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Artists at Work: Twenty-Five Glassmakers, Ceramists, and Jewelers (Signed) used book

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Edition: Presumed 1st Softcover, No Add Binding: Pictorial Glossy Softcover Publisher: Alaska Northwest Books, Seattle, Washington Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9780882404059 ISBN: 0882404059

Description: Kim Zumwalt (photographic portraits of artists) Near Fine. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author and Photographer Slight crease to upper corner of rear cover. No prev. owner name. Signed by Susan Biskeborn and Kim Zumwalt on half-title page. Illus. in color and sepia tones. Incl. Biblio, Artist's Representatives and Index. (ix) 159 pp. Read More

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Even Poets Dance (Signed) used book

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$21.00

Edition: First Edition, Limited Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Mazuri Press, Harvard, Illinois Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780965114806 ISBN: 0965114805

Description: Morten E. Fadum. Very Good+ in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Square. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Some fade spots at edges of brown cloth-covered boards. Non-authorial Christmas gift inscription on front free endpaper. DJ with hint of rub at upper corners and head of spine panel. Signed by Morten Fadum on the title page. One of 2, 500 limited first edition copies. Illus. in color. Read More

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Living It Up: Humorous Adventures in Hyperdomesticity (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday, New York, New York Date published: 1996 ISBN-13: 9780385486453 ISBN: 0385486456

Description: Karen Finley (illustrator) Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Signed by Author Very slight bumps to lower corners of boards. DJ with rubs at corners and a few tiny wrinkles along top edge. DJ in plastic cover. Illus. with B&W drawings. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Golden Mean: in Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & [and] Sabine Concludes (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, California Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780811802987 ISBN: 0811802981

Description: Nick Bantock. Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Square. Signed by Author (Illustrator) DJ with hint of rub at corners and ends of spine panel. Third book in the Griffin & Sabine saga. Lavishly illus. in full-color and incl. all envelopes and letters produced with this volume. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Sabine's Notebook: in Which the Extraordinary Correspondence of Griffin & [and] Sabine Continues (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco, California Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780811801805 ISBN: 0811801802

Description: Nick Bantock. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Square. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Tiny bump to lower edge of front board near spine. No prev. owner name. DJ with very slight rubs at edges of spine panel. Price corner intact. Lavishly illus. in full-color. Complete with all envelopes and letters produced with this volume. Second book in the Griffin & Sabine saga. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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When Buildings Speak: Stories Told By Oregon's Historical Architecture (Signed) more books like this

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$28.00

Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Glossy Softcover Publisher: Artemis Publishing, Portland, Oregon Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9780970554208 ISBN: 0970554206

Description: Alice Cotton. Near Fine. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Oblong. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Curl to fore-edges of front and rear covers. No prev. owner anme. Signed by Alice Cotton with sketch of a pen and dated "2001" in year of publication, plus statement by author, "This is a 1st" on the title page. Drawings in B&W with descriptions of 20 historical buildings in Oregon. Incl. Appendix, Glossary, Biblio, and Index. 70 pp. Also incl. author's signed card announcing the book's publication. Read More

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Stitchery: Art and Craft (Signed) more books like this

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$28.00

Edition: Presumed First, No Additional Printings Binding: Hardcover Publisher: An Art Horizons Book / Reinhold Publishing Corp., New York, New York Date published: 1966

Description: Good+ in Fair jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Square. Signed by Author Light rubs to lower extremities of boards, corners and spine ends. Prev. owner name on front pastedown endpaper. DJ with edgewear, short tears, 1/2 inch chips at ends of spine panel, and some surface smudges. Signed by Nik Krevitsky, adding "Portland June 1966", on the half-title page. Illus. in B&W and color. An introduction, history and review of various methods of needlecraft. Incl. Biblio. 132 pp. Read More

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A Gallery of Children: Portraits From the National Gallery of Art (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: Presumed First, No Ed Binding: Hardcover Publisher: J. B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia / New York Date published: 1955

Description: Very Good+ in Good + jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author Light rubs at corners of boards and spine ends. No prev. owner name or markings. DJ with darkened spine and edges of white areas, edge rubs and a few small closed tears. Price corner intact. Illus. in B&W. Signed by Marian King with year "1965" on front free endpaper. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Lewis Rubenstein: a Hudson Valley Painter (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Duchess County Art Association / The Overlook Press, Poughkeepsie and Woodstock, New York Date published: 1993 ISBN-13: 9780879515157 ISBN: 0879515155

