POUSSIN, N: Nicolas Poussin (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 1992/93, Volume L, No. 3)

Thompson, James. Nicolas Poussin (The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 1992/93, Volume L, No. 3). Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1992. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26504) $10.00

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A discussion of drawings and paintings in the NY Metropolitan Museum’s collection. Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665) was the leading painter of the classical French Baroque style, although he spent most of his working life in Rome.

Lavishly illustrated. 52p. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Winter 1992/93, Volume L, No. 3.

STEICHEN, E: Steichen: A Life in Photography

Steichen: A Life in Photography, front end pageSteichen, Edward. Steichen: A Life in Photography. Doubleday and the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), 1963. ISBN: 0691048738. Unmarked. Very Good in fair dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26436) $18.00

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Photographs and text by Edward Steichen. Includes a biographical outline. Illustrated end pages. 249 black and white plates. Measures 11.5×10 inches.

First edition, second printing (originally published in 1963 with duotone and color plates, this printing is in black and white only).

Edward Steichen (1879-1973) was the most frequently featured photographer in Alfred Stieglitz’ groundbreaking magazine Camera Work during its run from 1903 to 1917. Later he worked for Conde Nast magazines Vogue and Vanity Fair.

After World War II he became the Director of the Department of Photography at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.

LOWIE, RH: Robert H. Lowie (Leaders of Modern Anthropology)

Murphy, Robert F. Robert H. Lowie (Leaders of Modern Anthropology). Columbia University Press, 1972. ISBN: 0231033753. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26394) $12.00

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Includes a Reminiscence section and selected writings of Lowie.

Lowie (1883-1957) was an Austrian-born American anthropologist and ethnographer. An expert on North American Indians, he was instrumental in the development of modern cultural anthropology.

Together with Alfred Kroeber, Lowie was one of the first generation students of Franz Boas. Bibliography. 179p.

BOSCH, H: Hieronymus Bosch (First Impressions)

Schwartz, Gary. Hieronymus Bosch (First Impressions). Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1997. ISBN: 0810931389. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. 92p. Index. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26277) $12.00

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55 illustrations, 36 plates in full color, including a foldout of the Garden of Delights.

This biography of the great 15th century Dutch painter examines the social and moral climate of his age. The author explains what each work may have meant in Bosch’s time, challenging the 20th-century point of view. Part of a series developed for young readers on the lives of the great artists.

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.