GLADSTONE, V: Second Annual Realism Invitational, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 2000

Gladstone, Valerie. Second Annual Realism Invitational. Jenkins Johnson Gallery, 2000. Unmarked.Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26759) $20.00

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Measures 8.75 inches square. Beautiful color plates. 29p.

“Realism 2000: In the Eye of the Beholder” by Valerie Gladstone.

Artists include Richard McLean, Michael Zigmond, Jack Mendenhall, Scott Prior, David Bierk, Tom Fawkes, Sherrie Wolf, Damon Lehrer, Robert Brawley, Scott Fraser, Shelley Jordon, Robert C. Jackson, Steven Graber, Quang Ho, George Fischer, and others.

US DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE: Soil Survey of Alameda County, California, Western Part

Soil Survey of Alameda County, California, Western Part, book cover Soil Survey of Alameda County, California, Western Part. US Department of Agriculture, University of California Agricultural Experiment Station, 1981. Unmarked. Label on back cover. Age tanning on cover. Good. Paperback. (#26294) $25.00

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Major fieldwork for this survey was completed in 1975.

Foldout soil map in color. Tables. Glossary. 105p. Measures 9×11 inches.

Soil Survey of Alameda County, California, Western Part, map

GIBSON, DH: Still Moments: David H. Gibson

Still Moments: David H. Gibson, book coverGibson, David H.; McCracken, Patrick. Still Moments: David H. Gibson. Amarillo Museum of Art, 1994. Unmarked. Exhibition Catalog. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26214) $12.00

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6 photographs. Exhibition checklist. Measures 11×8.5 inches.

David H.Gibson (b. 1939) is an American landscape photographer who was inspired by artists such as Ansel Adams, Bruce Barnbaum, Paul Caponigro, Jay Dusard, Michael Kenna and John Sexton.Still Moments: David H. Gibson, inside image

DAVIS, KF: The Lay of the Land: 20th Century Landscape Photographs from the Hallmark Collection

Davis, Keith F. The Lay of the Land: 20th Century Landscape Photographs from the Hallmark Collection. Hallmark Cards, 1984. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26213) $16.00

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Catalog for 1984 exhibition at Creighton University, Northwestern University, and the Sioux City Art Center. 12p. Illustrated throughout. Measures 11×8.5 inches.

Photographers include William Clift, Robert Bourdeau, Robert Flick, Linda Connor, Walker Evans, Alfred Stieglitz, and others. Bibliographic References. Biographies of the Artists.

MORTENSON, R: Pleasant Hill: Selected Views of the Countryside near Newark, Delaware 1990-1992

Pleasant Hill: Selected Views of the Countryside near Newark, Delaware 1990-1992, printSobieszek, Robert A.; Mortenson, Ray. Pleasant Hill: Selected Views of the Countryside near Newark, Delaware 1990-1992. Janet Borden, Inc., 1992. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26212) $15.00

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Exhibition catalog accompanied a November 5-28, 1992 exhibition at Janet Borden. 15p. 11 plates of platinum images. Measures 10×8 inches. Essay by Robert A. Sobieszek.

HOCKNEY, D: David Hockney: A Retrospective. Los Angeles County Museum, 1988

David Hockney: A Retrospective. Los Angeles County Museum, 1988, book coverTuchman, Maurice and Stephanie Barron. David Hockney: A Retrospective.Los Angeles County Museum, 1988. ISBN: 0875871437. Unmarked. Exhibition catalog. Very Good. Paperback. (#26119) $16.00

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Charts Hockney’s multifaceted career from his early work of the 1960s through 1988.

Extensively illustrated. 288+p. Measures 10×11 inches. Chronology. Bibliography. Index. A Last Word by David Hockney.

Portrait essay by B.B. Kitaj. Essays by Henry Geldzahler (Hockney: Younger and Older), Christopher Knight (Themes and Motifs), Gert Schiff (Hockney’s dialogue with Picasso), Anne Hoy (the Photocollages), Kenneth E. Silver (Hockney on Stage) Lawrence Weschler (A visit with David and Stanley Hollywood Hills 1987).

THOMPSON, DB: Garden Lore of Ancient Athens

Garden Lore of Ancient Athens, book coverThompson, Dorothy Burr; Griswold, Ralph E. Garden Lore of Ancient Athens. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 196. Unmarked. Tanned edges. Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26117) $14.00

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Section of color plates, 50 black and white illustrations throughout.

The ancient Greeks’ awareness of landscape is also apparent in their choice of sites for temples and theaters, their love of trees in the care expended on temple groves, and their delight in flowers in the innumerable stories of mythological lore.

They also use floral motives to give color and ornamental detail to architecture or as decorative designs in vase painting.

A selection of such ornaments appears on these pages.