO, Anheuser Busch: 2002

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001386

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original glossy pictorial paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. FIRST PRINTING. 2002. AS NEW, UNREAD. Calendar celebrating 150 years of brewing 1852 to 2002. Full color throughout. View more info

THE AGE OF SULTAN SULEYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT

By: ATIL, Esin

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Abrams: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000185

ISBN: 0-8109-1855-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1987. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in desert-sand cloth with gold decorative titles in beautifully illustrated wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Oversize, 356pp. Six fine serpentine indentations on the decorative gold of the wraps, else FINE. Celebration of Turkish art and artisans established during the reign of Suleyman I, 1520-1566. 286 illustrations throughout, including 250 plates in ... View more info

WILDER SHORE, The

By: BAER, Morley and David Rains Wallace

Price: $100.00

Publisher: CA, Sierra Club/Yolla Bolly Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000798

ISBN: 0-87156-328-2

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION. A Sierra Club Exhibit Format Book. AS NEW, bound in earth tone cloth and endpapers in wheat colored pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. 'Celebrate(s) California's landscape and the literature it has nurtured.' Seventy-five unique black and white and color photographs. View more info

BLOOD-HORSE CALENDAR 2016 ~ Celebrating 100 Years

By: BLOOD-HORSE

Price: $12.00

Publisher: KY, Blood-Horse Publications: 2015

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001388

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. NEW. SOFTCOVER. 2015. FIRST PRINTING. 'Historic highlights detailing Blood-Horse's rich past.' Full-color photography. View more info

SET IN L. A. ~ Scenes of the City in Fiction

By: BLUEFARB, Sam

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CA, Blumar Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001378

ISBN: 0-89793-042-8

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original pictorial paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. FIRST EDITION. 1986. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. 'Images from twenty-five novels dating from 1933 to 1983.' View more info

UNDER COVER, An Illustrated History of American Mass Market Paperbacks

By: BONN, Thomas L

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Penguin: 1982

Seller ID: 000116

ISBN: 0140060715

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition. SOFTCOVER. 1982. FIRST PRINTING. Oversize Trade Paperback, octavo/8vo. Bound in original glossy pictorial wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing. Varying degrees of age toning to page edges and spine, from minimal to toasty. Some shelf wear to spine head and heel. Small bump to upper corner of back cover. All cover art colors bright and sharp. Octavo/8vo. 'Evolution of mass market publishing--cover to cover to cover." View more info

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RENE LALIQUE ~ JEWELRY GLASS

By: BRUNHAMMER, Yvonne ~ Exhibition Director

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Paris, Union Central Des Artes Decoratifs & Reunion Des Musees Nationaux: 1991

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 001930

ISBN: 2-7118-2515-9

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket and NEAR FINE slipcase. HARDCOVER. 1991. LIMITED EDITION of 3000 English language copies, this being No. 1739. AS NEW bound in black boards with red titles in glossy black pictorial dust jacket and black and red slipcase. Square and tight, UNREAD. Dust jacket has crease to back flap and light edge wear. Dust jacket is now protected by 1 mil Archival cover to minimize wear sliding in/out slipcase. Back panel of slipcase has ... View more info

VENICE ~ The Most Triumphant City

By: BURNETT, Sarah

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, St Martin's: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000862

ISBN: 0-312-83864-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1981. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in jade cloth with gold filigree trim on front and spine with light jade illustrated endpapers. Jacket illustration: Canaletto's Venice: Piazza San Marco. Back: Bellini's Doge Leonardo Loredano. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light push to jacket upper corners and slight scuffing to back panel, else FINE. 'A brilliantly conducted tour through five centuries o... View more info

CARNEGIE TREASURES COOKBOOK

By: CARNEGIE Institute

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Atheneum: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000150

ISBN: 0-68911428-1

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1984. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in chive-green cloth with silver titles and wrapped in glossy white jacket with The Thousand and One Nights by Matisse panel. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light shelf wear to one bottom board, else FINE. Menus inspired by twenty masterworks from museum's collection. Each painting reproduced in full color. Scrumptious gift. View more info

YESTERDAY'S LOS ANGELES

By: DASH, Norman

Price: $100.00

Publisher: FL, E. A. Seemann: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001100

ISBN: 0-912458-70-4

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1976. FIRST EDITION. Bound in red boards with yellow lettering and photo endpapers, wrapped in maroon photo montage dust jacket. Square and tight, original price intact. Light toning to page edges, else FINE. Light rubbing to edges of dust jacket, else FINE. Los Angeles 1781-1950. Hundreds of black and white photos with great captions. Seemann's Historic Cities No. 26. View more info

