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.

DEFEO, J: Jay DeFeo and The Rose

Green, Jane; Levy, Leah (editors). Jay DeFeo and The Rose. University of California Press, 2003. ISBN: 0520233557. Unmarked. Unclipped dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#26267) $20.00

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First major study of The Rose. Illustrated with nearly 80 halftones and thirteen color plates.

Introduction by Jane Green and Leah Levy.

Essays by David A. Ross, Martha Sherrill, Walter Hopps, Bill Berkson, Lucy R. Lippard, Sandra S. Phillips, Greil Marcus, Niccolo Caldararo, Richard Candida Smith, and Carter Ratcliff.

Chronology by Judith Dunham. Foreword by Marla Prather. Bibliography. 193p. Index. Measures 8×10 inches.

MOON, C: Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83)

Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83), book coverMoon, Carl; Haines, Robert D. Carl Moon: Photographer and Illustrator of the American Southwest (Argonaut Book Shop Catalogue 83). Argonaut Book Shop, 1982. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26262) $12.00

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A selection of Vintage Photographs, original art, and related material.

Moon, who studied under Thomas Moran, photographed a total of 29 tribes and villages. Bibliography.

BEASLEY, B: Bruce Beasley : An Exhibition of Acrylic Sculpture

Beasley, Bruce; Elsner, William H. Bruce Beasley : An Exhibition of Acrylic Sculpture. Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 1972. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26251) $10.00

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28 B/W plates. Also illustrated details and models. Photographs of the artist. Catalog for 1973 exhibitions at San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and San Diego museums. Measures 8×9 inches. Bruce Beasley (b. 1939) is an American abstract expressionist sculptor.

WOODBRIDGE, SB: Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide

Woodbridge, Sally B.; Woodbridge, John M. Architecture: San Francisco: The Guide. American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, 1982. Unmarked. 200p. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26247) $10.00

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Covers over 1000 buildings with over 200 photographs and 18 maps. Glossary of Styles. Bibliography. Styles include Gothic Revival, Italianate, San Francisco Stick, Queen Anne, Romanesque Revival, Classical Revival, Chicago School, Craftsman, Spanish Colonial, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Bay Tradition, and more.

LOBDELL, F: Frank Lobdell: Works, 1947-1992

Frank Lobdell: Works, 1947-1992, book coverJones, Caroline A. Frank Lobdell: Works, 1947-1992. Stanford University Museum of Art, 1993. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26238) $18.00

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Catalogue for 1993 exhibition. Bibliographic references. Exhibition checklist. 36p. Illustrated in color/black and white (7 plates, 16 figures).

Many photographs, including one with Elmer Bischoff and Richard Diebenkorn, ca 1959. Frank Lobdell (1921-2013) was an American painter, often associated with the Bay Area Figurative Movement and Bay Area Abstract Expressionism.

Van Hoesen, B: Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, drawings, and prints: An exhibition

Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, drawings, and prints: An exhibition, drawingBarton, Brigid S.; Johnson, Robert Flynn. Beth Van Hoesen: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints: An Exhibition. de Saisset Museum, 1983. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#26226) $30.00

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Catalog for exhibition organized by Robert Flynn Johnson as guest curator for the de Saisset Museum, University of Santa Clara and The Art Museum Association of San Francisco.

Foreword by Brigid S. Barton. Essay by Robert Flynn Johnson. Artist Statement.

Photograph of the artist. 9 plates. Exhibition checklist.

Known for her whimsical portraits of animals, Van Hoesen’s subject matter also includes landscapes, figures, and still lifes. Illustrated. Measures 7.5×11 inches.