Description: Lewis Rubenstein. Fine in Near Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Oblong. Signed by Artist DJ with very slight rub at corners and ends of spine panel, price corner intact. Inscribed and signed on the title page by Lewis Rubenstein (1908-2003): "to Carrie with memory of Vic who helped me so much." Illus. in color and B&W. Incl. List of Plates, and Chronological Biography. 80 pp. Read More

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Color Structure and Design (Signed) used book

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Edition: No Additional Printings, Presumed First Binding: Hardcover Publisher: International Textbook Co., Scranton, Pennsylvania Date published: 1963

Description: Very Good+ in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author Light rubs to corners of boards and ends of spine. DJ with wear at corners and edges. DJ in plastic cover. Illus. in color and B&W. Signed by Richard G. Ellinger on title page and inscribed to prev. owner on front free endpaper. 144 pp. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Train of States (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Glossy Hardcover Publisher: Greenwillow Books / HarperCollins Publishers, New York, New York Date published: 2004 ISBN-13: 9780060578381 ISBN: 0060578386

Description: Peter Sis (illustrator) As New in As New jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Fine. Wonderfully illus. in color with depiction of each state of the U.S. including historical info on each. Signed by Peter Sis, plus his drawing of an eagle, on the title page. Read More

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Accorsi Puzzles: Drawings, Puzzles and Words (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon and Schuster, New York, New York Date published: 1978 ISBN-13: 9780671240097 ISBN: 0671240099

Description: William Accorsi. Very Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Author Slight bumps to top corners of boards. Fading along edges of boards and rubs at lower edges. DJ with some discloration, and light rubs and soil at edges. DJ in plastic cover with price corner intact. Inscribed to a fellow puzzle maker, dated "Nov. 4 1978" and signed by William Accorsi on title page. Illus. in B&W and color. Sculptures as puzzles. 135 pp. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Journey (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, New York Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9780374339050 ISBN: 0374339058

Description: David Small. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Both Author and Illustrator Slight crimp to head of spine, and slight rub to tail and lower edges of boards. No prev. owner name. DJ with very slight rubs at upper corners and ends of spine panel. DJ in plastic cover with price corner intact. Signed (without personalization) on the title page by Sarah Stewart and her husband, illustrator David Small, including date "2009". Illus. in color. Read More

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Madlenka's Dog (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Glossy Hardcover Publisher: Frances Foster Books / Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, New York Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780374346997 ISBN: 0374346992

Description: Peter Sis (illustrator) Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" Tall; Square. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Hint of bump to upper corners of boards, otherwise Fine. Creatively illus. in color. Signed by Peter Sis on the front free endpaper, plus his added sketches to make a drawing of the world look like a dog. Read More

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Midsummer [Mid Summer] Night's Faery Tale (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, New York Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780684855592 ISBN: 0684855593

Description: Wendy Froud (sculpture); John Lawrence Jones (photographs); Brian Froud (photographic art direction) Fine in Fine jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Square. Signed by Illustrators No prev. owner name. Signed, without personalization, by Wendy Froud and Brian Froud, plus his drawing of a faerie face, on the title page. Illus. in color. Read More

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The Faeries of Spring Cottage (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Simon & Schuster, New York, New York Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780743202350 ISBN: 074320235X

Description: Wendy Froud (sculpture); John Lawrence Jones (photographs); Brian Froud (sets and photographic art direction) Fine in Near Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Illustrators DJ with slight rubs at corners and ends of spine panel. Signed by Wendy Froud and Brian Froud, plus his drawing of a faerie face, on the title page. Illus. in color. Read More

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Lady Cottington's Fairy [Faerie] Album (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, New York Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780810932944 ISBN: 0810932946

Description: Brian Froud. Fine. No Jacket as Issued. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Slight rub at corners of boards, otherwise Fine. No prev. owner name. Signed by Brian Froud, plus his drawing of a faerie face, on the title page. Illus. in color. Incl. ephemera: a faerie [fairy] tattoo and a postcard announcing the book; only book is signed, not postcard. Read More

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Stitches: a Memoir (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Hardcover Publisher: W. W. Norton & Co., New York, New York Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9780393068573 ISBN: 0393068579

