EDISON, TA: Working at Inventing Thomas A. Edison and the Menlo Park Experience

Pretzer, William S. Working at Inventing Thomas A. Edison and the Menlo Park Experience (Herald Series). Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, 1992. ISBN: 9780933728349. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#26057) $16.00

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A collection of original essays about Edison. Contributors include William S. Pretzer, Bernard S. Finn, W. Bernard Carlson and Michael E. Gorman, Edward Jay Pershey, David A. Hounshell and Paul Israel. Photographs, diagrams, etc. throughout 142p. Measures 7.5×9.5 inches.

RIVERS, L: What Did I Do?: The Unauthorized Autobiography Larry Rivers With Arnold Weinstein

Rivers, Larry; Weinstein, Arnold. What Did I Do?: The Unauthorized Autobiography Larry Rivers With Arnold Weinstein. Harper Collins, 1992. ISBN: 0060190078. Unmarked text. Remainder mark on edge. Previous owners book information on blank end page. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26047) $16.00

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Deckled edges. 16 pages of color and 130 B/W illustrations. Rivers offers a humorous take on his own life. Topics include his Bronx childhood, his jazz career, his legendary excesses, his brief stint in the military, etc.

GAUGUIN, P: Understanding Gauguin: An analysis of the work of the legendary rebel artist of the 19th century

Steinberg, Barbara Hope. Understanding Gauguin: An analysis of the work of the legendary rebel artist of the 19th century (Understanding the masters series). Trewin Copplestone, 1976. ISBN: 0891040331. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26026) $12.00

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Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), a French post-Impressionist artist, is now recognized for his experimental use of color, synthetist style, and Tahitian paintings. Measures 8.5×11 inches. Illustrated throughout in color and B/W.

RATHBONE, B: Walker Evans: A Biography

Walker Evans: A Biography, book coverRathbone, Belinda. Walker Evans: A Biography. Houghton Mifflin, 1995. ISBN: 0395590728. Ex-library, Dust jacket under clear protective cover. Text appears unmarked. 358p. Index. Bibliography. Good in fair dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25958) $12.00

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Many plates of selected photographs by Walker Evans.

This full biography of an intriguing and enigmatic artist by a leading national authority on Evans.

Walker Evans: A Biography, inside page

WOLFE, LM: John Muir: Friend and Interpreter of Nature 1839-1914

John Muir: Friend and Interpreter of Nature 1839-1914, book coverWolfe, Linnie Marsh. John Muir: Friend and Interpreter of Nature 1839-1914. Leo K. Brown, 1945. Unmarked text. 14p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25914) $12.00

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List of books by John Muir. Dedicated to the Boy Scouts of America. John Muir (1838-1914) also known as “John of the Mountains”, was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. Details the significant role of John Muir in 20th century efforts to preserve the environment.

MACHAUT: Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314)

Machaut's World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314), book coverCosman, Madeleine Pelner; Changler, Bruce (editors). Machaut’s World: Science and Art in the Fourteenth Century (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, V. 314). New York Academy of Sciences, 1978. ISBN: 089072072X. Unmarked. Cover and a few early pages have a small tear at the bottom. Bibliography. 348p. Measures 6×9 inches. Acceptable. Paperback. (#25903) $12.00

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Contributors include Bernard R. Goldstein, John E. Murdoch, Edward Grant, Susan O. Thompson, Jonathan B. Riess and others. Guillaume de Machaut (1300–1377) was a medieval French poet and composer. He is one of the earliest composers on whom significant biographical information is available.

ESCHER, MC: Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite

Escher, Maurits Cornelis and J. W. Vermeulen, Karin Ford. Escher on Escher: Exploring the Infinite. Harry N. Abrams, 1989. ISBN: 0810924145. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25874) $12.00

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Bibliography. 120 illustrations. 158p. US, but canceled due to illness. Magazines articles Escher wrote in the 1940s and 50s, letters, and more. Complete text of a series of Escher’s lectures scheduled to be given in the