PENGILLY, S: Iterations

PENGILLY, S: Iterations, BOOK COVERPengilly, Sylvia. Iterations. Blurb, 2007. Unmarked. Inscribed by artist to previous owner.. Very Good. Paperback. (#26326) $14.00

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Contains images that are created from multiple projections of the same self-similar image. They are related to fractals, however, the software allows the artist to specify his/her own basic image. The shapes are almost, but not quite, symmetrical, and the colors are glowing and vibrant. Measures 7×7 inches. 40p

IONE, A: Pattern Study in Blue and Orange (Oil Painting on canvas board by Amy Ione)

Amy Ione, Artists, Contemporary Art, American Art, Art and Geometry, Space, Form, Abstract Art, Modern Art, Visual Perception, Depth, Art and Psychology, Complementary Colors, Geometry, Handmade, Patterns, paintingIone, Amy. Pattern Study in Blue and Orange (Oil Painting on canvas board by Amy Ione). 2009.   Handmade. Original Artwork. (#26176) $85.00

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Evocative study using shades of blue, orange, and gray on white canvas board.

Measures 20″x16″ unframed.

Sale includes a signed certificate of authenticity. Packed carefully for shipment.

Sold unframed so you can frame it in the color and style you prefer.

SIRKIS, SB: Fashions 1806 – 1810 (Wishlet Number 1)

Sirkis, Susan B. Fashions 1806 – 1810 (Wishlet Number 1). Wish Books, The Wishlet Series, 1985. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#26103) $15.00

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Topics include historical background, hair fashions, lingerie, dresses, bonnets, wraps and accessories. Patterns are included to make a complete wardrobe for a miniature figure: All patterns are scaled to fit dolls 5.5 inches tall. 18p. Measures 8.5×11 inches.

NISTOROAIA, G: Romanian Folk Rugs

Nistoroaia, Gheorghe. Romanian Folk Rugs. Council of Culture and Socialist Education, the Museum of Folk Art of the Socialist Republic of Romania, 1975. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25981) $16.00

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Catalog for exhibition organized by the Council of Culture and Socialist Education and the Museum of Folk Art of the Socialist Republic of Romania.

Text in English. Illustrated in color and B/W. 24p. Small French flaps.

DAVIS, C: Celtic Borders and Decoration

Celtic Borders & Decoration, book coverDavis, Courtney; Paterson, Helena. Celtic Borders and Decoration Sterling Pub Co Inc, 1992. ISBN: 0713723300. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#25578) $10.00

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Combines both abstract and realistic Celtic images in over 80 intricate designs. The traditional Celtic motifs–knotwork, spirals, key patterns and zoomorphic designs–are brilliantly executed by fusing ancient symbols and patterns with modern ideas and interpretations. 96p. 90 B/W reproductions.

VILLASENOR, D: Indian Designs (Native American)

Villasenor, David and Jean. Indian Designs (Native American). Naturegraph Publishers, 1983. ISBN: 0879611227. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback (Saddle Stitched). (#25375) $12.00

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Full page Indian designs to use for quilt patterns, applique, needlepoint, embroidery, etc. Adapted from the rich fabric of the Greater Southwest. 48p.

FIELD, M: Symmetry in Chaos: A Search for Pattern in Mathematics, Art, and Nature

Field, Michael and Martin Golubitsky. Symmetry in Chaos: A Search for Pattern in Mathematics, Art, and Nature. Oxford University Press, USA, 1992. ISBN: 0198536895. Unmarked text. Closed tear on back cover of dust jacket. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#25287) $14.00

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Lavishly illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Appendices. 218p. Offers both a fascinating glimpse of the frontier of modern science and a stunning collection of remarkable images.