Description: David Small. As New in As New jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Slight bumps to lower corners of boards with corresponding hint of rub to DJ's lower corners, otherwise Fine. DJ in plastic cover. Caldecott Medal winning illustrator David Small's moving graphic memoir of his difficult childhood and signed by him on the half-title page, plus "2009", year of publication. Illus. in B&W. Finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Read More

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The Library (Signed) used book

The Library (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, New York Date published: 1995 ISBN-13: 9780374343880 ISBN: 0374343888

Description: David Small. Fine in Fine jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Both Author and Illustrator DJ in plastic cover with price corner intact. Signed (without personalization) on the page opposite title page by Sarah Stewart and her husband, illustrator David Small, including date "2009". Illus. in color. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Dale Chihuly: Installations 1964-1992 (Signed) used book

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Edition: Presumed 1st Paperback, No Add Binding: Pictorial Glossy Softcover Publisher: Seattle Art Museum / University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington Date published: 1992 ISBN-13: 9780932216410 ISBN: 0932216412

Description: Dale Chihuly. Very Good+ 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Artist Slight rubs at lower corners of front cover and small damp stain at upper corner of first and last few pages. Inscribed and signed on first page: "for Melinda, Chihuly 92". Illus. in color. Read More

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Wings: a Pop-Up Book of Things That Fly (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: First American Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Glossy Hardcover Publisher: Random House, New York, New York Date published: 1991 ISBN-13: 9780679810414 ISBN: 0679810412

Description: Nick Bantock; Roger Smith (paper engineering) Very Good. No Jacket as Issued. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Tall; Oblong. Signed by Author (Illustrator) Rubs at corners of covers. Light surface indents on covers. Illus. in color. 6 large pop-ups, all working. Also, several smaller pop-up and two push-tab displays, all working, except the small chrysalis to butterfly dispaly. Signed by Nick Bantock at lower edge of right side of first double-page pop-up. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Animerotics: a Forbidden Cabaret in 26 Acts (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Softcover Publisher: Collectors Press, Portland, Oregon Date published: 2001 ISBN-13: 9781888054514 ISBN: 1888054514

Description: David Delamare. As New. Folio-over 12"-15" tall. Signed by Both Author and Illustrator Very Fine. Illus. in sepia-tones. Signed in gold-colored ink by both David Delamare and Wendy Ice on title page. Fictionalized story of a cabaret act of erotic scenes representing the letters of the alphabet. Incl. is an Animerotics bookmark. Adult content only. Read More

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Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist (Signed) used book

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Edition: First Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, New York Date published: 1975 ISBN-13: 9780385097826 ISBN: 0385097824

Description: Judy Chicago (jacket painting) Good+ in Good+ jacket. Signed by Author Light rub to spine ends and lower edges of boards; edges of text block slightly yellowed; one leaf (pp 9-10) with 1/4 inch tear. DJ with light rubs to extremities and some darkeining of spine panel and edges. DJ in plastic cover with price corner intact. Inscribed: "For Frank-With respect, thanks, & fondness, Judy Chicago 3/8/75" on front free endpaper. Illus. with B&W photos of art of Judy Chicago and others. Indexed. (xi) ... Read More

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Book: Good

 

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Lady Cottington's Pressed Fairy Letters (Signed) used book

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Edition: First British Edition, 1st Printing Binding: Illustrated Hardcover Publisher: Pavilion Books / Chrysalis Book Group, London, Great Britain Date published: 2005 ISBN-13: 9781862057081 ISBN: 1862057087

Description: Brian Froud. As New. No DJ as Issued. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Illustrator Slight rub to lower corners of illustrated padded boards and tail of spine, otherwise Fine. All letters and envelopes intact. Signed by Brian Froud, plus his drawing of a faerie face, on title page. Illus. in color. Read More

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Als Der Großvater Auf Die Großmutter Schoß Or When [as] Grandfather Shot Grandmother (Signed) more books like this

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Edition: No Ed Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Diogenes, Zurich, Switzerland Date published: 1971

Description: Paul Flora. Very Good in Good jacket. 4to-over 9¾"-12" tall. Signed by Artist Rubs to edges of boards. Light foxing to top edges of pages. No prev. owner name or markings. DJ with edge rubs and small chips, especially at edges of spine panel. DJ in plastic cover. Signed by Paul Flora with addition of cartoon drawing of four owls above signature on front free endpaper. Text in German. Illus. with four hundred twenty-two cartoon drawings in B&W. 254 pp. Read More

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