THRONTON, N: “I am an International.” Nate Thornton’s story, compiled and designed by Sylvia E. Bartley

Thornton, Nate; Bartley, Sylvia. “I am an International.” Nate Thornton’s story, compiled and designed by Sylvia E. Bartley. Fort Bragg, CA: Noyo Hill House, 2011. Unmarked. Illustrated throughout. Map. 36p. Measures 7×8.5 inches. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26271) $16.00

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Thornton was a veteran of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, a group of 3,000 Americans who fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-39) to defend the democratic Republic against fascist Generalissimo Francisco Franco, alongside Spain’s democratic forces and international brigades from other countries.

Rubin, W: Frank Stella

Rubin, William. Frank Stella. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1970. Unmarked text. Some chipping and tears on dust jacket. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26261) $18.00

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Spans the entire first decade during which Stella was an established artist. Includes his early transitional works, painted during his first months in NY and the austere and enigmatic Black paintings that followed, viewed in the context of historical art and art of the sixties.

Photos of the artist. Notes. Chronology. Bibliography.176p. 83 illustrations (18 in color, 4 foldouts).

VAN GOGH, V: Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings

Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings, book coverJong, Casper de. Vincent Van Gogh: Paintings and Drawings. Amsterdam: National Museum Vincent van Gogh, 1973. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26257) $14.00

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A collection of drawing and plates. Illustrations in both color and B/W.

Foreword by Dr. V. W. van Gogh.

Essay on life and work by Casper de Jong. Quotations from Vincent’s letters referring to paintings and drawings, translated into English. 122p.

Schiele, E: Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library)

Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library), book cover Schroeder, Klaus Albrecht. Egon Schiele, Eros and Passion (Pegasus Library). Prestel, 1999. ISBN: 379132229X. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26253) $10.00

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Beautifully illustrated. Examines the erotic work of the Expressionist artist within the perspective of history’s shifting views concerning beauty, aesthetics and decency.

Schiele (1890-1918) was a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. Bibliographic notes. 120p.

Lord, J: A Giacometti Portrait

Lord, James. A Giacometti Portrait. The Museum of Modern Art, 1965. Unmarked text. 68p. Very Good. Paperback. (#26230) $10.00

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Lord sat for eighteen days while Giacometti did his portrait in oil. This book is a picture of the artist at work. Includes photographs that show the progress of the portrait’s development.

VOLTEN, A: André Volten (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands)

Hartsuyker, E. André Volten (Art and Architecture in the Netherlands). Amsterdam: J.M. Meulenhoff, 1966. Unmarked text in English text. Some tanning of pages. Good. Paperback. (#26222) $24.00

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Survey of his work. Andre Volten (1925-2002), a Dutch artist, was one of the most important constructivist sculptors of the Dutch post-war era. His work influenced American artists such as Donald Judd, Richard Serra, and Barnett Newman.

Descriptive essay. Biography. and Bibliography. 20 black and white plates.

MATZ, MJ: The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography

The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography., book coverMatz, Mary Jane. The Many Lives of Otto Kahn: A Biography. Macmillan, 1963. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket with chipping and rubbing. Index. 299p. Very Good in good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26195) $12.00

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Otto Hermann Kahn (1867-1934) was a German-born investment banker, collector, philanthropist, and patron of the arts.