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Ashton, Dore & Denise Browne Hare. Rosa Bonheur: A Life and a Legend. New York: Viking, 1981, 1st. 206pp w/ illustrations, chronology, and index. Dj is price-clipped, and there is a slight smoke odor, o/w VG/VG.

Kusakabe, Masakazu and Marc Lancet. Japanese Wood-Fired Ceramics. Iola, WI: kp Books, 2005. Paperbound, 320pp, beautifully illustrated. VG
$22  SOLD

The Aesthetic Object: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Value,
by E. Jordan.  Bloomington, IN: Principia Press, 1935, 1st ed.  Bumped corners.  G+.  $40

Agnoldomenico Pica:  Con uno scritto di Pier Maria Bardi.  Casa Editrice Mediterranea, 1942.  Text in Italian.  173 years of diagrams, drawings, floor plans, and black-&-white photographs of the work of this important Italian architect, with biographical sketch and index.  Paperbound in dust jacket.  Previous owner name.  Scarce title.  $400

Architecture and the Spirit of Man, by Joseph Hudnut.  Cambridge, MA:  Harvard University Press, 1949.  First edition.  $30

Art Nouveau, by Robert Schmutzler.  NY: Harry N. Abrams, 1964.  Orange cloth with dust jacket, 322 pages.  Beardsley design on front; Henry van de Velde wallpaper design reproduced on endpapers.   Printed in West Germany.  Dust jacket has some closed tears.  VG/G.  $45  SOLD

Eugene von Bruenchenhein: Obsessive Visionary, by John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1988. Paperbound, 160pp. Includes artist’s biography by Joanne Cubbs, writings by von Bruenchenhein, illustrations of his work and catalog of same. Work in ceramics, concrete, chicken bones and photography. Small gift inscription in pale green ink on title page; otherwise clean and bright.  $65  

The First Book of Drawing, by Louis Slobodkin.  NY: Franklin Watts, 1958, first printing.  Text pages are bound in reverse order.  VG.  $95  SOLD

From Bauhaus to Our House, by Tom Wolfe.  NY: Farrar Straus Giroux, 1981.  First edition.  Text slightly expanded from July & July, 1981, publication in Harper’s magazine.  A little classic, as is usually the case with Wolfe’s essays.  Clothbound in dust jacket, VG/ VG.  $25 SOLD

Henry Barnard’s School Architecture, ed., with introduction and notes, by Jean & Robert McClintock.  NY: Columbia University, Teachers College Press, Classics in Education No. 42.  VG in foxed dj.  $32

A History of Wood-Engraving, by Douglas Percy Bliss, with 120 illustrations. London: Dent, 1928.  One of the modern classics on the history of its subject, written by a skilled and knowledgeable practitioner, the text "kept alive by frank and outspoken expression of personal preferences." xxi, 263 pp. Index. Heavy wear to spine ends; front hinge slightly loose but not cracked, and this is NOT a former library book.  Interior clean and unmarked. $90

Inside the Endless House: Art, People and Architecture, A Journal, by Frederick Kiesler. NY: Simon & Schuster, 1966, 1st ed. Personal journal kept from 1956 to 1964. Over 570 pages, with 30 drawings by the author. Dust jacket chipped. VG/VG-. $50  

La Nuit, Le Jour, by Thierry LeFébure.  Paris: Galerie du Jour, 1990.  Hardbound, cloth, 60 pages.  Inscribed to Jim Harrison by photographer.  $150

Photo-Journal à Trente Ans, by Thierry LeFébure.  Paris: Galerie du Jour, 1993.  Paperbound, unpaginated.  Black-&-white photographs.  Inscribed on title page to Jim Harrison.  $90

Sculpture Inside and Out, by Malvina Hoffman.  NY: Norton, 1939.  Signed first edition.  330 pages with index and many illustrations.  VG.  $80 

The Stones of Venice, by John Ruskin.  NY: John B. Alden, 1885.  Vols. I-II.  Illustrated.  431 & 396 pages.  Blue cloth; sewn binding.  $750
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