FANS FROM THE EAST

By: DEBRETT'S PEERAGE ~ Carol Dorrington-Ward, Editor

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London - NY, Debrett's Peerage and Viking Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001337

ISBN: 0-670-30705-X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in green cloth with gold gilt crown on cover and gold titles on spine in black pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Companion to the stunning 1978 exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. Beautifully illlustrated. 'Authoritative study of the origins of the fan.' View more info

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GREAT STUD FARMS OF THE WORLD

By: DOSSENBACH, Monique and Hans D. With Hans Joachim Kohler

Price: $300.00

Publisher: NY, Morrow: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001322

ISBN: 0688033261

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound in wheat cloth with gold gilt titles and mahogany endpapers depicting the owners' brands, all wrapped in a beautiful pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. With 811 illustrations, 320 in color. Translated from the German by Daisy Loman. Preface by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edingurgh. Breathtaking!. View more info

OLYMPIC ARTS FESTIVAL

By: FITZPATRICK, Robert J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CA, Los Angeles Times Syndicate: 1984

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001725

ISBN: 0-917859-00-6

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original paper wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1984. FIRST PRINTING. AS NEW, bound in original glossy pictorial paper wraps. Square and tight, UNREAD, no creasing, sealed in original shrink wrap. Souvenir book issued in conjunction with 1984 XXIII Olympiad Los Angeles Coliseum. View more info

DEBRETT'S THE STATELY HOMES OF BRITAIN

By: FLOWER, Sibylla Jane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Holt: 1982

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001649

ISBN: 0-03-061993-9

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1982. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. AS NEW, bound in black cloth with gold gilt titles and patterned endpapers in mirror image Longleat House pictorial dust jacket. Squre and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Dust jacket has light wear to front bottom corner and back upper point, else FINE. Foreword by George Howard. Each home chapter includes introduction by the Owners. Photographs by Derry Moore. 'The human si... View more info

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WRAPPED IN GLORY ~ Figurative Quilts & Bedcovers 1700-1900

By: FOX, Sandi

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Los Angeles County Museum of Art & Thames and Hudson: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001247

ISBN: 0-500-27617-X

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE original wraps. SOFTCOVER. 1990. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, square and tight, UNREAD, in original classy pictorial paper wraps. Museum sticker in appreciation of member support affixed to last page. Published in conjunction with the exhibition Wrapped In Glory organized by and presented at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, October 18, 1990 through January 13, 1991. Co-published by LACMA and Thames and Hudson. Illustrated throughout. Supple... View more info

HEMINGWAY'S PARIS

By: GAJDUSEK, Robert E.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: NY, Scribners: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001648

ISBN: 0684157993

Condition: Near Fine


NEAR FINE condition in NEAR FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1978. FIRST EDITION. AS NEW, bound upside down in black boards with gold gilt titles and patterned endpapers in Montmartre pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD, original price intact. Light edge wear to bottom boards and dust jacket has some age toning to inside of flaps, else FINE. Black and white photographs throughout. View more info

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A WIND IN THE WILLOWS STORYBOOK ~ Four Volumes

By: GRAHAME, Kenneth

Price: $65.00

Publisher: NY, Aladdin Books: 1991

Seller ID: 001747

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in FINE dust jacket. HARDCOVER. 1991. FIRST ALADDIN BOOKS EDITION. FOUR VOLUMES. AS NEW, each is bound in glossy yellow pictorial boards in like dust jacket. Each volume is square and tight, UNREAD, with original price intact. Illustrated by Ernest H. Shepard. Sweet little books for precious small hands, 4-1/2 x 5-3/4. The four volumes included are: The River Bank and The Open Road; The Wild Wood and Mole's Christmas; The Adventures of Toad; The ... View more info

LOST LONDON

By: HOBHOUSE, Hermione

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Weathervane: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001325

ISBN: 0-517-167026

Condition: Fine


FINE condition in VERY GOOD dust jacket. AS NEW, bound in mulberry boards with grey cloth spine in black and white pictorial dust jacket. Square and tight, UNREAD. The laminate is peeling in both corners of dust jacket front cover, see image. Also, there is very light wear to bottom edge of dust jacket spine. Illustrated throughout. ' ..... pictorial chronicle of the changing face of London over the last century.' View more info