Hardcover. New York, Watson-Guptill Publishing, 1st, 1978, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Artist Harvey Dinnerstein writes about his personal approach to and process of painting. 144 pages, 80 color and 58 black/white reproductions of his work at various stages. Cloth bound book is in near fine condition, very clean copy; dust jacket has slight wear and a few creases around the edges.
Softcover. Springfield, Mass., Museum of Fine Arts, 1st, 1985, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, 72 pages, b&w illustrations, 8 color plates. Edge wear, small tears to wrappers and spine. Else a clean, tight copy. Of the three great nineteenth-century American trompe l'oeil artists--William Michael Harnett (1848-1892), John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), and John Haberle (1856-1933)--the least well known is Haberle. Haberle approached painting with an informed and sophisticated connoisseurship. A highly original artist, he often alluded to complicated, ingenious, and entertaining aspects of contemporary society. The rarity of his work only adds to its allure.
Hardcover. Boston, Boston Book & Art, 1st, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 215 pages, 176 illustrations in b&w and color. A book issued in conjunction with an exhibition at the National Gallery of Art in Washington celebrating the centennial of Sloan's birth. Includes a list of books illustrated by the artist, other selected bibliography. Dust Jacket with light edgewear, rubbing.
Hardcover. New York, E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc, 1st, 1955, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in very good condition. Dust jacket with tear to lower edge of back cover and slight edgewear to spine, still very good. 246 pp., 26 b&w illustrations. Biography written by close friend of the artist.
Hardcover. Charlottesville, NC, University Press of Virginia, 1st, 1983, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Near Fine, 140 pages + 163 b&w prints. Monograph of a painter who carried the standard of realism through the 20th century while the artistic movement raced toward abstraction. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine and white pictorial dust jacket. Like new, in shrinkwrap.
Hardcover. New York, Watson-Guptill Publications, 1st, 1973, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover. This is a volume with detailed chapters pertaining to Maxfield Parrish's work, including book and magazine illustration, posters and advertisements, as well as paintings and murals often depicting fantastical or mythological creatures. 224 pages, with over 100 b&w illustrations and 64 full color plates. Includes catalog of selected works, chronology, bibliography, and index. Bound in blue cloth, tight and clean. Clean dust jacket with full color reproduction of painting.
Hardcover. New York, Cambridge University Press, 1st, 1991, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 222 pages, 125 b&w illustrations and 8 plates in full color. The first comprehensive study of Oscar Bluemner's life, art, and intellectual development. Cream cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Gray pictorial dust jacket with minor wear to edges, in protective brodart cover. Beautiful copy. Like new.
Hardcover. New York, Harry N. Abrams, 1st, 1972, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 349 pages, 290 illustrations, including 77 plates in full color. Enormous volume. Folio. Fold-outs and tipped in plates. Text written on green heavy paper. Tan cloth with red titles to front and spine, minimal stain to front cover. Pictorial dust jacket with small closed tear to spine, slight sunfading to spine and light wear to covers. Page 169-172 incorrectly cut, therefore folded in. Overall a very nice, clean, tight copy.
Softcover. Delaware, Delaware Art Museum, 1st, 1984, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Pictorial green wrappers, full-cover color painting on front cover. 174 pages, profusely illustrated in b/w, some color. Back cover slightly scratched and spine slightly worn, otherwise, tight, clean copy. Essay by Helen Farr Sloan, catalogue and prologue by Bennard B. Perlman. Chronology, bibliography, list of exhibitions. Catalogue lists 100 works.
Hardcover. Oxford, UK, Phaidon Press, 1st, 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 80 pages, 67 illustrations, including 28 plates in full color. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. Blue pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to covers, else a very nice, clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Oxford UK, Phaidon Press, 1st, 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 80 pages, 67 illustrations, including 28 plates in full color. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. Blue pictorial dust jacket. Light wear to covers, else a very nice, clean, tight copy.
Softcover. New York, M. Knoedler & Company, 1st, 1944, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Softcover, vintage exhibition catalog. Unpaginated, b&w and color plates. Light wear to edges, spine. Else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, NY, Watson-Guptil Publications, 1st, 1979, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 88 pages with 32 full-page color plates. Includes chronology, bibliography, and index. Biography illustrated in black and white followed by full color plates on right side with author's descriptions on left. Painting on dust jacket. Overall a clean, tight, copy, dust jacket shows slight bit of wear around edges.