WIXOM, WD: Picturing the Apocalypse: Illustrated Leaves from a Medieval Spanish Manuscript

Wixom, William D. and Margaret Lawson. Picturing the Apocalypse: Illustrated Leaves from a Medieval Spanish Manuscript. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26081) $16.00

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Focuses on a single work: The Beatus Manuscripts of the tenth to the thirteenth century. Glossy pictorial cover and extensively illustrated. 56 pages; Notes. References. Includes section on techniques and materials of the Beatus, with conservation illustrations. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 2002, Volume LIX, No. 3.

COBBE COLLECTION: A Description of Hatchlands Surrey

The Cobbe Collection Trust and The National Trust. A Description of Hatchlands Surrey. The Cobbe Collection Trust and The National Trust, 1998. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26072) $16.00

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Includes a tour of the House, a list of casts from the Antique sculpture, the Cobbe Collection and more. Well illustrated. 20p. Oblong.

The park initially belonged to the Chertsey Abbey and was mentioned in the Domesday Book. In 1544. After the dissolution of the monasteries, Henry VIII granted it to Sir Anthony Browne and his wife, Lady Elizabeth Fitzgerald (‘The Fair Geraldine’ of Henry Howard).

DOTEN, HR: Costume Drawing (Pitman drawing series)

Doten, Hazel R.; Boulard, Constance. Costume Drawing (Pitman drawing series). Pitman Publishing, 1956. Unmarked text. Includes some tanning inside front and back covers from a $1 coupon bound into the book. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26063) $12.00

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Illustrated throughout. Topics include tools and materials as well as costumes over the centuries.

WALLETO, A: Navajo Folk Sculpture: Alfred Walleto

La Chapelle, Greg. Navajo Folk Sculpture: Alfred Walleto. Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, 1976. Unmarked. Some smudging on back cover. Very Good. Paperback. (#26060) $12.00

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Catalog for exhibition of wood carvings by Navajo artist Alfred Walleto. Monochrome photos of sculptures. . 20p. Charlie (Alfred) Walleto’s folk art is know for its visionary depictions of Navajo culture. Charlie started carving in 1961 and completed over four hundred pieces before he passed away in December 1964.

BERTRAND, S: The Bayeux Tapestry

Bertrand, Simone. The Bayeux Tapestry. Editions Ouest-France, 1978. ISBN: 2858821224. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26058) $12.00

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Color illustrations. 32p. An embroidered cloth—not an actual tapestry that depicts the events leading up to the Norman conquest of England concerning William, Duke of Normandy and Harold, Earl of Wessex, later King of England, and culminating in the Battle of Hastings. The tapestry consists of some fifty scenes.

QUIMBY, IMG: Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book)

Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book), book coverQuimby, Ian M. G.; Swank, Scott T. (editors). Perspectives on American Folk Art (A Winterthur book). Norton, 1980. ISBN: 0393012735. Unmarked. Dust jacket has rips and tears. Good in fair dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26043) $12.00

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B/W illustrations. Index. 375p. Outgrowth of a conference at the Winterhur Museum in 1977. Topics include trends in collecting, the Michigan Folk Art project, an anthropological perspective, and more. Contributors include Scott T. Swank, Beatrix T. Rumford, Marsha MacDowell and C. Kurt Dewhurst, Marion J. Nelson, George A. Kobler, Michael Owen Jones, and others.

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DEWHURST, CK: Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women

Dewhurst, C. Kurt; MacDowell, Betty; MacDowell, Marsha. Artists in Aprons: Folk Art by American Women. Dutton, Museum of American Folk Art, 1979. ISBN: 0525475036. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26031) $12.00

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Introduction by Joan Mondale. Illustrated in Black and White with a section of color plates. Biographies. Bibliography. Subject and artist indexes. 202p. Measures 6.25×9 inches.